Honourary degrees are commonly bestowed on either a Capitalist who has built a dining hall, a Communist who has become a Celebrity (in either order) who can bring attention to the school, or local folk who have done some good in the university's greater community.
Readers will need to stay tuned as neither the transcript nor the audio versions are yet available.
However, it involves a certain Canadian do-gooding college drop-out folksinger and a certain Eastern Canadian University.
But I promise you.
It is very, very funny.