On this week's “Last Week Tonight,” host and political comedian John Oliver was making fun of the rumor that President Trump was going to purchase Greenland. Unfortunately for the team at “Last Week Tonight,” who I would estimate is around 20 or more writers and producers — many of whom are probably great comedians — they always have to fall back on the same tired, cheap “orange man bad” premises. In the middle of what could have been a solid monologue, Mr. Oliver dropped the old 'Melania doesn't love Trump and is a prisoner' tired joke when he said, “Greenland is icy, distant, and semi-autonomous.
Anthony DeVito is a NYC based comedian who recently made his network television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Anthony was named one of JFL's New Faces in 2012 and has performed at Boston Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off, Limestone Comedy Fest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and SF Sketchfest. Devito's stand up has been featured on Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, Seeso's New York's Funniest and Comedy Central's The Half Hour. He can be seen regularly on MSG's People Talking Sports and Other Stuff with Sam Morril and can be heard on NPR's This American Life, Sirius XM's Bennington and Bonfire, and on his highly rated weekly podcast the