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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver It’s been two weeks since police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, in Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrators are still demanding answers and protesting on the streets. Comedian John Oliver’s searing satirical skit on the issue during his Last Week Tonight show has had nearly 2.8 million views since it was first telecast on August 17
A Michael Bay Pixar film A new video by YouTube user MrStratman7 hilariously reimagines [Wilderness Explorer] rife with explosions, anamorphic lens flares and, of course, more explosions. Released on August 15, the video has been viewed over 9 million times.
Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda Nicki Minaj‘s new video for her song Anaconda, out at midnight on August 20, has taken social media by storm. Facebook and Twitter users have weighed in from across the world. The song is basically the singer-rapper’s rendition of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s 1992 hit, Baby Got Back, but with a twist. – Aleesha Matharu,Indian Express (Full Story: http://ift.tt/XIpwgS )

FCC’s Wheeler on Viral Net Neutrality Video: “I Am Not a Dingo.”

Wheeler was responding to a video from comedian John Oliver explaining net neutrality that went viral recently and savages the agency and Wheeler, a former cable industry lobbyist. In the video, Oliver compares tapping Wheeler, a former top cable lobbyist, to run the FCC as akin to hiring a dingo as a babysitter. – Amy Schatz, Re/code http://ift.tt/1oYfAZJ