December 29, 2014 10:08 AM EST

Last Week Tonight isn’t returning until February, but that hasn’t stopped John Oliver from taking to YouTube to trash talk some of America’s favorite holidays. This time it’s New Year’s Eve, and Oliver has advice on the best excuses for all your social commitments.

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