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July 19, 2018


Variations upon a theme by Big e Smalls

“Escargot my es car go.. swiftly 160 da do run run da do run run” Not only does my s car go our bus about to escarole around the corner…. you want your car to go for escarole you got to go to a pharmacy for Italian wedding soup with favia beans and endive along with a side of pasta



Heavenly Bodies Oceans 8

July 16, 2018


Heavenly Bodies (The Catholic Imagination)  at the Metropolitan Museum and Oceans 8

Part 1.

Heavenly Bodies:  “Bikram Yoga” in Manhattan changed its name to “Bode” and there are certainly Heavenly Bodies there planted firmly on to the floor and then off it in so many breathtaking poses and here again unexpectedly were to be bodies labeled heavenly as in wrapped in clothing inspired by the the religion by which Western time is counted back as in also what lays in the skies above at night and in the initial salvo of what all the rich, famous. and beautiful wear to the exhibition’s  grand opening affair

The costume institute gala has become a super bowl of sorts even an Olympics of fashion presence, and almost everybody and anybody with cash, mystique and perhaps a great need for a makeover has gotten involved…. This year it was the Catholic Church.

That combined with the Oceans 8 premiere at Lincoln Center seemed as if huge dual explosions of glam and glitz in the midst of a cultural oblivion; all falling under the suzerainty of the high Priestess of chic; the arm waving, sock puppet  on the wall shadow studying, Dame Anna Wintour.

Who sold out what to whom as Papal vestments were brought in and out from Rome and Cardinal Dolan was introduced to among others as he made his way into the party, Huma Abedin… Obviously the prelate did not buy into the Donald Trump dictate delivered at the 2016 election year edition of the famed Al Smith dinner that “we all know Hilary hates Catholics”. Katie Perry arrived as an angel her wings from afar looking like the back end of a rare specialty car with an illegally wide brim

Meanwhile members of Cardi B. (who was dressed like the Queen of Hearts’)’s posse toppled over an autograph seeker around 2 in the morning outside The Mark and stomped on their head for good stead.  All from the group surrounding an entertainer who makes Nikki Minaj look like the Queen Mother. Oh brother!

Meanwhile Madonna spoofed herself spoofing Catholicism by getting the tacit approval of the church she once mocked for spoofing herself spoofing Catholicism; in other words she was the centerpiece of the gala’s entertainment – (how this writer remembers reading the morning paper in Venice with the headline “Lady Gaga a Roma Cattolici in Revolta” and deciding in the midst of an inappropriately appropriated rerun to stay put).

Then outside the museum during the festivities a conservative Catholic group “American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property” in their own regalia protested the exhibit and the mega fundraising party held to the enable the museum to benefit from it ( which was not the last time this writer would run into someone positing that this combination of a big party, pop stars, haute couture/costumes  mixed in witn exhibitions of Papal vestments and jewels is a denigration).


The exnibition’s curator, Andrew Bolton who took over from the retired Hawaiian, Harold Koda centered the main fashion part of the tripartite effort around the Ecclesiastical fashion show scene from Federico Fellini’s Roma (1972 – which is played in a constant loop on a large screen television) and placed it in the Metropolitan’s medieval and mosaic galleries.(  In this moment the effort seemed whimsical and pertinent,. then it went on to be with the costumes quirky placements within the galleries overcrowded with historical objects ridiculous.   However in the Cloisters selections and papal vestment and jewels displays in the Anna Winter Costume Institute with subtle well placed tonalities and contexts in these galleries in both the outlays of sacred Papal vestments and the marriage of contemporary Catholic inspired fashions with sacred objects within the abounds of a museum’ s recreations of religious settings the effort reigns majestic.


Then came the Oceans 8 premiere and the film itself wrapped up in the irony of Rhianna portraying a thief helping to rip- off the same gala she had just served a chairwoman of… They lined up megastar women to play the jewel thieves in the female run sequel to the all male megawattage franchise from before with a little sprinkling of male actors and personalities Elliot Gould in aq reprise and James Corden here came the stars, one by one Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson (in lightning flashing within day glow green fringey Prada taking the sunbeams afternoon and doing sunburst symphonies with them)

Anne Hathaway Cate Blanchett all greeted the crowd if care only for a moment… Rhianna arrived last and went right into the tent well after the start of the event. In between fashion biggies showed; Wintour’s  Vogue understudy Hamish Bowles Valentino Graviani and super model Gigi Hadid among others….IMG_20180607_072136_145.jpg

(Sandra Bullock at the Oceans 8 Premiere at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center)IMG_20180607_072751_517.jpg

(Sarah Paulson radiant aglow i  day glow Prada as the day goes the day glows at tbe Oceans’ 8 premiere at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center)

Lee Klein


Well above above my byline there that was the summary in the form of what was supoosed to be an internet lifestyle magazine article about of a couple of very spectacular events as to how I was able to see them via piecing together a broad array of angles to bring together a wide angle picture of huge geo- political fashion religious mergers for the sake of infotainment. Therein a moving dressed up amusement park of many attractions which needs a redux here.

So dear readers I will dive back in to  delve deeper beyond the surface to go from gala to film to publc reception of more spectacles gobbled up by the very limited attention span of the media and public caused by a landfill information overslide off the top of the garbage heap .

Meanwhile out on the street while the actual red carpet was roped off in tbe environ around the Metropolitan Museum another fashion show ensued with nuns nymphs and otbers along with guests wandering in.IMG_20180717_122559_436.jpg

(Cardinal under escort smiles at the blogger)

Crooked Pizza

May 18, 2018

Many multiple tiers
Leaning drooping cheese
The rising tower tilts
So many party banquets
Thrown off by my balance
Almost for a toss
Ingredients congeal

Pizza cooked by crooked crust pizza

Where the crust is really not that crooked

Really there is no pressure

To create a leaning Tower of Pleasure

But rather a campamile rise of forward and backward plaster jawbones adjoining teeth molds

Not that it would necessarily come crashing down like an internally crumbling cake but all together compoundly collapsing to the ground

Just call on me brother when you need a hand we all need somebody to lean on

But  don’t call on the tower it’s already bent out of shape

It does not need anything to lean on

It needs to stand up straight





Joe Bonanno Get your Story Straight

April 24, 2018

The Florentine artist and artist biographer,

Giorgio Vasari author of the Lives of the Artists

Misattributed the designing of the Leaning of tower of Pisa

to Bonnano Pisano

and in turn the American gangster Joe Bonanno

seeking to link himself to a prestigious lineage

claimed descent from the architect

exclaiming even the tower was crooked

get your story straight



Kim Yo Yo Kim

February 8, 2018
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Tonga Harding

January 28, 2018

Tonga Harding

Batali Chewed out of the Chew

December 14, 2017

Assault and Batali
Spit out of the chew
Chewed out at the chew
Chewed out of the chew
No sequel to the chew no chew chew
Allegations would have come later
And he would have been out at the chew chew, chewed out by producers in Jimmy Choos
Chewed out at the chew chew by the chics in Choo shoes achoo

Mecca Left Turn!

December 8, 2017

Women are being allowed to drive automobiles in Saudi Arabia,

for the very first time,

Mecca a left turn



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left turn

Mecca Right Turn!

September 28, 2017

Women are being allowed to drive automobiles in Saudi Arabia,

for the very first time,

Mecca a right turn

Jeff Koons and Louis Vuiton with Donatellanyone Versace Present: The Italian Shopping Mall Poem Remapped

May 14, 2016

Its a Verdi Verdi Good time to start this remapping

of the previous poem

Its time for remapping

Not only  the remapping of Venice with business cards the byproduct of commerce

as included in the Venice Biennale and presented by one Johannes Knoops

But the reamapping of the Italian Shopping Mall Poem

in or not in its entirety

and its “Donatella Versace in Between Faces”

I don’t even  know where to begin

remapping this poem, Do I begin where it began?

At the time of the Palio-

wandering around

in full lust-

Shadows encountered  from other continents

Would by now disappear

Remember in the end all that was is ephemera

Sicilian complexion

Sicilian Complexions

Sicilian complexity

So that was the first thing that was going to happen

Blood orange and volcanoes

That you had the Via Guliiani in Firenze

All mista up

And would eventually would wind up across

from the Capella Medici at the Trattoria Il Porcupino

Remember in the end all that was is ephemera

I do not have Olive Garden revolving door insurance

The designer John Galliano

So his mentor Oscar De La Renta

Gave him one last shot

So it is good to cap off your evening

with Galliano just one last shot

Keep proscuitting for the stars

and ordering scarlattes

Where are you staying the ham hotel?

Where the proscuittocution rests

Its a tonno fun

A Tonnno Funno

One man with an exhibition will travel

Its an alternate to Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus”

not in La Serenissima, but the most serene Serena is on hand

On line at this special event, where it all comes together for;

Paparazzi, handlers and tennis stars become mega media personalities

Therein a talking lawn jockey of the polished scalp

convinces Venus to pose for some pictures with this poet

and thus the birth of Venus in the dreaming zenith

is nascent; a virgin spark – no appearance of the penis

this was the first dream  appearance in the

Re-Mapped Italian Shopping Mall Poem’s

Poet’s dreams- cream dream

keep on dreaming of the most serene Venus

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had polio

I have palio and

Little Chit Chataly

Going down the drain and going drown drain like a Venetian Ratto only to come back up again

Orgys and massacres

I am going to dance across time on the sun-deck of knowledge
and overlook the Flat Byron Building
to walk on water over Rose petal ice cream
or the saffron flume of unexplained fabrics
stretched over lakes
and to the thunderous accolades behind glittering skies

People take indulgence and apologize in advance of umping into you
Sorry very sorry very very very sorry Giorgio Vasari
In Venezia the Palazzo Tedeschi is being converted into a Bennetton superstore
with the executing architect being one Rem Koolhass
Is this appropriate? Well Yes indeed it is

I see all the Dolce, now tell me where is the Gabanna
behind the shimmering rhinestones of ersatz heavens
oh shucks the tour guide Tom Orso walks on to the set of this poem as well and here is George Clooney, nobody. many people know it but he is part of the tour guide fraternity as well but we cannot get to him enough time to talk to him in this dream he walks onto the scene and off of it so swiftly dapper in dress for the fiery summer, downplaying it off

Bacchus to the drawing board
Bacchus to the future
bacchus for anything
on, because we have a little idea
Please won’t you bacchus
Back into ass
don’t back into asses
Milan fashion tweak

I am Confusionissimo

This poem is too big not to fail
Troppo Grande per non failiere
not unlike Chris Christie

Do you want to know where went and what it is now?
It is play actors transforming into Transformers transforming into trucks

I am a pasta bow hunter

Virgin vegan tutti frutti

Michael Musto


This poem just garozzo and garozzo

1don’t be lazy, don you Dainese

The more the Salumeria

This poem just goes Milan and on

With the dynamism of a transformer

Beluga is expensive caviar

Bulega is the beautiful golden long haired

Moto GP racer in the full armor of racing leathers

and supped up bikes but no cigars

He’ a favorite of Valentino Rossi

Marco is in the poolo

I am in Italy witnessing zeniths

while pickers on television are searching out motouzzi

Janine Cirincione, Steve Cannon planter her name in my head

and so here she is , welcome to the rabehood

That’s an oreganono

We are out of Azzura we just Grotta go

We went this stanza is not dedicated to Tony Danza

Cha cha cha

Café Aroma

puff down jackets take on lives of their own

sealing in the heat from the body inside

then like a motioned puppet moving in tandem

with the wearer, the ultimate portable blissful

collapsible cocoons

Porto la porta Sapporo

Suharto Sukarno Nagano

Porto pronto presto prego

Portchester Winnebago, support Il Volo

After Princess Leia

Hans had not choice but to go Solo

Lego my prego

Leonardo Carpaccio

Una Notita magica
Comedia e tragica
Sotto Voce Santa Croce and Piero Barone’s ass
Strawberry Risotto and Il Volo
not at Il Duomo

Steak Fiorentina and Placido Domingo

Happy Valentino Day!

When Lady GAGA  is smooched by Madonna all of the glass windows in all of the Gondola’s  in all of the cable cars allover il Mondo explode

I did not get to go solo

to see IL Volo

and to drink Barolo

and only now write of my woes

after coming across the facebook photos

of the Leather God Polo Polo Pluto

not to be confused with the Poet Su Polo

or the overlord of the Underworld or the Disney Dog

Simply put Pluto

Its Instant Parma

Festivo Restivo the Restivo the people

School of Rock by Giambattista Tiepolo

Rocco Scuola di Rocco Ciccione

to what school does Rocco go?

Rocco Ciccione is spirited, is a spirited boy

Rocco DiSpirito, Limoncello…Barolo

Rocco’s Tacos

Tosca Tossed Toscana

Vino Torino Milano expo cibo

Cheesequake the rest stop on the Garden State Parkway

where the Earth opens  with a rift of fromaggi

and out with the Pizza crust  arises  Steve Irolla

that  grand gourmand

Free Ganni tranni Gianni

Luciano Soprani

Giagantaform focaccia, dinosaur lasagna

On a tour of New York City

with people from Great Britain and large outposts of the Commonwealth

as well as some Paesans

an Anglo going through lower Manhattan

arriving at a specific ethnic neighborhood

exclaims “Little Italy”

“what do you mean Little Italy?”

says one of the paesans in making an obscene gesture

…”what do you mean Little Italy, we have big Italy”…

Again I have rigatoni, I have rigatoni from Orsos at a street food fair,

I Would rig a Tony but that would be racketeering or even worse bondage

Emporio Armani

the Armenian Empire opens up

Are you attending the Lonzo Ball?

The Armani Empire begins its erstwhile takover of this poem

Titian and Da Vinci amongst others Prostituted Proscuittituted whored out to Louis Vuiton by Jeff Koons by Jeff Koons to Louis Vuiton via via via

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Fungo di Explosione nucleare its the most pleasurable way to go boom

Jose Rafael Moneo did the new wing of the Prado – Prada did the new wing of the Prada store

Tiziano, tits and Verrazano

Gladiola gladiator Masseria Mass in the area

To and focaccia a fusilli utility a fusiliti

Thank you for using the Fusilities

Florentine sub-machine walked into a land mime

going fluorescent, going green

This is a Verdi Verdi good time to start the remapping of the remapping of this poem

My car, Susan Lucci Carlucci’s Susan Scuzzi Motoguzzi A whole Grotta love Joe Bologna Hard Salami

We go here we go past and past and pasta everything

Hot Italian Heroes

Up rhe escalator at The Olive Garden

An elderly lady with a cane goes

Stopping at the summit just above the moving incline device, the joing tne line to be seated so close to the landing of other to almost cause a pile up a topple ovee a tumbling human lean8ng tower of Pisa


Marco Bi Polo

Marea of the heart and the lungs

Tutti con fusi

Totally confusing

Total confusion

What would you like with your fusion


Excuse me I have to use the facilities

Don’t be silly haphazard or willy nilly

With your long term memories of

Mili Vanili 

This poem is a permanent autonomous zone

Pipilotti exhibits in the  ppp Palazxo

Pillow penny exhibits in the pup Palazzo pandering Toopy politi it’s potentially a wrist risk arrest but not to Rick’s arrest a rest is needed after after pandering to pull the pity potentially you will not pull out fastened to the Palazzo pill a Pity exhibits in the Palazzo pandering to bility is potentially a risk you risking arrest but not to risk arrest the rest is needed after pandering to the lady potentially you and I’ll pull out fastened to the Palazzo pull up pretty exhibits in the Palazzo pandering to Billy it potentially risky whisky rest but not to risk arrest is needed after pandering to the lady potentially you and I pull out fastened to the Palazzo pull up pretty exhibits in the Palazzo pandering to Billy and potentially risky whisky pandering to the lady potentially you and I pull out fastened to the potentially potentially potentially risky whisky

Pilopotti Rist at the Palazzo Pitti

Barbarossa Alessio is more,

More Alessio Barbarossa

More of Alessio

More Alessio

Parrots will not eat monochromatic
Yellow lasagna

Lasagna Without tomato lasagna without tomato paste post haste wont taste don’t make waste make taste house of lasagna that is the place

What are you Fontina of?
time to step and meat the meaty meaty meatballs

Double decker bus capers
Lobster double decker fra diablo
Mulberry and broome Enrico Caruso room
Grotta Azzura has gotta get their lasagna a picture of their lasagna wrapped around all four sides of the bus
meat their meaty meatball wrapped around the bus
Broccoli rabe, Broccoli Rabbai

Assault and Batali
Spit out of the chew
Chewed out at the chew
Chewed out of tbe chew
No sequel to the chew no chew chew
Allegations would have come later
And he would have been out at the chew chew, chewed out by producers in Jimmy Choos
Chewed out at tbe chew chew by the chics in Choo shoes achoo

Paesano Fasano mo Rocco mo Rocco mo Rocco25394629_1491793470875183_3333886212382851849_o

scallopini Penal Penalties paid in scallops scallopini

While the author of this poem would like most to think of himself becoming like Italy
He is in truth much more like Greece waiting in vain to get his marbles back

And like Morrissey once quipped the purpose in the end is so that “Caligula would have blushed”

Gucci with Dapper Dan.

Gucci Donald J. Trump

Nutty nutty Nutellans are going nutty nuts for nutty nutella

nutty nutty Donutella Donutellans are going Donutty for Donutella Donuts dunked in Nutella you got shemale you got doppelganger Donatellas saying Donatellanyone

Nutty Nutty nuttiness nutty nutty nuts Donatella Nutella Donatella Donatelltellanyone

If Donna Brazile married Teller from Penn and Teller she’d be Donna Teller and if then she divorced Teller and married Donatella well she would be Donna Teller-versace married to Donatella Versace not really instead she would be Donna Brazile Teller-Versace or just Donna Brazile



Dave Righetti 

You have to take the Bolzano by the horny horniness

John Salvatore Mundi


The assassination. Of Donutella Versace

The assassination of nutella donuts

The indigestion of Donutella Versace

The nutty nutty nuttiness of Donutella donuts or calzones filled with Nutella going for Broccolino. Going to Broccolino going to say say Donutela Dunking donuts Donutella nutty nuttuness- nutty nutty nutty Donutella nutty nuttiness

Cicchetti Dave Righetti Spaghetti Palazzo Tedeschi

Pasta La Vista Baby

Rounds and rounds of pigment in the red cirques of Cy Twombly

as if applied for the rounds on the out-folding wheels of dough

spun by pizza technicians tomato sauces applied blood red chromatic Whirls in drawings in paintings spinning transfixing mesmerizing

Make the most of Moschino

Bonanno Pisano Tiziano Verazzano Cinzano oreganato pizzacato 

Call this poem by its name and check back to see what that is

Di Blah Blah Blasio

Bodega Veneta

Giuseppe Zanotti Gian Carlo Menotti Luciano Pavoratti Bugatti Zucotti Manicotti

Righetti throws cichetti right into spaghetti

Bonnano Pisano Rocco Fassano Verazzano Positano Vince Ferragamo

The Last Zuppa

Canova and see me some time

Naples nipples Nippoli

The cast of Jersey shore returns to MTV  reassured by the presence of Mike the Situation Sorrentino JWow  DJ. Pauly D and Snooki Polizzi meanwhile your Nyc tour guide is talking about the first American Saint Mother Frances Cabrimi

The biggest NRA supporters might have been the Corrleones

For a while who lived on Staten Island was one Giuseppe Garibaldi

Emerson Fittipaldi


The Florentian artist and artist biographer,

Giorgio Vasari author of the Lives of the Artists

Misattributed the design of the Leaning of tower of Pisa

to Bonnano Pisano

and in turn the American gangster Joe Bonanno

seeking to link himself to a prestigious lineage

claimed descent from the architect

exclaiming even the tower was crooked

get your story straight


Savonarola tried to turn the Florentians away from the Vanities

I tried to turn the heads of some four or so Florentians atop the

Double Decker bus towards the Federal Reserve Bank of New York building

based on the Palazzo Vecchio


The late wrestler Bruno Sammartino has a son the wrestler David Sammartino though while they are from the same Sammartinos, they are not the same Sammartino, Al Martino

Cicchetti, Dave Righetti, Spaghetti, Lawrence Ferlinghetti a Spaghetti Beat Western


Dolce and garbanzo

The tower of Pisa, the Pisa tower is a leaning experience

FInancial authorities may put a iien on your home

But when the tower of Pisa is your home

there is already a lean in your home

Gala Galliano John Galliano Galileo the Sea of Galilee

The Lean8ng Tower of Pisa scared straight

Bow tie and a cello, Sandro Kiosk, the leaning tower of kiosk

Escarpaccio Francis Ford Coppola

Multiple Lincoln Mercurys in Lyons

You are staying at the home of the famed director outside of Milano

Where once in the city you climb up a blown up white puff upholstery hill bean bag vinyl with strands of fabric cloth hanging from it lugubrios soft   structure as if  in an art instillation at a Venice biennale  but here a piece of public art …then to get to the ledge atop the piece to muscle your way up  and push up and out of the adventure play challenge obstacle

Handed Italian cheesecake by a tour guide with the name if a major Italian city while asking for a fight down in the ground with a smaller guy who is the pleasures by the intense abdomen action and says thanks but then has to leave when he begins to bleed when the going gets rough and and is soon out of sight

Ermenidildo Zegna

The salad is still Caprese after all these years


“Escargot my es car go.. swiftly 160 da do run run da do run run” Not only does my s car go our bus about to escarole around the corner…. you want your car to go for escarole you got to go to a pharmacy for Italian wedding soup with favia beans and endive along with a side of pasta

Locanda is the new location

The new location is Locanda

And if not perhaps Wakanda?

The two boys from contrade Porcupino

A memento of Peter M. Brant in Sorrento

Going going gondola

Peter M. Brant mischeivious at Mt. Vesuvius

Sorrento momento Asia Argento

Brussellini Mussolini muscles Brussels

Rigoletto rig a lotto a lot of rigging

Rigattoni rig a lottery ride a pony right into truffles drowned in macaroni

Ready to be put out to pasta

Well Ill put out at pasta

Lucky this is not not a steakhouse

Or you would be pasta your prime

Tomato D’Amato Da Tommaso Demi Lovato Demi Dovato Amoroso Verde and Bianco ….Amorosa Lovato Alfonse D-Amato nobody got no Mr. Roboto Alfionse DAmato Charles A Gargano Ray Rosato

Succio a good boy

Susan Scutti Ricardo Mutti tutti frutti Susan Lucci Gucci Pucci Stanley Tucci