For his second night hosting The Daily Show, John Oliver got to interview Armando Ionnucci, creator of Veep (plus tonnes of other funny things) and one of Oliver’s comedic idols. Ionnucci—who’s Scottish, not Italian—told the story of how he once gave a lecture on comedy to a group of MI5 intelligence officers and offered some unsettling intel about how much Washington idealizes Hollywood. Plus, check out the extended interview to hear Oliver and Ionnucci analyze the differences between British and American politics. 
Or click here to watch last night’s full ep!