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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 Equal Opportunities Minister (and former model) Mara Carfagna, and other female politicians, business women, and cultural movers and shakers. It looks like Italian leaders are… READ MORE »


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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 under a rock (like I have) Italy’s premier, Silvio Berlusconi, has been living out a Clintonian mess for the last week. First, Berlusconi attended the… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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 and throwing the key in the river below to show they’re stuck with one another forever, and that country isn’t the only one with such… READ MORE »


Guys

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 weights, and lolling about for anyone who happens to look in the windows. “Among the shelves and clothes hangers exposing the items that are for… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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

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Love & Sex

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 to me…! I love you!”

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Style

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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, Milan, and Florence have just passed laws decreeing that women dress and act more modestly. The legislation states that women must refrain from “adopting poses… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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 and a woman love each other very much in a short period of time, soon after comes a very special gift from God, known as… READ MORE »


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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 to the reception site. Well, one bride in Italy had it a lot worse. When this woman was married in 2006, her dress came unstitched… READ MORE »


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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 is known for having a “menagerie of neglected animals.” [NY Post]

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I’ve got good news for the 8-year-old girl/gay boy inside of all of us. Your parents may have ruined Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and maybe even where babies come from, but they can’t take away the mythical, magical, magnificent Unicorn! It lives! Granted, in captivity, but a beautiful unicorn has been… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

An Italian couple totally got busted making love in the confessional in a cathedral. The two were detained by police when they disturbed things during morning Mass, but they met with the local bishop to ask for forgiveness and he did, and celebrated a “Mass of reparation” to make up for the sacrilege. And so… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

She doesn’t have a name yet, but it seems her mom loves her just the same. [Rome, 5/28/08] … READ MORE »


News

Just like good tires, you can get a lot of smooth rides out of a good woman. Well, that’s what Goodyear’s new Italian ad is claiming. A silver fox, wearing nothing but a mink stole and a “come hither” smile, poses like a pin-up next to the slogan, “The only thing in your truck that… READ MORE »


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While the Italian Court of Appeals has got its defendants by the balls, they just brought their fist down on every fellow countrymens’. In a landmark case involving a mechanic being sued for what he claimed was merely jock itch, the court ruled that it is indecent to grab your junk in public. Although the… READ MORE »


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It’s hard to believe that such an artsy and intelligent-looking illustration (above) is an Italian ad for Durex, especially when you learn that the same company has also used foul and degrading imagery to advertise its products. We like our condom ads the way we like our men: classy, not crass.

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Style

I firmly believe the key to a successful catalog is the ability to transport the readers/shopper into another world where, with the aid of the clothing the catalog sells, they can be as freaking fabulous as they want to be. J. Crew makes me feel this way and I know I’m being a mindless consumer… READ MORE »