The Daily Show's John Oliver at Cobb's Comedy Club
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The last date listed for Comedian John Oliver was Saturday May 30, 2009 / 10:15pm.
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Featured review from kp
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The John Oliver comedy show was hilarious. Oliver is a great up-and-coming comedian, who does a lot of political humor intermixed with personal stories. The comedians who opened for Oliver were also very funny. Great show...I'd definitely recommend it.
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John Oliver is hillarious and his opening acts were great too, especially Roy Zimmerman and his guitar. Cobb's is a fairly nice place, though the chairs aren't of the comfortable variety. Remember there is a 2 drink minimum and a line out the...continued
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John Oliver’s 2007 performances at New York’s Comix were met with wild admiration by Goldstar’s members.
Born and raised in England, John Oliver is a regular writer & correspondent on the Emmy award wining “Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” He was recently invited to perform at the Aspen Comedy Festival 2007, where he won the “Breakout Award” as the act who most impressed the judging panel.
Since 2001 John has starred in his own sell-out shows at the Edinburgh festival as well as performing Edinburgh and London runs as the host of the satirical standup show “Political Animal” with Andy Zaltzman. “Political Animal” was successfully transferred to BBC Radio 4, and is due to record a second series this year.
John has additionally written and stared in three series’ of “The Department” (BBC Radio 4) alongside Chris Addison and Andy Zaltzman. Further credits include “Mock the Week” (BBC Radio 2), “Bremner, Bird & Fortune” (Channel 4), “The Last Word” (More 4); and as an actor “Green Wing” (Channel 4), “Chambers” (BBC 1), “People Like Us” (BBC 1) and the Ardal O’Hanlon sitcom “My Hero” (BBC 1).