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Ryan Tate’s Anti-French Tirade

07.11.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Gossip columnist Ryan Tate of Gawker.com fame fancies himself a comedic writer. In his gossip roundup dated Friday July 11th, he wrote a few word about Angelina Jolie’s pregnancy and her French doctors. “Angelina Jolie wants to give birth, already, and leave the hospital like a tough American patriot. But her lazy, arrogant French doctors ...

Danziger’s cartoon

07.03.2008 · Posted in Editorials, Pop Culture

Jeff Danziger mocks the French Army following a tragic incident in Carcassonne. 17 people were wounded, some severely, including children who were shot through the heart and lungs. By resorting to the usual Anti-French stereotypes, most notably military bungling or cowardice, has Danziger crossed the line or is this acceptable satire? ...

Miquelon.org to Organize Award

06.18.2008 · Posted in Editorials, Quotes

After six years of monitoring Anti-French activity in the media and the political arena, Miquelon.org has decided to create and organize the Annual [insert name here] Award. The [insert name here] Award will single out the accomplishments of a notorious French Basher or person engaged in Anti-French bias, rhetoric, actions or policy. The [insert name ...

The Anti-French Lexicon of Soccer

06.18.2008 · Posted in Editorials, Pop Culture, Sports

Italy beat France at soccer two nil. Soccer is a game of endurance, strategy and team building. Being the most popular team sport in the world, it often stokes the patriotic fibre in fans and the public at large. However, when it comes to sports commentators, we sometimes have to endure slurs and jabs. The ...

Randy Kagan

06.15.2008 · Posted in Comedians, Editorials

[Résumé en français dans la section des commentaires] Ever heard the “joke” about the Frenchman who goes to Venice Beach but doesn’t know this is where L.A.’s sewer is discharged into the ocean? The punch line being the fact he emerges with what he thinks is a tan – not realizing he’s covered in faecal ...

Historical histrionics

06.13.2008 · Posted in Editorials, News, Pop Culture

During World War II, thousands of American G.I.s from Camp Twenty Grand in Normandy (near Rouen) carved messages on the bark of neighboring beech trees. A local historian, Nicolas Navarro, and a number of locals were calling for the preservation of these trees, for their classification and protection as historical monuments but to no avail. ...

The Xenophobic French

06.13.2008 · Posted in Columnists, Editorials

Update: an apology was issued. We strongly protest the characterisation of the French (citizens of France) as xenophobic, as written in Antonia Zerbisias’ column dated June 13th 2008. ...