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    Why Magpie? Because I like observing these sleek birds with a tapering tail. And like Magpies, I live with the burden of being a 'chatter', even though I believe that I am rather shy, reserved and unobtrusive :).

    Monday, June 19, 2006

    Awards: 2006 Chicago Tribune Favourite 50

    The staff at Chicago Tribune announce their fourth Annual 'Favourite 50 Magazines' list.

    1) THE ECONOMIST - The best English-language newsweekly.
    2) DWELL - An old-fashioned sense of fun and practicality.
    3) WIRED - Meaty reporting.
    4) THE NEW YORKER - Wonderful writing and reporting.
    5) ESPN THE MAGAZINE - About the people playing the games.
    6) ESQUIRE - Just the right mix of fashion, music, how-to and humor.
    7) CONSUMER REPORTS - The straight scoops on our consumer culture.
    8) BLENDER - The cool kid of rock magazines.
    9) GOURMET - Love it for the worldview it applies to food.
    10) THE ATLANTIC - Keeps us smart and in the know.
    11) MEN'S VOGUE - Knows no, ho..m.o or metr.o.s..ex..ual boundaries.
    12) COOK'S ILLUSTRATED - Consumer Reports for our stomachs.
    13) COTTAGE LIVING - A simple, comfortable, stylish way of life.
    14) MOTHER JONES - Go[es] where other magazines dare not tread.
    15) MEN'S HEALTH - Well-written in-depth essays.

    Read complete article and more detailed reviews of their favourite 50 magazines, or vote for your magazine preference.



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