Not all TED talks are treated equally. On Monday night’s episode of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert realized that TED only accepted 60-70 speakers out of thousands of candidates, “making it the only organization with more rejected candidates than the Republican party.”
Colbert then premiered “RejecTED Talks,” a segment in which the host could showcase the lecturers who weren’t good enough to have their own TED talk. “Nothing’s not good enough for me,” Colbert said
So who were the rejected lecturers?
One was an older man in a kilt named Angus Macdougal, who channeled Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall,” emphasizing the one simple truth: “If you don’t eat your meat you cannot have any pudding. It’s indisputable. How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?”
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Watch the clip below to see another RejecTED discussion from a child lecturing about what he did on his summer vacation.