Thank you, Elliott Morgan. The SourceFederation will always love you.
Man, I may have reblogged this before but there are never enough words to describe what elliottwith2ts has done for me, even though he has no idea who I am.
I know he’s moved on to new things and I’m proud that he’s continuing to grow and still do amazing things, but his work on SourceFed motivated me not to give up on my goal of one day making it in this industry. He’s the reason I decided to bring back my column junior year (which is a decision I’m so glad I made), and he’s also one of the reasons I pitched and created Tall & Short. (If I can find a new partner, I’m hoping to bring it back as a monthly feature this year.) Heck, he’s even the reason I started watching Community.
This dude is my inspiration in comedy and I aspire to one day do what he did on SourceFed. And I hope to one day be half as funny, brilliant and witty as he is.
There are so many things I admire about Elliott Morgan but the thing I find greatest about him is that he’s just living life and doing what he wants to. He got married at the age of 20. He has a degree in zoology. He left an award-winning YouTube channel because he wanted to leave his comfort zone.
Coincidentally enough, his departure from SourceFed coincided with my appointment as Editor-in-Chief. And of course I was — and still am — nervous because it’s a responsibility unlike anything I’ve ever done before. But as the guy who continues to unknowingly push me to keep working at this, Elliott again motivated me to settle my nerves because reaching out of your comfort zone — especially to do something you love — is an amazing thing.
I’m sure tons of people have written this kind of cheesy stuff toward him before but I just had to say how much he and his work on SourceFed, have meant to me.
So Elliott, if you’re reading this — which is obviously very unlikely — I love you and thank you. I wish the best for you as you grow try new things and I hope to see you on late night TV very soon. You’re a great writer, husband, comedian, YouTuber, host, role model and person.