Even though we stopped watching the NBA after the Celtics went down (how about that Bruins game last night, huh?), we still gotta appreciate stuff like this:
London-based animator Richard Swarbrick helps us celebrate the best moments in NBA Finals history by painting and animating iconic plays from Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Tim Duncan, Julius Erving, LeBron James, and many others.
Readers of George R.R. Martin's novels probably aren't as shocked, but still, the gravity and graphic depiction of the events in last night's episode are undeniable. It's safe to say, the Lannister Tribute Song above now has new meaning for the show's fans.
If you live around Boston, we don't have to tell you that it's commencement season – the Hub doesn't have a reputation for being a "college town" for nothing. And so, to commemorate this momentous time of the year, and just to show you how geeky we really are over here at the Egotist, here are three of our top commencement speeches – all from the past decade or so:
You know what, here are two more speeches you should really check out:
There's something about the creativity and thoughtfulness that go into this kind of writing – and speaking (!) – that we just find fascinating and inspiring, in and of itself... We said we were geeky over here, didn't we?
Do you have a favorite commencement speech you want to share? Post away on the comments section below.