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11 Responses to “Little Italy Surprise: Serenading tourists on New York's Mulberry Street”

  1. Nice italian speaking! :-)

  2. dr_bombay says:

    awesome, but oy, that fire escape gave me the willies. question: is there a (legal?) reason why they chose to do it up there, and not down on the street? street performance ordinances, or something?

  3. bobledrew says:

    And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street! 

  4. Boundegar says:

    Am I overthinking, or is that a really really racist song?

    • SwimmingTowardsPie says:

      Which?  The Tarantella?  Is “Italian” a race now?

      • Antinous / Moderator says:

        If you’re in the Lega Nord, you probably think that southern Italians are a different race.

      • Boundegar says:

        Italian was a race when Americans considered them non-white, which was true when That’s Amore was written. Today, most of us know that very few Italians talk-a like-a this-a, and most can manage a metaphor more complex than pizza. Not so much back in the 50s, when we had just finished bombing them into submission..

    • You’re right, you are overthinking! :P

  5. gratefulvideo says:

    I suggest everyone take dramamine before watching.

  6. SwimmingTowardsPie says:

    Irony:  The only actual Italians in Little Italy these days are probably the tourists.