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June 24, 2009

Boys will be boys. (I ragazzi saranno ragazzi)

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
I assumed that an image of sex-crazed Italian and American politicians in action or one of Obama smoking would be impossible to obtain, so I chose the next best thing; an allegorical scene from the Vucciria market in Palermo of fish caught in the act, so to speak (per cosi dire).

The fact that you can't change human nature is no excuse for ignoring it and since media coverage of politics is hardly natural there's even less reason for avoiding reality. As I...

June 1, 2009

Remembering D-Day, Italian American Style

Jerry Krase
Jordan Family
Wedding of Evelyn Jordan and Frank in Brooklyn, New York, September 18, 1943.

  There are many Italian American World War II heroes. Between my wife's family and mine we have about a dozen or so. To name a few: her Uncles Joe, Frank, Anthony, and...