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The Town Of Florence Declares War On “Jersey Shore”

Pauly D and The Situation arrived at the airport last week with their bags packed, ready to head to Florence, Italy, to film season four of “Jersey Shore.” But they…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 9, 2011 - 2:40 pm

No Drinking! “Jersey Shore” Cast Given Rules To Follow By Mayor Of Florence, Italy

How do you say “UGH!” in Italian? Because that’s what the entire country of Italy said when they learned MTV’s “Jersey Shore” would be filming its fourth season in the…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2011 - 10:20 am

Don’t Be A Lemon On A First Date

La Bella Figura, translated literally means “the beautiful figure.” It can mean many things but for Italians it is a way of life and it means the way one appears…

YourTango.com | March 27, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Prime Minister Slept With Teen Prostitute 13 Times, Prosecutors Say

Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi allegedly had sex with a teen prostitute 13 different times, according to prosecutors in a document obtained by the Associated Press. Three of the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

“Jersey Shore” Cast Is Moving To Italy

Mamma mia! The cast of “Jersey Shore” is moving to Italy to film season four, presumably so Ronnie can see what the inside of an Italian jail looks like, too.

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Latest In Collaborations: Colosseum x Tod’s

We hear that Tod’s, the producer of Italian luxury goods, and the Colosseum (yes, as in the) may be teaming up. OK, so not really in the form of a…

Leonora Epstein | December 7, 2010 - 4:50 pm

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,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 25, 2010 - 7:30 pm

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 | October 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

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 | October 8, 2010 - 12:40 pm

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 | September 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

“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