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Italian Mayors Outlaw Miniskirts, Sandcastles, Mowing Lawn On Weekends

Being a mayor in Italy has to be fun, now that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has upped the country’s ability to create laws to combat “anti-social behavior.” Take, for example,…

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Today’s Lady News: Italian Town Considers A Miniskirt Ban

Castellammare di Stabia, a seaside town in Southern Italy, is considering a ban on miniskirts to “restore urban decorum and facilitate better civil co-existence.” Translation: so men will stop…

Jessica Wakeman |

Buy The Tiniest Apartment In The World … For Just $68,000

Do you have an extra $68,000 laying around and an unbridled sense of irony? Then why not purchase the smallest apartment in the world! No, surprisingly, it isn’t a bathtub…

Julie Gerstein |

Today’s Lady News: Performing Sexual Favors Totally Fine For Women In Politics, Says Italian Dude

It’s totally OK if women use their bodies to get ahead in politics, advises Giorgio Stracquadanio, an ally of Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister of Italy (who has made…

Jessica Wakeman |

“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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Single In Italy: Beware Of The Other Woman

Liz Tuccillo tries to grasp the Italian mother fascination among Italian men.
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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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

LOOK #1
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 |