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Arts + Culture |

I miss French series ‘Bref’

However, the biggest reason Canal+ Player had me coming back was its viral series ‘Bref’, a 2 to 3 minute long opus about the tragedies of being a normal person.




Arts + Culture |

Buy this article. Or Love it. Either or.

I conducted a highly legitimate evaluation called ‘asking around’ to see how Americans react differently to commercials than the French. Apparently, yes. There are a few key differences in how French people bring themselves to invest or purchase in something – whether this be an airline ticket or a formule.


Arts + Culture |

Please Don’t Stop the Music. Unless…

English has become the lingua franca of most Top 40 songs, despite the current trend in European-flavored dance music, like David Guetta, and to the chagrin of many countries immensely proud of their language. Like France.


Vie Française |

On Stationery and Sterility

You would think that, this being my second time around setting up house on French territory in three years, I would have figured these people out by now. This is hardly the case!


Vie Française |

Can You Manage?

Do we manage? Or are we able? Can we can in certain situations? Or rather, do we manage? A pair of French verbs sends this author on a complicated dance routine with the language (preferably, the can-can)