TEDsters have a soft spot in their hearts for Ze Frank, the uncategorizable philosopher comic, who made his name with a viral video before becoming a TED regular. Always a maker of merry mischief, Ze offers an annual holiday gift to faithful fans. This year: A dance-worthy hip-hop track called Santa Ain’t Fat. But don’t overlook the ghosts of Christmas past. You can still create a carol (with click-and-drag elves), dial the direct line to Santa’s Elves, or kick it old school with Santa Must Have Been Drinking, the first wholesome holiday hit from Ze Frank’s one-man orchestra.
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To break up a dense (and early) morning session all about Us, performance artist Ze Frank wants to do a quick human test. He asks you to raise your hand when a question applies. Answer honestly. This is a safe space. Ready? Let’s begin: Have you ever eaten a booger long past your childhood? Have you […]
Ze Frank rose to Internet fame in 2001 with his viral video How to Dance Properly, and has been a purveyor of imaginative online comedy ever since. His latest experiment, the show, is posted daily at zefrank.com. In this performance, drawn from the TED2004 archive, he offers the signature blend of comedy, technology and social […]