WINTER OLYMPICS

An IOC Member Is Pissed At America For Sending ‘Four Lesbians’ To The Olympics

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Italy's Mario Pescante can't believe America would send 'four lesbians' to the Sochi Olympics instead of just letting the media handle the political stuff.

STEVE MCQUEEN

Mistakezione: Italian Distributor Very Mi Scusi For '12 Years a Slave' Posters with White Dudes on Them

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An Italian distributor has apologized for using '12 Years a Slave' posters with giant pictures of white dudes on them.

ITALY

An Italian Guy Built A Creepy, Dangerous Looking, Kind Of Amazing Amusement Park Entirely By Hand

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Ah, Italy, where if you grease the right palm nobody bothers you about your crazy, handmade amusement park...

ROCCO SIFFREDI

Porn Star Rocco Siffredi is getting a family TV show in Italy

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Porn star Rocco Siffredi, known up until now mainly for providing aggressive anal in films such as Buttman and Rocco's Brazilian Butt Fest and Dippy Longcocking is set to provide love advice to middle-aged couples in a family show called "It's Up to Rocco," on primetime TV in Italy.

WHORES

Small Italian Theaters Survive by Becoming Whorehouses

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The phenomenon of failing independent theaters in the age of VOD and the multiplex is so widespread that abandoned theaters became the entire visual motif of The Canyons.

VESPA

This Fight Between Two Women And A Gladiator That Ends With A Half-Naked Vespa Getaway Is Everything

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This has all the ingredients for a great video: attractive Italian women, a torn dress, a guy dressed as a gladiator for some reason, and a Vespa getaway.

TROUBLEMAKERS

Mario Balotelli Leads AC Milan In Hissy Fits

If AC Milan star Mario Balotelli is best known for anything it’s being an amazing soccer player.

#ART

Glitch Furniture: This Hand-Carved Cabinet Is Surreal, Mind-Blowing

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Our minds were blown this morning by a hand-carved storage unit which Nerdcore nicknamed "Glitch Furniture".

STEREOTYPES

Behold, The Most Italian Video And GIF Ever (And Afternoon Links)

Today's afternoon links, featuring the most Italian video on the internet and a Euro Games GIF which sums up every stereotype about Italy in two seconds.

ITALY

Diabolik Gets New TV Series, Already Looks Better Than The Movie

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'Danger: Diabolik' stank, so the Italians are trying to redeem their version of Batman with a new TV series.

WAGS

Don’t Worry, Mario Balotelli – Nobody Will Ever Know That You’re In That Bentley

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Italian soccer star Mario Balotelli is only 22-years old, and as the face and presumable future of Manchester City and the Italian National Team, it’s safe to say that he has a long career ahead of him.

#Animals

Italian Family's Owl Sanctuary

The Falconieri delle Orobie are a family from the town of Villa d'Adda, Italy, who have made the adoption of owls their full-time hobby.

#girls

Kate Upton’s Vogue Italia Photoshoot

Supermodel Kate Upton has an extensive feature in the November issue of Vogue Italia.

seismology

Why Italy Convicting Seismologists Is Bad For Science

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The only thing Italy should be convicting them of is doing their jobs.

WAGS

Follow-Up: Mario Balotelli Really Handled Losing The Euro 2012 Tournament Well

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Perhaps we jumped the gun a little when it was reported that Mario Balotelli – just one day after Italy lost to Spain in the Euro 2012 Final – was ready to embrace his role as a proud daddy when his ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico announced that she was pregnant with his baby.

Xavi

Spain Wins 2012 Euros, Becomes One Of Sports’ Greatest Dynasties

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It’s not a quote-on-quote three-peat for the Spanish National Team, but their Euro 2012 victory over Italy on Sunday gave them their third consecutive major championship in a row.

urine

Mario Balotelli Is An Ape, Says Totally Not Racist Italian Newspaper

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Soccer racism is something we rarely talk about at With Leather, because 1) it's one of those ridiculous, inexcusable traditions hanging on as "part of the sport" because people in Europe never officially got a Civil Rights movement, and 2) we never write about soccer.


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