"But also, the format of television— much more than film— lends itself to how people consume content now. In small doses. Think about music. The release of a full-length album, with all its requisite buildup and hype, while still theoretically a cool idea, is no longer that interesting. A musician who wins today tours relentlessly, releases a song or two a month, multiple EPs, behind-the-scenes vide0s, photoshoots, etc. Maybe they even drop a surprise album. It’s a constant stream of content."
I all in that episodic storytelling is the pulse of today. I’ll all in that we internalize music in pieces and remember each individual one more than the collections.
I don’t though think the long form visual (movies) or writing (the book) is an any way vestigial. Music—maybe.
Paul Cantor “Hollywood Has a Major Problem” (via newspeedwayboogie)
(Source: medium.com, via fred-wilson)