BRAVO TO Maclean’s and John Fraser for having the courage to burst a bubble created by China’s many Western cheerleaders (“Butchers and monsters,” World, April 7). All we are usually force-fed by our media is that China is just about the greatest miracle on earth, and if we just shut up and act nice they’ll stop jailing and executing people for what they think.
If Madame Bovary were recast for the 21st century, its central character would likely end up on Snapped, the popular true-crime program about women who kill. These aren’t atypical female serial killers like Aileen Wuomos, who inspired the Oscar-winning movie Monster.By ANNE KINGSTON7 min
The king of rock ’n’ roll has been dethroned by a pint-sized diva from Long Island who sleeps with 20 humidifiers around her bed at night to preserve her vocal cords. Mariah Carey surpassed Elvis Presley on the all-time list of artists with the most No. l singles to top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 list, with the release of her new song, Touch My Body.
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