Monday, November 30, 2009

A Personal Project of Mine Went Better Than I Thought It Would -- But I Hoped It Would -- What A Feeling!

“Take your passion, and make it happen…” – Irene Cara in “What A Feeling,” theme from Flashdance

2Rivers Presents "Kramer vs Kramer"

“I woke up this morning, kept thinking about Billy and I was thinking about him waking up in his room with his little clouds all around that I painted and I thought I should have painted clouds downtown because then he would think that he was waking up at home. I came here to take my son home. And I realized he already is home...” – Meryl Streep as Joanna in Kramer vs Kramer

The "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That" Wal-Mart Secret Weapon

Wal-Mart’s net margin is 3.3% – a bit lethargic compared to its competitors – but it ranks No. 2 in the Fortune 500. Rafi Mohammed, pricing strategy consultant and the author of The Art of Pricing and the forthcoming The 1-Percent Windfall, says in a Harvard Business Review article syndicated in BusinessMirror that:

“A high operating margin doesn’t reflect pricing excellence. In fact, it usually reveals that you’re missing growth opportunities.” But “If you profit margin isn’t a good gauge of pricing effectiveness, what is? Simple. Just find out if your profit is increasing.”

Watch special video People of Wal-Mart. Cartoon courtesy of FargoFirst

Agreeing With Jojo

“Unless the administration takes decisive action to bring the killers of journalists to justice, it cannot escape the criticism that it is tolerating these criminal acts” – United Opposition president and Makati Mayor Jojo Binay, condemning the Maguindanao Massacre

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Part 14 of "Superman II" (My Fault It Was Here When It's Supposed To Be, You Know, THERE

“Frankly, Mr. White, I really don't enjoy television; too much violence. I was just reading Dickens.” – Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent/Superman in Superman II (Photos courtesy of AreaVoices and SceneStealers)

Digitally Re-Mastered "Superman II" Proudly Showing on 2Rivers

“I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way.”

See also “The Unforgettable Love Story of Christopher and Dana Reeve”

and “Why The World Needs Superman”

only on 2Rivers