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February 26, 2007

Take a break with our favorite Pole, who's featured in John Kenyon's Monday Interview series. Swierczy talks about love bites and his brief stint as a would be bank robber. Basically what you woke up dying to know this week.

February 21, 2007

On President's Day, the esteemed Chef John Doherty traded in his expert Waldorf=Astoria team of seven chefs de cuisine, 10 sous-chefs, and 110 cooks for Al Roker and Ann Curry on the Today Show.
Chef Doherty reveals Presidential favorites and also whips up Moroccan Grilled Spicy Lamb Chops. We can smell the sizzle already!

February 13, 2007

Can't give agents cookies for every deal, or else they might end up with a problem (and looking not nearly as dapper).

February 8, 2007

Harvard material

This month's issue of the Harvard Business Review includes their "Breakthrough Ideas for 2007".
# 1 Accidental influentials (Malcolm Gladwell)
# 2 Entrepreneurial Japan
# 3 Brand Magic (Harry Potter)
# 4 Algorithms in business
# 5 Hope as a leadership tool
# 6 User-centered innovation
# 7 Partial continuous attention
# 8 Private Equity
Check out this incredibly kickass news. Greg Rucka is going to the Silver screen!

February 1, 2007 book smell

GOSPEL TRUTHS are rediscovered. The paperback has been re-released by Bantam in anticipation of the sequel THE GOD MACHINE, which will be published in 2008.

"Sandom's masterful first novel, based on a true incident, spins a complicated web of corruption, greed, and deception that connects international banking, high Vatican officials, notorious fascist scoundrels, and the London police...By turns contemplative, descriptive, and emotive, this mixture of mystery and intrigue reveals intense preparation and fine writing." - Library Journal