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The Best Commencement Speech of 2012

Tue, May 29, 2012

Celebrities, Pop Culture

Commencement season is wrapping up and everyone’s coming out with their “Best Commencement Speeches of 2012″ lists — all with the usual suspects, of course: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, Michael Bloomberg, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Oprah Winfrey… yeah, yeah, yeah, a few jokes, some heartfelt platitudes, lots of security.¬†Yawn.¬†But our hands-down absolute favorite of 2012 — and one you won’t find on most of these lists — is comedian¬†Eugene Mirman speaking at his old alma mater Hampshire College, that flaming liberal hipster college that let’s you choose your own major. He chose to major in comedy. This speech proves it actually worked. And how can you¬†not¬†adore a keynote commencement address that includes the phrase “fuck that”?

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