This is Lewis Black’s speech at UC San Diego’s Marshall College commencement ceremony in 2013. There are a few take aways from this speech; but I believe the most important take away is “your sense of humor will be your life preserver.” I believe this to be true for college graduates. It’s funny. Life is funny. Learning to laugh at yourself is a personality trait that will keep you sane while applying for jobs after graduation. Learning to laugh at yourself and along with others is the simplest joy that we can experience.