August 2011

"Book 'Em, Drusus!"

Tourists were shocked earlier this month to see a kerfuffle at the Coliseum in which “gladiators” and “legionaries” were arrested by undercover police, themselves masquerading as gladiators. The charges? That these faux replica gladiators (as opposed to the authentic, permit-holding, replica gladiators) had not only failed to obtain the correct licenses, but belonged to organized family gangs who had staked out their own ‘hoods around… Read More