Stephen Colbert Delivers in Northwestern Commencement Speech

Stephen Colbert graduated from Northwestern University 25 years ago, and on Friday, he returned to deliver a hilarious and poignant commencement speech to the class of 2011. It’s a definite must watch if you have 20 minutes to spare.

Why watch this video aside from the fact that you get 20 minutes of straight up Stephen Colbert comedy?

You’ll learn:

  • Stephen Colbert went to Northwestern but Stephen Colbert went to Dartmouth.
  • Northwestern has a Dillo Day (and, yes, I spelled that correctly).
  • what to do to die today at a minute or two to two…
  • how Kinkos got its name.

Bonus Features:

  • Stephen Colbert sings a portion of Ave Maria.
  • Colbert gives advice on following your dreams.
  • Colbert’s explains how life is improv.