Words Are Too Wanky To Describe Vice

This week, England’s Independent gave over the cover of its weekend magazine to an article about the U.K. edition of Brooklyn’s Vice magazine. (We learned of the story from the magazine’s blog, which helpfully points out how trite the headline attached to the story is.)

Here’s how U.K. editor Andy Capper describes the magazine to writer Charlotte Philby:

‘I guess we’re like The Economist meets Rolling Stone, back in the day…’ and soon trails off. ‘No, that’s rubbish,’ he sighs. ‘That sounds really wanky.’

Come on, Mr. Capper: Some of those old Economists were really cool.

 

Words Are Too Wanky To Describe Vice