Episode 24 - Climbing Naked to the Top of the Castle

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The "Iz Moment":

  • Isabella seeing Rick Santorum on TV: "Dada, that man freaks me out"
  • I missed a meeting with Kate Upton because of Isabella. That fuckin' kid owes me big time
  • Boobs are proof that we live in a good universe. Nutella covered boobs are even better
  • "I'll get my revenge"
  • Tomatoes and squirrels (except that Daniele can't pronounce the word "squirrel")
  • Why Iz wants a dog costume

The "Rant of the Day":

  • Rich saved a child from an exploding grenade... maybe...
  • Why conspiracy theories bug the hell out of me
  • The fear that perhaps no one is in charge
  • Big Brother is an inefficient dumbass
  • "The Walking Dead" offers a therapeutic shortcut to Zen enlightenment
  • Selling positive pregnancy tests on Craiglist

The "I Have A Dream" Corner:

  • The Sforza Family coat of arms is badass, but it should be replaced with The Drunken Taoist logo
  • Daniele becomes Duke of Milan, and performs a public service by climbing naked to the highest tower of the Castle, screaming at the sun and blessing the new day

The "Ask Bolelli" Corner:

  • Jokes and good taste: exorcising horror through comedy vs. just being a dick
  • MMA
  • The ethics of sexually frustrated marijuana plants
  • Dogma is dangerous no matter the source

The "Storytelling Moment":

  • The man who wouldn't die

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