John Oliver Describes US States

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  • Published: 16 March 2016
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    From HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
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Comments • 161

  • Mathew The Canadian
    Mathew The Canadian  Il y a 2 jours

    California: Home to Hollywood, and a cult of manipulative frauds obsessing over tax exemption.

    • Hugo
      Hugo  Il y a 2 jours

      I didn’t know Puerto Rico, American Samoa, D.C and Guam were US states

      • Omar Dugee
        Omar Dugee  Il y a 3 jours

        Porto Rico a place where the citizens are American which surprises a lot of other Americans

        • siggi zippan
          siggi zippan  Il y a 4 jours

          Americans and the US have a lot of Colonies, like American Samoa, Guam, American Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, etc. and you have the nerve to fight the British Colonism and yet you Americans established American Colonies. You are as Colonists as the British were 200 years ago and you are still are.

          • madringking1119
            madringking1119  Il y a 7 jours

            I was waiting for him to say something about Pennsylvania

            • Andrew Bloom
              Andrew Bloom  Il y a 15 jours

              Colorado : A state you can only insult from the coasts because you can't breathe up here.

              • AN Webbz
                AN Webbz  Il y a 28 jours

                Indiana Cornfields with people in it.

                • Armored mecha
                  Armored mecha  Il y a 28 jours

                  And All Might comes to mind

                  • tony gilbert
                    tony gilbert  Il y a mois

                    Thank God my state wasn't I this

                    • J 13
                      J 13  Il y a mois

                      Illinois: A major city, a couple college towns, and lots and lots of farmland Indiana: Illinois, but with more farmland and less major city Wisconsin: Cows and Beer

                      • whynot-tomorrow?
                        whynot-tomorrow?  Il y a mois

                        California: America's less American America.

                        • David Ozab
                          David Ozab  Il y a mois

                          I'm in Oregon ... fucking ukuleles!

                          • Stacia
                            Stacia  Il y a mois

                            Massachusetts: The state where there’s a 100% chance you’ll almost get hit by a car outside a Dunkin Donuts

                            • FaustusFBI 3760
                              FaustusFBI 3760  Il y a mois

                              Here's a list of American conspiracies, many of which I have found evidence, or Spy vs. Spy: MK-Ultra New Spain cover-up Medical fraud/ Hippocratic oath Child switching Hollywood integrity NWO Electronics addiction Mathematical cover-ups/ history DID Gold and metals Travel versus home Alchemy/witchcraft Medical marijuana Cancer research Military disinformation Permanent dwelling Religion Gunpowder Female sexual co-conspiracy Marketing Political pyramid projects Psychiatry Drug abuse Market versus military... The problem still lies in narrowing the guilty parties to their political roost, so to speak...

                              • Nick Winz
                                Nick Winz  Il y a mois

                                If you live in this state, people think you are... Alabama-Married to a relative Alaska-An eskimo California-A forest fire survivor Colorado-High Connecticut-Rich Florida-Elderly Idaho-A potato farmer Michigan-Broke Minnesota-A hockey player/fan Nevada-A gambler New York-Loud Texas-Big Utah-Mormon Wisconsin-A cheese eater & beer drinker Wyoming-nonexistent

                                • Abdul
                                  Abdul  Il y a 24 jours

                                  You should have wrote cowboy for Texas

                                  • Tony Flamingo
                                    Tony Flamingo  Il y a mois

                                    four of those were territories not states

                                    • Lovely Susan
                                      Lovely Susan  Il y a mois

                                      Maryland: Government, monuments, and crabs.

                                      • Batman
                                        Batman  Il y a mois

                                        California: Inventor of the hit new game: Fog or smoke?

                                        • Jarrad James
                                          Jarrad James  Il y a 2 mois

                                          having a lefty brit loser talk about America is like having a homeless man shitting in the street give you stock advice.

                                          • I got the horses in the back

                                            Connecticut: The state you think so little about, that this is not Connecticut; that's actually Long Island Sound, this is Connecticut.

                                            • Emily Black
                                              Emily Black  Il y a 3 mois

                                              Hawaii: somehow the biggest bunch of wimps west of the Mississippi despite the fact that they literally live on a volcano

                                              • TheTacoMan
                                                TheTacoMan  Il y a 4 mois

                                                North Dakota: The state whose most well known tourist attraction is South Dakota. Arkansas: Missouri's Missouri. Oklahoma: The state accurately summarized by a tornado hitting a casino during an earthquake.

                                                • 17Watman
                                                  17Watman  Il y a 4 mois

                                                  Maine: That spooky place where Stephen King is from.

                                                  • CrisTeenWriter
                                                    CrisTeenWriter  Il y a 4 mois

                                                    I’ve never been so proud to be from Kentucky 🙃

                                                    • Skizzle
                                                      Skizzle  Il y a 4 mois

                                                      California: A state synonymous with celebraties and drugs that inevitably ruin celebraties

                                                      • All Night Cats
                                                        All Night Cats  Il y a 4 mois

                                                        Where is Florida?

                                                        • Alpin Art
                                                          Alpin Art  Il y a 4 mois

                                                          not my country

                                                          • Willem DaFuckedUp
                                                            Willem DaFuckedUp  Il y a 4 mois

                                                            Man, it was cringey when they were using memes

                                                            • Jane
                                                              Jane  Il y a 4 mois

                                                              The one about Alabama 😂

                                                              • Courtney Durham
                                                                Courtney Durham  Il y a 4 mois

                                                                Arizona. The state that should have an egg cooking on a hot sidewalk as its state flag.

                                                                • watergod 83
                                                                  watergod 83  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                  Can confirm as an AZ native

                                                                  • Kevin Allen
                                                                    Kevin Allen  Il y a 4 mois

                                                                    As someone from Michigan I'd respond but I'm too busy-NO DETROIT! STOP! LEAVE CANADA ALONE!!!!

                                                                    • gavin dhailwal
                                                                      gavin dhailwal  Il y a 4 mois

                                                                      hahhahahhaha

                                                                      • Holden James
                                                                        Holden James  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                        Massachusetts: Home to the real Lord of the Rings (Insert image of Tom Brady with his Super Bowl rings)

                                                                        • Vasco Apolonio
                                                                          Vasco Apolonio  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                          Please? Portugal? Pretyplease?

                                                                          • roomandaroom
                                                                            roomandaroom  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                            I know John Oliver always says he's ugly, but I actually think he's pretty cute.

                                                                            • Richard McFadden
                                                                              Richard McFadden  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                              Delaware: ....I got nothing.

                                                                              • fallenphoenixrising
                                                                                fallenphoenixrising  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                It's cute that he thinks people in the south wait until their kids are 13 to give them a gun. Most are expert hunters with about 8 years of experience under their belts by then.

                                                                                • Elijah Guttman
                                                                                  Elijah Guttman  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                  U.S. territories aren't states.

                                                                                  • KnightBreaker
                                                                                    KnightBreaker  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                    I live in Oregon. An you know what John Oliver you are right we are sun shine and rainbows.

                                                                                    • PachirisuCore28
                                                                                      PachirisuCore28  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                      I'm from Kentucky, and that fucking hurt. And that's okay.

                                                                                      • Hawkfire Queen
                                                                                        Hawkfire Queen  Il y a 6 mois

                                                                                        I heard "South Carolina" and I just went REDEFINING BRAVERY and then I had to sit down and think about my priorities for a few minutes

                                                                                        • Nick Ruocco
                                                                                          Nick Ruocco  Il y a 6 mois

                                                                                          1:01 which segment is that from

                                                                                          • Ian Moore
                                                                                            Ian Moore  Il y a 6 mois

                                                                                            Really no nj were like the most made fun of state

                                                                                            • Dillo515
                                                                                              Dillo515  Il y a 6 mois

                                                                                              Wisconsin. Where Mice go to have their Honeymoon.

                                                                                              • Paula G Whyte
                                                                                                Paula G Whyte  Il y a 7 mois

                                                                                                This man is so FRICKIN' FUNNY!!

                                                                                                • Kjetilstörm
                                                                                                  Kjetilstörm  Il y a 7 mois

                                                                                                  Bruh, do you know what a state is?

                                                                                                  • Cruye
                                                                                                    Cruye  Il y a 7 mois

                                                                                                    High cancer death reate is actually a good thing, it means people aren't dying of other things and living to an old age and dying of their cells just eventually fucking up.

                                                                                                    • TigerLily
                                                                                                      TigerLily  Il y a 7 mois

                                                                                                      God, I hope he’d roast Oklahoma. This place is a hole!

                                                                                                      • Quinntus79
                                                                                                        Quinntus79  Il y a 29 jours

                                                                                                        TigerLily Could be worse. At least we aren’t Arkansas and Mississippi.

                                                                                                        • Subtotal Aljar
                                                                                                          Subtotal Aljar  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                          Arkansas: the place you know with the name ripping off Kansas.

                                                                                                          • Subtotal Aljar
                                                                                                            Subtotal Aljar  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                            I may not know where Nebraska is. But I do not it’s not where South Dakota is.

                                                                                                            • Renaissance Nerd
                                                                                                              Renaissance Nerd  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                              New Hampshire: Vermont on cocaine

                                                                                                              • Marquis
                                                                                                                Marquis  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                Got kansas right

                                                                                                                • ALEXANDER MILENSKY
                                                                                                                  ALEXANDER MILENSKY  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                  Florida: you all think it’s paradise because you’re only here for a week out of the year.

                                                                                                                  • Aryeah Zenter
                                                                                                                    Aryeah Zenter  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                    Are these supposed to be jokes?

                                                                                                                    • Ryan The F B I agent
                                                                                                                      Ryan The F B I agent  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                      Ok the too facts about Oregon we’re fine The 3 rd one just YOU NEED JESUS

                                                                                                                      • Alexander the Greater
                                                                                                                        Alexander the Greater  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                        2:07 don't you mean G R A V I T Y F A L L S

                                                                                                                        • Blondie Wise
                                                                                                                          Blondie Wise  Il y a 10 mois

                                                                                                                          I like how you included the territories

                                                                                                                          • Michael E. Griesbaum
                                                                                                                            Michael E. Griesbaum  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                            Guam, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico aren't States....

                                                                                                                            • Michael E. Griesbaum
                                                                                                                              Michael E. Griesbaum  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                              And DC isn't a state either

                                                                                                                              • VanKampwn
                                                                                                                                VanKampwn  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                Yeah it's hard to argue with Michigan there

                                                                                                                                • steph sdlnthms
                                                                                                                                  steph sdlnthms  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                  Kentucky also has the gun thing...my brother got his first .22 at 8....

                                                                                                                                  • James Borck
                                                                                                                                    James Borck  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                    Kansas is Dorthy and her quest for shoes

                                                                                                                                    • Dinosaurus Rex
                                                                                                                                      Dinosaurus Rex  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                      4 of these technically aren't states

                                                                                                                                      • carver Augustus
                                                                                                                                        carver Augustus  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                        Hilarious and great editing

                                                                                                                                        • Nicholas Rodinos
                                                                                                                                          Nicholas Rodinos  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                          Alabama: most famous for pedophilia, racist and incest jokes. Alaska: most likely to be a frozen hellhole, the one state that can make little girls hate "Let It Go." Arizona: most likely to see firebirds there. Also really loved by old people. Arkansas: the state with the second most aggravating pronunciation of its name. California: loved by rich hipster assholes that make me hate liberals and crazy gay people. Colorado: best state to look like a rectangle. Connecticut: the state with the most aggravating pronunciation of its name. Delaware: known for looking like a small, deformed penis. Florida: known for having too much sun, too many alligators, and even more old people than Arizona (don't quote me on that). Georgia: known for having a girl's name as a state's name Hawaii: known for being too ridiculously expensive to live in and for how screwed over the natives were. Idaho: known for having a name that was mocked in that bullshit Alpha And Omega movie. And for the worst name of states. Illinois: known for having too many shit drivers. Known for disappointing Simpsons fans. Indiana: known for having a state capital with the second least amount of effort put into it. Iowa: known for making me hate corn. Kansas: known for it's lack of Kryptonians Kentucky: known for hating gay marriage but loving child marriage. Louisiana: known for spreading STDs during Mardi Gras. Maine: known for giving too many people crabs. Maryland: known for being close to Washington D.C. and nothing else. Massachusetts: known for having a long name. Michigan: known for Detroit, enough said. Minnesota: known for wasting space on a famous mall. Mississippi: known for having a name that almost sounds like a title given to married hippie woman. Missouri: known for having a name that describes the feeling I get from being there. Montana: known for making everyone think of a shitty Disney Channel sitcom. Nebraska: known for being a giant desert's asshole. Nevada: known for way too much gambling. New Hampshire: known for looking like a freakish dildo. New Jersey: known for Jersey Shore and making America dumber because of it. New Mexico: known for having a Dan Vs episode dedicated towards getting revenge on it. New York: known for reminding us that the British owned our asses for a bit. North Carolina: known for anti-anti-discrimination laws and not being that north. North Dakota: known for having a boring capital name. Ohio: known for famous for giving us the Wright Brothers and shitty airplanes. Oklahoma: known for having a state capital with the least amount of effort put into it. Oregon: known for disappointing Gravity Falls fans. Pennsylvania: known for incest jokes involving brothers thanks to Philadelphia. Rhode Island: famous for disappointing fans of Seth McFarlane. South Carolina: known for having no reason to not be south anything. South Dakota: known for being lucky thanks to it's capital name. And being the ultimate lucky Pierre. Tennessee: known for giving us shitty pick-up lines. Texas: loved by crazy gun-toting assholes. Utah: known for the Four Corners. And having one of the highest gay populations despite having psycho religious assholes. Vermont: known for not being controlled by the demon Wal-Mart. Virginia: known as the Birthplace of a Nation, virgin jokes and a racist movie Washington: known for having children work as lumberjacks. West Virginia: known for second most virgin jokes. Wisconsin: known for cheese. Wyoming: known for being the second best state to look like a rectangle.

                                                                                                                                          • jasmine raven
                                                                                                                                            jasmine raven  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                                                                            @Ed Smythee you must be fun at parties ! amarite?

                                                                                                                                            • Ed Smythee
                                                                                                                                              Ed Smythee  Il y a 10 mois

                                                                                                                                              Nicholas Rodinos: And a pedant. Don't forget that descriptor (LOL).

                                                                                                                                              • Nicholas Rodinos
                                                                                                                                                Nicholas Rodinos  Il y a 10 mois

                                                                                                                                                You're a killjoy you know that?

                                                                                                                                                • Ed Smythee
                                                                                                                                                  Ed Smythee  Il y a 10 mois

                                                                                                                                                  Nicholas Rodinos: Actually, despite the fact that the Simpsons' hometown is deliberately placed in a Geographically contradictory location, Springfield is most likely a fictionalized version of Springfield, Oregon (which is relatively close to the area in which Matt Groening grew up). As such, it might be more apt to describe Oregon as being a disappointment to Simpsons fans (haha).

                                                                                                                                                  • Magneti Tic
                                                                                                                                                    Magneti Tic  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                    10 states 4 territories 1 federal city- this does not represent america

                                                                                                                                                    • The Marvelous M
                                                                                                                                                      The Marvelous M  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                      Washington State: The Bipolar Weather State. Or: The state that's so Ever-Green, they were the first to legalize Cannabis.

                                                                                                                                                      • Logan Clarry
                                                                                                                                                        Logan Clarry  Il y a 29 jours

                                                                                                                                                        @JETZcorp it got the press only because they're an hour ahead

                                                                                                                                                        • JETZcorp
                                                                                                                                                          JETZcorp  Il y a 29 jours

                                                                                                                                                          @Logan Clarry They legalized it on the same day on the same hour, but Colorado got all the press for some reason.

                                                                                                                                                          • Logan Clarry
                                                                                                                                                            Logan Clarry  Il y a 5 mois

                                                                                                                                                            I don't know if that's the joke, but Colorado was the first to legalize MJ

                                                                                                                                                            • YaN8XiaojiE
                                                                                                                                                              YaN8XiaojiE  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                              Alaska: The place still voting when they announce the new President...

                                                                                                                                                              • Nathan the Minarchist
                                                                                                                                                                Nathan the Minarchist  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                                My state: look, we know.

                                                                                                                                                                • Ryan Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                  Ryan Barrett  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                                  Florida: home of every grandparent who moved away, and the infamous Florida Man. Colorado: the state that would be hands-down better than every other one, if everyone in it could stop being high all the time. Georgia: or as it is more commonly known, "Atlanta, and... probably others?" Oklahoma: there are three and-a-half trees in this landlocked state, and the population is exactly as intelligent as the actual statewide law banning whale hunting. Arkansas: with a real town called Toad Suck, what do you expect? Hawaii: where you live when you would rather deal with actual volcanoes than the insanity of the continent.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Esmeralda Lucio
                                                                                                                                                                    Esmeralda Lucio  Il y a 7 mois

                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking of the statewide law banning whale hunting, doesn't Utah have that as well? Correct me if I'm wrong though

                                                                                                                                                                    • magna torra
                                                                                                                                                                      magna torra  Il y a 8 mois

                                                                                                                                                                      hawaii is like britain is to the eu, just with bad weather instead of the possibility of fiery death?

                                                                                                                                                                      • Blondie Wise
                                                                                                                                                                        Blondie Wise  Il y a 10 mois

                                                                                                                                                                        Ryan Barrett loved the Hawaii one

                                                                                                                                                                        • Jayson Davis
                                                                                                                                                                          Jayson Davis  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                                          Republican-held Red States beat out Blue States in all the important categories: highest illiteracy rates, highest poverty rates, highest unemployment rates, highest levels of obesity, most dependent on Federal Aid to the States programs (you know, “the takers”) and more liberal-hating shit-talkers per square mile than all blue states combined. And Republicans need your vote...

                                                                                                                                                                          • Bruce wagers
                                                                                                                                                                            Bruce wagers  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                                            The rump has McConnells cock in his back pocket with chow in his cabinet. Also amazon owns the GOP...

                                                                                                                                                                            • 17Watman
                                                                                                                                                                              17Watman  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                              Maine: The bastard child of Canada and some woman from Boston.

                                                                                                                                                                              • sofia colorado
                                                                                                                                                                                sofia colorado  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                Oregon is true

                                                                                                                                                                                • habean liliana
                                                                                                                                                                                  habean liliana  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky: The state that's synonymous with failure.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sexy urgen
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sexy urgen  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                    Loved those jokes about Kentucky

                                                                                                                                                                                    • sgt Hale107
                                                                                                                                                                                      sgt Hale107  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                      Alaska, also known as: America's very own Canada. Alaska, the state that would have most likely gotten bombed first, if the Soviet Union decided to launch their nukes. But wait! They wouldn't HAVE to use nukes, because they are THAT CLOSE to Alaska. Alaska, Canada's tumor.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • King of Dragons
                                                                                                                                                                                        King of Dragons  Il y a 11 mois

                                                                                                                                                                                        If Canada is the US's hat, Alaska is the little bob on top of the hat

                                                                                                                                                                                        • sgt Hale107
                                                                                                                                                                                          sgt Hale107  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                          Barry Mortichesky Yeah, that's basically what I meant

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Barry Mortichesky
                                                                                                                                                                                            Barry Mortichesky  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                            sgt Hale107 but the joke is that Alaska is on the “tail end” of Canada and is “above” the us, but doesn’t really serve much purpose. Perhaps the fact that it’s not bordering the us weakens it, so we’ll just leave it at Canada.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • sgt Hale107
                                                                                                                                                                                              sgt Hale107  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                              Barry Mortichesky But, Alaska is attached to Canada, not the US

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barry Mortichesky
                                                                                                                                                                                                Barry Mortichesky  Il y a an

                                                                                                                                                                                                Minor correction: Alaska, Canada’s hemorrhoid and America’s tumor