Tag Archives: Totò

La Radio ds106: Italian Lolita

Last night Antonella and I had a real blast putting together our first 15 minute play list of Italian classics, commercials, and variety show numbers on YouTube mixed in with clips of Peter Sellers as Claire Quilty from Stanley Kubrick’s … Continue reading

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Totò Animated

For my first experiment with animated GIFs I opted for the facial gesturing of Italian comic genius Totò in Vittorio De Sica’s The Gold of Naples. I think I’m going to do a series of animated GIFs of Totò in … Continue reading

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I have been judged!

That damn Judges has posted a Lucio Battisti video before me, how good is he? So to teach that meddling kid a lesson, the bava gives you 3x the Judges. And I’ll one up Judges by throwing in a classic … Continue reading

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Carosello: An Italian TV Tradition

One of things I have noticed is that when hanging with a group of friends sooner or later the conversation turns to our mediated lives through television. Without fail, if the company is worth its salt, memories of Larry from … Continue reading

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Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Italian Dance Party

Antonella and I have embarked on what we hope will be a fairly comprehensive retrospective of Italian Cinema in an attempt to answer one deceptively simple question, “What the hell went wrong?!” How did one of the most imaginative and … Continue reading

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