Speaker: Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret

May 5, 2010 at 810 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeMay 5, 2010 at 810 p.m.
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The Campus Activities Board along with the Center for Vocational Reflection, and student organization Explore, announce our co-sponsorship to bring speaker and founder of the widely popular PostSecret Project, Frank Warren to Gustavus. This event will be open to all students, faculty and staff for no charge, but requires a ticket. Tickets can be picked up at the SAO Information Desk starting Apr. 12. Tickets will go on sale to the public starting Apr. 26 online at www.gustavustickets.com for $5.00.

Warren has appeared on the Today Show, 20/20, CNN, MSNBC, CBC, NPR, and Fox News. USA Today called Warren, "An award-winning blogger, a first-time author, an artist with a traveling exhibit, a possible documentary subject, the inspiration for a music video and the all-around media ˜it' boy of the moment. eIn 2009, Forbes magazine listed him as the number four most popular "web celeb, ebehind celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, tech blogger Michael Arrington, and Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg.com.

Since the inception of the PostSecret Project in 2004, Warren has published five books. The most current, Confessions on Life, Death, & God, was released on Oct. 6, 2009. His books are a compilation of select postcards containing secrets he receives from people around the world. His other published works include: PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives; My Secret: A PostSecret Book; The Secret Lives of Men and Women: A PostSecret Book; and A Lifetime of Secrets: A PostSecret Book. Warren continues to receive between 100 to 200 postcards everyday which he reads and then uses to update his PostSecret blog every Sunday (receiving 3,000,000 visitors every month) as well as publish in his books.

For more information about this event, please contact the Gustavus Campus Activities Board at 507-933-7583 or Josh Busacker, Campus Activities Board - Speakers Executive.

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TicketsTicket Required for all attendees. No charge for students, faculty, or staff. Tickets can be purchased at the SAO Information Desk or online at www.gustavustickets.com
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PostedApr 17, 2019