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john-robert-johnson's picture
Jan.15.2013
Here I am in the midst of the Italian election campaign, possibly one of the most important for the country since 1948, featuring the spectres (I use the word advisedly) or Silvio Berlusconi, back from the grave to save his skin with his usual mix of candour and self.sacrifice, and the equally...
john-robert-johnson's picture
Nov.24.2012
A few days ago we discovered that the treasurer and long-time associate of our erstwhile Prime Minister and world-famous playboy, Mr B, was held hostage last month by a group of gangsters from Puglia in Southeast Italy. The official (i.e. as approved by Mr B and his team of lawyers, currently...
r-n-morris's picture
Feb.23.2012
More and more writers are doing it. Putting their work directly out there, without the intervention of the middleman. Self-publishing through kindle. I imagine that most of the writers who choose this route are ones who have been unsuccessful in getting a conventional publisher to take them on...
farzana-versey's picture
Apr.17.2011
The fall of Rome may not have been due to homosexuality, but must gay rights groups protest against such an assertion? Italian historian Roberto De Mattei has said: “The collapse of the Roman Empire and the arrival of the Barbarians was due to the spread of homosexuality. The Roman...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.15.2009
A couple of days after he had drawn women’s undies, Silvio Berlusconi looked like someone back from battle. The two events may not be connected, but it is interesting to find some connection. Milan, December 13: At a political rally the Italian Prime Minister is left with a fractured nose, two...
heywood-gould's picture
Dec.26.2008
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 26Upstaged and rendered irrelevant by the rise of Barrack Obama, European leaders have formed a secret task force to find ways to tarnish his image, the Daily Event has learned. "George Bush was an easy foil who made all our leaders look good," said a Euro...
heywood-gould's picture
Sep.03.2008
GREENPOINT, Brooklyn, Sept. 3...Does size matter? "Maybe not in sex and basketball," Efraim Durg says, " but in geopolitics it's the only thing that counts." Durg, CEO of Durgometrics, a hedge fund that specializes in high risk bets, is advising his clients to back John McCain...