Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Gore Vidal on Americans on Italians

Author Gore Vidal on the average American's knowledge of Italians (as heard on the Bob Edward’s show):

“(Americans) don’t know Michelangelo from pizza.”


Anonymous said...

I know the difference:

Michaelangelo is one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He also painted the ceiling of the Cistine chapel, which is suprising since turtles don't like being on their backs.

Kelsey said...

Well put. But do you remember what was Michelangelo's weapon of choice and what color his mask was?