• Giuseppe Topo, on Napoli Unplugged, November 16, 2012 Fried eggs. Like the second part of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Trapped between heaven and hell. Uova … [Continue Reading]

    Eggs in Purgatory
  • From an article on the artist Kawita Vatanajyankur: "[...] Other videos, like 'The Carrying Pole,' above, suggest torments worthy of Dante or ancient … [Continue Reading]

    The Art of Being Bombarded by Watermelons
  • "The final issue of Jimbo – #7 – chronicles Jimbo’s descent into Hell, represented on the page as an abandoned mall. The comic is a scant 33 pages long, but … [Continue Reading]

    Gary Panter, <em>Songy of Paradise</em> (2017)
  • "'Forget the Purgatorio,' says a character in Marcel Möring's new novel, 'leave the Paradiso unread. Hell and nothing but that. That is the world.' In this … [Continue Reading]

    Marcel Möring, <em>In a Dark Wood</em> (2008)
  • "The dark wood in the title of British writer Amanda Craig’s third novel (her first to be published in the U.S.) is the same one a certain Florentine poet got … [Continue Reading]

    Amanda Craig, <em>In a Dark Wood</em> (2000)

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Dante Today is a curated, crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture. Online since 2006.