The Countess di Castiglione, the Selfie Queen of Paris | Episode 68


The Countess di Castiglione, sometimes referred to as the original Selfie Queen, was a socialite in Paris who established herself there by having an affair with Napoleon. From then on, she had many affairs with society men, but she was most known by everyone in Paris society as the woman who meticulously (and some would say narcissistically) art-directed hundreds of photos of herself - in the mid-1800's.

INTRO - 4:53 | Deanna tells us about the rise and hopefully permanent fall of the creepy and lame technology, “deep nudes.”

5:53 - 28:23 | Hannah tells us about a strange and interesting person of the week, the Countess Di Castiglione.

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