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i wasn’t dead, i was in college, which is almost the same thing


looking at your college GPA like 



So, in 1987, Tennessee State University invited me back to speak at their commencement. By then, I had my own show, was nationally syndicated. I’d made a movie, had been nominated for an Oscar and founded my company, Harpo. But I told them, I cannot come and give a speech unless I can earn one more credit, because my dad’s still saying I’m not going to get anywhere without that degree.

So, I finished my coursework, I turned in my final paper and I got the degree.

when you try to plan your future career



today in class someone sneezed & my teacher told them to shut up