Saturday, July 28, 2007

TFATD 27: True Heros, MBAs, and 72 Million Books!

Episode 27 of The Falcon and the Dove: True Heros, MBAs, and 72 Million Books! This week, we cover the past hectic week's news with stories about how to attract more females to MBAs, how animals contribute to the quality of our lives, vegetarian diets, how many Harry Potter books can possibly be sold, and so much more! Enjoy!

- Overview
- Finding ways to boost female MBA students...could universities be more flexible with their schedules for women managing families while still receiving a MBA?
- Want to be healthy, live longer, AND save money? Go vegetarian! It's actually cheaper than you think!
- Michael Vick of the Atlanta Falcons football team could face 6 years in prison as well as fines for dog fighting. We discuss how animals affect our lives, and why they should be treated with the same respect as humans.
- Jake, the hero Labrador retriever, responsible for saving countless lives on 9/11, in the Katrina aftermath, and in other tragedies, has died at the age of 12. We thank and honor him and all the other rescue dogs in the world for their services.
- 19-year old man accused of robbing a bank to pay for his collge tuition. It really has gotten that bad...but we supply alternative ways to help pay for college. One is FastWeb.Com. You can do it!
- Severe rain has been flooding Britain. Their emergency response was incredibly fast, and to those in the United States, even enviable! Our hearts go out to those in the affected areas.
- Is climate change responsible for the floods in Britain? We think so, and give a set of scenarios for action against the climate crisis and inaction.
- Comic Con is going on this passed week! Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto are reprising the character of Spock together in Star Trek XI.
- Johnny Depp will play Barnabas Collins in a movie version of 'Dark Shadows'. Warner Brothers bought the rights from ABC-TV.
- Previews of 'Batman: The Dark Knight' (with Heath Ledger as the Joker) were shown, as well as 'Ironman'. Check out for more information from Comic Con 2007!
- A shattering 72 million copies of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' were sold worldwide in the first 4 days, making it the fastest-selling book in history! 15 million copies were sold worldwide in the first 24 hours! Dove gives her brief, SPOILER-FREE review of the book.
- The Quote of the Week. Who the hottest seats in you-know-where are reserved for.

Download Episode 27 Here! (Length: 1 hour, 12 minutes; Size: 65.8 MB)

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