Tag Archive: The Age

Nov 30 2008

PARIS BOUQUINISTES UNDER THREAT

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I didn’t know that they had “salvaged books from raids on aristocrats’ libraries during the French Revolution and hid resistance material during the Nazi occupation”. I’m talking about the Paris bouquinistes, at whose stalls I can never resist stopping to browse. When I worked at Université Paris VII (when it was in the old premises …

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Nov 04 2008

SARAH PALIN PRANKED BY FAKE SARKOZY

‘SARAH PALIN piégée par un faux SARKOZY’ screamed Le Monde’s headline. But I’d already listened to the ‘interview’ myself, and read the story online, thanks to the Melbourne Age newspaper. It can also be found on YouTube. Devised by Canadian comedy duo Les Justiciers Masques (the Masked Avengers), the fake Sarkozy was played by MARC-ANTOINE …

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