Tag: writer’s public speaking

03
Jul

9 Other Times Shia LaBeouf Plagiarized Song Lyrics

Shia LaBeouf made headlines this week, plagiarizing The Anomalies during a topless freestyle — the most high-stakes strain of rapping imaginable. The offending verse? “Rare commodity/The quality is what it’s got to be/And my philosophy/Is much farther than what your eyes can see.”

This isn’t the first instance, either. Shia LaBeouf has ripped off performance artists for years. In case you missed it, here are the most recent examples of Shia plagiarizing musicians.

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28
May

Address To Graduating Class At Bennington College Of Wrestling

I hope you will all be very happy as members of the professional wrestling class in America. I myself have been rejected again and again. Mostly from consciousness. By unforgiving steel chairs.

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27
Feb

9 Secrets of Successful Public Speakers.

9. They rally troops before an alien invasion

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Next time you’re at the podium, visualize everyone in their underwear—and under threat of an alien invasion that is sure to wipe out all life on earth. You’ll find that any stress you had about announcing your company’s poor fourth quarter has disappeared. Because the fourth quarter is our Independence Quarter! Whitmore/Edelson Holdings is not vanishing without a fight! Humankind and the Dallas office may be on the brink of extinction, but we’re going to live on! We’re going to survive!

8. They brandish a weapon while a bloodthirsty mob surrounds them

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There’s always a speech brewing when you’re brandishing a weapon. But none more poignant than when you’re brandishing a weapon while being surrounded by a bloodthirsty mob. It’s an intense, high-risk/reward training exercise that only the best public speakers use. You won’t find any flustered heads crippled under the weight of the moment here. Just successful public speakers warding off potential murderers with articulate speech and impassioned spitting. And a weapon.

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