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BuzzFeed and French Clichés

04.11.2014 · Posted in Pop Culture, Ten years later

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 : « Foux Da Fa Fa » ...

NBC: The Office & 30 Rock

10.08.2012 · Posted in Editorials, Pop Culture, Quotes

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 @ NBC Executive producers : Lorne ...

Blog Wars

09.28.2012 · Posted in Comedians, Pop Culture, Quotes, State of the Web

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! ...

French Bashing is Back

03.28.2011 · Posted in Editorials, Politics, Pop Culture

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 poussée anti-française avec l’intervention «alliée» ...

Rep. Walter Jones, North Carolina

01.28.2011 · Posted in Politics, Pop Culture

“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 the largest number of active ...

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 ...

Fox News: French = Pepé LePew

05.26.2009 · Posted in Cartoons, Pop Culture

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 ...