A $75,000 recipe, China’s “illegal” pork ban, and Meryl’s Julia Child impression
• To brighten up this Wednesday morning, here’s Meryl Streep doing an awesome Julia Child impression for the upcoming movie Julie and Julia. This almost makes up for Mamma Mia! Almost. [YouTube]
• Loblaws’ profit increased by a whopping 73 per cent in the first quarter of 2009, meaning the grocery giant made $109 million in the last three months alone. Somewhere, Galen Weston is celebrating with some non-PC brand wine. [CP]
• The feds are calling out China for banning Alberta pork; Bob Rae adds that it’s “more than disappointing” and “illegal.” At least in this case, the politicians are encouraging others to get at the pork. [Globe and Mail]
• An Oklahoma man reportedly stumbled upon the original recipe for Dr. Pepper hidden in a book in an antique shop. He bought the book for $200, and it is expected to fetch up to $75,000 (U.S.) when it goes up for auction later this month. [New York Post]
• The executive chef of Toronto’s Island Yacht Club, Philman George, is set to do a guest residency at a resort in Bermuda. Boaters take heart, though: he’s not leaving until November. [Businesswire]
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TOTAL LIFETIME GROSSES
Domestic: $144,130,063 23.9%
+ Foreign: $458,479,424 76.1%
= Worldwide: $602,609,487
This movie sank the titanic to become the top grossing film in England and it repeated its record with the sale of the DVD.
Also here in the US and worldwide, the movie and the DVD remain one of the top 7 grossing films in 2008.
Added to that, Meryl added to her already large arsenal of starts millions of younger fans, many of whom are teenagers to way past her age, including, yours truly, another freshly minted fan and my two teenage daughter.
So Karon Lui, who wants Meryl to make up for Mamma Mia!??????!!!!! Certainly not Meryl Streep and her millions of fans who could not get enough of this movie!
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