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“Jersey Shore,” Season Two: Now With Less Offensive Italian Stereotypes

Before “Jersey Shore” appeared, calling someone a “guido” was offensive. Like, you did not do that unless you were cruising for an ass-kicking. Then there was this bizarre post-”Jersey Shore” era where you heard words like “guido” and “guidette” more on MTV than “boobs” or “oh my God, Heidi, you have to break up with Spencer!”

Not anymore, says Andre DiMino, head of UNICO, an Italian-American pride group. Keep reading »

The Jersey Shore Name Generator: What’s Your Guido Or Guidette Nickname?

So for funzies I decided to make a “Jersey Shore Nickname Generator”! Find out your guido or guidette alter ego by heading here and then posting it in the comments back on The Frisky. You can call me Joanie Sopressata. (The formula: Name ending in ie or y + meat, fruit, or nut.) [The Jersey Shore Nickname Generator] Keep reading »

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