Jesse Jackson reading Green Eggs & Ham on Saturday Night Live
is everything you need to know about Sales, Marketing & Comedy.
Runtime: 16 minutes
In September 1991, Saturday Night Live honored the passing of Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), by having the Reverend Jesse Jackson make a surprise appearance on the Weekend Update segment where he read the Seuss classic "Green Eggs & Ham".
The unexpected pairing of Jackson's oratory skills and Seuss's words created a legendary comedic performance that Entertainment Weekly recognized as the #1 Political Cameo of all-time on SNL.
In this Ted-style keynote presentation recorded at the 2019 Content Marketing Conference's Comedy Day, Leigh discusses the intersection of comedy and marketing through the lens of this legendary bit by answering these three questions: