A delightful piece on Porte de Lilas, the de-commissioned Paris Metro station that’s used for filming.
An interesting article comparing recorded speech on phonographic cylinders to audiobooks. Personally, we feel this is a little simplistic, though we don’t want to rain on your parade if you like audiobooks.
Back in April, we linked to a piece on the Paris Commune of 1871. Author David Constantine has been writing about this time period, and Hyperallergic reports on the visual iconography of the Commune.
Can’t get enough of croissants yet get annoyed by all the flaky pastry bits that get stuck to your hands after you eat one? You’re not alone, and apparently someone has done something about this. It’s a croissant “reinvented” to look like a cigar. How does it taste? Well, Nemo hasn’t been to Le Comptoir […]
Nemo is pleased to report that the Musee Carnavalet has re-opened. It’s the oldest museum in Paris and gives accounts of that city’s history. Producer Leslie was last there in 2005.