I was recently hosted by the fine gentlemen of the Interregnum Podcast for a midday chat about Ultras; Rome; and dissident versus academic life.
Men who battle for one another, and who feel quite at home in the various cages that comprise the settori ospiti of Italian soccer stadiums, don’t often make their greatest impressions with warmth, generosity, and humor; Giorgetto Romano might have been a big, bad son-of-a-bitch, but I’ll always remember how gracious and hilarious he was. An immense… Continue Reading
“Romans! I need only remind you of the name you bear that you may realize how different we are from the men we fight!” TITVS VESPASIANVS, JVDEA 70 BC. ROMVLAE GENTI was created in Rome, Italy on December 2, 2007. On that date, the hardest, strongest, and most ideologically committed Ultras of AS Roma’s Curva… Continue Reading
For years I have used Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality as the introductory text for potential ROMVLAE GENTI members. Although the text is difficult for those unfamiliar with either Nietzsche or philosophical writing, I find it to be a good litmus test for the type of people who I believe worthy of joining the… Continue Reading
“Romans! I need only remind you of the name you bear that you may realize how different we are from the men we fight!” TITVS VESPASIANVS, JVDEA 70 BC. The purpose of ROMVLAE GENTI is to create an environment wherein a Nietzschean revaluation of modern Judeo-Christian values can occur. As adults with as much as… Continue Reading