Monday, December 10, 2012

an intro instead of a story.

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"It shocks me when young kids still say, 'I want to do a magazine,' he says.

"Really? Do you want to do a magazine because you want to be an editor- what you think life is, that romance- or do you want to communicate? Because if you want to communicate, why the fuck would you want to communicate, why the fuck would you put all those obstacles in your path and have to print pages, as opposed to going right on the Internet and actually communicating?"

Damn. Scott Schuman.

An excerpt from GQ's June 2012 issue interview with the man behind The Sartorialist.

Success over night or success in a slow but steady notion.

Still, success is success.

Personally, it is a debate whether the print actually moves more obstacles in front of would-be bloggers when it comes to publishing praise-worthy work. Print is a mainstay, I keep telling myself that but it really has to do with doing real hard work to make it big.

We look at magazines to create images in our minds. We have the internet to translate it instantly with the help of terabytes worth of information and inspiration.

Damn, man. That really made me think.