And You Thought That French McDonald’s Ad Was Edgy

Jason Kuznicki

Jason Kuznicki is a research fellow at the Cato Institute and contributor of Cato Unbound. He's on twitter as JasonKuznicki. His interests include political theory and history.

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12 Responses

  1. Ryan Davidson says:

    …the hell?Report

  2. North says:

    That’s… different.Report

  3. North says:

    On further thought maybe it’s not gay if it’s with a cat? Anyone know the French enough to hazard a guess?Report

    • Jason Kuznicki in reply to North says:


      The cat is male. Though the French narration isn’t in the first person (unlike the subtitles), there’s still not much doubt.

      Sure, neither male nor female cats shave, but every gender clue about that animal suggests it’s male. It’s one of those rare cases where I really, really hope we’re talking about furries, and not about anything else.

      The guy at the end is nice though.Report

  4. Jaybird says:

    I can’t stop thinking of Ted Haggard.Report

  5. Maybe if I were French and came from that cultural background the commercial would appeal to me. Oh, and if I were gay that would help too.

    French and gay, yes.

    Oh, and into f****ing cats. Gay french cats. You know, instead of other human beings.

    Now that I really think it through, this is a REALLY narrow demographic Orangina is going after here.Report

  6. Bob says:

    France, avant-garde, Albertville opening ceremony winter Olympics 1992.

    Inter-species homo sex seems right.