John Oliver Explains Why April Fool's Day Is the Worst

John Oliver does not like April Fools’ Day. As a matter of fact, he believes that “anyone who claims to be excited for April Fools’ Day is probably a sociopath because what they’re really saying is, ‘I can’t wait to hurt the people close to me!’”


As Oliver points out, the 1st of April is the only day of the year when we’re encouraged to humiliate, betray the trust of and generally disappoint our loved ones. Asking his audience to join him in taking the no-prank pledge, he adds, “We do that enough on every other holiday.”

Check out the full clip below, and watch Oliver's anti-Daylight Savings and New Year's Eve rants. 

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