Category Archives: Paris

Strange No Longer

Paris in early December is a wonderful place – the odd little Christmas villages tucked away here and there, selling little Jesus and Mary figures and small pots of questionable foie gras, the old-school window displays at the big department … Continue reading

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On Americans Turning Italian

There’s this problem with Italians in American culture. We turn them into cartoons. You get your pneumatic sex goddesses like Sophia Loren, and all the mobsters from the Godfather through the Sopranos, and the eccentrics like Fellini and his literary … Continue reading

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