About Sharks and Formulas
When something in the realm of art sparks the interest of the multitudes, there’s always several reasons. Timing, talent, the right message and the right delivery system.
It’s an interesting phenomenon to figure out. Nobody has, in truth, because if it were reproducible according to some nuts and bolts system, somebody would put out the next big thing every time.
The same old same old won’t do. But straying too far from the herd will just get you eaten by wolves.
It’s got to be shocking. Not so shocking that it’s a bit—shocking in a way that will hold up. The shark in Jaws. Hey, it’s ridiculous, but I’ll watch that mess every time it comes on the box.
It has to be easy to notice and hard to forget. And there’s the subsequent carrying on with the talent and the luck and all the rest.
A lot to think about. Really, it’s too much. The best thing to do is try to make an impression with yourself. In the end that’s the person that will never leave you alone.
Forget the formulas. There’s a reason why nobody’s skipping with joy toward chemistry class.
See you after.