Author: John E. Rogers

March 8, 2007

Buffalo Bill does the dolce vita

It was 1890. And the whole city flocked to see their show. The scene the Florentines liked the most, according to the reporter for La Nazione, was the attack on the Deadwood Stage by the Indians. For awhile, it seemed as if the ‘Redskins’ would prevail, but then
February 22, 2007

Instruments of inspiration

Sometimes I have the urge to tell people patiently waiting in line at the Uffizi to bag it and scoot around the corner to the Instituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza on Piazza dei Giudici, just down the street from the new exit of the Uffizi. It’s