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Jay Leno Still Making French Surrender Jokes

07.17.2012 · Posted in Educating Jay

“We have American athletes in uniforms made in China, wearing French berets. I don’t know if we’re supposed to compete, ask for a loan or surrender.” – Jay Leno, July 16, 2012 “France has a new president. He is Socialist François Hollande. He defeated Conservative French President Sarkozy in a presidential run-off yesterday. Of course, ...

Sneak Preview to Educating Jay

06.20.2011 · Posted in Educating Jay

Update for Miquelon.org readers: we’re looking into ways to broadcast the event tomorrow night via a private page. I’ll update you in the next 24 hours. **SNEAK PREVIEW** Educating Jay Special Invite Closed Screening Co-written and directed by Shannonn Kelly. Music by Paul Stirling Taylor Marc Cormier, the “Michael Moore” of French expatriates in North ...

O’Brien vs Leno: We Know Who The True Gentleman Is

01.14.2010 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

We at Miquelon.org have dealt with both comedians and their forays into the world of French Bashing. Conan O’Brien had been invited to Toronto in early 2004 and aired one of the most vile anti-Quebec and anti-French sketches ever. This comedian’s associate, Robert Smigel and his hand puppet Triumph, caused such a stir the issue ...

About That “French Surrender” Thing ..

06.14.2009 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay, Pop Culture

Update (4th July 2014) – Plus ça change … Now that  France has lost to Germany at SOCCER, social media is replete with more ‘surrender monkey’ and ‘French surrender’ messages.  Update (14 July 2011): Welcome to one of our most-tweeted articles. It seems everytime the French are mentioned anywhere in the media, legions of lemmings ...

Adieu Jay

05.15.2009 · Posted in Educating Jay

You called my people cowards on a nightly basis for years based on your skewed perception of events in World War II and your willingness to please the Bush administration before and during the Iraq war. [Read Jay’s Anti-French material] While it is a fact our leadership betrayed us and surrendered us to the enemy ...

About William Maher

03.31.2009 · Posted in Educating Jay, Pop Culture

Update : following the Friday April 3rd monologue by William Maher where jokes were made about the supposed non-cleanliness of the French, we have no choice but to put an immediate end to this endeavour. We sincerely apologize to our community. While some may not agree with Bill Maher’s libertarian politics, his support for PETA ...

Tell Us Your French Bashing Story

11.17.2008 · Posted in Educating Jay, Pop Culture, Research

“Educating Jay”, the documentary about Miquelon.org’s cross country road trip to educate the Tonight Show host Jay Leno on the role of the French in American history is now in Post-production. We’d love to hear Your French Bashing Story. Let your voice be heard. Be a part of this documentary. Tell us your story ! ...

Re: James Douglas Muir Leno

04.01.2008 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

Dear America, Some of you have finally witnessed that Jay Leno is an insensitive, patronizing buffoon. While interviewing Ryan Phillippe, over his first role as a gay teen on daytime television, Jay repeatedly teased his guest with requests like: “Can you give me your ‘gayest look?’.” Critics are now voicing their concern, most notably Jeff ...

Jay Leno’s French Obsession

01.12.2008 · Posted in Educating Jay

Is Jay Leno afraid of the Consul General of France? First, let’s deal with his latest anti-French monologues. Before losing his writing team to the WGA strike, Jay Leno could not reign in his obsession with the surrender of June 22nd 1940. Last October 19th, he mocked French President Sarkozy’s private life, and his monologue ...