Tag Archives: french

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

mickey mouse croissant de triomphe

This is the first of 19 new animated Mickey Mouse clips, which will all be created in a different part of the world then aired on the Disney Channel in June. The first one takes place in France. [VIA]

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

paris vs new york

This is a lovely little video that illustrates differences between Paris vs New York by way of graphics comparing different things in each city. Love this! [VIA]

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

two americans in paris

If you are stuck at your desk and dreaming of a trip to Paris, perhaps this video will provide you with a short little escape. It documents filmmakers Robert Kolodny and Bennett Elliott on their trip to Paris and all … Continue reading

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

cycle skating – the sport of 1923

In 1923 hip Parisian men would attach stilted wheels to their legs and cycle skate around town. They would do this with or without ski poles and basically this was like a distant prototype of rollerblades. [VIA]

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

sub city paris and new york

Here are two video shorts that show what it is like to emerge from a subway station in a city and arrive in a completely new and sometimes unexpected place. The first city is Paris and the second is New … Continue reading

Friday, September 9th, 2011

cats at work

This is a commercial for a French Telecom company that features cats at work. Who cares that it is a commercial – it is CATS AT WORK! [VIA]

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

a week in paris

This is John Tanner and here he is skating across Paris on a week-long trip. Pretty nice skills too!

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

french star wars meets beyonce

I posted this French Star Wars video a few years back and while it is completely amazing, backing it with Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” takes it to a whole other level. As a bonus, below that you will find some disco … Continue reading

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

existential star wars

This is Star Wars in French. The subtitles are mostly quotes from Jean-Paul Sartre giving the movie a philosophical slant. Please note, if you do actually speak French, the subtitles will not make any sense.

Friday, January 7th, 2011

little kids play with vintage technology

Here are some little kids from a school in Québec, Canada who were shown gadgets from the 80s and 90s and asked what they thought they were. This is amazing. [VIA]