Redcar, Cat Stevens, David Bowie… Changing names in music, an assumed risk-taking

Redcar Cat Stevens David Bowie Changing names in music an

Christine & the Queens, then Chris, then Redcar… Artists sometimes risk a lot by changing their stage name. The history of music is nonetheless dotted with celebrities who have used this process. Don’t call her Christine and the Queens anymore, but Redcar: changing the artist name in the song is a common exercise, from Prince … Read more

[ITW] NBA All-Star Names: “A nickname means more than it seems”

ITW NBA All Star Names A nickname means more than it

Both basketball fans Vincent Reculeau and Adrien Pommepuy embarked on a great adventure: writing a book. “NBA All-Star Names”, published by Amphora, looks back on the most iconic and original nicknames in NBA history. We were able to talk with Vincent (writing) and Adrien (illustrations) about this project and their love for nicknames. BasketSession: Can … Read more

Tigrou, Tagada, Twix or Tokyo, discover the list of dog and cat names in 2022

Riccardo Muti explains why the opera must assume its history

2022 is the year of the T. The cinematographic references are numerous, but the classics are resisting among our four-legged friends. Imaginary name, cinematographic or humorous reference, every year pet owners rack their brains to find the perfect name for their four-legged friend. In 2022, you had to dive into the T. Indeed, the Book … Read more

11 names for girls and boys that can be read both ways

Julien Bondaz Le terme de ‘marabout recouvre un ensemble dacteurs

Everything is almost ready for the long-awaited arrival of your baby. Her clothes and diapers are already stored in their designated drawers. Her room is already impeccably decorated with teddy bears, a toy chest, and a super-comfortable bed. Only downside, you still haven’t found the ideal and above all very original first name for your … Read more

Are you unbeatable on the origin of the names of the Saiyans of Dragon Ball?

Are you unbeatable on the origin of the names of

In Dragon Ball, the name of the Saiyans is always inspired by names of vegetables. There’s no reason for it, and there’s not even any relationship between the characters and the vegetables in the show. It’s just a mechanism set up by Akira Toriyama in his manga, just for fun. And the Saiyans are not … Read more

Terrorist attack in Nice: Stéphane Erbs, bereaved husband, attends the trial to “put faces to the names” of the defendants

Terrorist attack in Nice Stephane Erbs bereaved husband attends the

“We approach this Monday with great impatience”. Stéphane Erbs, co-president of the “Promenade des anges” association, lost his wife Rachel in the Nice attack of July 14, 2016. The trial begins this Monday, September 5, just over six years after the tragedy. On the eve of this meeting with justice, the bereaved father recounts his … Read more