Last Week Tonight‘s John Oliver Offers Brilliant New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

John Oliver is brilliant

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John Oliver has a few thoughts about New Year’s Eve that just might save your life — or, at the very least, spare you from the most uncomfortable night of the year.

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Likening the holiday to the death of a pet — “You know it’s going to happen,” he says, “but somehow you’re never prepared for how truly awful it is” — the Last Week Tonight host offers up several easy excuses to avoid awkward holiday parties, our favorite being “I’m on a cleanse.” (Because, honestly, no one will ask for further explanation.)

In fact, the only scenario Oliver doesn’t have a solution for is an invitation to a girls night because, frankly, he’s never been invited to one. “I’m such a Samantha, he explains. “Women are intimidated by…

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Last Week Tonight‘s John Oliver Offers Brilliant New Year’s Eve Survival Tips