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ITALIAN-AMERICAN GROUP BLASTS NICKELODEON’S NICKY DEUCE

September 11, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

James Gandolfini has heard it all before — complaints from Italian-Americans about being portrayed as gangsters. Those complaints recurred with every new season of The Sopranos. Now Gandolfini is hearing them as he joins the cast of the Nickelodeon film Nicky Deuce, based on a children’s book by former Sopranos cast member Steven Schirippa and […]

JERSEY POLITICIANS TAKE ON JERSEY SHORE

September 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Italian-American groups are up in arms over the decision of New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority to award MTV a $420,000 tax credit to keep Jersey Shore in New Jersey. André DiMino, president of the group American ONE VOICE Coalition, told the New Jersey Star Ledger that the state has abrogated the public trust by awarding […]