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A Little Wager?

(24 01 2013) Joseph Sciorra

Wanna bet Philistine Italian-American “Leaders” become “Outraged,” Again?

The New Negative Image of Italian Americans

(23 08 2012) Joseph Sciorra

The inane opinions of a few and the diminution of Italian America.

The Secret History of Italian Americans on TV

(01 03 2011) Joseph Sciorra

Pausing the flickering image of the cathode ray tube.

Anti-defamation, a Punch Line

(30 01 2011) Joseph Sciorra

Something Funny about Somewhere.

Games, Media, and Politics. Does "Mafia II" Defame Italian Americans? Interview with Andre' DiMino

(28 08 2010) Ottorino Cappelli

Several Italian-American organizations are staging an anti-defamation campaign against the videogame "Mafia II" on the ground that it offends, discriminates, and stereotypes...

Organized Culture

(09 02 2010) Fred Gardaphe

If you believe that the “Jersey Shore” show of MTV is really gangsters without guns, then you should do something about it. But since when have we become afraid of our youth?...

Found Gangster Poem

(09 02 2010) Joseph Sciorra

The following lines come from an email sent to editors who, in turn, shared it with me. The words are quoted verbatim and in the order in which they were written, but...

The Film Festival of Positive Italian-American Images

(29 11 2009) Joseph Sciorra

Positive images of Italian-Americans that aren’t.

Watching Mob Movies with my Fourteen-Year-Old Son

(29 07 2008) Joseph Sciorra

A “teachable moment” about mafia realities and representations.

Una malia contro il malocchio dei prominenti.

(11 07 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Iettature, malie, & la lingua a strascinuni in the 21st century.

Tony Soprano Made Me Do It!

(08 03 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Turncoat mafioso’s statement about media depictions of Italian Americans is “smoking gun” say some Italian-Americans. No kidding.

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