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ICYMI: France’s Jailbreaking Robin Hood, Nylon Love and the Kardashian-Pineapple Connection

How about that Thai soccer team? Thanks to the media’s diligent reporting on the situation, I admit I didn’t love their chances. So thankful, though,…

The Definitive Tale of Redoine Faïd: The Real-Life Movie Gangster Who Just Escaped a French Prison…

On a quiet Sunday morning, the helicopter instructor waited for his three new students at a small flying club in a tiny town called Fontenay-Trésigny,…

What a Week of Watching Subtitled Movies Is Like

In the buildup to this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which launched its 71st edition last Tuesday, there was a lot of industry talk about the…

Everything We Know About Coupe Glasses Being Modeled on Marie Antoinette’s Boobs is Bullshit

Over the summer, a guy came into my bar and ordered a house cocktail called The Shut Up and Play the Hits, a crowd-pleasing combo…