Around this time of year graduating ceremonies across the country are going on. These are important, scary, happy times for those graduating. If your lucky your school gets an interesting speaker. The class of 2012 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia last Thursday were blessed with such a speaker.
Neil Gaiman gives a wonderful speech about his life and work, translating that creative spark into advise and tips for those graduating.
“I gave my first ever commencement speech to the graduating class of 2012 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. I think I told them everything important that I knew about going out into the world and being an artist, so I may never need to give another one.”
If you had the chance to cherry pick your commencement speaker, who would it be? Let’s go all out and open the field to anyone living or dead, fictional or real. Let NerdBastards know in the comments section below.