Category Archives: Media

Criminal: France

Sometimes I wonder how closely Big Brother is watching. Is my Netflix queue, so full of crime shows, the true reason why it’s taking so long for my Green Card to be renewed this time? Has my viewing history made … Continue reading

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Le Chalet

I love a good mystery and I’m always looking for good resources to keep my French up to snuff, so I happily added Le Chalet , which originally aired on French TV, to my Netflix queue. It did not disappoint. The … Continue reading

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Ma Maison de campagne française

For years, I had a subscription to an app that allowed me acces to hundreds of magazines. I had about half a dozen favorites that I could download and read offline, which was great for car trips. Then the app … Continue reading

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La Forêt

If you like police thrillers, you should check out La Forêt (The Forest) on Netflix. The clip in the link is only in French, but there are several subtitle options available. The storyline is about a teenage girl, and then two … Continue reading

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Vive la différence!

I love décor and I love French. So when I found a good French decorating channel on YouTube, and it led me to another one, and then it led me to a third, I couldn’t resist sharing them with you. … Continue reading

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La Trève

I just watched a really engrossing Belgian police drama on Netflix. The original name was La Trève (lah trev), translated as The Break. The series centers around pill-popping Inspector Yoann Peeters, a brilliant detective who is emotionally unstable. Each season … Continue reading

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Mode personnel(le)

A few posts ago, I recommended several podcasts to help the French learner immerse him or herself in some genuine content. Shortly thereafter, a blog that I follow and have previously recommended, Mode personnel(le), launched a delightful podcast of the … Continue reading

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