DEATH BY POWERPOINT - Slides for new stage comedy

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Four professional TED Talks-style "thought-leaders" will attempt to destroy cherished beliefs you hold dear by making life-changing presentations as they compete for PowerPoint immortality. “Presentation Culture” hits the stage in this comic and delightfully existential attack on beliefs that 21st century moderns may hold dear. DEATH BY POWERPOINT premiered at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival and is available for bookings at theaters, trade shows, conferences and corporate events.

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DEATH BY POWERPOINT - Slides for new stage comedy

  1. 1. a new play by JFRobinson Booking Info at www.ZapPictures.com
  2. 2. Death By Powerpoint These are the slides that accompany the play, “Death By PowerPoint” produced by ZapPictures. Four professional TED Talks-style "thought-leaders" will attempt to destroy cherished beliefs you hold dear by making life-changing presentations as they compete for PowerPoint immortality. “Presentation Culture” hits the stage in this comic and delightfully existential attack on beliefs that 21st century moderns may hold dear. This timely comedy runs 55 minutes and is available for bookings at theaters, conventions and corporate events. Contact Info@ZapPictures.com “TED Talks-skewering!” CNN
  3. 3. Welcome! 23rd Annual National Global Influencers Finals influencers NGINational Global Influencers
  4. 4. SHINE, BABYSHINE Presentation by LUCY V.
  5. 5. YOU ARE NOT GOOD ENOUGH
  6. 6. 7billion humans
  7. 7. Being “Historically Exceptional” 1 in 3.5 Billion Being Hit By Space Debris 1 in 2.9 Billion Source: Stanford University Rotheberg School of Advanced Staticics
  8. 8. “Sustained, Life-Long Happiness”* *Study, Oxford University - Respect - Confidence - Relationship/Family Satisfaction - Sense of Well-Being - Lack of Anxiety/Depression - Fulfilment of Goals
  9. 9. Listed happiness as their greatest goal 00.27%
  10. 10. “Average Person - Real Happiness” *University of Heidelberg 1in 23,000 *
  11. 11. “College Educated Happiness” 86,0001in
  12. 12. “College Educated - Married Men” 127,0001in
  13. 13. You are not very SMART
  14. 14. You are not very BEAUTIFUL
  15. 15. You are not very STRONG
  16. 16. You intimidate NO ONE
  17. 17. You Think You Are A Pathetic Loser
  18. 18. SV334-T
  19. 19. People 22 to 39 with HIGH IQ more likely to be UNHAPPY 21/2 times *Study, Cornell University *
  20. 20. People 22 to 39 with HIGH IQ more likely to be UNEMPLOYED 1.54 times * *Study, Cornell University
  21. 21. ETERNAL TRUTH
  22. 22. SECRET ETERNAL TRUTH
  23. 23. This is NOT You!
  24. 24. Only one YOU
  25. 25. WHY I AM AMAZING
  26. 26. DIDYOU BELIEVE ME?
  27. 27. I DID
  28. 28. NOW GO FORTH
  29. 29. SHINE, BABYSHINE Presentation by LUCY V.
  30. 30. Presenter #1 87 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  31. 31. 23rd Annual National Global Influencers Finals influencers NGINational Global Influencers
  32. 32. YOU believe LIFE is hard Presentation by MARK K.
  33. 33. YOU SHOULD believe LIFE is EASY
  34. 34. THE STRESS
  35. 35. LIFE is EASY
  36. 36. Sheepful Bliss
  37. 37. SUPER HEROS
  38. 38. TOP FIVE REASONS TO BE A SHEEP
  39. 39. #1: The feeling of FAILURE is more painful that the slight tinge of REGRET for not trying
  40. 40. #2: Sheepdom means lower expectations for your life, but lower stress & ZERO fear of failure
  41. 41. #3: Your only real job is to BE
  42. 42. #4: Without the SELF-LOATHING that always accompanies failed ambition, you can finally LIKE yourself
  43. 43. #5: If you have any REGRETS at the end of your life, they will be numbed by the morphine anyway
  44. 44. presentation by MARK K.
  45. 45. Presenter #2 82 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  46. 46. Presenter #1: 87 points Presenter #2: 82 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  47. 47. 23rd Annual National Global Influencers Finals influencers NGINational Global Influencers
  48. 48. You Believe You Have FREE WILL Presentation by JOAN M.
  49. 49. 420 CALORIES 46% SATURATED FAT
  50. 50. Mom
  51. 51. Man
  52. 52. FREE WILL
  53. 53. Presentation by JOAN M.
  54. 54. Presenter #3 83 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  55. 55. Presenter #1: 87 points Presenter #2: 82 points Presenter #3: 83 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  56. 56. 23rd Annual National Global Influencers Finals influencers NGINational Global Influencers
  57. 57. Matthew R.
  58. 58. Presentation by Matthew R. “The Shortest Distance Between A & B is a Straight Line” Champion 22nd National NGI Finals
  59. 59. from We Want to Go to A B
  60. 60. is the Essential Cosmic Flow of the Sideways Universe
  61. 61. Sideways
  62. 62. LOSANGELES
  63. 63. NEWYORK
  64. 64. CHICAGO
  65. 65. PARIS
  66. 66. BERLIN
  67. 67. HONGKONG
  68. 68. MEXICOCITY
  69. 69. LONDON
  70. 70. DEAD
  71. 71. 20MILLION
  72. 72. CONCENTRATION CAMP DEATHS Before/After WWII
  73. 73. EXECUTIONS ’39-’52
  74. 74. DEPORTATION DEATHS ’39-’52
  75. 75. ETHNIC CLEANSING ’41-’44
  76. 76. ASSASINATIONS ’44-’52
  77. 77. UKRAINE FAMINE ’32-’33
  78. 78. 30PERDAY THOUSAND
  79. 79. 5820+YEARS THOUSAND
  80. 80. 60IN2DAYS THOUSAND
  81. 81. SIX MILLION 2YEARS
  82. 82. 43MILLION
  83. 83. COMRADE STEEL
  84. 84. from Getting Usto A B
  85. 85. Getting LAID
  86. 86. Sideways
  87. 87. Sideways
  88. 88. Matthew R. Presentation by
  89. 89. Presenter #4 86 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  90. 90. Presenter #1: 87 points Presenter #2: 82 points Presenter #3: 83 points Presenter #4: 86 points encers NGINational Global Influencers
  91. 91. Presenter #1 WINNER encers NGINational Global Influencers LUCY V.
  92. 92. 24th Annual National Global Influencers Finals Akron, Ohio influencers NGINational Global Influencers See you next year at the

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