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Pour yourself a gin and pineapple - Humbert Humbert's favorite tipple - Lolita's 50. Which probably makes her more like 68, strictly speaking. Anyway, Nabokov's masterpiece has endured a half-century of controversy, banning,misinterpretation, cultural cooption, adaptation and dissection, and remains at the top of the…

A 34-year-old Italian butcher who was having an affair with 13-year-old girl had his sentence reduced by two-thirds because a judge decided there was "real love" involved. Antonio de Pascale was given a sentence of a year and four months instead of the maximum possible penalty — 12 years — because, according to the

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Miu Miu is supposed to be Prada-lite, Prada for the poor folk. In reality, it costs about the same as its big-sister label, but its design aesthetic? Decidedly different. While Prada is known for being anti-sexy and "intellectual" (because, uh, brains and beauty are mutually exclusive?), Miu Miu is a little more,…