TED (Technology Entertainment Design) has been putting their speakers’ talks online since 2006. They’ve hosted a wild range of speakers, from Bill Gates to Bill Clinton (lots of Bills), including a number of hilarious comedians from around the world. Here are 11 comedians giving TED talks:
John Hodgman: A Brief Digression on Matters of Lost Time
This talk syncs up perfectly with the extended, 18 minute version of the X-Files theme song.
Julia Sweeney: “The Talk”
Women have their own pond? Sexy!
Emily Levine: A Trickster’s Theory of Everything
There are princes and dwarves, but let’s not forget about helpful forest creatures.
Joshua Walters: On Being Just Crazy Enough
Everyone in a room doing their one-man shows all at once? I believe that’s called Nightmare Island.
Maz Jobrani: Did You Hear The One About The Iranian-American?
I’m afraid his inner conflict is only gonna get worse…
Ursus Wehrli: Tidying Up Art
I think all the visuals should have been passed around slides.
Charles Fleischer: All Things Are Moleeds
I’m gonna name my first child Bolotnista if it’s a girl, Djabran-Fluctus of it’s a boy.
Ze Frank: What’s So Funny About The Web?
Remember when Googling yourself was a new idea? I don’t!
John Lloyd: Inventorying The Invisible
As a matter of fact, he’s right.
Rory Bremner: One-Man World Summit
Comedians around the world mourn the passing of George W. Bush’s presidency.
Improv Everywhere: Spinning Beach Ball of Death
It’s like all my computer’s problems have come to life.
Geoffrey Golden is the Editor-In-Chief of The Devastator: The Quarterly Comedy Magazine For Humans! Header via.