The Life of Rocky Marciano

  It was the first day of September 1923 and a 12 pound son was born to poor Italian immigrants, Pierino Marchegiano, a cobbler and his wife, Pasqualina Picciuto in Brockton, Massachusetts. Young Rocco Francis Marchegiano was eighteen months old when he contracted pneumonia, a condition that rendered him temporarily weakened, however, his doctor claimed … Continue reading The Life of Rocky Marciano

How to Create an Amazing Italian Party Theme

Having a theme for a party can make it all the more exciting and there is a wide variety different themes you could choose. This may depend on factors such as the event, your personal tastes, the people you have invited and the budget. One option is to create an Italian theme for your party … Continue reading How to Create an Amazing Italian Party Theme

Must Read Italian Mystery: The Death of Pier Paolo Pasolini

  Pier Paolo Pasolini is a well-known filmmaker who is best-known for the controversial 1975 movie ‘Salo’. In addition to being a filmmaker, he was a talented poet and an intellectual who identified as homosexual, Marxist and Catholic. Just before the release of ‘Salo’ in Paris, his mutilated corpse was found in Ostia on the … Continue reading Must Read Italian Mystery: The Death of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Tony Bennett Biography

  Anthony Dominick Benedetto is in his 90s and for the love of him, he still possesses a voice of velvet and satin as he croons to his audience in a sentimental tone. What's more, he plans to keep doing what he's been doing for the past six decades. After John Benedetto emigrated from Podargoni … Continue reading Tony Bennett Biography

10 Stereotypes of Italian Women

There are many stereotypes about Italian women, some of which are true and others that are not. Here are ten of the most common stereotypes about women in Italy. 1. They Do Not Get Drunk Although the Italians are known to enjoy drinking with their meals, it I not generally part of Italian culture to … Continue reading 10 Stereotypes of Italian Women

15 Facts about Dolce and Gabbana

Founded in 1985, Dolce & Gabbana is a luxury Italian fashion house that was established two Italian fashion designers; Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. The pair are partners in both business and their personal life. Although this is one of the best-known fashion houses in the world, there are many facts you may not know … Continue reading 15 Facts about Dolce and Gabbana

10 Interesting Facts About Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, is one of the most iconic movies of all time. During the filming of this movie, many famous Italian landmarks were used. Here are 10 more interesting facts about this movie which was directed by William Wyler. Audrey Hepburn was relatively unknown while Gregory Peck was well-established … Continue reading 10 Interesting Facts About Roman Holiday