'I'm not anti-Semite,' French footballer Anelka says amid row
He also called on "people not to be duped by the media" which were "lumping together things and causing an argument without knowing what the gesture really means". Anelka asserts the gesture was a dedication to a friend, a French comedian named Dieudonne M ...
Fewer Than 400 Blows
In the article, she relates the story of taking a cue from a French mother at a playground and just saying “no” to her two-year-old son in a tone that suggests that she really, really means it ... s Le Journal du Dimanche there was an interview ...
If France Stays Catholic, It Will Be Traditionalist
UPDATE: To clarify, this analysis does not claim, or at least shouldn’t be read as claiming, that Trads are booming, and all will be will for Catholicism in France. It tracks the complete collapse of French Catholicism, which is a catastrophe.
The Good, the Bad, and Serge Gainsbourg
My mood is not improved by accidentally listening to a few tracks of wretched cover band, The Serge Gainsbourg Experience. I hate Ian. Ian: Ah, the French ... mean one thing: there’s still hope for Honey Boo Boo. Ian: Only one more day. I can do this.
President Sarkozy, one year on
According to a poll published Monday by the left-leaning daily Liberation, 59% of the French see this first year as a failure. The day before, a poll in the Sunday paper The Journal du dimanche announced ... steering clear of the word “austerity ...