Jimmy Dean was a Grammy Award-winning country musician, actor, television host and entrepreneur. He owned a hog-butchering company that he sold to Sara Lee.
Born in 1953 in Seattle, Washington, Paul Allen met fellow Lakeside School student and computer enthusiast Bill Gates when Allen was 14 and Gates was 12. Less than a decade later, in 1975, college drop-outs Allen and Gates founded Microsoft. Allen resigned after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in 1983, and today continues to pursue other business, … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Paul Allen
Actor and comedian Robin Williams was known for his fast-paced, improvisational performance style and for his performances in films like Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society.
Leo Tolstoy, Tolstoy also spelled Tolstoi, Russian in full Lev Nikolayevich, Graf (count) Tolstoy, (born August 28 [September 9, New Style], 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Tula province, Russian Empire—died November 7 [November 20], 1910, Astapovo, Ryazan province), Russian author, a master of realistic fiction and one of the world’s greatest novelists. Tolstoy is best known for his two longest works, War and Peace (1865–69)
RATING: 3/5 DIRECTOR: David Frankel A position at Runway fashion magazine is the credit that you want on your CV and resume. Miranda Priestly (Streep) is the editor and needs a new personal assistant. A new journalist graduate in Andy Sachs (Hathaway) enters the scene as the naive newbie on the block. She's the laughing … Continue reading The Devil Wears Prada (2006) “No, No. That Wasn’t A Question.”
Jack Welch grew to fame in the business world through his management success and skills during his many years at General Electric. Welch turned the struggling slow moving giant of a company into a dynamic growth company revered by many. During his 20 years of leadership at General Electric (GE) Welch increased the value of … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jack Welch
Arnold Schwarzenegger first gained fame as a body builder, using that as a launching point to become a huge Hollywood star and, later, the governor of California.
In this talk from TED University 2009, veteran rock climber Matthew Childs shares nine pointers for rock climbing. These handy tips bear on an effective life at sea level, too. https://www.ted.com/talks/matthew_childs_9_rules_of_rock_climbing
Paul Weller is the co-founder of music bands ‘The Jam’ and ‘Style Council’, and following the dissolution of these groups he went on to establish himself as a solo artist. Paul Weller was instrumental in the mod revival; which was a popular music genre in the 1970s and 1980s. This led to him being fondly … Continue reading Paul Weller – The Changingman-
DIRECTOR: Sean Penn RATING: 4/5 It's a joy to re watch a film and have it providing you something new upon another viewing. Sean Penn's Into The Wild provides you that satisfaction in this thoughtful film. This film follows the true story of Christopher McCandless (Hirsch), a university graduate who decides to go on "The Great … Continue reading Into The Wild (2007) “Wisdom from a 20 year old Jesus?”