Who's Who

A selective index to this month's issue

Volume 297 no. 1 / Jan.-Feb. 2006

Adelaide, princess, whooping cough of, 12

Aguilera, Christina, as melisma junkie, 196

Akkad, Moustapha, movie producer, as victim of jihad, 206; "professional schizophrenia" of, 207

Ali, Muhammad, as bargaining chip, 207

Anka, Paul, as "Smells Like Teen Spirit" interpreter, 196

Arioli, Susie, Canadian jazz singer, "yummy" voice of, 198

Auden, W. H., as teen idol, 156

Barnes, Julian, virtuosity of, 179

Barry, Marion, as hostage, 207

Bartoloni, Adriano, as papal paparazzo, 46

Bell, Alexander Graham, Canadian appropriation of, 194

Bennett, Tony, as MTV fixture, 195

Bergoglio, Jorge Maria, cardinal, as papal also-ran, 64-66, 89; as chemist, 89; as rider of the bus, 89

Bernanke, Ben, incoming Fed chair, scrutability of, 15

Bishop, Elizabeth, unpublished poems of, 126; Nova Scotian roots of, 192

Blume, Judy, as sex-ed teacher, 170-173

Brooks, Randy, Nova Scotia PR man, kilt of, 189

Brown, Louise Joy, first test-tube baby, birth of, 91, 133

Bryan, William Jennings, land-use prophecy of, 130

Buchanan, Pat, as culture warrior, 134

Buddha, Ohio residence of, 154

Buffett, Warren, as Cherry Coke consumer, 150

Bush, George W., prospective library of, 120-124

Bush, Jeb, as Vatican emissary, 91

Carey, Mariah, as melisma junkie, 196

Churchill, Winston, as savior of empire, 183; American mother of, 184

Clinton, Bill, moral obesity of, 154

Collins, Billy, star-spangled versifying of, 95

Comfort, Alex, joyful sexologist, as culture warrior, 132

Connery, Sean, as silver-screen Saladin, 206

Connick, Harry Jr., unfulfilled promise of, 197

Cooper, Anderson, as porn-star interrogator, 179

Copeland, Jo, fashion designer, parenting skills of, 169; sweatlessness of, 169

Cowell, Simon, on fame epidemic, 196

Cummings, E. E., star-spangled versifying of, 95

Dick, Philip K., as media critic, 12

Dickinson, Emily, star-spangled versifying of, 94

Dole, Bob, overripeness of, 154

Dukakis, Michael, as ground cover, 154

Dulles, Avery, cardinal, on desert nature of Quebec, 88

Edalji, George, Dreyfusian plight of, 179; as alleged pony mutilator, 179

Edward VIII, buttery likeness of, 183

Evers, Ridgley, on teenage olive oil, 202

Fawcett, Farrah, lackluster nurturing skills of, 169

Flynt, Larry, as Jackie O exhibitor, 46; as culture warrior, 133

Frank, Anne, as sex-ed teacher, 171

Freud, Sigmund, on erotic force of wonder, 22; exile of, 185

Frost, Robert, as JFK honoree, 62; star-spangled versifying of, 94

Gantin, Bernardin, cardinal, royal African roots of, 76

Garritano, Settimo, paparazzo, as undercover gardener, 46; as Jackie O pursuer, 46

Gehry, Frank, cookie-cutter cosmopolitanism of, 161

George V, dubious last words of, 184

Gielgud, John, Bedouin star turn of, 206

Gingrich, Newt, moral obesity of, 154

Gore, Tipper, anti-obscenity listening tour of, 133, 178

Greene, Graham, as Katrina forecaster, 145

Hamilton, Alexander, posthumous ruling of, 49; undemocratic impulses of, 144

Hamza, Luqman, jazz singer, top-shelf diction of, 198

Hardy, Oliver, Jamesian resonances of, 184

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, as war correspondent, 12

Hibbs, Mark, journalist, as nuclear gumshoe, 100-118; intense ordinariness of, 100; professional loneliness of, 102

Horton, Tim, as north-of-the-border doughnut-slinger, 193

Hutton, Barbara, as implicit conquerer of Britain, 187

Hyde, Anthony, as bard of Halifax, 192

Jahn, Helmut, Chicago architect, trademark cape of, 160

Jesus, as Anglophone, 155

John Paul II, as paparazzo target, 46; old brown shoes of, 64; Liberacean fashions of, 72; poor administrative skills of, 80; dubious last words of, 84; mosh-pit memorial of, 84; unclonability of, 90

Jones, Mrs. Bo Jo, as modern-day Hester Prynne, 172, 176

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