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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 ...

Glenn Beck’s Hatred of the French

12.16.2009 · Posted in Glenn Beck

Miquelon.org has been quiet lately and that’s been a good thing. French Bashing is now limited to the hinterland of bad tweets and soccer forums, a level of background noise that we keep monitoring but which pales in comparison with the hate fest under the Bush-Cheney presidency. (On a side note, Karl Rove denied any ...

So, Bridget Johnson, You Think You’re Funny?

07.26.2009 · Posted in Columnists, Editorials

It’s Sunday, and some news comes over the wires about Sarkozy having a dizzy spell. Whatever. But you – Bridget Johnson – think you’re the funniest thing to ever hit About.com, so out comes the references to surrender jokes. Har dee har har. I loathe thee. Not so much for making fun of Sarkozy, he’s a ...

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 ...