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All I want for Christmas is this New York Times correction.

Cultural critic Wesley Morris wrote a smart essay on Mariah Carey’s decades-long dominance of the holiday season, but he did made a crucial mistake:

In case some of that went over your head, this should help clear things up. Here is Mariah’s spoiled-brat alter ego Bianca, fighting with regular Mariah in the music video for “Heartbreaker.” (God bless 1999.)

“Mimi,” on the other had, isn’t an alter ego at all—just a personal nickname (cf. “Emancipation of”). 

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