John Oliver, Straight Talkin’ Express: NTV Station Today

If you had just written a book about the Apocalypse, how would you promote it? Well, if you’re Daily Show writer Rob Kutner, maybe you’d call in a favor owed to you by correspondent John Oliver and create what will probably be the first and last episode of John Oliver’s Literature Rodeo.

During this political cycle, the voice of the common man is all too important — and who’s more common than a bus driver? Even the (fictional) bus driver of John McCain’s Straight Talk Express? Julia Diddy has the lowdown on straight-talking Billy Mires’s pithy updates from the campaign trail at NewTeeVee Station!

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