Jasmin: You can always make them look good, and you have to know how to edit. You just have to validate yourself. I think that’s why it’s so important to look at those magazines. And I say those—you know the ones, the cool ones—because you’ve kind of realized where you want to go. The same as if you wanted to be an actor and you only saw really bad TV. Well, you’d end up being a bad actor. And you have to know the world that you want to go into. And the only way that you can know that is to go to New York and talk to those people. And when you talk to those people you realize, I’ve got to have my shit together. And I have to know more than they think that I know. You know?
There is a great line from the show Gypsy that Ethel Merman had. And it really says it all. In the song “Rose’s Turn,” she says, “Ya either got it or ya ain’t.” You either get it or you don’t. And if you got it and you get it, then you learn to edit.