ORGANIZED RELIGION IS AWESOME

Attention: Dick Vitale Is Conversing With Our World's Religious Leaders

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If The Pope has done nothing else to help the world, he's gotten Dick Vitale to shut up.

Reality TV

‘Jersey Shore’ Cast Can’t Drink on Camera, Forced to Be Boring

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The "Jersey Shore" cast is scheduled to arrive in Italy on May 9th, and the mayor of Florence has done everything he can to inhibit the cast short of passing anti-tan legislation.

tv spots

New Thor Images, Courtesy of Italy?

One way or the other, Marvel has not been shy with the goods when it comes to Thor.

#CHICAGO BULLS

Is This Michael Jordan Breaking A Backboard?

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Michael Jordan did a lot of stuff in his basketball career; he won a lot of titles, sold a lot of shoes, and is almost universally recognized as one of the greatest athletes in history.

train wrecks

PSP Gaming + Little Kid Walking = Epic Fall Onto Train Tracks (Video)

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Man, Italy must have some really impressive gaming titles for the PSP.

WAR ON DRUGS

Who Wants To Read About Nudity And Drugs?

Someone at TSA set the "My First Cavity Search" fake kid's book as their desktop photo.

#ARCHER

Robot Robin Hood Is Not To Be Trusted

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Oh look, it's Chief Running On Batteries.

Robots

Bow Before Our Pancake-Flipping Robot Overlords

Not happy with only teaching a robot how to iron their towels, Darwin G.

JAY LENO

Italian TV Is Good

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That screencap is from the Italian variety show "Buona Domenica.

VEHICLES

Living the Dream in a Bouncy Castle

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Three Brits funded by LiveEveryLitre have achieved their dream of making the 5 mile (8 km) trip across Italy's Lake Garda in a huge, inflated bouncy castle.

science

Sword-Wielding Robots and Robots With Skin

Scientists at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) have developed a touch-sensing skin designed to cover the iCub (AKA "creepy robot toddler").

science

Now This is a Real Game Changer

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Forget all of Hollywood's talk about 3-D being a "game changer".

MIKE TYSON

WELL, THIS IS DEPRESSING

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Here's video of Mike Tyson's recent appearance on Italy's "Dancing with the Stars" (watch below).

#video games

ITALIAN DAD STABBED OVER PLAYSTATION

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Here's a not-so-feelgood story out of Europe involving an Italian teenager (not pictured), a PlayStation, and a dad getting stabbed because he was kicking his boy's ass in FIFA.

SIMON COWELL

ITALY’S GOT A SUSAN BOYLE RIP-OFF

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The delicate flower pictured here is Carmen Masola, who appeared on the premiere episode of "Italy's Got Talent" as the token Susan Boyle "troll with a golden voice" character.

where are they now?

Where Are They Now: Troy Bell

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There is an old saying in the NBA, "it's hard to make the NBA and it's even harder to stay.

ITALY

BECAUSE BASEBALL IS JUST LIKE WAR…

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Distinguished gentleman reader Mark was good enough to send this in; there's nothing like an Italian TV commercial for baseball's world cup that compares an outdated national pastime to one of the greatest military gaffes of the 20th century.

#NBA

KNICKS P.A. GUY ENJOYS A GOOD STEREOTYPE

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Knicks rookie Danilo Gallinari scored a career-high nine points in Monday night's win over the Bulls, but he wasn't happy with the way the Knicks' in-house PA announcer treated his Italian heritage.

SOCCER

OH NO YOU DIH-INT!

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Ladies and gentlemen, the best player in Italy's Serie A, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


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