clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

John Oliver perfectly describes the monstrosity that is the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

This past week, we found out that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was concerned about its image and sent a cease and desist request to Fishs Eddy, a fancy New York City housewares store. The organization expressed a "great concern" over the store's use of the New York City skyline, Port Authority "assets" as the Port Authority calls them, on dinner plates and coffee mugs.

Enter John Oliver, who makes a sterling point about the terribleness of the Port Authority's most recognized "asset", the 42nd Street Port Authority Bus Terminal: