Crafting a Keynote & Drinking Whiskey with Baratunde

By ·Founder at Cultivated Wit

Students in NYC can attend in person at the Skillshare offices. They will be able to enjoy delicious whiskey in person. Students elsewhere will be able to join via streaming video (information to be sent after signing up). They will have to supply their own whiskey. Both audiences will be able to interact with Baratunde because we live in the modern era.

Baratunde Thurston is giving the opening keynote at SXSW Interactive and in this class, he'll share the beta version with you.

This class will expose the process of crafting a keynote from idea to delivery. Using Baratunde's talk as a case study in progress, we'll see how cumulative revisions help turn your presentation from ok to amazing. He'll also be actively seeking class feedback as this presentation has never been given before! Here's your chance to shape SXSW.

We'll also be live streaming this class for everyone not able to attend in NYC. You'll be able to ask questions through text and video. Sign up for the class and we'll send you the password to get in. Here's the link to the chat: http://blackte.am/sskeynote

In addition to the mind-blowing content of this class and ample amounts of whiskey, students can use the $5 they spend on this class as a credit towards Baratunde's new book, How To Be Black shipped to their address of choice when it's released on January 31.
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Baratunde Thurston

Founder at Cultivated Wit
Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics and serves as Director of Digital for The Onion. He has written for Vanity Fair and the UK Independent, hosted Popular Science’s Future Of on Discovery Science and appears on cable news regularly to say smart things in funny ways. Then-candidate Barack Obama called him "someone I need to know." Baratunde travels the world speaking and advising and performs standup regularly in NYC. He resides in Brooklyn, lives on Twitter and has over 30 years experience being black. His first book, How To Be Black, will be published in February 2012 by Harper Collins.
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