It’s that wonderful time of year when commencement speeches from celebrities are circulating on the Internet, full of weird chestnuts that give you a glimpse into their journey. Helen Mirren’s speech at Tulane University on Saturday brought up her own evolution as a feminist and also includes dick jokes.
On Wednesday, Pharrell Williams gave a speech for NYU’s class of 2017 during their Commencement ceremony at Yankee stadium. As usual, he is encouraging everyone to elevate their consciousness.
In 2016, Hillary Clinton has secured enough delegates to become the first woman nominee of a major political party. In 1969, Clinton-then-Rodham was the first student to ever give a commencement speech at Wellesley’s graduation. Now, the women’s college has begun posting audio clips of the speech in what is likely…
In her final commencement speech as First Lady, Michelle Obama threw the most graceful subliminal jabs at Donald Trump and referred to the White House as “a house that was built by slaves.”
Given that one of his most famous Chappelle’s Show characters is a blind black KKK member who’s unaware he’s black, one would think that Dave Chappelle has a lot to say about Rachel Dolezal. He does, kind of.
John Waters, one the greatest human beings in existence, recently delivered a commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of Rhode Island School of Design. The “Pope of Trash” is best known for his subversive film canon, but his books, stand-up routines and now, this graduation speech, contain unparalleled wit…
“Brothers; brothers from other mothers; sisters; roommates; ‘roommates’; meemaws and papaws; Aunt Ronnys; Uncle Garys; and people who met on Tinder this morning”: just a few of the guests Maya Rudolph addressed at her Tulane University commencement speech last weekend.