Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Eugene Mirman's Graduation Speech

Welcome to my 100th post!

About 10 days ago I was in New York City for Book Expo America, and a party given by Rumpus editor Stephen Elliott, and the folks at McSweeney's and SMITHMag. Eugene Mirman was one of the comedians performing at this party. As part of his set, he read the draft of a graduation speech he'd been asked to give at his former high school (where he graduated with a blazing 1.9 GPA). It was amazing.

I was pleased today to discover that he gave this speech, and that the video recording of it was available on YouTube. With thanks to I-Am-Bored.com, here it is:

1 comment:

Lilla said...

Hysterical! All good advice! :)