On this week's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the main story was about the Equal Rights Amendment -- which is past its deadline, but only one state away from reaching the status where it could possibly be ratified. I didn't find the story as strong as some of their best, but that's a high standard, and it was very good -- and funny, nonetheless.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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