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I Was There

I Was There: A Taping of “Last Week Tonight”

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The email came while I was nearing the end of my weekly trip to the supermarket, standing in the organic dairy section deciding what kind of yogurt to buy the kid:

If you are in NYC TODAY or can be, we had some seats become available to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for Today/Sunday’s show — Sunday, September 30th.

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In Appreciation of

In Apprectiation Of: “Dennis Miller Live” Millennium Special (1999)

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From 1994 – 2002, one of HBO’s biggest programs was a Friday night talk show called Dennis Miller Live.

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Documentaries NBA Sports

“Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals” [2010]

HBO Sports documentary on how the rivalry of Magic Johnson & Larry Bird shaped modern basketball and launched the modern NBA.

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