The Best Restaurant in the World Is: Disney's Epcot Theme Park

For the past year, Rich Juzwiak and Caity Weaver have scoured New York in search of the city’s greatest restaurant. This spring, the authors expanded their quest into a global hunt: the search for the Best Restaurant in the World. Due to time and budget constraints, it was determined that the most efficient method to… » 4/30/15 12:25pm 4/30/15 12:25pm

Italian High Court Annuls Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 death of Meredith Kercher. This latest acquittal appears to mean that the case is truly over after eight years in court. Both Knox and Sollecito have already spent four years in jail. » 3/27/15 6:05pm 3/27/15 6:05pm

Zoe Saldana Won't Boycott Dolce & Gabbana, is Super Casual About Hate

Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana made some awfully regressive comments about lifestyles, babies, and sexuality in a recent interview. "We oppose gay adoptions," was one such comment. Another, made by Dolce: "You are born to be a mother and a father. Or at least that's how it should be. I call children of chemistry,… » 3/22/15 3:15pm 3/22/15 3:15pm

Katy Perry Went to Italy and Took These Cool Pictures 

Katy Perry is a woman with many talents. A Renaissance woman, really. Not only is she in possession of a left shark, John Mayer, and numerous colorful wigs, but she is an art lover as well. Perry was recently in Italy, she took a moment from her busy tour schedule to enjoy the cultural riches the country has to offer. » 2/21/15 12:45pm 2/21/15 12:45pm

​Labor of (Someone Else's) Love: My Summer Planning Weddings in Italy

When I was 20, my college's funded internship program wrote me a check for $3,000. Instead of hunkering down in an LA production office to slog through slush piles—as a film major actually invested in her future would probably do—I pursued an internship that cashed in on my incomplete Italian minor and weird penchant… » 2/06/15 1:30pm 2/06/15 1:30pm

Trailer for ‘Salacious’ Amanda Knox Movie Heavy on the Slut-Shaming

The trailer for The Face of an Angel, an adaptation of the book by Barbie Latza Nardeau called Angel Face about the Amanda Knox saga, is out and it is as salacious and exploitative as any slapdash Lifetime movie about a recent murder trial except it features some pretty notable talent like Daniel Bruhl, Cara… » 2/09/14 4:00pm 2/09/14 4:00pm

Italian MP Wore Blackface in Parliament to Make Terrible, Racist Point

At a recent meeting of Italian Parliament, representative of Lega Nord (the Northern League) Gianluca Buonanno argued against basic benefits for immigrants (swell) by putting on blackface during the proceedings (sweller). "To get money, perhaps we all need to make ourselves darker," he announced to the Chamber of… » 1/17/14 12:50pm 1/17/14 12:50pm