April 23, 2007

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EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

BIGDADDY'S ‘SPECIAL’ CLUB

It a way, a conversation between two children overheard just at a ball hockey game. “I didn’t get any the candy this week,” a woman in Edmonton heard a nine-year-old girl say to her younger that brother. “You don’t suck Daddy’s peepee,” the six-year-old replied.
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HOW DOES HE DO IT?

At 19 years old, Sidney Crosby is unquestionably the Next One— the eye-popping puck skills, the studied humility, the precocious self-confidence are all present in the star centre of the Pittsburgh Penguins. So too is the inner fire prized in this game above all else, that thing which lifts a talented player into the realm of immortals like Bobby Orr or Maurice Richard.
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INTERVIEW

Q YOU world about talking extramarital to over people affairs, and discovered that each culture has its own unwritten rules for these relationships. What’s the North American script? A: Americans tend to believe that the most important value in a marriage is honesty, and that couples should be completely honest with each other at all times.
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AN UNSETTLING ORANGE JUMPSUIT

Different case, but were they thinking ‘That’s me if it all goes wrong’?
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REVENGE OF THE CONSIGLIERE

Undermining David Radler’s credibility is harder than it sounds
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music

“It is important as a performer never to underestimate humanity, and therefore never to underestimate audiences,” Kent Nagano was saying. “It is a natural human phenomenon to respond to quality.
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THREE MARRIAGES, ONE HUG PROBLEM

Giuliani leads the GOP pack, but does he have too much baggage?
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NEWSMAKERS

‘IT WOULD BE LIKE ME SAYING I’VE BEEN A LI NINE YEARS OLD’-GOP CONTENDER MIKE I WADE DUBIELEWICZ A KID FROM INVERMERE MAKES THE MOST OF IT During the last NHL off-season, the New York Islanders signed Rick DiPietro, their flashy young goaltender, to a 15-year, US$67.5million contract.
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MAIL BAG

'I agree that the world is not messed up enough. Let’s bash a book that makes people feel better about themselves.’ MIND OVER MATTER I WAS MOST IMPRESSED by your story on brain fitness (“The secret to not losing your marbles,” Science, April 9).
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CALCULATED KILLINGS

Never mind the ‘spring offensive,’ Afghanistan remains a battle of wills
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