Posts tagged "italy"

Sex In A Church Confessional

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…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 11, 2008

Quick Pic: Italy’s New Baby Giraffe

She doesn't have a name yet, but it seems her mom loves her just the same. [Rome, 5/28/08]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2008

Goodyear’s Golden Girl

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…
By: Simcha / April 17, 2008

Italian Courts Get Their Laws On Men’s Bodies

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…
By: Simcha / February 29, 2008

Artsy Condom Ads

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. If you're…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008

J. Crew, I Love You

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…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2008

International Pick-Up Artists: Who’s Got Game?

"Your eyes are the same color as my Porsche." While this pick-up line may have success in Germany, according to a Times Online article on international dating styles, all men find themselves constantly fumbling for a way to impress the ladies. From handling finances to feminism, guys around the globe chimed in with their…
By: Simcha / February 8, 2008
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