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Watch Now: John Oliver Defends Iron Man’s Origins On ‘The Daily Show’
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On last night’s episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, fill-in host John Oliver (who I love!) did a segment called “Track to the Future,” which took a look at the much-talked-about “Hyperloop,” the super high-speed train proposed by SpaceX CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk that would get travelers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes.

In the six-minute segment of the comedy news show, Oliver took umbrage with CNN Live’s profile on Musk, where they state that the 42-year-old billionaire inventor was the inspiration for Iron Man‘s Tony Stark character. (Oh, yes they did!)

You can watch the full segment below.

Video

Track to the Future

Billionaire Elon Musk designs a cross between a railgun, a Concorde supersonic airliner and an air hockey table. (05:54)

1 Comment »

  1. This is why I love John Oliver!

    Comment by kortni_thegreat — August 16, 2013 @ 6:04 pm

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