Italian News

So, it’s probably not the stuff you’d find on the front page of the dailies in Italy, but it’s Italian news nonetheless.


In Italy, it’s All Beckham All the Time

Italians know drama. They do drama so well, you’d think it’s genetic. So given the hubbub surrounding the arrival of English soccer superstar David Beckham (and his equally famous wife, Posh Spice Girl Victoria) to the city of Milan, you’d almost wonder if the Beckhams aren’t actually Italian instead of […]


Italy News: 10.19.08

Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: The author of the book about the mafia – which has recently been made into a movie – is leaving Italy following threats on his life. Yet another Roman stadium has been excavated – well, it’s about half-excavated right now – […]


Italy News: 10.12.08

Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: Are you one of the people who has watched Italian TV and wondered why every single show seems to require its own chorus line of skinny women in skimpy outfits? If you are, you’ll love the humor in this video. A […]


Italy News: 10.05.08

Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: According to a study from 2007, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese is the #1 shoplifted food item in Italy. I just have a hard time picturing how anyone would hide a giant wheel of cheese in their purse. Ever wondered what they’re actually eating […]


Italy News: 09.28.08

Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: As if there weren’t already enough weird laws in Italy, Tui at Mental Mosaic just sent me news that an Italian town is going to be collecting dog DNA samples so that, when someone fails to clean up their doggy’s doo-doo, […]