Lemonade documentary follows laid off people who then “found their calling”

A new documentary follows 16 people who were laid off, and then found more meaning in their lives. Lemonade is described on its web site as “an inspirational film about 16 advertising professionals who lost their jobs and found their calling, encouraging people to listen to that little voice inside their head that asks, ‘What if?'”

The film, created and produced by Erik Proulx and directed by directed by Marc Colucci, is available on DVD and is also being screened in select cities, including New York City tonight and Chicago early next month.

Here’s the trailer:

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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