Today is Bastille Day. In honor, I could attempt to catalog the many French actresses, wines, cheeses, baked goods, French-speaking places, bands, fashion houses, phrases, etc. that I adore...but I won't.
Instead...here's just a smattering--
A French band:
(shout-out to Phoenix, M83, Air, Daft Punk, etc.)
Here is a video of the charming Marion Cotillard. Wait for the part when she speaks French and just try not to melt. I dare you:
Here's a list of popular French phrases that have infiltrated the English language (and others).
I want to go to France, tout de suite!