Blog navigation

Actualité anglophone

Culture

  • Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving
    1029 Vues J'aime

    This week, across the United States, families are traveling or preparing for the most American holiday of the year: Thanksgiving, which falls on the 4th Thursday of November each year. Many people are looking for their family’s favorite recipes, buying ingredients and beginning to cook the meal that represents the ideal Thanksgiving.

    Lire la suite
  • Remember, remember the fifth of November…
    Remember, remember the fifth of November…
    1309 Vues J'aime

    In 1605, Guy Fawkes and his friends wanted to blow up important buildings in London where the king and the leaders were meeting so that someone else would rule England. This was called the Gunpowder Plot.

    Lire la suite
  • The great milk debate – before or after the tea?
    The great milk debate – before or after the tea?
    1214 Vues J'aime

    There is nothing more British than a cup of tea (or a ‘cuppa’, as it is sometimes called). Many Brits take their tea with milk. The milk helps balance the tannins in the tea and makes it more mellow. I’ve always had one question: does one put the milk in the teacup before or after the tea?

    Lire la suite
  • Why people are uneasy about the Will Smith’s Genie and the CATS film trailer
    Why people are uneasy about the Will Smith’s Genie and the CATS film trailer
    1061 Vues J'aime

    In previous blog entries, we’ve talked about the general reaction of the public when they released trailers for the live-action film ALADDIN and musical film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS. In general, people watched both trailers and found them both to be a little…creepy. This phenomenon has a name: the Uncanny Valley.

    Lire la suite
  • Five things to know about Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets
    Five things to know about Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets
    1421 Vues J'aime

    Jim Henson (September 24, 1936-May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer and creator of the Muppets. Originally from Mississippi, he created his first Muppet in 1955. It turned out to be the prototype for his most famous Muppet: Kermit the Frog.

    Lire la suite
Showing 41 to 45 of 67 (14 Pages)

Ce site Web utilise ses propres cookies et ceux de tiers pour améliorer nos services et vous montrer des publicités liées à vos préférences en analysant vos habitudes de navigation. Pour donner votre consentement à son utilisation, appuyez sur le bouton Accepter.

Plus d'informations