YOU OWE ME

Most of the music videos you've seen in recent years probably featured singers staring confidently through the camera lens and down to you, the viewing audience. Nothing new. Commonplace.

 

Nobody, least of all women, did that in 1863. But I did. Encouraged by the culture critic Chuck Baudelaire, I invented attitude. Confidence. Charisma. Every singer, every pop star, every Instagram sensation owes me for that.

You're welcome.