Silvio Berlusconi Convicted of Being Criminally Gross

Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's ex-Prime Minister whom I am legally obligated to refer to as "disgraced," was just convicted of having sex with an underage prostitute and using his political influence to cover it up. He's been sentenced to 7 years in prison, which sounds bad until you consider the silver lining: if such a… » 6/24/13 1:20pm 6/24/13 1:20pm

Berlusconi's Hired Stripper Wore Obama Mask at His 'Bunga Bunga' Parties

Ever since former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Burlusconi's sex parties came under investigation in 2011, I've spent many a-morning pondering the meaning of the term given to the raunchy late night escapades of the premier, "bunga bunga" parties. Initially, I thought it was a sound appropriated from Gullah Gullah… » 5/17/13 6:30pm 5/17/13 6:30pm

Berlusconi Thinks Women Are Bunga Bunga Enthusiasts by Nature

Just because Italy's most consistently corrupt (and that's saying something) public official has resigned his office and is now on trial for, among other things, paying for sexual services from a girl under the age of 18, doesn't mean we can't enjoy some lurid "bunga bunga" news. After all, what would Saturday be… » 4/21/12 1:00pm 4/21/12 1:00pm

Berlusconi Defense Team Calls George Clooney As Witness

The defense in Silvio Berlusconi's increasingly bizarre trial have submitted a list of witnesses they'd like to call, including the Italian foreign minister, "a bevy of showgirls" . . . and George Clooney, who allegedly attended one of Berlusconi's infamous parties with his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis. This odd… » 3/29/11 5:35pm 3/29/11 5:35pm

Italian Women Protest Silvio Burlusconi

Armed with signs that read "Enough!" and "If not now, when?", thousands of citizens participated in coordinated anti-Berlusconi protests across Italy today. The protesters were frustrated by the Bunga Bunga Partying One's blatant and public disrespect for women, and many participants commented on turning a blind eye… » 2/13/11 4:18pm 2/13/11 4:18pm