Unapologetic insolence from an aging subversive

Unapologetic insolence from an aging subversive

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Nous sommes tous Charlie Hebdo

A Charlie Hebdo cartoon.  Translation - 100 lashes if you are not dying of laughter
And another.

This is, after all, the only way a humble blogger can respond.................

I've remembered encountering this magazine back in the seventies when I was studying French at IML. The tutor used to give us copies. It was a weekly.

The humour was very French.......very whimsical - very crude. Much of it went right over my head.
They took great delight in offending religious sensibilities. Back then it was very Left wing, and they targeted the Catholic church.

Even in the seventies they were obviously afraid of nothing.

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