If it weren’t for the whole defected-to-Russia, wanted-by-the-government situation, Edward Snowden could have his own “Bill Nye The Science Guy”-type show, where he clearly explains the technological privacy issues facing the world today. It could be called “Ed Snow The Surveillance Bro” or “Everything You Ever Wondered About What The Internet Means, Explained By Edward Snowden” or “Tech Talk Time” or something.
Until that day, we will have to hope that John Oliver continues to find equally intelligent guests to interview, as he did in this extended clip from last week’s episode. Now go change all your passwords.
“Last Week Tonight” airs Sundays at 11pm on HBO.