Ah, the Gauls – proud fighters with spectacular mustaches and long feathers adorning their helmets. A people of great French heroes such as Vercingetorix, that rose against Roman oppression and created the first true French nation! Or did he? At least, that’s what I was told in French schools. Today, I discuss how Gaul has
Ah, the guillotine! From the get-go and to this day, it is the must-have accessory for any French protest or revolution. But how did that come to be? And could the #Guillotine ever be related to #StarWars? Well, let’s find out! Make sure to check out History House Productions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HETStLU86KQ Hi there! This is Barris,
Psyched by years of plague and famine, Frau Troffea suddenly starts dancing. Quickly, 15 people die, every single day. Hi! This is Barris, a French – American that lived most of his life in France and is passionate about learning, exploring, hiking and cooking. It’s a vast and beautiful world out there so join us
For the first episode of The Roundtable Podcast, I had the chance to join my great friend at History Clarified to discuss French history, our obsession with generals and battles, how history is taught, presentism, and much more. I hope you enjoy it! Hi there! This is Barris, a French – American that lived most
The year is 2018 AD. French history is entirely occupied by the historians. Well, not entirely… One small era of indomitable Gauls still holds out against historical accuracy. And life is not easy for the history professors who garrison the universities of Primarysorcium, Archelogium, Clicheorum, and Propagandum. These Gallic myths fear nothing except maybe… me!
For my channel trailer, I thought it would be funny to make a parody of ‘Foux Du FaFa’ by Flight of the Conchords. Original song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuXdhow3uqQ Thank you to ‘weskimcom’ for letting me use his karaoke version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcutOWLO_jY Hi! This is Barris, a French – American that lived most of his life in France and