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10 Things More Informative Than The 24 Hour News Cycle

Seriously, does anyone really need THAT much news? If you're looking for a more digestible once-a-week news update, make sure you catch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, premiering Sunday April 27, at 11 p.m. EST on HBO.

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1. A crumpled New York Times newspaper blowing around in the wind.


"It's like a little kid begging me to play with it. For 15 minutes. That's the day I realized that there was this entire life behind things, and this incredibly benevolent force that wanted me to know there was no reason to be afraid, ever. Video's a poor excuse, I know. But it helps me remember... I need to remember... Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it, and my heart is just going to cave in."

5. Ouija board.

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Using a child¹s game to contact mystical spirits will get you more useful information than the average 24 hours of TV news. At least you¹ll find out something about the boys you like.

6. This song:

No, it's not a good song, but it's chock-full of things that actually happened. It's like a book report with a chorus.

Stop wasting time and let John Oliver deliver the news to you in a more manageable, once-a-week serving.

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