'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' helps you escape New Year's Eve, the worst holiday

December 29, 2014 4:39 PM

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HBO's marvelous "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" still isn't back from its hiatus, but the show returned for one last web-only video in 2014. It's a special holiday present that takes down the worst late-December holiday of them all: New Year's Eve.

"Tonight brings a holiday that unites all of us, no matter religious background or ethnicity, and it unites us in hating it -- and that's New Year's Eve," Oliver says. "New Year's Eve is like the death of a pet. You know it's going to happen but somehow you're never really prepared for how truly awf...

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