Here are some interesting writings I've come across over the years: The France FAQ outlines why it's so good to live here, and driving in the french lane why its so fun to drive. It might even be better than driving in Montreal! There's also one about the joys of living in Quebec. That being said, I do miss Santa Claus and the White Christmas thing. If you're looking for a motivation letter to attend college, take a look at Hugh Gallagher's essay. Finally, a perfect season's greetings to send your politically correct friends.
In the same vein, here are some interesting audio clips: If you're about to get married you should listen to the wedding race.
I also have a nice little tribute to Francis Cabrel
and this amazing documentary about the most popular word in the English vocabulary.