When you've known someone for 20+ years, there are very few things you don't know about them. Chances are you aren't gonna have a friend since elementary school tell you they moonlighted as a trapeze artist to pay for college.
"Drag your .pptx or .docx files onto Stuffit Expander or Stuffit Deluxe, if you own it. Then navigate to the ppt folder, then media folder. Inside the media folder are all the images PowerPoint uses. If using Stuffit Deluxe, drag the media folder to where you want it extracted. If using Stuffit Expander, you already have the original files extracted."
Nice StuffIt! I didn't know you could do that!