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Off The Path: John Oliver vs. Danbury — A Very 2020 Saga

Left, comedian John Oliver, right Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.
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Left, comedian John Oliver, right Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

For Off the Path's last episode of 2020, Davis takes us to a place that may be the perfect symbol for the year — a sewage treatment plant in Danbury, Connecticut. This unlikely tourist attraction ended up on the map this year thanks to comedian John Oliver, host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.