Category Archives: Life Imitates Comedy

Nice’s April Fool’s Day Pranksters Are At It Again…

Every year on April 1 the Nice Noon Cannon goes off at either 11am or 1pm, and even though all the locals know this is going to happen, it still gets us every time…! Making it even more destabilizing this … Continue reading

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Monaco Makes the News (…but not in a good way!)

Well this is awkward… Apparently, Monaco’s longtime Palace CFO may have been involved in some shady stuff, and when he was unceremoniously canned, he decided to spill the tea in the splashiest way possible, handing 20 years of hand-written notebooks … Continue reading

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The Picasso Affair: How it Ended

UPDATE on the Picasso Affair:  Guilty!  The Le Guennecs must not only forfeit the €50 million worth of original Picassos to the Fondation Picasso, and each get a two year (suspended) prison sentence, but they also each have to pay punitive damages of… 1€. … Continue reading

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The Picasso Affair: Is he Guilty?

The judgement on the most curious Picasso Affair is due this week… here’s the story of €50 million worth of previously unknown Picassos that sat for years in a cardboard box in the garage. A treasure trove of Picassos came to light … Continue reading

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Fox News reports Muslim-Only No-Go Zones all over France LOL

Last week, if you watched American ‘news’ channel Fox News, you might be forgiven for thinking that the Nice neighborhoods of Saint Augustin, Trachel, Pasteur, Bon Voyage, Saint-André and the Ariane were official No-Go Zones: off-limits to non-Muslims, void of police, and ruled by … Continue reading

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