Conan O’Brien’s 2011 Dartmouth College Commencement Address

Conan O’Brien’s 2011 Dartmouth College Commencement Address

Expect to laugh often and hard. Here’s Conan O’Brien, one of America’s finest humorists, giving a commencement address to Ivy League graduates. But he’s not only out there to make you laugh. He has got some good insights to share, based on his own career that unexpectedly came to a halt last year when his show was pushed out of prime time. So rather than giving the worn out advice to “follow your dreams”, he tells the graduates to accept that their dreams will change: “It is our failure to become our perceived ideals that ultimately defines us and makes us unique.”

From Weekly Filet #24, in June 2011. More on: #

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