Pierre and his Poor Pathetic Page
(Vers version francaise)
Map of this section:
Here Come The Judge, by Pigmeat Markham
If you're wondering who is the judge.
January 8, 2022
Hung-up, by Salt
A funk tune from 1972.
May 23, 2020
Marion Montgomery and Dudley Moore: Close Your Eyes
A jazz piece on British TV show
Not Only... But Also
May 4, 2020
A musical piece written in 7/4 time by the American jazz composer
Dave Brubeck in 1961.
Listen on YouTube (1m59s).
October 7, 2019
Video games on cable TV in Québec
In the 1980s, some Vidéotron channels would broadcast the screen of an
Apple II computer to which a user could connect through a touch-tone
telephone in order to play video games. Only one person could connect
at a time and the game played was visible to any other person who would
happen to watch the channel.
June 23, 2016
Quebec School Telecasts musical theme
This educational program was broadcast on the CBC and Radio-Québec.
This theme is from
Computer in Love,
by Perrey and Kingsley.
January 14, 2012
Why 800 dollars of damage because of the water?
After all, it was pressure treated wood.
March 7, 2011
The Big Snit (I'm Not Sawing the Table)
This is the 1985 National Film Board cartoon where a man
insists that he is not sawing the table (at 6:26).
February 1, 2011
Radio-Canada network identification (1982)
The gool old "exploding pizza" logo with the voice of the late
Jean-Paul Nolet saying "ici Radio-Canada" ("This is Radio-Canada"),
in reference to the French network of the Canadian Broadcasting
September 20, 2008
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
A page on the television show that Carson hosted from 1962 to 1992.
July 11, 1999
Le Chêne et le Roseau
A 1668 fable by Jean de La Fontaine.
October 22, 2019
How I Met My Wife
A short story about words that normally only get used negatively.
June 3, 2012
The Count of Monte Cristo
This novel, written in 1844, is often considered to be
the best one by Alexandre Dumas.
the original text.
March 22, 2010
Les trois mousquetaires
The story of four comrades-in-arms, who serve the Queen of France,
and outwit her enemy Cardinal Richelieu and his clever agent,
a female criminal.
This is one of best-known novels by Alexandre Dumas.
The complete text is available on this page.
September 8, 2002
The Wolf and the Dog
A fable in French by Jean de La Fontaine.
November 3, 2000
No sex, too many drugs, and nothing like rock'n'roll
A tale in old english of a Christmas trip that Angus McIntyre,
a former regular of the alt.peeves newsgroup, made several years ago.
June 23, 1998