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Photography

Take a Look Inside Some Abandoned Secret Mansions in Italy

Thomas Jorion spent ten years photographing the faded glory of empty palaces and summer homes.
Vincenzo Ligresti
4.12.19
Photography

'Saucy' Adult Film Posters from the Last Half a Century

Massimo Russo has been collecting adult film posters for 20 years, and is now displaying them at a gallery in Italy.
Vincenzo Ligresti
3.1.19
Photography

Here Are the Most Romantic Skate Photos You're Likely to See This Week

Photographer Claudio Majorana's new book explores why any kid would pick up a skateboard.
Elena Viale
1.24.19
Internet

A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument

"I wouldn't verbally abuse them because an insult pulls you down into a state of weakness."
Vincenzo Ligresti
11.26.18
crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Sommelier

"I've seen colleagues at tastings down litres of wine and get so drunk they can barely remember their names."
Leon Benz
2.21.18
porn

I Went From Being A Porn Star to University Lecturer

Ruggero Freddi was lecturing in maths and engineering when a newspaper revealed he used to star in gay porn, sparking a national debate.
Niccolò Carradori
11.25.17
fascism

The Anti-Fascist Sex Workers Who Were Institutionalized for Challenging Mussolini

Sometimes it's left to some "ill-mannered" women to call out a fascist regime.
Claudia Torrisi
8.22.17
Football

These Guys Played 'Premier League Manager 99' for a Thousand Seasons

In August of 2017, N.R. and L.C. finally finished the game, having reached the year 3000.
Francesco Sarchi
8.15.17
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Male Escort

"One time, a client tied the condom in a knot so he could take my come home."
Vincenzo Ligresti
7.18.17
financial crisis

Porn Stars Talk About Their Day Jobs

"To really make it in porn, you need a lot of talent and a massive dick. Otherwise, you'll have to flip burgers on the side."
Niccolò Carradori
6.27.17
fascism

Why Thousands of Innocent Women Were Locked Away in Asylums

A lesser-known story from Italy's fascist era.
Elena Viale
6.14.17
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