“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

Welcome to Insane Italian. Here you will learn everything you need to know about how to be a decent human being and also how to manipulate others for personal gain and amusement. You will become fluent in Inuit literature, Portuguese marine life, Canadian erotica and Russian tax codes. Stay for a while. You might actually enjoy living again. My name is CC. I have lived in the mountains, on an island, out in the desert, and now cautiously in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This website was born inside this van, wrapped in a potato sack on a cold winter's night in Pueblo, Colorado, parked at the State Fair with Manfred Mann blaring from the radio:

I like to think of myself as this guy:

Though I'm actually more like this fellow:

Please enjoy everything on this site responsibly. If you have any questions, please ask.

If you're interested in hiring me, I am available for treasure hunts, uprisings, information warfare and cat whispering. I also write.

I've been lying to myself since 1986. Even that's not true.