How we got the names of the days of the week
The romance languages in Europe literally have different names – a different concept – of each day of the week than we do. And I don’t mean ... s day: dimanche, domingo, domenica. Monday, we all share. Moon’s Day is the same in French (lundi ...
Inimitable: A Jean Claude Vannier Rockfort Interview
Michel Houellebecq - "Le film du dimanche" by ubuletters One thing ... J-CV: Some of the English musicians I hadn't seen for a long time, and it was the same for some of the French ones. Did you rediscover the atmosphere of the records you made with ...
'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 ...
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 ...