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Book Report: True 'Queen of the Nile' much different from silver screen's portrayal

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First it was Claudette Colbert playing Cleopatra back in the '30s. Then came Liz Taylor as the star-crossed Egyptian empress.

Last night I was watching TV and there was a Subway sandwich commercial featuring Cleo. Apparently she kept her hourglass figure by eating foot-long meatball subs and it all, sadly, led to her downfall.

When will this nonsense end? Not too soon for a retired Ohio State professor named Roller.

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