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October 17, 2013

Six Years of Social Media

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Thousands of Thanks to Thousands of Friends

October 13, 2013

IAWA Hosts Bordighera Authors: Fama and Viscusi @ Sidewalk Cafe


Last night the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presented writers Maria Fama and Robert Viscusi at Sidewalk Cafe at 94 Avenue A in the East Village, NYC-10009,...

October 13, 2013

Italiese: It's Not Just for Immigrants Anymore

Traci Andrighetti

As the use of italiese continues to increase in contemporary Italy, it's important to reflect on the humbler origins of this fascinating and often amusing language form.

October 11, 2013

Stereotypes of Death

Donna Chirico

An extraordinary circumstance that reveals the myth making is death. It is the clashing cymbals of who we are in the eyes of the world. It is also a time when the cultural...

October 9, 2013

Johnny Meatballs Coming To Overpeck Park This Sunday Oct. 13

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Breakfast & Lunch at the Horse Stables

October 4, 2013

Mafia Studies: Subjective “Representations” vs. Objective “Realities”

Tom Verso

When writing narratives, historians face an inherent inner-conflict between ‘Objective Descriptions’ and ‘Subjective Value Judgments’. For example, Palermo car-bomb...

October 3, 2013

Johnny Meatballs Coming To Allendale This Saturday Oct. 5!

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Street Fair & Car Show

September 28, 2013

Born This Way

Darrell Fusaro

Based on the popular blog, the book "Born This Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay" is a collection of adorable childhood photographs accompanied by sweet, funny, and at times...

September 27, 2013

The Barilla Controversy: Family, Pasta, and 'Politics'

Bianca Sorminis
Buitoni challenges Barilla on Facebook: "In the Buitoni home there is room for everybody."

Apparently homophobic remarks of Guido Barilla, the chairman of the famous Italian pasta company, spurred a controversy that is cultural and political as well as commercial.

September 27, 2013

Confidenze tra amiche

Traci Andrighetti
Featuring Italian author Annalucia Lomunno

One of Italy's oldest magazines, Confidenze tra amiche has everything today's Italian woman could want. It's also the perfect text for those interested in the languages and...

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