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TUE, JUN 9, 2009 at 3:17 AM

EUGENE MIRMAN SPEAKS TO SENIORS (not citizens)

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The only thing that I remember from my high school graduation is what I wore. I had a hand painted Misfits t-shirt, torn jeans and combat boots. And I refused to smile when I got my graduation certificate—not because I wanted to look like a bad ass, I just didn’t want people to see that I was a punk rocker with braces. I remember thinking that my parents wouldn’t be too pleased with any of it and that was a good thing.

If I had graduated with the seniors at Lexington High School this year, I think I would have remembered a whole lot more. They asked Eugene Mirman to give the commencement speech at their graduation. Check it out!

He includes such invaluable advice as: “Don’t get too excited when you read The Fountainhead.”

Seriously.


Posted by megan jasper