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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 ...

French Bashers hit Twitter

04.29.2009 · Posted in Editorials

Just a quick post about French Bashing and twitter.  Conservatives and bashers in general have discovered twitter and will us it to spew anti-French venom in under 140 characters: To find and respond to French Bashers on twitter, check out these searches : “French surrender” “Arrogant French” “Surrender monkeys” “Hate French” ...

South Park Bashes The French

04.24.2009 · Posted in Cartoons, Editorials, News, Pop Culture

South Park’s French Bashing Explored. The world of cartoons is a powerful way to get out any message you could never achieve with traditional actors or more conventional means. Much like Aesop’s fables, the use of animated characters often serves as a vehicle for political and social satire that avoids serious scrutiny. After all, it’s ...

TMZ, French Bashing & Censorship

11.29.2008 · Posted in News, Pop Culture

Another Google Alert cropped up in our services, but this time it wasn’t another article about “Freedom Fries”, but – alas – “French Surrender”. As soon as we investigated the link, we discovered that the TMZ Staff from Glendale California thought it would be quite humorous to write some fluffy entertainment story about Britney Spears ...

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 ! ...

Adieu Bush, Adieu Cheney…

11.14.2008 · Posted in Editorials

In the waning days of the second Bush / Cheney presidency, I can barely contain the seething anger that rises in me. This is not a liberal rant; this is not a left-wing diatribe nor is it a politically motivated article. This statement is what I want on the record before political amnesia settles in. ...

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 ...