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Female French Politician’s Sexy Slip-Up

People who live in France are laughing and shaking their heads—once again— at Rachida Dati, a former justice minister, who mistakenly said “fellation” (which means fellatio, or oral sex, in…

Leonora Epstein | September 27, 2010 - 11:50 am

Princess Hijab, The French Graffiti Artist Who Draws Burqas On Subway Ads

This short film follows Princess Hijab, a graffiti artist who skulks around the Parisian subway system, scribbling burqas on commercial advertising with a black Sharpie. The Princess appears…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Elite French Grad School Students Release Cool, Erotic Mag

Who better to launch a magazine on sex and erotica than the French? Even better: French students from Sciences Po, one of Paris’ most elite grad schools and a training…

Leonora Epstein | August 31, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Iran Calls French First Lady Carla Bruni A “Prostitute”

A state-run newspaper in Iran called Carla Bruni, the French first lady, a “prostitute” after she penned an open letter to an Iranian woman who is facing the death…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Do A Lot, Don’t Talk: How French Women Stay Hot When They’re Old

When I arrived in Paris at 19 years old to study at the Sorbonne for a year, I also arrived with an enormous zit on my forehead. It was the…

Leonora Epstein | July 15, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Bastille Day Prep: The Frisky Guide To All Things French!

Bonjour! Did you know that Bastille Day is tomorrow? The holiday is France’s Independence Day, commemorating the siege of the Bastille prison and the downfall of the monarchy. Today, people…

Leonora Epstein | July 13, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Condoms From Condom, France

You’ve already asked your parents where babies come from, but ever wonder about condoms? Deep in the south of France is a small town called Condom where a company called…

Leonora Epstein | July 8, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Velibataire: The French Dating Site For Bike Fans

Nothing cuter than a cute girl or boy on a bike, right? A new French dating website works off this principle. Called Velibataire, it’s a play on the French word…

Leonora Epstein | June 30, 2010 - 11:20 am

McDonald’s In Miniature: Why French People Don’t Get Fat

I snapped a picture of this new McDonald’s ad in the Paris metro system a few days ago. Apparently, McDonald’s chains in France have added a new dessert to the…

Leonora Epstein | June 29, 2010 - 11:20 am

365 Days In Paris: In A Nutshell

Attendez! OK, I know my farewell post has gone up, but here’s a little extra bonus. After the jump, a chronological summary of 365 Days in Paris. Bref, what happens…

Leonora Epstein | June 28, 2010 - 4:30 pm

365 Days In Paris: Au Revoir

During my 10 months or so in Paris, there came a real low point in mid-January. A few weeks before, I’d been completely ripped apart by my ex from Amsterdam,…

Leonora Epstein | June 28, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Study Shows That French Guys Have A Lot Of Clothes

French men are very well dressed. (Take it from me, someone who lives in Paris and often feels like she’s walking in a living version of Sartorialist heaven.) They also…

Leonora Epstein | June 24, 2010 - 6:50 pm
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