Ellen Gives High School Seniors an Unforgettable College Surprise

Ellen Gives High School Seniors an Unforgettable College Surprise

There are two high school seniors in the audience today from South Carolina. This is their first trip to Los Angeles. It’s about to be their first appearance on a talk show. Come on down, Jaheem and Darius. [MUSIC PLAYING] Hi. Hi. I’m going to put this you on you here. [INAUDIBLE] And you’re Jaheem? […]

Read More

On Feeling Depressed

On Feeling Depressed

We’re not talking about the extreme, most paralysing, regions of despair – where external medical help is vital. Our target is rather the times when we feel – as indicated by Thoreau’s phrase – mired in moods of ‘quiet desperation’: a large, grey hinterland in which beneath an outward surface of endurance, we feel exhausted, […]

Read More

Hail Cracking Cobra Eggs

Hail Cracking Cobra Eggs

– I think I’m gonna die alone. – Why? – Cuz my heart’s so full of hatred. – I’ll slap you into next month! C’mon! – Please, no! – Come on, get over here! – You’re so mean! – You can have some crackers crackers and water! Pick it up! – No!!! – Pick that […]

Read More