Archives for October, 2008

Embracing the spirit of Halloween, here’s a little something about French horror movies from greencine (an excerpt). Yes, there ARE

Posted in tv and movies

French game developers, Phelios Inc., based in Atlanta have released this free game called, “Whack the Dead” just in time

Posted in daily life, events, products

Though I’m not much of a fan of her music, I loved Vanessa Paradis in the excellent movie with Daniel

Posted in celebs, people, photos, tv and movies

Celebrate a different kind of Halloween this year in Paris by roller blading around the city dressed as something ghoulish

Posted in events, news, nightlife, paris, tips

Val de Reuil, located just south of Rouen has expressed their Obama love with this hard-to-miss billboard. I thought that

Posted in advertising & marketing, celebs, cultural differences, daily life, Haute-Normandie, news, people, photos, politics, signs

The 25 year old oldie but goodie, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, doesn’t seem to age much in la belle France,

Posted in daily life, funny, music, people

Previous dialogues: Francois Hollande and Maxime Bono, The Dalai Lama and Carla Bruni, Michael Phelps and Alain Bernard, Sarkozy and

Posted in conversations, dialogue, people, politics

Monsieur le président must be a money magnet because the same publishers (Pascal Petiot Editions) of the famous Sarkozy Voodoo

Posted in books/magazines, games/software/tech, news, people, politics, weird

A guy dropped his phone in the toilette of the TGV and tried to retrieve it. Was he CRAZY putting

Posted in daily life, news, people, trains, weird

From engadgethd: “Apparently all that’s necessary to get a lagging country to hop on the high-def bandwagon is to talk

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news, tv and movies

As a die-hard enthusiast of Halloween and as a chronic gamer, I can not help but be envious of people

Posted in events, news, paris, travel and places

If you haven’t received your absentee ballot to vote for U.S. President, don’t worry, you can still fax in your

Posted in daily life, news, politics, tips, websites

A fountain in Roquemaure, France. tags: france, french, roquemaure, fountain

Posted in Languedoc-Roussillon, photos, Provence

Update: According AFP, this item is a best seller at amazon.fr. heee! From reuters: “French President Nicolas Sarkozy has threatened

Posted in articles, funny, news, paris, people, politics, products, shopping, weird

And to think that we JUST got broadband last week. I’m not kidding. The 2nd to get WIMAX installed in

Posted in Alsace-Lorraine, daily life, games/software/tech, news, products, tv and movies

Although there are many ways to explore the Camargue, France’s sprawling area of protected marshland, my personal recommendation would be

Posted in Bouche-du-Rhone, environment, nature, photos, Provence, sports, tips, travel tip

Montreal’s French community has given an adorable Labrador puppy named, “Estrie” to Nicolas Sarkozy, following a tradition of canine gift

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, photos, politics, weird

The people over at gizmodo find the new cable box, “le cube” a lot more “stylishly French” than I think

Posted in art/culture/design, articles, daily life, fashion, games/software/tech, news, products, tips, tv and movies

WWF France (World Wildlife Fund) is turning 35 years old. Remembering their 35 years of struggle to save natural habitats

Posted in art/culture/design, daily life, environment, events, nature, news, paris, tips

The Cafe de la grande bourse is probably one the best placed cafes in Nimes, one that offers a good

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, tips, travel and places, travel tip

The French animated short, Skhizein, written and directed by Jeremy Clapin has earned several awards (The Cannes’ Kodak Prize for

Posted in art/culture/design, news, paris, people, tv and movies

Thought these were funny. Find them here. tags: french, paris, i heart paris, condoms, souvenirs

Posted in daily life, funny, nature, paris, shopping, tips, travel tip, weird

From bbc: “Football matches in France will be called off immediately if spectators jeer during the French national anthem, says

Posted in articles, events, funny, news, sports, weird

This spot for a new Dominos pizza was on the other night, and it made me realize that it’s so

Posted in cheese / fromage, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, products, restaurants, tv and movies, wine

Over several years now, a strange thing has happened in France: the coffee started to suck. Yes, there were cafes

Posted in articles, business / economy, cultural differences, daily life, environment, food and drinks, french laws, health, products, tips, weird

According to an advice author French women don’t sleep alone because they have a knack for attracting men. Apparently, American

Posted in advice, books/magazines, conspiracy theories, cultural differences, daily life, news, people, weird

I like Air Car better! From engadget: “MDI’s compressed air vehicle has been unofficially known as the AirCar for years

Posted in advertising & marketing, cars/bikes/etc, environment, news, products, shopping, weird

From sinolinx: “France has recalled sweets and biscuits made with Chinese dairy after finding high levels of an industrial chemical.

Posted in articles, business / economy, chocolate, daily life, food and drinks, health, news, products, stories, tips

This restaurant’s name probably doesn’t bug other people as much as it bugs me – but what on earth are

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, food and drinks, funny, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, photos, Provence, restaurants, signs, weird

Though she’s been around a while now, her career got a serious kickstart because Apple decided to use her song,

Posted in celebs, events, music, news, people