‘You’re Not Special’: Speech Was Honest or Mean?

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“Contrary to what your U9 soccer trophy suggests, your glowing seventh grade report card, despite every assurance of a certain corpulent purple dinosaur, that nice Mister Rogers and your batty Aunt Sylvia, no matter how often your maternal caped crusader has swooped in to save you… you’re nothing special.” If that isn’t honest enough he goes on to say: “Think about this: even if you’re one in a million, on a planet… Read More

Twitter Reacts To Lil B’s (Based God) NYU Speech

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Earlier this month at NYU, Lil B (Based God) finally delivered his much talked about, very rare speech. For those of you who don’t know Lil B, he is a “rapper” (kinda). Over the last couple years he (Based God) has received a lot of internet attention for his vulgar and uncoordinated rapping style (which he has dubbed “based”). He himself attributes much of his success to the internet, creating over 100… Read More