October 25, 2011 11:00 PM

‘Daily Show’ correspondent John Oliver makes dysfunction funny

He has been called the senior White House correspondent, the senior Middle East correspondent and the senior British correspondent for the world’s pre-eminent fake news show. But British-born “Daily Show With Jon Stewart” writer/cast member John Oliver credits a simple inspiration for his Emmy-winning range: a severe attention-deficit issue. “I get bored easily,” he confessed.

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