Quicklink Fanastic Italian Hoaxter Confesses by Choire Sicha June 24, 2010 The great newspaper hoax artist Tommaso Debenedetti has confessed. He made up five interviews with Philip Roth alone, as well as interviews with dozens of others. His defense: “Italy is a joke.” What a sad day for fun!# facebook twitter google+ pinterest email Oh hi. I work here and enjoy cats and cat-related news. Read more by Choire Sicha on The Awl Primitive Tim, America's Next HeroWhat Time Is Spring Break, Four Loko?The 2015 Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Short Films, In OrderThe Silence of the BrandsAll the Exposed Men's Ankles in the February "GQ," in Order Hoaxes Italy Tommaso Debenedetti Weirdness the content wars Promise Kept Announcements Meet the Awl Newsletter crop chef Eat the Mango (No, Not That One) listicles without commentary English Monarch Signatures, Ranked Tell Us More How to Sell Bottled Water to Thirsty Bros the actual internet What's Happening on Ghost Twitter? Culture (and TV) Daphne and Celeste, "You and I Alone" The Concessionist I Love My Parents Yet Also May I Murder Them?