Posts tagged "italy"

“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”…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Who Wants A Fetus Cocktail?

Juuuust kidding. This is actually an Italian public service announcement to discourage women from drinking when there’s a bun in the oven and reads, simply, “When Mama drinks, baby drinks.”…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 11:10 am

Italians Claim Premature Baby Lived Through Abortion

The Italian Ministry of Health has announced that three separate investigations have been launched after a claim that this weekend, a premature baby survived an abortion at 22 weeks (or…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2010 - 2:20 pm

70 Percent Of Young Italians Just Can’t Cut The Apron Strings

This will put that mama’s boy you dated in perspective: Over 70 percent of Italians between the ages of 18 and 39 still live at home with their parents, according…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italy’s Prime Minister Calls Michelle Obama “Sun-Tanned”

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made a stupid joke about Barack and Michelle Obama’s dark skin, calling it a suntan. According to the AP, he told a crowd in Milan…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Single In Italy: Beware Of The Other Woman

Liz Tuccillo tries to grasp the Italian mother fascination among Italian men.
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Single in Italy: A | August 20, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Five Things To Know About Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi’s Sex Life

Have you heard? Italy’s Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is a total horndog. Worse than Bill Clinton or Mark Sanford, even!

Call girls, audio tapes, barely legal teens, “gifts” of…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Venice Gets Its First Female Gondolier

Rowing a gondola through Venice’s famed canals used to be a tradition passed from father to son. But not anymore! Twenty-three-year-old Giorgia Boscolo, mother of two, completed the 400 hours…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Amanda Knox Takes The Stand

While the rest of her friends will be graduating from the University of Washington this weekend, 21-year-old Amanda Knox will go over her testimony given earlier today in Italy defending…

Daniela Guernica | June 12, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Libya’s Leader Wants A Party With 700 Italian Woman

Libya’s leader, Muammar Gaddafi, is going on a Roman holiday. And he’s made a very interesting request for the Italian government—he wants a party with 700 Italian women, including Italy’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 8, 2009 - 6:30 pm

The Political Sex Scandal: Italian Style

Supposedly, Italians in the late ’90s couldn’t grasp why the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal caused such hysteria in the states. Well, my dear Italians, the tables have turned. In case you’ve been…

Justine Fields | June 5, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Love Padlocks Removed From Trevi Fountain Gate

Locks have long been a symbol of never-ending love. Earlier this month, Frisky reader Charlotte told us about the tradition of couples attaching locks to the Uzupis Bridge in Lithuania…

Catherine Strawn | April 22, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Hot Footballer Flounces Around In Store Window Display For All To See

Andrea Vasa, a 30-year-old hot football — in other words soccer — player for Milan’s Brera team, is living in Dirk Bikkembergs, a high-end Italian store, parading around half-naked, lifting…

Susannah Breslin | March 27, 2009 - 11:00 am

Love Vandal: Italians Do It Better, Part Due

Reader Haley took this in Rome on Christmas last year right between the Colosseum and the Forum/Palatine Hill area.

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if

Catherine Strawn | December 2, 2008 - 7:15 pm

Love Vandal: Italians Do It Better

Reader Sarah took this photo in Florence. Since we don’t speak Italian, she translated it for us: “Good wishes to you who is the best thing that has ever happened…

Catherine Strawn | November 25, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Pocket Change: Jessica Biel’s “I’m Vacaying In Italy With Justin Timberlake” Style

Animal-Print Scarf: $16.50, Alloy
White Racer-Back Tank: $29.50, J. Crew
Black Maxi Skirt: $29.50, Old Navy
Metallic Flat Sandals: $59.99, Nine West
Black Satchel Tote (Splurge!): $635, Botkier

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 27, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Italian Hookers Have New Habits

While every girl wants to stop traffic, Italian women are being accused of causing car accidents because they’re so damn sexy. Due to these ridiculous claims, the governments in Rome,…

Simcha | September 26, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Lost In Translation: A Yeast Infection Abroad

This summer, I met up with my fiance in Europe for a well-deserved vacation. He had been studying there for a month before I arrived, and sometimes, when a man…

Colleen Kane | September 9, 2008 - 3:30 pm

A Faulty Wedding Dress Causes Bride To Sue Designer

When I think of all the disastrous things that could happen on someone’s wedding day, I generally think of flowers dying, or the cake being dropped as it’s being carried…

Catherine Strawn | July 7, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Paris Hilton’s Puppies, Italian Woman In Captivity, & An Iron Kidnapping

Justice for puppies everywhere! Paris Hilton was stopped from buying a puppy by the staff at a pet store because it seemed too much like an impulse buy. The star…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2008 - 11:30 am