Millard I gotta say that this guy does an amazing job at mocking TED talkers' mannerisms. The hand wave at 0:35 slays me.
Hooker C'mon. Amazing? You couldn't possibly have imagined someone doing this? You were amazed by this performance? It's pretty hammy!
Millard I can imagine plenty of people doing it poorly, I guess. I didn't see it as especially hammy - I think you could overlay the text from a real pretentious TED talk and the performance would still fit. It's easy to overplay stuff like this.
That guy I'm with Millard. Just enough ham for me, not too much.
He's also good at the "I'm thinking of this right now [even though I've been practicing this speech for weeks]" type of schtick.
chumbucket For me it was the praying/pondering/smell fingers/hands together move at around 1:22.
Old_Zircon The audience cutaways are really good, too.
chairsforcheap Really? This is basically a perfect representation of an onion article in video format. I'm sorry if i dissed you off when your ass hole aids was actig up , solro. I lruv u prs be my boyfriend ;)
boner They still haven't really topped the actual TED talk where the guy shows the audience how to tie your shoes.
Old_Zircon TED talks are the safety valve that keep the 1% from having to face the reality of what they really are.