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Saturday, February 25 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Join 5 people who claim to make music as they discuss their craft in the context of large existential questions, humbling moments, and global capitalism.

Moderators
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Paul DeGeorge

Paul is a fandom innovator. He plays in Harry and the Potters, co-founded the Harry Potter Alliance, and created the Golden Snitchwich. He plays bass in Hank Green's band, the Perfect Strangers, and he and his wife Meredith own and operate a gallery and shop – Wonder Fair – in lovely downtown Lawrence, Kansas. He and his brother Joe also write and produce The Cephalopodcast, a podcast hosted by a lonely giant squid.

Speakers
avatar for Jon Cozart

Jon Cozart

A graduate of UT’s film school, Jon Cozart applied his teachings to help him skyrocket to viral stardom with his comedic YouTube videos. In only five years, Cozart has gained worldwide fame, amassing over 3.6 million subscribers and over 300 million lifetime video views with just 30 videos. Jon’s success stems from blending pop culture and current affairs as made evident from his Disney parody, “After Ever After” which has... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Fairweather

Lauren Fairweather

Lauren Fairweather is a video content creator, handmade business owner, and indie musician. She has produced and starred in YouTube content for HGTV Handmade, Simplicity, DoSomething.org, and the Harry Potter Alliance. You might also recognize her from the collaborative channel fiveawesomegirls! Over the last decade, Lauren has performed her original music inspired by books in Canada, the UK, and nearly every continental US state. She also runs... Read More →
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Andrew Huang

Andrew Huang is a Toronto-based musician working in a huge range of genres, with a discography of over 30 albums. He is best known for performing absurd musical feats on YouTube - watch him rap in five languages, use fruit to control music software, or play a song with only balloons as his instruments.
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Meghan Tonjes

Leading the #bootyrevolution on Instagram, Meghan is a body-positive musician and vlogger. Featured on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Meghan tackles issues of self-love, confidence and growing up in both her videos and songs. She is also a featured vocalist on Hoodie Allen's album, Happy Camper, and the host of SEXish (release date still to be announced), a sex-positive and inclusive sex-ed series produced by Morgan Spurlock/Warrior... Read More →
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George Watsky

George Watsky is a poet, rapper and author from San Francisco, California. After appearing on the final seasons of Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry on HBO in 2007, Watsky began building an online following that has led to five international headlining tours, festival appearances at Bumbershoot, Outside Lands, the Vans Warped Tour, Soundset, Wireless, and hundreds of millions of video views. His recent essay collection, How To Ruin Everything... Read More →


Saturday February 25, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 210

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