On a recent jog, I pondered what might be the “new normal” after the deadly breakout of the corona virus. I felt several larger trendswould emerge.
Given that I’m buried in search data daily, I have insight that many others aren’t regularly monitoring. A few of them are exhibited here on Google Trends. (note: this link is not semantically friendly which leads me to believe this may die at some point. FYI, this link lives currently under the main “google trends” when you visit the homepage).
Examples include these 4 topics which “broke out” in the thousands of percentage points++ on the dates delineated.
If you haven’t seen these speeches, you should. And I would advise you listen to them more than once. I have.
Not only do these 3 comedians share some of their “best stuff,” but I’d argue #2 gives you her “best stuff” which isn’t necessarily the most humorous. I was touched by her “real advice” which are words you should truly listen to.
With that said and for all the unfortunate graduates who won’t have the opportunity to listen to a great speaker this year as a result of Covid-19, these are in your honor:
#3: Conan O’ Brien’s Dartmouth College Graduation Address – 2011