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Make Good Art

Here’s something I felt I ought to share. My favourite author, Neil Gaiman, made this fantastic commencement speech at the University of the Arts. It’s a cracker. 2,990 more words


Shonda Rhimes: 'Ditch the dream'

So I was watching “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert a couple days ago and heard that Shonda Rhimes would be a guest. For those not familiar with the name, Shonda Rhimes is the whirlwind creative force behind ABC’s Thursday night television line-up…from… 610 more words

Ben Horowitz's Commencement Speech at Columbia University

Ben Horowitz’s speech at Columbia University is a great commencement speech I enjoyed in a long time.

It is witty, insightful, optimistic and unconventional.

I loved his main idea: follow your contribution instead of your passion. 161 more words


Breaking Free

David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech for Kenyon College¬†in 2005 made me cry.

His blunt message of awareness didn’t give me some huge epiphany about life, didn’t make me rethink my ideas of the world because a lot of his points I had thought about before.¬† 498 more words

Featured Video: "J.K. Rowling Speaks At Harvard Commencement"

Watching college commencement speeches from well-known and renowned individuals on YouTube has become something an odd pastime of mine. It’s something that provides me with motivation to keep pushing through the daily grind of college life and help me through the point I’m at in life currently. 47 more words

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2011 Dartmouth College Commencement Address from Conan O'Brien

“Your path at 22 will not necessarily be your path at 32 or 42. One’s dream is constantly evolving, rising and falling, changing course.” (19:45)

Abramson’s daughter previews mom’s commencement speech, journos swoon

Jill Abramson is the Wake Forest commencement speaker. This morning just got WAY more interesting. #wfugrad

— Jasmine Au Howard (@Jas_Au) May 19, 2014

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