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French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”
Noel Ransome
2.28.19
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tarisai Ngangura
1.25.19
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This Fugitive Allegedly Faked His Own Death to Chill in a $3.4 Million Castle

A clear lesson in what not to do after faking your own death.
Drew Schwartz
10.18.18
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Wes Anderson's Next Film Sounds Like a Wes Anderson Mad Lib

It's apparently a 1950s "musical comedy" set in an imaginary French city, because why not?
Nicole Clark
9.20.18
Film

'Colette' Shows How Men Have Been Taking Credit for Women's Work for Centuries

France's most prolific queer, feminist author had her byline stolen from her for years. 'Colette' tells the story of her fight to get it back.
Nicole Clark
9.12.18
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Suspect Allegedly Behind Viral Paris Catcall Attack Has Been Arrested

CCTV footage caught the harasser hitting a woman outside a cafe on her walk home from work.
Lauren Messman
8.28.18
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An Incredibly Horny Dolphin Is Terrorizing Swimmers at a French Beach

The local mayor banned swimming after the animal started rubbing himself on kayaks.
Drew Schwartz
8.27.18
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Paris's New Super Public Urinals Are Tearing the City Apart

The whole city is pretty pissed.
Drew Schwartz
8.15.18
environment

Highly Intelligent Crows Are Now Being Employed as Garbage Collectors

Today, six trained crows started a new job at a French theme park that looks like a 'Game of Thrones' set.
Beckett Mufson
8.13.18
Inside Outsider

A Notorious French Gangster Has Broken Out of Prison in a Chopper

A second successful escape by Redoine Faid.
Mahmood Fazal
7.4.18
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Competitive Beard Grower Admits He Helped Run Massive Dark Web Drug Site

"OxyMonster" worked his way from a lowly vendor to a top dog at Dream Market, one of the biggest drug trafficking sites on the dark web.
Drew Schwartz
6.12.18
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Dad of the Kid 'Spider-Man' Rescued from a Balcony Was Out Playing 'Pokémon Go'

Gotta catch 'em all—unless they're your toddler.
Drew Schwartz
5.29.18
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