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A new play from 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. DEATH BY POWERPOINT premiered at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival and is available for bookings at theaters, trade shows, conferences and corporate events. Info at www.ZapPictures.com

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  • 1. a new play by JFRobinson Booking Info at www.ZapPictures.com

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