This evening, the BBC is scheduled to premiere Versailles, a sexy peek into the doings as Louis XIV built the legendary palace and relocated his court to an elaborate gilded cage, consolidating his enormous power. But how sexy? Is it...TOO sexy?
When Kristen Stewart last collaborated with director Olivier Assayas as a headliner in Clouds of Sils Maria, she won a coveted César for her performance. She is also being lauded for her performance in Assayas’s most recent production, Personal Shopper, though the film itself has elicited some nasty reactions. In…
French authorities have launched an investigation after a 19-year-old woman broadcasted her own suicide on Periscope.
In a pilot study, public hospitals in Paris will now offer money as an incentive for pregnant women to stop smoking. Via the Independent, the program offers pregnant women up to €300 (roughly $350), and is part of a broader initiative designed to reducing the smoking rate among pregnant women in the country.
After a two year battle, MPs have passed a law that now outlaws paying for sex in France, with a penalty of almost €4,000 for offenders—but unlike legislation in other countries like the U.S., the “offenders,” in this case are clients, not sex workers.
All your Marie Antoinette dreams are coming true! (Please note this venue is strictly bring your own wig powder and guillotine.)
Have you ever been walking a dog or commuting home and thought, “I need three to four slices of ham or I’ll die?” For me, that happens everyday. Same for people in Paris. So much so that two entrepreneurial residents have begun installing vending machines throughout the city filled with vacuum-packed meat.
In September 2012, Jacqueline Sauvage shot her husband, Norbert Marot, three times in the back. The couple, who lived in a small town 70 miles outside of Paris, had been married for 47 years and, as Sauvage would claim during her trial, those years were hardly happy. Rather, Sauvage and her children were the victims…
Today in extreme bummers: a group of friends vacationing just south of Paris found a rotting corpse on the property they rented through Airbnb.
Over the years, Lou Doillon has been tagged with many fawning monikers, the most particular and imprecise among them being “It Girl.” The French star is a multi-hyphenate (singer, actor, model) and has a fabled pedigree (her mother is Jane Birkin; her half-sister is Charlotte Gainsbourg), all viable factors why…
After a unanimous vote by the French senate, supermarkets in France are now legally banned from tossing unsold food; instead, owners are required to donate all un-purchased munchies to a charity or food bank.
Outlander’s back in April, and Starz just released a sneak peek.
For months, the French government has been moving to ban runway models who are unhealthily thin from the runway and ad campaigns, citing not just the toll on the models themselves but the influence they may have on young women. On Thursday, the legislation passed, and now all models will be required to provide medical…
Look, black is very tasteful and easy to accessorize and also hides stains. But I challenge you to look at these fashions from spring 1960 then restrain yourself from ordering an aggressively burnt orange blouse.
Let’s take a moment for Dobrynya the puppy.
As France recollects itself after this week’s terror attacks in Paris, many survivors and supporters are looking to art as a way to fight back. Ernest Hemingway’s memoir about his time in 1920s Paris has come to symbolize the city’s resilience.
Rock band Eagles of Death Metal has made its first official statement since the ISIL terrorist attack that occurred during their concert on November 13 at the Bataclan in Paris, France. Read their moving words below:
After a series of terrorist attacks in Paris left the internet-commenting world in a state of public shock and grieving, software CMO Rurik Bradbury took note of one particular myth that was making the viral rounds: that the Eiffel Tower had gone dark in tribute, instead of as it always did at 1 a.m.
On Monday, November 16, CBS originally planned to air episodes of Supergirl and NCIS: Los Angeles that tackled terrorist-related subject matter. Seeing as this material would be jarring, to say the least, after the attacks in Paris and Beirut, the episodes have been swapped for more innocuous ones.
One day after the bloody massacre in Paris, Madonna gave a concert in Stockholm, Sweden – a concert she says she very nearly cancelled. But though Madonna chose to perform, she paused her show to deliver a tearful speech in remembrance of those who had so recently lost their lives.