This is a great post from Kevin Smith. Great post.
8 years ago, we were broke newlyweds living in Heather’s mom’s basement. 8 years. Loving the work and doing the work is a big part of it and nobody seems to want to see that. Love this post from Kevin Smith. Love it. Polygamously gay marry love it.
S’like folks who start movie websites: they just love movies. Not sure what their end-game’s gonna be, but writing about them & hosting trailers is a start, right? For some, the end-game will be to make a film. For some, just having people read what they have to say about a subject they love is good enough. Regardless, the smart ones will always find a way to earn off it. Because once you’ve got a taste for working for yourself, doing what you love doing? You’ll work 10x as hard as any brick-layer or paralegal, but you’ll NEVER feel it, never recognize it.
And let the cranks cat-call from the sidelines; they lack balls of any element, let alone brass.
Case in point: this isn’t a debate at all - this is just advice. It’s subjective, so it can’t be wrong. Yet I’ve seen a Tweet or two from cats who wanna debate the advice, criticize it, or mock me for it. They’re the equivalent of the pantomimed losers in the bar Baldwin told us about in GLENGARRY…
“Oh yeah. I used to be a salesman. It’s a tough racket.”
Tip your excuse-lubricant & scoff all you want, Slappy; must be working out for you.
…is that you can’t see how many people folks follow, or how many people follow them. That is an interesting shift in social mores ….. compared say to Twitter. I wonder if Tumblr has thought about a widget that would allow people to declare that information publicly. For the early bloggers, that…
This is what I miss most using Tumblr. Love the speed and the cruft-free environment. Don’t dig on the feeling of distance. Getting “noted” is nice. Reblogging to add a more nuanced comment? Maybe this is an old school mind not fitting the new-school space?
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