THE ONLY commemorative Michael Jackson issue I bought was the Maclean’s one (“Michael Jackson, his life and art: 1958-2009”). Kudos on an outstanding issue. And thanks to Jaime J. Weinman for his article “The last laugh,” perhaps the most important observation of all on Jackson’s life.
Nora Ephron is a celebrated journalist, author and a writer-director whose movies include Silkwood, Heartburn, When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle. Her latest film, which will be released on Aug. 7, is Julie & Julia, a romantic comedy inspired by Julie Powell’s 2005 book Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen, based on the 36-year-old’s 2002 blog chronicling the year she spent cooking the 524 recipes in Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I.By ANNE KINGSTON8 min
Deflation is the word that strikes fear into the hearts of economists more than any other, and this week it was the one on everybody’s lips. Both Canada and the United States reported that consumer prices slipped into reverse in June. The 0.3 per cent decline in Canada’s consumer prices was the biggest since the 1950s, and the first time the cost of living has dropped from a year earlier since 1994.By STEVE MAICH7 min
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