We haven't checked in on The Onion's brutal TED Talk parody series, but now's as good a time as any to get caught up. Above is the most recent, a breakdown of farm animal noises with rapidly escalating pretension. And below? Maybe the purest distillation of TED yet.

Ridiculous theme? Check. Absurd invention? Double check. An audience that feels equal parts captivated and captive? Yes, yes, and yes. Ladies and gentlemen, here's Loudness Equals Power:

[The Onion]