John Oliver on the NSA Recording Your Phone and E-Mail
Pep Rosenfeld is co-founder of comedy theater Boom Chicago and Boom Chicago Creative in Amsterdam. He loves both nerd chic and chic nerds, and can be seen hosting events where they meet — like #TNW2015. With his piece last week about surveillance and Snowden, John Oliver officially crossed the line from helpfully informative comedian to comic journalist doing the work journalism can’t quite seem to get done. He makes the vegetables of dull information into tasty desserts of comedy that people hungrily gobble down, share and post. If Steve Jobs was a modern day Prometheus, distributing the fire of technology to non-nerds, John Oliver has become the Instruction Manual…

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