Juliann Fraser

Modern photography is the woman’s Panopticon

A pimple here, a dark circle there. I would never dream of getting plastic surgery, but I have doctored a few physical flaws for the sake of a photo…

sugar substitute or embalming fluid

I don’t know how many cans of Diet Coke my father-in-law drinks in a day, but it’s a lot. He has Type 2 Diabetes and is understandably…

whats next kelloggs organic froot loops

I buy the stuff every week; I’m what you’d call a loyal customer. Even so, I’m not completely sold on PC Organics.

tragic death sold cheaply to an eager public

Not since Princess Diana, have the tabloids been blessed with such a sensational celebrity death. Anna Nicole Smith died mysteriously February 8 in…

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Exxon Mobil bilks the world for record profit Forty billion dollars. That’s 40 with nine zeros — $40, 000,000,000.

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The cancer industry is big business — and we’re running it for them You don’t make friends by criticizing fundraisers with names…

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Gore documentary has its own ‘inconvenient truth’ In the documentary film An Inconvenient Truth, former US Vice President Al Gore makes…

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You can’t buy your way out of New Year’s resolutions When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, shopping is too often the…

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While Christmas hypnotizes, the immune preserve democracy I wanted to reserve my last column before the Big Day for a last shot at Christmas…

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There’s something in the air that makes me crave ice cream You knew she was a cool customer, maybe even cold-hearted.

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‘Tis the season to shop for blocks Leave your senses at home and grab your credit cards. ‘Tis the season for normal, responsible adults…

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The beloved wienie is finally getting roasted For a moment, let’s be frank about hot dogs. 1) They are fattening.

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Don’t be a ‘jackass’ — be kind, and go with the flow This winter, I want out.

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SAAN recalls T-shirt that turns tweens into tramps You have a 13-year-old daughter. She’s the apple of your eye and you wonder if she’s…

In a garden of earthly delights, why are you feasting on Frankenfruits?

BORN TO SHOP Not digging your fruits and veggies these days? Did the gargantuan carrot from your fridge look and taste like one the wooden fence…

Some girls just wanna have good, clean, secondhand fun

BORN TO SHOP One morning, a few months ago, you may have been wakened by that anthem of feminine frivolity, Cyndi Lauper’s Girls Just Wanna to…

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Local policies stink of dirty laundering In the Yukon, visiting dignitaries are given a lapel pin. This spring, Chinese emissaries who accepted…