25 janvier 2007

Persepolis, Iran, and Marjan

Hey, I just realized that Marjane Satrapi's comic book (I hate this expression, "comic book"... Do you really call Art Spiegleman a "comic book author" ?) Persepolis does exist in English ! The best book I've read It's her story in four books, from her childhood during the Islamic Revolution, to her leaving in 1995. It's the world seen through a child's and a teenager eyes, and consequently, a really refreshing view about Iran... and also about Europe ! I don't know where you could find it, but find it ! ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par ledamien à 07:39 - - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]

15 janvier 2007

You know that you’re French…

- When you think that French fries aren’t French at all, but from Belgium - When you think that yogurt is from Bulgaria - When you call a baguette sliced in two and filled with  a steak and French fries « un sandwich américain » - When the easiness of parking is on the top list of the pros when you buy a new car - When you think that Coca Cola and Mac Donald’s are “just for kids” - When you consider a Coke with whisky as a suitable drink for teenagers - When a President becomes popular after it has been proven... [Lire la suite]
Posté par ledamien à 22:04 - - Commentaires [33] - Permalien [#]