public speaking Archive

Compare Trump and Clinton's debate strengths with this one weird "South Park" trick

This wonderful little video by Randy Olson lays out one argument for why as a public political speaker, Donald Trump is perceived to be such a crowd-pleaser, and Hillary Clinton gets weaker scores. It’s all about narrative design. Mr. Olson is the author of the wonderful science communication book “Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story.”  …

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic party nomination for president

The first woman to be nominated, and to accept, a major party’s nomination as president of the United States of America. I came to America 15 years ago, and it took me 15 years to get citizenship: Trump is a chump—and I am with her. As your resident pet English muppet, I exhort you to vote for Hillary Clinton. That said, I’m slightly …