John Oliver: Don't go to Antarctica, ever

The comedian has issued a PSA to fend off tourism to the icy continent

Published July 9, 2014 9:09PM (EDT)

If you are among the terrible people considering going to Antarctica, John Oliver has a message for you: Don't! And stop being so terrible!

Actually, Antarctica sounds pretty cool, what with those cute penguins and that fresh water and that untouched la--wait, no. No, going to Antarctica is a bad, bad idea. Consider the environment. Or consider this PSA. Look, just go to Alaska, okay?

By Prachi Gupta

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