By now, surely you know Giancarlo Esposito from something. Since the '80s, the guy has been knocking out iconic performances with an impressive consistency in quality. You've probably seen him in a handful of highly regarded television programs or Spike Lee joints, but you also may recognize him as Big Bird's shorts-wearing camp counselor from a fe...

Italy’s Antonella Palmisano claimed top spot in the women’s 20km victory on Friday in Sapporo, producing a sensational performance and finishing in a time of 1:29:12 as she made it two from two for Italy in the 20km race walks at these Games. Boosted by the victory for her countryman Massimo Stano in the men’s event, it was redemption for the 30-ye...

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, the son of Giovanni “John” C. Esposito, an Italian stagehand and carpenter from Naples, and Elizabeth “Leesa” Foster, an African-American opera and nightclub singer from Alabama. When Esposito was six, his family moved from Copenhagen to Manhattan. He attended Elizabeth Seton College in...

Giancarlo Esposito is one of those actors that can look like someone you’d want to sit and just chew the fat with for a while on matters of life, politics, or anything he’d like to talk about since it feels as though he might be a knowledgable individual. But thinking that he’s been in movies that people don’t remember him in is pretty easy since h...

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen to Elizabeth Foster, an African-American opera and nightclub singer from Alabama, and Giovanni Esposito, an Italian stagehand and carpenter from Naples. After spending his first seven years in Denmark, his family moved to Manhattan.  As an actor, Giancarlo Esposito has played a wide rang...

There’s a very interesting book called “Flavor and Soul: Italian America at Its African American Edge”, which tells very well about an important aspect of the Italian American experience.  The relationship between the Italian Americans and the African Americans reveals more than one could think, about how the Italian Americans integrated into the A...