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.
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.
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 ...
The other Paris
It was a success with the French establishment, earning glowing reviews in Le Journal du Dimanche and French ... whose very title is a play on words easily lost in translation. “Kif-kif” is Arabic slang that means, more or less, “same old, same ...