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Comedian Stephen Colbert thanked the University of Virginia during his speech Saturday at its 2013 valedictory exercises for inviting him to be the keynote speaker, which he took to mean he had been awarded an additional honor.
"I believe that means I am this year's valedictorian, and I am as shocked as you are because I didn't make it to many classes this year," Colbert said. "You guys must've really tanked your finals, thank you for that."
Colbert addressed the graduating students and their parents at the event, which is meant to pay tribute to students' time at the university. Graduates will walk across the stage and receive diplomas Sunday at a separate commencement.
Colbert noted U.Va.'s top rankings in U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review, as well as Playboy's ranking of top party schools, which placed the Wahoos first.
Colbert clarified, "I only read Playboy for the rankings. »
- The Huffington Post
It's Friday and today's podcast is late as I had to see Stoker this morning at 10 Am, but nevertheless we are here and bringing you our reviews of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Movie 43 and Parker. We also talk about J.J. Abrams getting the Star Wars: Episode VII directing gig, the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards and answer several of your questions, Over/Unders, Buy or Sells and we continue to Play the Percentages. At the beginning of today's podcast I also mention how we will be soon taking your questions directly from a Google Voice account, which you can call and leave a message for us at (925) 526-5763, which may be even easier to remember at (925) 5-bnl-pod. Just call, leave us a voice mail and we'll start adding those to the show hopefully next week. As always, I have broken down this episode on a minute-by-minute basis if you would »
- Brad Brevet
2 items from 2013
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