Category Archives: Morticia! You Spoke French!

Lest we forget…the fascists forgot.

Via the Out and Abouter, an image that’s less satirical than a sad sign of the times. Happy Remembrance Day! And hooray, happy 100th anniversary of the great armistice of 1918. In Flanders’ fields the poppies blow…apparently, a lot of … Continue reading

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Instant Karma, Croatian style

Rade Končar, antifascist hero of Croatia. Not shown: the Nazi he punched 76 years after they executed him. Oh my. The Schadenfreude is delicious when dissolved in a cup of instant karma, no? A 65-year-old man who repeatedly shoved a … Continue reading

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Just Jordan Peterson, being a crankypants crackpot

And if you thought the above was a lot of crankpottery, here he is, opining for the National Pest: So it’s 2:39 a.m. in Oslo, Norway. I woke up in a too-hot hotel room out of a fitful nightmare, which … Continue reading

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It’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Do you know where YOUR Nazis are?

In case you needed reminding, this is what they’re trying to deny, and hoping you’ve forgotten. Alain Resnais, however, made this ten years after the liberation of the death camps, and it puts the boot to all denials. And to … Continue reading

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French “feminists” don’t get #MeToo, apparently.

So it wasn’t bad enough, last week, that 100 prominent French women, some of them soi-disantes feminists, got their expensive lingerie in a bunch over the whole #MeToo movement and decided to write an atrocious letter about it. Now, we … Continue reading

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Quotable: Brian Bilston on national identities

And in light of the latest mass shooting and the political inaction that’s bound to follow, those final two lines are the kicker.

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Wankers of the Week: The Friends of Jayden K. Smith

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a très crappy Bastille Day to all my French readers. Désolée que vous avez eu l’ennui de voir le Drumpf sur votre sol. It must have been even more annoying than the Facebook hoax that took … Continue reading

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Previously unseen interview with Che Guevara comes to light

This is indeed a rare treat: Not only hearing Che in his own words, but speaking excellent French as well. A summary of the contents of this short interview, courtesy Aporrea: Cuban television aired a previously unseen interview with the … Continue reading

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Thoughts and impressions on the French election

The flags are tricolor; the supporters of the new president, multi-colored. The margin of victory, at latest count, stands at exactly two to one for Emmanuel Macron. A decisive victory over his nationalist rival, Marine Le Pen. And yet. It’s … Continue reading

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Le Drumpf, peut-il lire?

Your morning giggle, folks, all the way from France, where a certain segment of the David Pakman show has gone viral: Naturellement, this will probably hurt Marine Le Fucking Pen’s chances at election, because everybody knows she’s a big fan … Continue reading

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