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Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver
Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver

When "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" premiered on HBO last spring, the satirical show quickly distinguished itself as the late-night home for deeply reported and entertaining segments on topics largely ignored by the news media -- think the Miss America pageant's dubious scholarship program, the plight of translators in Iraq and Afghanistan, and net neutrality, to name a few.  At a breakfast with reporters Tuesday at HBO's flashy New York headquarters, which Oliver likened to something out of "Scarface," the British comedian talked about his show's impact and hinted what's ahead in Season 2. (Hint: More flying fish.) Below are some...

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