Here’s Shonda Rhimes Fantastic ‘Be A Doer, Not A Dreamer’ Dartmouth Commencement Speech

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Shonda Rhimes' gave the commencement speech at Dartmouth over the weekend. It was pretty damn great and you should watch it and/or read it.


Norm Macdonald Gives The Most Practical Commencement Speech Advice

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Norm just saved you a lost day chocked full of frustration and self-loathing, kids. Let's see Jim Carrey do that.


Mindy Kaling Provided Comedic Relief With Her Harvard Law Commencement Speech

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Mindy Kaling spoke at today's Harvard Law graduation ceremony, and she offered advice on life and a joke about Justin Bieber.


Jim Carrey Randomly Gave A Commencement Speech At A Small Hindu University In Iowa

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Jim Carrey gave a speech at a small Hindu college in Iowa to 285 graduating students, because Jim Carrey.


Take A Few Minutes To Listen To Charlie Day’s Entertaining Commencement Speech At His Alma Mater

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Charlie Day delivered an excellent keynote address at the 2014 graduation of his alma mater, Merrimack College.


Here Are The Best Bits Of Cherished Advice From Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos’ USC Commencement Speech

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Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos shares some words with USC film grads, and the importance of Mo-Cap.


ESPN’s Jay Bilas Offered Graduates Very Important Advice About Life And Porn


ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas gave a very humorous commencement speech to the graduates at Queens University in Charlotte.

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‘Doctor’ Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Gave One Hell Of A Graduation Speech At Howard

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After he was named an honorary Doctor of Humanities, Sean 'Diddy' Combs gave an inspiring speech to the new graduates of Howard University.


Eric LeGrand Was Always Going To Speak At Rutgers Commencement, You Guys

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According to the president of Rutgers University, Eric LeGrand will give a commencement speech, despite a huge misunderstanding.


Tay Allyn’s Magic-Themed Graduation Speech and Acting Reel

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While it may be a little premature to start calling Tay Allyn the next Rebecca Black based solely on her video for "Mass Text" this morning, it's turned out to have been a wild trip down the rabbit hole since then.


Joss Whedon’s Message To Graduates: ‘You Are All Going To Die’

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Joss Whedon delivered sage advice to the Wesleyan University Class of 2013 on Saturday, and now a video with better audio is available.

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David Foster Wallace’s ‘This Is Water’ Speech, Illustrated Beautifully In A Short Film

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Have you ever read David Foster Wallace's "This Is Water" speech? Whether you have or not, you should watch this. It's good.

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The Comprehensive Guide To The Best, Most Inspiring Commencement Speeches Of 2012


When it comes to commencement speeches, too many colleges take the boring road and choose some random schlub that a group of 20-somethings has barely heard of, because the old farts calling the shots would love to hear what Fogey Johnson has to say about the old days.

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Aaron Sorkin's Commencement Address At Syracuse Was A Thing Of Beauty

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One of my favorite things about this time of year are the commencement addresses delivered to graduating students at colleges and universities across that country that pop up on YouTube.


Stephen Colbert’s Commencement Speech At Northwestern Was Hilarious


Is it just me or has been a really banner year for commencement addresses.

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