Posts Tagged ‘French’

Jim Nantz Keeps Mispronouncing Pierre Garçon’s Name

January 24, 2010

Jim Nantz keeps pronouncing Indianapolis Colts receiver Pierre Garçon’s name, “Gar-SONE” with a massive emphasis on the ending as if it rhymes with “phone.” Garçon is pronounced as if the ending rhymes with the French “non.”

Here’s another one:  people always mispronounce “crêpes.”  They say “craypes” as if it rhymes with “grapes.”  But it rhymes with “reps.”

Art Books for Sale on Amazon

May 25, 2009

In my quest to find the holy grail of books – one that is cheap to buy that I can resell at a great price – I found some really great art books with some really great…art in them.  Here are a few of them.  My prices are the best on amazon.  Please see http://www.amazon.com/shops/mikefrandsen.   

  • The Glass of Lalique by Christopher Vane Percy
  • 18th Century Venetian Drawings from the Correr Museum
  • The Essential Van Gogh – Kroller Muller Museum
  • Paris in New York:  French Jewish Artists in Private Collections edited by Susan Chevlowe
  • The Parthenon Frieze by Ian Jenkins
  • Raphael by James H. Beck
  • Brumidi:  Michelangelo of the U.S. Capitol by Myrtle Murdock
  • Gemaldegalerie Berlin, Prestel Museum Guide
  • Michelangelo Painter by Giovanni Poggi
  • The Essentials of Lettering by French and Meiklejohn
  • Impressions of an Irish Countess:  The Photography of Mary Countess of Rosse by David Davison (signed by Alison, Countess of Rosse)
  • Color Perception in Art by Faber Birren
  • The Blood of Kings:  Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art by Schele and Miller
  • Modern Masters by David Smith
  • Architectural Beauty in Europe:  Germany, by Stephen Daye Press
  • Angelica Kaufmann by Dorothy Moulton Mayer
  • Indian Miniature Painting by Anjan Chakraverty
  • American Folk Decoration by Jean Lipman
  • La Peinture Prehistorique Lascaux ou la Naissance De L’Art
  • African Majesty by Alan Wilkinson
  • Art of the Western World:  Spanish Painting by Ugo Bicchi
  • 50 Norman Rockwell Favorites by Christopher Finch
  • Piranesi as Designer, Edited by Sarah Lawrence
  • Vasari on Technique by Giorgio Vasari
  • Paintings of Maine, Edited by Arnold Skolnick
  • My Life in Art by Constantin Stanislavski
  • Florentine Renaissance Sculpture by Charles Avery
  • The New Art, Rachmaninoff’s Zoo Art Fair
  • The Pyramids, MR. Luberto
  • This is Photography by Miller and Brummitt