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Writing Tip Wednesday: Make Good Art.

Today I am sharing with you this very inspiring video by Neil Gaiman. It is the commencement speech he made to the University of the arts graduating class of 2012 Philadelphia. 66 more words


'Liberal hypocrisy at its best': Mumia Abu-Jamal to deliver commencement address

Convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal has been selected by the students of Goddard College to deliver the school’s commencement address. Abu-Jamal, who is still incarcerated, will record a video in prison to be played at the commencement ceremonies. 395 more words

US Politics

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

By: Steve Jobs

When: June 12, 2005

Where: Stanford University

Occasion: Stanford University’s 114th Commencement

Background: Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs was an entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. 2,574 more words


a speech for artists

How is it that a graduating class gets to hear this amazing commencement speech by author Neil Gaiman, and I can’t even remember who the hell spoke at my graduation? 27 more words

Artist Advice

Thank you, Mr. Wallace, for stating the obvious, because I didn't see it

(To know what exactly I’m talking about, you might want to read David Foster Wallace’s commencement address for Kenyon College here.)

School and education. Two words that can elicit the most passionate and distinct responses. 845 more words

English III AP

Important Things That Suck

There is truth to graduation speeches, and also petty¬†pieces of wordly advice from elders like, don’t chew ice or walk in tall grass with no shoes. 310 more words