Okay, I am a nerd. And yes, I do prefer the Oxford comma. And this is a good example of why:
… highlights of his global tour include encounters with Nelson Mandela, an 800-year-old demigod and a dildo collector.
From the comments:
If I ruled the world, the Oxford comma would be required by law. But then my world wouldn’t be nearly as funny as this one, in which Mandela is a very old dildo-collecting demigod.
Also in the comments is another good example favoring the Oxford comma:
I’d like to thank my parents, George W. Bush and Oprah Winfrey.
Consider yourself normal if you have no idea what an Oxford comma is.