Wisdom & Wack for the Graduate

compiled by Kate Barth
Illustrations by Neil Shapiro

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FINALIST FOR FOREWORD MAGAZINE’S BEST HUMOR BOOK OF 2007

Each commencement season has its pearls of wit and weirdness. Here, in handy hard-cover form, are true gems of guidance for the new graduate.

Neil Shapiro’s brilliant and hilarious illustrations guarantee that the new high school or college grad will absolutely take notice—and thank the book giver for this wickedly, wonderful gift.

From Wisdom & Wack:


"I note that you are dressed in black. Why all the gloom?"
—Richard H. Brodhead
Dean of Yale College
Yale University, May 23, 2004
"So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it."
—Bill Watterson
Creator of Calvin and Hobbes
Kenyon College, May 20, 1990


"Wear comfortable shoes. You never know when you may have to run for your life."
—Callie Khouri
Scriptwriter, Thelma & Louise
Sweet Briar College, May 22, 1994
"There's no guarantee you will ever again spend each day surrounded by so many intelligent people."
—Samuel L. Jackson
Actor
Vassar College, May 23, 2004


"Everyone has a weird roommate. If you don't have a weird roommate, then you're the weird roommate."
—Conan O'Brien
T.V. Talk Show Host
Stuyvesant High School, June 26, 2006
"Laugh as much as you can. Never take youself too seriously."
—George J. Tenet
C.I.A. Director
Texas A&M, May 14, 2004

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