Point Break Cafe, a restaurant located in San Diego CA thought Memorial Day 2014 would the perfect day to Bash the French with their Menu. Web : http://pointbreakcafe.wordpress.com/
From BuzzFeed.com, here is “Les pires clichés sur la France véhiculés par les Anglo-Saxons”. We’ll forgive the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ reference, an appellation no more relevant that the French being “Gallo-Franks” and take this opportunity to thank Anais Bordages and Marie Telling for this compendium of clichés. Their entry features : «
The Anti-French narrative remains part of American Pop-Culture and jabs referring to America’s simplistic view of World War II remain at the forefront. “How nice to meet a woman who speaks the language of the Nazi’s most enthusiastic collaborators!”– Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) 30 Rock – @TracyJordanTGS 30 Rock @
Mark Wiberg really wants you to read his entry about Miquelon.org. Why don’t you just do him a favor? Let’s give him the attention he craves and come back here to discuss his entry? Mark Wiberg’s entry: French Bashing Fixers – Miquelon.org knows best. Enjoy!
Yes. It’s back. Nothing like during the Iraq war of course, but proof none the less that anti-French prejudice is alive and well in American Pop Culture. A few minutes on twitter suffice… Here are a few articles and comments worthy of note. Du «french bashing» en Amérique – Petite
“Republican House suffers its first defection…and it’s Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. (NC). The man responsible for the French-baiting “freedom fries” fiasco [has] evolved into a thoughtful conservative critic of foreign warmongering, marking his most high profile departure from Republican orthodoxy. It was notable because his Eastern North Carolina district has
A little movie by Cédric Villain. Available in English and in French. The most obvious of stereotypes we’ve been battling here for years is regrettably absent from this animation.
The 5 Most Statistically Full of Shit National Stereotypes by Cezary Jan Strusiewicz. Read the rest of the entry at Cracked.com!
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
New spot for Alan Colmes’ new show on Fox News. The ad is a spoof of all things perceived as left-wing and anti-American. “Anybody” from France is represented by Pepé LePew, Warner Brother’s anthropomorphic skunk. h/t to Browmf