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Keepin’ It Real with Frankie D. is an Italian American podcast hosted by Frank Di Piero, covering a wide variety of topics regarding Italian American life, history and accomplishments. He is very passionate about his Italian background and he hopes these shows in a small way will help to keep the Italian culture alive in our hearts and in our families.

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Keepin’ It Real with Frankie D. is an Italian American podcast hosted by Frank Di Piero, covering a wide variety of topics regarding Italian American life, history and accomplishments. He is very passionate about his Italian background and he hopes these shows in a small way will help to keep the Italian culture alive in our hearts and in our families.

    Episode 74 – Life of Joe Savoldi, All American Football, Pro Wrestling, Teacher, Mentor and Espionage with Jim Savoldi

    Episode 74 – Life of Joe Savoldi, All American Football, Pro Wrestling, Teacher, Mentor and Espionage with Jim Savoldi

    Interview with Jim Savoldi, on the life of his grandfather, Joe Savoldi. All American football player at Notre Dame under legendary coach, Knute Rockne, professional wrestler, Teacher, Mentor, and secret agent in WWII. Recorded: February 20, 2021 Running Time: 51 minutes 3 seconds

    • 51 min
    Episode 73 – Feast of the Seven Fishes, A Brooklyn Story and Italian Recipes with Daniel Paterna

    Episode 73 – Feast of the Seven Fishes, A Brooklyn Story and Italian Recipes with Daniel Paterna

    Interview with author Daniel Paterna, “The Feast of the Seven Fishes, A Brooklyn Italian’s Recipes Celebrating Food & Family”. Recorded: December 16, 2020 Running Time: 30 minutes 22 second

    • 30 min
    Episode 72 – Dick Biondi Film, Disc Jockey and The Wild I-tralian with Joe Farina

    Episode 72 – Dick Biondi Film, Disc Jockey and The Wild I-tralian with Joe Farina

    Interview with Joe Farina, the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Dick Biondi Film. Recorded: December 5, 2020 Running Time: 24 minutes 56 second

    • 24 min
    Episode 71 – Sinatra, Streets and Saloons to the Stage with Legendary Entertainer Tom Dreesen

    Episode 71 – Sinatra, Streets and Saloons to the Stage with Legendary Entertainer Tom Dreesen

    Interview with Tom Dreesen, author of “STILL STANDING… My Journey From Streets And Saloons To The Stage, And Sinatra”. Purchase Tom’s new book: https://amzn.to/3jk43Uz Recorded: October 21, 2020 Running Time: 30 minutes 21 second  

    • 30 min
    Episode 70 – Part 8/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Dr. Fred Gardaphé & Carla Simonini

    Episode 70 – Part 8/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Dr. Fred Gardaphé & Carla Simonini

    Part 8/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Dr. Fred Gardaphé & Carla Simonini. Dr. Fred Gardaphé is a Distinguished Professor of English and Italian American Studies, Queens College, CUNY. Carla Simonini is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Paul and Ann Rubino Italian American Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago. We discuss “Why Columbus and Beyond Columbus”. Recorded: October ... Read More

    • 59 min
    Episode 69 – Part 7/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Mr. John Viola & Carla Simonini

    Episode 69 – Part 7/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Mr. John Viola & Carla Simonini

    Part 7/8 Christopher Columbus Series with Mr. John Viola & Carla Simonini. Mr. John Viola is the former President of NIAF (National Italian American Foundation). Carla Simonini is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Paul and Ann Rubino Italian American Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago. We discuss “Why Columbus and Beyond Columbus”. Recorded: October 2020 Running Time: ... Read More

    • 1 hr 10 min

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