“Say you are an idiot. Now, say you are Nicholas Cage. But I repeat myself.”
With apologies to Mark Twain and none to Mr. Cage comes this story about the latter’s opinion on why Americans should not do Shakespeare:
"There is something about it. I feel the rhythm of the English language and manner of English speech seem to work effectively with William Shakespeare but when Americans do it, something seems stuck."
Now you may be saying to yourself, “The Leaving Las Vegas guy? Moonstruck? He won some awards, didn’t he? Son on Francis Ford Coppola? I suppose he’s entitled to his opinion.”
Wrong Nicholas Cage. We’re talking about this guy:
Oh, wait. Same guy. My bad.
Turns out there’s at least one American than shouldn’t do Shakespeare, I’ll give him that.
Oh God. The bees.