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Looks like the kids are going to be engaging in dangerous sex after all.Yesterday, the Voice reported on an interesting story coming out of Brooklyn, in which a principal of a high school there offered to hand out condoms (rubbers, jimmy-hats, whatever they're calling them these days) at the school' ... More >>
Today in unexpected Cannes headline news: a convicted felon turns in one of the best performances at the festival thus far (and it's not Roman Polanski -- rimshot! -- who was the subject of a softball vanity documentary which screened here earlier in the week, and isn't really worth talking abou ... More >>
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's scandal has already inspired a Law & Order: SVU episode, but now it's going to become a film starring Gérard Depardieu as the former International Monetary Fund head. According to the AFP, director Abel Ferrara told Le Monde about plans for the film, which he said would sh ... More >>
As we reported yesterday, Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italy's prime minister. News outlets around the world clamored to give their own unique, measured perspective on his exit. More specifically, they all got to finally use that "Bye Bye, Bunga Bunga" headline they had been sitting on for y ... More >>
World politics is about to lose a pioneer in the field of bunga bungas. Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's controversial prime minister, is set to step down this evening after Italian Parliament approved of a series of austerity measures. The New York Times reports Berlusconi is following the lead of ... More >>
This week's Village Voice cover story asks, "After two full terms and change, what do you call Bloomberg's New York? In many ways, the mayor has been merely a caretaker." Mayor Mike's third term -- which he made possible by changing the rules -- will be over in a few years. "Soon, he'll be ju ... More >>
Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi keeps a fleet of personal nurses sometimes referred to as his "harem." As his country comes under attack from dissenting protesters and allied forces including the United States, Gaddafi has lost a few of his closest allies, namely the medical ones, with Oksana ... More >>
Italian women protest Berlusconi. (via)Sunday Links are a little protest-heavy. First -- well, this isn't really still a protest, but on theme nonetheless -- Egypt's military has dissolved the parliament and suspended the constitution. It says that it will rule for six months or until democratic ... More >>
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a/k/a Mr. Foot in Mouth, will not resign just because maybe he had some sex parties with young girls, or because he likes to look a beautiful girl in the face now and again in the midst of a productive, hard-working day.
Or, Berlusconi's naked ladies
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