Skip to main content

Friday Nite Videos | October 28, 2022

Could Kentucky Be the Next State To Reject an Abortion Ban? 40,000 Years of Music Explained in 8 Minutes. God Forbid: The Sex Scandal That Brought Down a Dynasty. Dr. Oz's Misstep of the Year. The War With Ukraine Is Coming Home to Russians.

Friday Nite Videos | October 7, 2022

Devastating Revelations About Dr. Oz. Peter Tosh | Legalize It. The Unofficial Anthem of Iranian Protests, in Song (English Subtitles). Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester | Netflix. Svante Pääbo: DNA Clues to Our Inner Neanderthal.

The Demise of Dr. Oz

Peter Janiszewski Public Library of Science
After some suave marketers used clips from Oz's TV show to sell bogus products, he faced a grilling from a panel of U.S. senators about his weight loss product claims. Oz then invited his Twitter audience, "What is your biggest question for me? Reply with #OzsInbox." Unfortunately for Oz, this strategy backfired. Horrendously. Immediately after Oz asked the question, Twitter gave Dr. Oz a hilarious slap across the face.

John Oliver: Dr. Oz and Nutritional Supplements

John Oliver outlines what, exactly is problematic about Dr. Oz and the nutrition supplement industry. Then he invites George R.R. Martin, Steve Buscemi, the Black and Gold Marching Elite, and some fake real housewives on the show to illustrate how to pander to an audience without hurting anyone. 

Subscribe to Dr. Oz