One that im looking forward too : The story of Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
I am looking forward to this one, its based on the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game ;
What is it about?
Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only “the single most influential baseball book ever” (Rob Neyer, Slate) but also what “may be the best book ever written on business” (Weekly Standard).
I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been rejected as unfit for the big leagues, who had turned themselves into one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball. But the idea for the book came well before I had good reason to write it—before I had a story to fall in love with. It began, really, with an innocent question: how did one of the poorest teams in baseball, the Oakland Athletics, win so many games?
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He reminds me of last years runners up Adam Lambert minus the over the top showmanship.
During the Hollywood week, Andrew Garcia performed his own rendition of “Straight Up” which was brilliant in my view. Im predicting he goes far when the season proper starts and even tipping him to win it!
You can follow @andrewagarcia on twitter
A R Rahman wins first golden globe for Slumdog millionaire. This is a long overdue award for the music genius who has now marked his involvement in Hollywood after years in India. Congrats!
Jimmy Choo shoes are infamous on songs and celebrities around the world using his shoes. But did you know that he is Malaysian??
Datuk Jimmy Choo hopes to open his dream Couture Shoe Academy in Malaysia.
“It has to be well-planned and reputable. Once it is established, the academy can be licensed all over the world on the Jimmy Choo label,”
Jimmy Choo Ltd to Equinox Luxury Holdings Ltd in 2001, Choo now spends more time at his London-based Jimmy Choo Couture house at 18 Connaught Street, designing shoes for the British royal family and celebrities including Hollywood actress Katie Holmes and her husband Tom Cruise.
Did you know that US First Lady Michelle Obama chose a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes for her husband Barrack Obama’s inauguration ceremony. It doesnt get any bigger than that!
So Malaysians, this is a example that we should look up too and since he is opening a acedemy locally…Aspiring designers have a opportunity to learn from the best and he is a home grown talent!!
Hollywood is calling for all AMERICAN’s to go out and vote! Im not American but pleas do the world a favour and go out and vote because like it or not, your decision impacts the world and as much as Americans needs this change, the world needs this change! EVERY VOTE COUNTS SO GO VOTE !