Lectures

Have a look at this variety of speakers currently hitting the circuit. Call or email for a comprehensive list of options.

Artist Avail / Comments
50 Cent available
Aaron McGruder The Boondocks
Abby Wambach U.S. soccer star
Adam Richman Man v. Food; avail for cooking demos
Afeni Shakur mother of Tupac
Affion Crockett available
Al Gore available
Al Pacino available
Al Sharpton available
Alan Cumming available
Alec Baldwin available
Alicia Silverstone available
Allyson Felix U.S. Olympic track star
Amanda Beard Olympic swimming champion
Amber Riley Glee star speaks and performs a cappella
America Ferrera Ugly Betty
Amy Sedaris available
Anderson Cooper lecture with video clips  
Andre Agassi available
Andrew Bird lecture + musical performance
Andrew Jenks available
Andrew Luck available
Andrew Sullivan The Dish blogger
Andrew Zimmern Bizarre Foods
Andy Cohen Bravo exec / host
Andy Samberg Saturday Night Live, The Lonely Island
Angela Davis available
Ann Coulter available
Anna Lappe available
Anthony Hamilton also avail to speak + perform
Antwone Fisher available Exclusive
Arianna Huffington available
Arnold Schwarzenegger available
Arturo Sandoval lecture + musical performance
Ashley Judd available
Augusten Burroughs available
Baratunde Thurston web editor of The Onion
Barbara Corcoran available
Bear Grylls Man vs. Wild
Ben Folds lecture + musical performance
Ben Mezrich The Social Network based on his book
Ben Stein available
Bernie Williams lecture + musical performance
Bethenny Frankel available
Bill Bryson available
Bill Cowher available
Bill Hader Saturday Night Live
Bill Maher available
Bill Nye

The Science Guy

Bill O’Reilly available
Bill Rancic The Apprentice
Bill Walton available
Billy Corgan lecture + musical performance
Biz Stone Twitter co-founder
Bob Costas available
Bob Knight available
Brad Goreski The Rachel Zoe Project
Bret Michaels available
Brian Cashman GM of The NY Yankees
Bruce Jenner available
Bud Selig Commissioner of Major League Baseball
Buddy Valestro Cake Boss
Calvin Klein incorporates multimedia of his iconic, revolutionary ad imagery
Cameron Hughes available
CeeLo Green also available to speak on creativity in business
Chad Ochocinco available
Charles Barkley available
Charlie Rose available
Chazz Palminteri available
Chelsea Clinton speaks on human rights and global poverty
Cheryl Hines education advocate
Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger available
Chris Berman available
Chris Evert available
Chris Gardner available
Christian Siriano available
Christie Heffner former CEO of Playboy
Clive Barker available
Cody Lundin Discovery Channel's Dual Survival.  Speaks on Survival and Sustainability.
Colin Cowherd available
Common also avail to speak + perform
Condoleezza Rice available
Connie Chung available
Cornel West available
Cory Booker Mayor of Newark, NJ
Craig Newmark Founder of Craigslist
Crispin Glover available
Cuba Gooding, Jr. available
Dakota Meyer Medal of Honor recipient
Dan Savage It Gets Better; sex advice columnist
Danica Patrick available
Dara Torres Olympic swimming champion
Darrell Hammond can address abusive childhood and resulting drug and alcohol addiction
Darren Aronofsky film director
Dave Barry available
David Axelrod Senior Strategist, Obama Re-election Campaign
David Blaine available
David Duchovny available
David Javerbaum The Daily Show former Exec. Producer
David Rockefeller Jr. philanthropist, ocean conservationist
Davis Guggenheim director of Oscar-winning doc An Inconvenient Truth; Waiting for Superman
Debbie Allen dance legend
Derek Hough Dancing with the Stars
Desmond Howard available
Diablo Cody director of Juno
Diane Nash Freedom Rider
Dick Vitale available
Digger Phelps available
Dom Sagolla Twitter co-creator
Don Shula available
Don Yeager available
Donald Fehr available
Donna Brazile available
Donny Deutsch available
Doris Kerns Goodwin available
Doug Ellin Entourage creator
Dr. Henry Louis Gates available
Drew Brees available
Drew Rosenhaus NFL agent Exclusive
Duff Goldman Ace of Cakes
Dustin Lance Black won Oscar for Milk screenplay; founding member, American Foundation for Equal Rights
Ed Begley, Jr. available
Ed Burns available
Ed Helms available
Ed Rendell Former Governor of PA
Ed Schultz available
Eddie George available
Eli Manning available
Eliott Spitzer available
Elisabeth Hasselbeck available
Eric Spoelstra Miami Heat Head Coach
Eric Stonestreet Modern Family
Erik Weihenmayer blind mountain climber
Erin Andrews available
Erin Brockovich available
Eugene Levy available
Fantasia available
Felicia Day available
Fonzworth Bentley available
Forest Whitaker available
Fran Lebowitz available
Gary Vaynerchuk available
Geena Davis available
Gene Simmons founder of Kiss
George Foreman available
George P. Bush available
Georges St-Pierre MMA fighter addresses overcoming bullying as a kid
Gina Gershon available
Giuliana Rancic E! host is a cancer survivor
Glen E. Friedman skate, punk, hip-hop photographer
Grandmaster Flash lecture + musical performance
Greg Anthony available
Greg Louganis Olympic diving champion
Guy Fieri available
Harry Belafonte legendary entertainer and social activist
Harry Shearer available Exclusive
Harry Shum, Jr. Glee actor avail to speak and sing/dance
Hector Elizondo available
Henry Rollins spoken word
Hilary Swank available
Hope Solo U.S. soccer star
Howard Dean available
Howard Wasdin SEAL Team Six
Hulk Hogan appearance includes rare video footage
Ian Schrager hotel developer
Ice Cube available
Ice-T available
Ilyasah Shabazz Malcolm X’s daughter
India.Arie Songversation also available - spoken word + performance
Iranian Hikers all three together
Isabella Rossellini Fall 2013 - Green Porn performance
Ishmael Beah former Sierra Leonean child soldier
Ivanka Trump and/or Donald Trump Jr.
J.R. Martinez Dancing with the Stars; Iraq War Vet
Jack Hanna lecture with animals
Jack McBrayer 30 Rock
Jack Welch former GE Chairman
Jalen Rose available
James Cameron available
James Carville former lead strategist for Bill Clinton
James Franco available
James Frey available
James Lipton Inside the Actor’s Studio
James Van Praagh Ghost Whisperer
Jane Goodall April 2013
Jason Alexander spoofs a motivational speaker
Jason Reitman film director
Jay Sean also avail to speak + perform
Jeff Gordon available
Jeff Van Gundy available
Jeffrey Wright changing perceptions of Africa
Jeremy Piven available
Jerry Rice available
Jerry Springer available
Jerry West available
Jersey Shore available
Jesse Eisenberg available
Jesse Jackson available
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Modern Family, LGBT
Jim Abbott one-handed pitcher
Jim Calhoun UConn coach
Jim Cramer Mad Money
Jim James My Morning Jacket – can conduct clinic
Jim McGreevey Former Governor of NJ
Jim Rome available
Jimmy Johnson available
Jodi Picault available
Joe Montana available
Joe Pantoliano available
Joe Torre available
John Calipari Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach
John Cusack available
John Hodgman stand-up, sketch, ukelele
John Irving available
John Krasinksi The Office
John Legend also avail to speak + perform
John Leguizamo available
John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
John Madden available
John McEnroe available
John Perkins available
John Singleton film director
John Slattery Mad Men
John Waters film director
Jon Huntsman available
Jon Lovett Obama speechwriter
Jon Meacham available
Jonathan Banks Breaking Bad
Jose Canseco available
Joseph Gordon-Levitt interactive multimedia format
Joseph Kennedy II available
Joseph Wilson available
Josh Radnor How I Met Your Mother star
Joss Whedon The Avengers director
Joy Behar available
Julie Bowen Modern Family
Julie Taymor theater director
K’Naan also avail to speak + perform
Kara DioGuardi American Idol
Karl Rove available
Katheryn Bigelow first woman to win Oscar for Best Director
Kathleen Reichs available
Katie Couric available
Katie Linendoll Chic Geek
Keith Olbermann available
Ken Burns documentarian
Ken Jeong The Hangover, Community
Kenny Smith NBA on TNT
Kerry Washington available
Kevin Bacon available
Kevin Connolly Entourage
Kevin Costner solo or with band
Kevin Powell available
Kevin Smith film director
Kevin Spacey available
Kim Kardashian available
KRS-One lecture + musical performance
L.A. Reid available
Laila Ali available
Lance Bass available
Larry King available
Larry Wilmore The Daily Show
Lawrence O’Donnell available
Lee Daniels Oscar-winning director of Precious
Lena Dunham Creator or HBO's Girls
Leonard Nimoy Spock
LeVar Burton

Reading Rainbow

Liam Hemsworth The Hunger Games
Lily Tomlin available
Lindsey Vonn Olympic ski champion
Lisa and Laura Ling Laura was detained in North Korea
LL Cool J available
Lonnie Ali Muhammad’s wife
Louis Gossett, Jr. available
Ludacris also avail to speak + perform
Lynn Nottage available
Madeline Albright first woman U.S. Secretary of State
Mae Jemison first black women in space
Magic Johnson available
Margaret Cho available
Maria Bartiromo available
Maria Sharapova available
Mario Cuomo Former Governor of NY
Mark Boal screenwriter of Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty
Martin Luther King III available
Martina Navratilova available
Matisyahu Spring.  Also avail to speak + perform.
Matthew Weiner Mad Men creator
Max Weinberg lecture + musical performance
Maya Angelou available
Mayim Bialik Blossom
McKayla Maroney U.S. Olympic gymnast
Mehmet Oz available
Michael Eric Dyson available
Michael Franti and Spearhead also avail to speak + perform
Michael J. Fox available
Michael Kenneth Williams The Wire, Boardwalk Empire
Michael Phelps Olympic swimming champion
Michael Rappaport screens A Tribe Called Quest doc
Michael Savage conservative radio host
Michael Showalter available
Michael Wilbon ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption
Michelle Rhee former chancellor of Wash, DC public schools
Mike and Mike from Mike and Mike in the Morning radio show
Mike Ditka available
Mike Krzyzewski available
Mike Reiss The Simpsons producer
Mike Rowe Dirty Jobs
Mike Tyson available
Mindy Kaling The Office
Miranda July available
Mitch Albom available
Mo’Nique available
Modern Family cast available
MythBusters also, The Build Team
Nasim Pedrad From Tehran to Saturday Night Live
Natalie Coughlin Olympic swimming champion
Natalie Merchant lecture + musical performance
Neil deGrasse Tyson

astrophysicist, visionary

Neil Patrick Harris available
Nev Schulman MTV's Catfish
Nikki Giovanni available
Nina Garcia Project Runway
Oliver Stone Oscar-winning film director
Olivia Munn The Daily Show
Onion hilarious visual presentation by the head writers
Pardon the Interruption ESPN’s Mike Wilbon & Tony Kornheiser
Pat Riley available
Paul Reubens Pee Wee Herman
Paul Shaffer lecture + musical performance
Paul Watson Whale Wars
Paula Abdul available
Pedro Almovodar film director
Pee Wee Herman available
Perez Hilton celebrity blogger
Peter Gammons available
Peyton Manning available
Pharrell Williams speaks on youth empowerment, bullying
Phil Jackson available
Philippe Cousteau available
Project Runway many contestants available
Queen Latifah available
Questlove lecture + musical performance
Rachael Ray available
Rachel Zoe available
Ralph Nader available
Randi Zuckerberg former Facebook Marketing Director
Randy Jackson available
Raven Symone available
Ray Kurzweil futurist
Ray Nagin Former Mayor of New Orleans
Regis Philbin available
Rev Run lecture + musical performance
Rex Ryan available
Rich Kiamco available
Richard Branson available
Richard Dreyfuss available
Rick Pitino available
Ricky Powell slide show by the 4th Beastie Boy
Rob Corddry available
Rob Dyrdek skateboard star
Rob Lowe speaks about addiction
Robert Gibbs former Obama press secretary
Robert Griffin III available
Robert Kirkman The Walking Dead
Robin Roberts available
Robin Wright

shows clips of House of Cards, Princess Bride, Forrest Gump

Rosario Dawson    
Rosie O’Donnell available
Ross Mathews multimedia presentation
Rudy Giuliani Former Mayor of NYC
RuPaul available
Russell Simmons Godfather of Hip-Hop
Ryan Blair gang member to millionaire
Ryan McGinness visual artist
RZA also avail to speak + perform
Sal Giunta first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam
Samantha Bee The Daily Show
Sarah Palin available
Sarah Vowell available
Sean “Diddy” Combs available
Sean Astin available
Serena Wiliams available
Seth MacFarlane Family Guy creator
Shaquille O’Neal available
Shaun White snowboard god
Shepard Fairey Obama poster artist; OBEY
Sherri Shepard available
Sigourney Weaver available
Spencer Tunick available Exclusive
Spike Jonze available
Spike Lee film director
Stacy London TLC's What Not to Wear
Stanley McChrystal former commander of U.S. and int'l forces in Afghanistan
Stephen A. Smith available
Stephen Colbert available
Steve Martin available
Steve Schirripa available
Steve Ward Tough Love
Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple
Steve Young available
Steven Tyler available
SuChin Pak MTV correspondent
Susan Sarandon available
Susan Taylor editor-in-chief of Essence
Suzan-Lori Parks playwright
Suze Orman available
Sylvester Stallone available
Talib Kweli also avail to speak + perform
Tavis Smiley available
Ted Danson ocean conservationist
Terrence Howard Red Tails talk, about the Tuskegee Airmen
Terry Bradshaw available
Texts From Last Night available
Tim Gunn Project Runway
Tim Robbins available
Todd McShay available
Todd Phillips The Hangover director
Tom Brokaw available
Tom Green comedic innovator, cancer survivor
Tom Morello lecture + musical performance
Tony Hawk skateboard legend
Tony Hsieh Zappos CEO
Tony LaRussa available
Tucker Carlson available
Ty Burrell Modern Family
Ty Pennington available
Van Jones available
Venus Williams available
Verne Troyer Mini-Me
Vinny Guadagnino Jersey Shore
Waleed Rashad Co-Founder, Egypt's April 6 Youth Movement
Walter Isaacson Steve Jobs biographer
Wayne Gretzky available
Wendy Williams available
Werner Herzog film director
Wes Craven horror film director
Whitney Port available
Whoopi Goldberg available
Will Arnett available
Will Forte available
Will Reiser screenwriter and subject of cancer film, 50/50
will.i.am speaks on education - sciences/tech; he's Intel's Director of Creative Innovation
William Shatner available
Wilmer Valderrama available
Wiz Khalifa also available to lecture
Woody Harrelson available
Wyclef Jean also avail to speak + perform
Xeni Jardin Boing Boing
Zach Braff available
Zach Quinto Star Trek's "Spock" / Heroes' "Sylar"; addresses homophobia and bullying