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John Oliver: Topical Comedy With A Crisp Accent

With Jon Stewart on leave, The Daily Show's "Senior British Correspondent" John Oliver has stepped up to fill in as host. In a Fresh Air interview from 2010, he talks about moving to the United States to join the show -- and the weird credibility his accent immediately gives him with Americans.


'Totally Biased' Comic On Race, Politics And Audience.

Comic W. Kamau Bell's show, produced by Chris Rock, mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Bell tells Fresh Air about the origins of his political humor and why it's important for him to have a multiracial audience.

This show was originally broadcast on September 13, 2012.

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