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Financially doxxing Elena Ferrante proves exactly why she wanted to remain anonymous

The doxxing itself involved investigating years worth of real estate documents, which led the NYRB to the conclusion of Ferrante’s true identity.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 3, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Italy’s “Fertility Day” is a very important reminder about your one job in life, ladies

Every society in the world is guilty of at least subliminally telling girls they’ll be wives and mothers, and boys, they’ll be policemen or doctors. Italy’s just being a lot more forthright

Kylie Cheung | September 12, 2016 - 1:28 pm

Beauty Is Pain: Stilettos Have Historically Been Weapons

The act of wearing stiletto heels can often feel more like a battle of balance and composure than a simple fashion choice. Considering the history of stilettos, that is all too…

Bronwyn Isaac | February 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm

The Italian Moka Pot King Was Buried In A Moka Pot

You may not be able to take it with you – but you CAN be memorialized in the very object that made you famous, and 93-year-old Bialetti was certainly not

Bronwyn Isaac | February 18, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Italian Woman Asks Firefighters To Help Her Out Of Her Chastity Belt

Suprisingly, this is not the plot of a very sexy and special porn.

Lauren Vinopal | January 19, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Sacrificing Pizza Is Not The Way To Save The Environment

Wood-burning stoves have been (kind of sort of not really) banned in the birthplace of pizza.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The Frisky Investigates: Hey Miss Italy, Are You Okay?

Girlfriend is lost in translation.

Lauren Vinopal | September 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Travel Guide: 15 Things I Long To Do In Tuscany

I have always been interested in travel, but circumstances (AKA money) have made it difficult. Many of my friends opted for semesters abroad in college or backpacked after graduation. I,…

Sophie Leon | August 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

26 Italian Women Having Affairs With Priests Ask Pope To End Celibacy Vow

It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: Twenty-six women wrote a letter to the Pope … 

But it’s a reality reported by the site Vatican Insider: 26…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Report: Kim And Kanye Will Marry At An Italian Fortress

 What happened to a wedding at Versailles? A source told People that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are marrying in Italy instead — at a 16th century fortress in Florence…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2014 - 10:30 am

Italy Promotes “12 Years A Slave” With White Actors Instead Of Its Critically Acclaimed (And Black!) Star Chiwetel Ejiofor

The movie “12 Years A Slave” is being heralded as one of the best films of the year, is expected to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Italian Lady Explains All The Italian Hand Gestures You Need To Know (NSFW)

During all the years I studied Italian, I never learned much of the important stuff I needed in Italy, like “Only with a condom on!” and “Get your hand out…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 9:00 am
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