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The Professional Bodybuilders Who First Gave Hercules His On-Screen Muscle

In the 1950s and 1960s, the quickest way for a decorated musclehead like Steve Reeves or Mickey Hargitay to become a leading man was to play the mighty Greek demigod in a B-level Italian production

What’s the Difference Between Calzone and Stromboli?

I demand a doughy pocket of cheese and the truth!

The Wet, Wild History of Pissing Baby Fountains

Once you’ve noticed how many of these little pissers there are in garden stores and Italian restaurants, you’ll never be able to stop thinking about it. Thankfully, historians have some answers

The Castrati Were Music’s Original Sex Gods

Nothing was more baller in 19th century European courts than a ball-less male opera singer