History Lies

John Oliver shares some of his favorite completely made-up history facts.






High-Rise-Window Washers of Manhattan

  Thirty years ago, John McDermott and John Wren were young daredevils in need of union benefits, so they signed up for one of New York’s most dangerous professions: high-rise-window washing.






2015 Air Guitar World Champion

  Russian Kereel “Your Daddy” Blumenkrants, uh, “performs” a lot of butt rock, and becomes the first Russian to win the Air Guitar World Championship.






Tips to Stop Your Partner From Snoring

  A handy chart that provides a simple test you can perform while awake to figure out what kind of snorer you might be. It then offers a few solutions for each.