“You do it by Doing it” – Neil Gaiman Talks Steampunk
“I think part of the reason it really is punk is that it has that wonderful punk ethos, of you do it by doing it,” he continued, “and anybody can do it. It actually seems to be about a lifestyle for some people. It’s about so much more than brass goggles as a fashion statement.” – Neil Gaiman
I couldn’t get a hold of the video to embed, but check here for the interview and full MTV article about his thoughts on his book, Neverwhere, being considered part of the Steampunk canon.