Cultural References

Federico Fellini (People)

"It's not that they're bad parents. They just don't get me. They're nachos and NASCAR people, and I'm more..."
"Falafels and Fellini?"
"Exactly."

Mac's parents are fans of NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), which oversees an enormously popular series of stock car races throughout the US and abroad. Mac, however, is more likely to be found in her room, headphones on, watching the works of Federico Fellini, the Italian filmmaker known as one of the most influential directors of the twentieth century. Mac is right to wonder at the difference, as Veronica's dirt-digging digs up something rather unexpected.

1.11 "Silence of the Lamb"
Who's Who bio: Federico Fellini

Cultural References