Shark Tank Recap: Scalability issues hammer Priority One Canine, Man-Pack (11/7/14)

Business scaling became a big issue on Shark Tank tonight where we saw the Sharks putting sense on why enterprises with a limited capacity to grow within a short or mid-term time frame can be counter-productive to the time and effort of investors. In the case of Priority One Canine and Man-Pack, the Sharks found limited potential in the services and products offered. Find out why in our recap of the episode. Wade & Lori Morrells’ Priority One Canine. The Morrells are in the business of providing customized security training for canines. They currently charge different rates based on various…

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The Biggest Loser Recap: Halfway point shows Rob Guiry’s benevolence & 109-pound weight loss (11/6/14)

Week 9 on The Biggest Loser: Glory Days became the halfway point for the contestants in the ranch and were treated to the company of NFL legends Michael Irvin, Donald Driver and Willie McGinest. Their presence and inspirational talks pumped up the contestants both in terms of their weight goals and values. I consider the Red Team’s Rob Guiry (photo in this recap) as this week’s biggest winner, not only for achieving an astounding number at the weigh-in but largely due to his empathy for a competitor. Rob heartily gave up his prize and let Lori Harrigan-Mack get the chance to…

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The Voice Recap: Post-knockouts team appraisal & potential front-runners (11/4/14)

The live rounds of The Voice will commence next week and foremost to any fan’s mind is speculating on who can be this season’s winning coach. Last season, Usher became a game changer after toppling years of dominance by veteran mentors Adam Levine (photo in this recap) and Blake Shelton. Can either Pharrell Williams or Gwen Stefani repeat the same feat? The answer, so far, lies on the vocal strength and charm of the artists although a big percentage definitely depends on how their musicality will be guided by their respective coaches. Here’s a quick appraisal of the teams and…

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The Voice Recap: Anita Antoinette-Craig Wayne Boyd pairing is a mismatch made in heaven! (11/3/14)

Yes, you read the title right! In The Voice’s knockout performances tonight, the show really saved the best for last: the sing-off between reggae mistress Anita Antoinette and country rocker Craig Wayne Boyd (his photo in this recap). On paper, the two contestants’ pairing strayed from the usual same-genre battle but it may have been that mismatch which allowed each to just perform out of their comfort zone and embrace new changes. Generally, tonight’s routines unveiled prospects on the kind of music genre the artists can embark on in the future. Some have established what they are capable of early…

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The Voice Recap: Was it a knockout for R&B singer Elyjuh Rene? (10/28/14)

Night 2 of The Voice’s Knockout Rounds was short yet not so sweet relative to the first batch of performers. The coaches’ ultimate decisions were still anchored on potential which led to instances of raised eyebrows and palpable looks of shock. So, song choice may be wrong but it doesn’t necessarily mean one’s downfall. Take the case of R&B vocalist Elyjuh Rene and how he sealed his fate with a Chris Brown song. How did it end? Read on in our recap of today’s episode. Team Pharrell’s Elyjuh Rene (photo in this recap) and Ricky Manning  were paired based on…

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