Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Heads-up for 22 December 2010

Ancient Rome Refocused
"I'm the Emperor, and You're Not."
Title - "I'm the Emperor and You're Not." A look at a boy who visits a soothsayer and is foretold of his rise to the emperorship of Rome. A review of the cancelled NBC show KINGS, and a comparison of what it means to be part of the imperial family. The listener then travels back in time (in Mr. Cain's time machine) to interview for the position of emperor. This is the last episode of Season One. The show will return in March.
(review, feed)

Oxford Biographies
Charles Rolls, motor car promoter and aviator; Sir Henry Royce, engineer and motor car designer
Biography of Rolls Royce.
(review, feed)

TED Talks
Why we have too few women leaders - Sheryl Sandberg (2010)
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
(review, feed)



Classic Poetry Aloud
To Celia by Ben Johnson
Johnson read by Classic Poetry Aloud. Giving voice to classic poetry.
(review, feed)
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