I found this article written up by Caleb Mason, a professor of Law from the Southwestern Law School in southern California. Basically he goes thru the song and writes a synopsis on the legal choices that Jay-Z makes throughout the song. Pretty cool and really freakin interesting.
For anyone in a sales driven job, Glengarry Glen Ross is a must watch movie. One of the most motivational speeches you can find to fire up your sales force is given by Alec Baldwin. Here’s a transcript I found of it online done by a David Mamet. In this scene, Blake (Alec Baldwin) is confronting the employees of a tough Chicago real-estate office, Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon), Ed Moss (Ed Harris) and George Aaronow (Alan Arkin) while their unsympathetic supervisor John Williamson (Kevin Spacey) looks on.
I remember once… years ago. I was walking out a door…. I’d been having a conversation and I… was walking out the door, and this guy. He said to me… “Chris!” and I… I stopped.. and I turned.. and he said. “Be careful.” And I never forgot… that. It…. comes back to me often… Be careful…. That was good. advice.
What doesn’t come in a can anymore?