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Jon Stewart’s commencement address

Found on Chip’s blog, your best source for Athens news:

Highlights:

“Let’s talk about the real world for a moment. We had been discussing it earlier, and I … I wanted to bring this up to you earlier about the real world, and this is I guess as good a time as any. I don’t really know to put this, so I’ll be blunt. We broke it.” …

We declared war on terror. We declared war on terror – it’s not even a noun, so, good luck. After we defeat it, I’m sure we’ll take on that bastard ennui. …

In 1981 I lost my virginity, only to gain it back again on appeal in 1983. You could say that my one saving grace was academics where I excelled, but I did not. …

He closes on an up note: And the other thing … that I will say is, when I spoke earlier about the world being broke, I was somewhat being facetious, because every generation has their challenge. And things change rapidly, and life gets better in an instant.

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