Physicist Stephen Hawking is set to be the guest on this Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Hawking will be interviewed by Oliver in what will be the show's seventh episode.
Last Week Tonight only premiered a couple months back, but the show has already found its footing, drawing critical raves and millions of views for extended clips of the show uploaded to YouTube. Hawking joins an eclectic list of guests the show has had, including former NSA director Keith B. Alexander, journalist Fareed Zakaria, and pop duo Right Said Fred of "I'm Too Sexy" fame.
On Sunday's episode of his new show Last Week Tonight, John Oliver called for creepy internet commenters to complain directly to the FCC about how cable companies are trying to end net neutrality (or as he says it should be called, "preventing cable company fuckery"). Oliver informed viewers that the FCC is actually accepting internet comments at fcc.gov/comments for the next 120 days.
Here's Oliver's passionate call to arms for internet commenters:
I can't believe I'm about to do this, but I would like to address internet commenters out there directly. [deep breath] Good evening, monsters. This may be the moment you’ve spent your whole lives training for … [...]