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Cappuccino is Taking a Festive Holiday

Five Pieces of Good News That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Italy Itinerary #2: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Tech Is Destroying the World

RECIPE: Gluten-Free Lace Cookies for the Holidays

If You're Feeling Blue This Holiday Season, Maybe There's A Reason

Rome's Annual Christmas Tree Debacle

We've Become a Nation of Image-Obsessed Control Freaks

Cappuccino Word-a-Palooza: 5 Words You Need to Know

RECIPE: Apulian Pettole, Sweet or Savory Fried Dough Pillows

God Forbid: The Sex Scandal That Brought Down a Dynasty

Matt Taibbi's Petty Crusade Against Cancel Culture

6 Quotes That May Change the Way You See the World

Even Happy Expats Get Homesick

20 Best Hideaway Reading Nooks

If We Don't Start Defining Free Speech, We Are in Danger of Losing It

Cappuccino is Taking the Day Off to Celebrate Not Celebrating

RECIPE: Celiac-Friendly Super Tasty Thanksgiving Rice Pilaf

A Brief But By No Means Comprehensive List of My Most Awful Thanksgivings

The Russian Bear Has No Teeth

What THE OFFICE Can Teach Us About Family

Italy's New Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, is Showing Her True Colors

What Women Keep Getting Wrong About Beauty and Power

Why Are So Many Tech Bros Glib Malignant Narcissists?

RECIPE: The Easiest Most Flavorful Taco Soup

A Look Back: Cappuccino's Recap of the 2022 Midterm Elections

A Look Back: Ida B. Wells, a Woman Who Changed the World

10 Things That Are Better About Living in Europe And 10 Things That Are Worse

This Is How The Sausage Gets Made Here At Cappuccino

Elon Musk's Fun New Plan to Turn Twitter into a Cage Match Between Liberals and Conservatives

Winter is Coming

Anarcho-Capitalism Always Ends in Tears

Cappuccino's Ten Favorite Movies

How to Talk About Art Vandalism vs. Removing Confederate Monuments

5 Problematic Things the U.S. Exports to Italy

I Ain't Nobody's Victim

RECIPE: French Pumpkin Soup

Cappuccino Halloween Edition: The Legend of Stingy Jack

I'm Just Going to Say It: Rome is Awful

If You Think Social Media is Bad, Wait Until You're Trapped Inside the Metaverse

RECIPE: A Halloween Treat You Can Pretend You're Making For Your Kids

Italy Has a Rocky Road Ahead

Ten Things You Must Do Before Moving to Italy

Kitties in Humiliating Costumes, Halloween Edition #2

Through A Glass Darkly: Who Are We in the Age of Internet?

Netflix's New Marilyn Monroe Biopic, BLONDE, is a Lorazepam Lollipop

Italy Itinerary #1: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Recipe: Slutty Peanut Butter Brownies

Anna Magnani: One Of The Greatest Film Actors You May Have Never Heard Of

Five Ways to Fight the Depressing Banality of Internet Culture

Dutch Golden Age Painter Pieter de Hooch Exhibited a Deep Sensitivity to Women

Everything You Need to Know About Italian Water

Italy's Bloody "Years of Lead": A Train Station Bombing, a Poet-Assassin, and a Masonic Lodge

Italy's Bloody "Years of Lead"

Italy Is About To Get Its First Female Prime Minister & That's Actually Bad News

Recipe: Marinated Almond-Stuffed Olives

Art Is A Revolutionary Act

Social Status. Do You Know Yours?

Artificial Intelligence is Upending the Art World. Are you Next?

Recipe: Portuguese Chouriço Soup

The Social Paranoia of Living in a Small Italian Village

Impressions of Portugal

8 Italian-American Singers of Yore Who Prove That America's Greatest Asset Has Always Been Its Immigrant Culture

Cappuccino is on a Limited Publishing Schedule This Week

Here's What I Have to Say to People Who Oppose Biden's Student Debt Forgiveness Program

A Drunk U.S. Servicemember Kills a 15-Year-Old Italian Boy

The Countess of Somerset was a Woman of Extraordinary Beauty. She was also a Murderess.

The Story of You

Recipe: Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Artemesia Gentileschi: "You Will Find the Spirit of Caesar in the Soul of a Woman"

Italy is Noisy

Even the Way Italians Do Crime is Better

Don't F*ck With Italian Pizza: Domino's Pulls out of Italy

7 Instances of the Most Appalling Tourist Behavior in Italy

Is the Inclusivity That's Happening in the Arts Real or Fake?

The Satanic Panic of 1990s Italy

Recipe: Easy Cheesy Hot Corn Dip

Every Day You're Bombarded with Ads--Do You Think You're Actually Immune to Them?

The Tragic Unsolved Mystery of Percy Bysshe Shelley's Love Child

Thomas Kinkade, "Painter of Light™," Once Peed on Winnie the Pooh

Shakespearean Words For People Who Aren't Planning On Ever Having Sex Again

Living Their Best Lives: An Interview With My Favorite Writer-Nomads

What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

A Hill I'm Prepared to Die on: Earth, Wind & Fire is the Greatest Band of all Time

RECIPE: 2 Easy Breezy Summer Thirst Quenchers

Netflix's Take on Jane Austen's Persuasion Is So Awful, If She Saw It, She'd Die All Over Again.

In Italy, What Renters Are Legally Allowed To Do Is Downright Shocking

The Strange and Disturbing Story of John W. Polidori, Creator of the Vampire

Got Social Media Trolls? Here's How to Punch Back

Addicted to Air Conditioning? Better Think Twice Before Moving to Europe

Thinking of Moving to Europe?

Life with Cap'n: Putting the Boob in Boob Cruise

RECIPE: Authentic Italian Dessert-gasm Tiramisù

What a Field of Sunflowers in Umbria Taught me About my Poor Bruised Soul

A Hidden Life: Director Terrence Malick's Conversations with God

Happy Fourth of July, America

Know Your SCOTUS: Justices Alito and Gorsuch Are The Same White Male Bobblehead

Know Your SCOTUS: Attempted Rapist Brett Kavanaugh is Caught Lying. Again.

Know Your SCOTUS: Justice Amy Coney Barrett is a Radical Religious Cultist

Know Your SCOTUS: Justice Clarence Thomas Is a Threat to Women and Democracy

This is the Moment That Will Define Us

Five Delicious Words You Need to Add to Your Vocabulary

True Happiness is a Starfield of Fireflies

The Squalor of Police Work

The Appalling Cluelessness of the Super-Rich

How to Order Coffee in Italy Without Looking Like a Clueless Foreigner

The Night That Changed Rome Forever

Women Are More Than 'Headscarves and Hymens': The Middle East Continues to Have An Appalling Misogyny Problem

The Fine Art of Sitting Outside in Perfect Weather Drinking Coffee

Recipe: Cranberry Waldorf with Yogurt

The U.S. Art Market has all the Charm of a Urinal Cake

Curse of the Lottery Winners

Cappuccino Is Taking A Sick Day

Republic Day: the Overthrow of the Monarchy and the Advent of Women's Suffrage

Italy, I Love You, But Your Television Programming Is Appallingly Sexist

My Neon Dreams

Religion Is Destroying America

10 Things You Need To Know About the NRA

I Am Too Heartsick to Write

Italy's Most Beautiful Cemetery: Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno

The Crippling Isolation of American Suburbs

10 Best Cappuccino Travel Quotes

Joy Is Sitting In A Sun-Drenched Piazza With A Bottle of San Benedetto and Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Banksy: Subversive or Sellout?

As Meta As It Gets: The Writer As God

RECIPE: Cook Like an Roman by Making Supplì

We, The People, Have Unimaginable Power

How The Hyper-Inflated Housing Market Is Turning America Into A Nation of Rent-Slaves

What Do Free Love, Playboy, and Mary Shelley Have in Common?

Our Damn Cats: I'm Filing a Complaint

How SCOTUS's Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade Will Affect You and Your Family

What's Wrong With The World?

Were You Traumatized by High School?

RECIPE: Creamy Greek Yogurt Pasta for People Who Would Rather Put a Gun to Their Head Than Cook

Twitter May Be Elon Musk's Shiny New Toy, but Free Speech Will Be His Waterloo

From Russia With Blood: How Much Do You Really Know About Vladimir Putin, Part 2

From Russia with Blood: How Much Do You Really Know About Vladimir Putin?

Raise a Glass to Old Italian Churches

"Kidnap Victim" Sherri Papini: Another White Woman Throws Minorities Under the Bus

Break Out the Bubbly, it's Cappuccino's 1-Year Anniversary!

Buona Pasquetta from Cappuccino!

Five Things American Expats Smuggle Into Italy

The Fascinating Old-Timey Underworld of Carnies & Freak Shows

Elon Musk Isn't Just Another Eccentric Billionaire. He's a Danger to the Planet.

Is There Any Way to Come Into Right Relationship with Death?

RECIPE: Watermelon Smoothies

Running Errands in Italy: A Week of Utter Folly

The Grammys for People Who Could Give F*ck-All About the Grammys

The Only Thing Mid-Century Around Here is Me

Now Anybody With Enough Money Can Put Their Crap on the Moon

A Brief but Delicious History of Swearing

What the Smith/Rock Dust-Up Shows Us: There's One Set of Rules for Them & One Set of Rules for Us

This Former Travel Agent Has Advice on How to Vacation in Italy

RECIPE: A Delicious Spring Salad You'll Devour in One Sitting

Italian Economist Carlo M. Cipolla Proved That We Are Even Stupider Than I Thought

Lord Byron: Even for the 19th Century, His Rapey, Incestuous Life was Next-Level White Male Privilege

What's Going to Happen to a Nation of Delusional Fantasists?

In These Trying Times, Here Are Some Words to Hold Close

Review: FRESH May be an Unwatchable Movie, but It Sure Makes A Point About Being Single in 2022

The Repulsive Obscenity of Vladimir V. Putin's Ill-Gotten Wealth

How Britain is Bankrolling the War in Ukraine

These Vegetarian Meatballs Got All the Umami You Want (And None of the Guilt)

Amelia's Most Famous Resident, and No, She's Not Giving Autographs

Are You A Supertaster?

It Was The Deadliest Natural Disaster in American History

What Anne Boleyn Can Teach Us About The Pitfalls of Power

The Ghosts of the Past Never Go Away

The Most Dangerous Disease Americans Suffer From Is This

When I Broke Down Sobbing at the Airport

Best of Cappuccino: Jean-Michel Basquiat Died For Our Sins

Best of Cappuccino: The Grotesque and Disturbing Story of The Italian Castrati Singers

Best of Cappuccino: Nusret Gökçe Throws Salt In Our Faces

Best of Cappuccino: Italian Nonnas Know What You Did But Love You Anyway

Best of Cappuccino: Expats, Exiles, and the Tragic Death of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Best of Cappuccino: Why Those "Buy a House in Italy for 1 Euro" Deals Maybe Aren't Such a Great Idea

Best of Cappuccino: Lack of Affordable Housing is Killing the Arts

Houston, Here I Come

Weird Japanese Sex Stuff

Our Schools Are On Life-Support

Was Modern Art Secretly Financed by the CIA?

RECIPE: Mediterranean Pinwheels You Will Snatch Right Off The Plate

English Is the Roadmap of Our Entire Culture

Is Spotify Evil?

Italian Priest Is Fined for Ringing Church Bells 200 Times A Day

RECIPE: This Creamy Potato Soup is Addictive

The Spectacular Italian Beach That No One Knows About

Italian Rock Band Måneskin Slays On Both Sides of the Atlantic

He Rocked the Book World by Stealing Unpublished Manuscripts

The Gaudy, Hokey, Marvelous Spectacle of Mardi Gras in Civita Castellana

5 Kitschy Roadside Attractions Worth Seeing

Dates From Hell (Cappuccino Edition #1)

Caravaggio, One of the Greatest Painters of the Italian Renaissance, was a Murderer

The Best best BEST Vegetarian Meatloaf

Rome Has a Garbage Problem

What's Real Anymore?

Only the Young Are Crazy Enough to Change the World

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn: It's my New Favorite Movie, and You're Going to Hate it

The Legend of La Befana, the "Christmas Witch"

It's 2022 And I've Already Run Out Of Optimism

Holidays in Amelia