In typical John Oliver style HBO raises the budgets for a full out attack against international tobacco companies like Marlboro with mascots, signs and T-Shirts, John Olive succeeds in patting the tobacco industries on the back and punching them, hard, in the face.
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Each episode's title screens includes a faux Latin motto referencing a recent event. This week's "Hostus Maximus - Stewart" refers to Jon Stewart's announcement he plans to leave his job hosting "The Daily Show" before the end of 2015. By caparison, the show opening has always credited John Oliver as "Hostus Mostus - John." See more
Wow. So it's an aging product that's decreasing in popularity and yet somehow, it just can't stop making money. It's basically the agricultural equivalent of U2.
Written by Dave Hill
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