Televangelists: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  • Published on:  Sunday, August 16, 2015
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  • sarkin

     (Aug 17, 2015)

    Just calledย 1-800-844-7475, and it was hilarious. You get a pre-recorded message in which John screams at you to give him money.

  • Malinda Mu

     (4 days ago)

    im kinda sad because it gave me a survey by the new york state department about smoking and vaping

  • Robert Delgado Capetillo

     (Feb 23, 2019)

    sarkin man so did I...I actually thought he was serious.

  • Sofia E

     (Dec 12, 2018)

    "God made these people (doctors) with the answers and cures. Go to your doctor and get treatment because I am sick and tired of burying people who have not taken their medications" - My pastor in regards to mental and physical health.

  • Aram Sohigian

     (6 days ago)

    โ€‹+Bad Cornflakes I'm an atheist and you just made a valuable comment. I find it funny how almost every single atheist, agnostic, and so-called Christian here is attacking, swearing, and being as unlike anything they claim to be or stand for. Again, I don't believe in the bible for a second, but if we did live by Jesus' words, the world be better. Same with the Dalai Lama and so many others.I believe in "Decentcism." In other words, be decent. I think your comments would make us in the sam...

  • herbertschmerbert

     (6 days ago)

    +Jimmy Olsen that's not very friendly.

  • Sheila Macpherson

     (Dec 1, 2018)

    Oooooh. Let's start another church - perpetual lady of let's mail televangelists actual seeds.

  • The Cartoon Adict

     (Mar 14, 2019)

    I am the 666th like in this comment. Ehehehe.

  • Tom Vaclavik

     (Mar 14, 2019)

    or robocalls

  • 48lowes

     (Jan 3, 2019)

    I would of said: "church the world's oldest pyramid scheme"

  • Cameron James

     (3 days ago)

    "would OF said". Is that like "would have said"?

  • G4RN1SH

     (5 days ago)

    Declan Kirby sweetie all organized religion is crap. When the shoe fits

  • Sabrina Frölich

     (Feb 7, 2019)

    I'm on withdrawal...rewatching old episodes...this is still one of my favourites. Praise be ๐Ÿ™

  • matszz

     (1 day ago)

    How is it going? What are you kicking?

  • reverend900

     (Mar 5, 2019)

    Me too ... Me too

  • Niobesnuppa

     (Mar 13, 2017)

    So scamming people is legal in the USA as long as you pretend it's a church?

  • Lissy London

     (4 days ago)

    Yup- just look at Scientology. They gained tax exempt status by literally filing lawsuits against every person working at the IRS.

  • Tee X

     (Feb 16, 2019)

    Or politician

  • Christina Chaplin

     (Feb 22, 2019)

    Sadly (and ironically) the 800 number given at the end of this piece has been taken over by actual telemarketing scammers since it has been abandoned by John Oliver's mock church.

  • Lola Green

     (2 days ago)

    Christina Chaplin Damn I saw the comment saying of the hilarious prerecorded message but I was late.

  • Jamison MacFarland

     (Mar 7, 2019)

    Can confirm, got some nice Indian lady named "April" who kindly informed me that "No, this is not real. You have dialled the wrong number"

  • Lord JeSith

     (Nov 30, 2018)

    You had me at I've seen midgets grow

  • richtxn47

     (4 days ago)

    Well, he didn't specify if the midgets grew taller or grew sideways . LOL btw, I want to see Benny Hinn heal a midget of midgetism.

  • shadow ronin

     (Jan 17, 2019)

    Well technically he's right lol..we are all midgets at one point of our life

  • Alan Mata

     (Feb 20, 2019)

    Thank You Jesus for sending Preacher John Oliver to come into my life and expell these demons of lies. AMEN ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ

  • Phyllis Neal

     (Feb 24, 2019)

    ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • annette allen

     (Jan 15, 2019)

    They're all con artists Jesus Christ never ask for no money

  • Jasmin Sergej

     (4 hours ago)

    The best non-Christian source for Jesus is probably Tacitus. He doesn't go in any detail, but does mention that a person named Christus was crucified under Pilate and that his current followers are called Christians (he was writing that at the start of the second century so around 100 years after the fact). It's an overall very short passage that has had some criticisms over the years, but apparently not enough to consider it a fraud. So Jesus probably existed, but none of his supernatural stuff has ev...

  • Hernando Vallejo

     (6 hours ago)

    +Alex Kirrmann Being dismissive would have been automatic ad hominem and at this rate: anti-climatic over the things we've said. ;) That's why I do concede to a point, but my reasoning notwithstanding I'll passionately stand for (and so should you). Likely that's why I got heated up with the comparative mythology with Attis (like I said, I admit some of them share traits, but any of these deities in further inspection have little to do with each other, unless of course: you're the creator of Zeitgeist ...