Bzz bzz bzz

“I’m your biggest fan
I’ll follow you until you love me
Papa-Paparazzi”

The term ‘paparazzo’ was (apparently) coined by Federico Fellini in his 1960 film La Dolce Vita. He had a character called Paparazzo who was a photographer, and sources vary, but Fellini thought the sound reminded him of an insect. I’ve also variously heard that it means ‘little sparrow’. Whatever, it means taking pictures of people. Which I might have done today…

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3 thoughts on “Bzz bzz bzz

  1. So, *that’s* how the word “paparazzi” came into being. I always learn things reading this blog – thank you!

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