Oddities

John Oliver now has a sewage plant named after him

This image taken from video released by HBO shows John Oliver, host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” right, with Mayor Mark Boughton during a dedication ceremony for The John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant, in Danbury, Conn. Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a sign naming a sewage treatment plant in his honor. (HBO via AP) NYET116 NYET116

The late-night host's tongue-in-cheek battle with Danbury, Connecticut, resulted in a $55,000 charitable donation and a renaming the Oliver quietly traveled to attend.

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