Great Moments in Egomania History

They had no modesty, and they knew how to prove it in enterprising ways

Which singer insured her gams for $1 billion? Whose name can be read from outer space? Which vast vanity publishing project leaves all others in the dust? A roundup of those who lacked all modesty—and knew how to prove it in enterprising ways. Plus: Six who make our honorable mention list of great moments in egomania history.

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