Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue – How Is This Still a Thing?

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue – How Is This Still a Thing?

We’ve noticed that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue still exists but can’t quite figure out why.

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20 Responses

  1. Goldenhand The Just says:

    Remember guys, liking boobs = Muh soggy knee, and when retards fall for
    blatant controversy bait it’s DEFINITELY not the fault of the retards that
    bite the bait.

  2. Joe Brizanski says:

    Pictures of women in bikinis is not sexism. 

  3. Steven Anchundia says:

    I like the part of Google type naked ladies because it prove their no point
    to this magazine or any magazine also I guarantee you get it all natural in
    Google than some plastics surgery shot like I bet you get in those magazine

  4. jam626 says:

    Guys look at a semi naked lady on the cover, make an impulsive decision.
    Cant think straight cause blood is flowing only to penis. Buy it then 1 day
    later resort back to internet porn.

  5. UltimaKeyMaster says:

    Anyone that falls for the stupid controversies with these issues, keep in
    mind: YOU ARE THREE SECONDS FROM PORN IMAGES RIGHT NOW by doing exactly
    what that simple Google search recommendation said! Hell, if you don’t
    want total nudity, just search accordingly with that!
    You have better things to spend your money on than a magazine that’s
    allowed to completely flip the bird to ITS JOB once a year! Like actual
    porn sites!

  6. AndrogyneMichinaga says:

    Why are some clips available in the UK and others not?

  7. Fleshcut says:

    How is this still a thing?
    1. Guys love to look at it.
    2. It sells like hot cakes.
    3. The shown model gets a huge career boost.

    We sure got the internet for porn and other stuff, but I like myself some
    Kate Upton etc. from time to time.

  8. Chuck Steak says:

    This is why I love/hate this show. It’s 95% brilliant material, with
    occasional feminist bullshit thrown in. It’s like enjoying a really good
    burger, then suddenly finding a pube in it. Maybe your next episode should
    be “Feminism: How Is This Still a Thing.”

  9. lukaszepesi says:

    Trying to sell stuff with hot girls will be a thing until the last human
    male has died, so this is a pretty stupid question.

  10. Rafael Soto says:

    How is this still a thing? Because people buy it and it’s really not all
    that bad. Miss America is douchey and everyone knows it, but why target one
    of a thousand skinny mags. Especially the one that people actually DO read
    for the articles.

  11. Scott John Harrison says:

    It is a real illustration of Marketing bullshit – It is similar with what
    happened over here in England last month with them “Stopping Page 3” to get
    press, sell more papers and then 6 days later bringing it back to get even
    more press.

    I wonder how much of the “controversy” was based off of an actually SI PR
    piece. 

  12. gabor1991 says:

    It’s like porn boobs vs movie boobs. 

  13. Rob Henderson says:

    It’s too bad there’s no “Swimsuit Weekly” magazine. I would spend all year
    looking forward to their annual sports issue.

  14. the500mphtortoise says:

    Can someone please explain why people like this have a problem with sports
    illustrated or page 3 of the sun but not porn? I mean not everyone has the
    same access to the internet as you, big deal.

  15. Clayton Havens says:

    Snort… laugh… true

  16. leahcim says:

    You could apply this to every magazine. It’s a dying medium.

  17. TitanicNeoTyphlosion says:

    They’re not going to stop making it if they’re making so much money off of
    it.

  18. Gina Drayer says:

    Between the swim suite issue and the ESPN’s Body issue, are people even
    interested in sports magazines any more?

    SI should just take the plunge and go full skin magazine. 

  19. PotaTOES says:

    No fucking idea why it still is a thing. Some might claim its because some
    guys/girls prefer looking at women in non-porn contexts, but INSTAGRAM
    EXISTS! CHIVE EXISTS, and whole bunch of other things where you can ogle
    guys/girls/cats/food/toys/etc. in stupid filters.

    Some might claim this fits the niche of people who aren’t old enough to go
    online to watch porn. Seriously? If someone can’t subtract 18/19/20/21 from
    the current year, then they really shouldn’t be watching porn. Even
    otherwise, I would think its a more awkward experience walking into a
    convenience store and grabbing a few other items to insure that your copy
    of maxim is hidden away from the judging eyes of that old filipino woman.

    There is no reason why a person who wants to look at scantily clad women
    would buy a Swimsuit issue. Unless of course, you live somewhere where your
    internet tops out at dial up. Then you got more serious problems.

  20. Shadow47 says:

    wow, is this real? I never heard of this magazine before and now I’m
    absolutely despise it.