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Jay Leno Still Making French Surrender Jokes

07.17.2012 · Posted in Educating Jay

“We have American athletes in uniforms made in China, wearing French berets. I don’t know if we’re supposed to compete, ask for a loan or surrender.” – Jay Leno, July 16, 2012 “France has a new president. He is Socialist François Hollande. He defeated Conservative French President Sarkozy in a presidential run-off yesterday. Of course, ...

Jay Leno’s French Obsession

01.12.2008 · Posted in Educating Jay

Is Jay Leno afraid of the Consul General of France? First, let’s deal with his latest anti-French monologues. Before losing his writing team to the WGA strike, Jay Leno could not reign in his obsession with the surrender of June 22nd 1940. Last October 19th, he mocked French President Sarkozy’s private life, and his monologue ...

Jay Leno and the Tonight Show

01.01.2008 · Posted in

The Tonight Show (NBC) Writers: Joe Medeiros, Beth Armogida, Anthony Caleca, Jack Coen, Mike Colasuonno, Larry Jacobson, Michael Jann, Wayne Kline, Jon Macks, Andy McElfresh, Dave Rygalski, Steve Ridgeway, Michael Riedel, John Romeo, Peter Sears, Jim Shaughnessy, Beth Sherman, Marvin Silbermintz, Jeffrey Spear and Rob Young Writers in March 2003 Joe Medeiros, Anthony Caleca, Jack ...

Jay Leno & French Bashing

06.13.2007 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

It’s been quite a few months since Jay Leno last bashed the French on the Tonight Show. In fact, some of us thought the Educating Jay project had been met with some success (Comments made to James Woods of Shark on January 18 2007). Despite our efforts, Jay Leno and his team of writers decided ...

Jay Leno still at it …

07.11.2006 · Posted in Educating Jay

Jay Leno’s monologue, Monday July 10th: Congratulations to the Italian people for winning the World Cup. … They won after France’s best player got ejected for head butting. That’s the closest anyone in a French uniform has come to combat in 60 years. For historical accuracy, we feel we need to point out the following: ...

Jay Leno at it again

11.08.2005 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

The following are “jokes” from Jay Leno’s monologue of Monday November 7th 2005. “This is now the twelfth day of rioting in France. They have been rioting for almost two weeks. And France has still not surrendered. That’s like a record. Things are so bad in France, they’re asking the Germans to come back. The ...

Jay Leno And History

08.29.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Jay Leno’s writers, amongst many, have had a field day with portraying France as a country of cowards, surrender-monkeys. Even the most novice historians know that France surrendered to Nazi Germany in World War II in the midst of complete political and military collapse. Serious historians find this era fascinating and do not hold all ...

Sneak Preview to Educating Jay

06.20.2011 · Posted in Educating Jay

Update for Miquelon.org readers: we’re looking into ways to broadcast the event tomorrow night via a private page. I’ll update you in the next 24 hours. **SNEAK PREVIEW** Educating Jay Special Invite Closed Screening Co-written and directed by Shannonn Kelly. Music by Paul Stirling Taylor Marc Cormier, the “Michael Moore” of French expatriates in North ...

O’Brien vs Leno: We Know Who The True Gentleman Is

01.14.2010 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

We at Miquelon.org have dealt with both comedians and their forays into the world of French Bashing. Conan O’Brien had been invited to Toronto in early 2004 and aired one of the most vile anti-Quebec and anti-French sketches ever. This comedian’s associate, Robert Smigel and his hand puppet Triumph, caused such a stir the issue ...