New Year's Eve is a time for sparkly dresses, champagne, counting, and lots of fun things — but it's also full of the "least pleasant things known to mankind," according to the hilarious John Oliver.
In a new Last Week Tonight Web exclusive, the host tells the cold, hard truth about December 31st: It's filled with "forced interaction with strangers; being drunk, cold, and tired; and having to stare at Ryan Seacrest for five solid minutes waiting for him to tell you what the time is." Truth.
But if you don't want to "sit around and watch the hummus turn brown," Mr. Oliver has a list of "excellent and specific excuses" for getting out of your NYE plans.
Invest 3.5 minutes in watching this clip and you'll be thanking us (him) at 11:45pm Wednesday night: