By opening a crowdfunding platform with no pretense of "funding" anything other than a person's needs or wants, did Indiegogo essentially build an entire site just for the potato salad Kickstarter guy?
Samurai Cop is one of those weird relics of the VHS era—full of unintentionally hilarious dialogue and gratuitous sex scenes, with a cult of devoted fans—and now there's a sequel in development. I met up with the film's star, Matt Hannon, to talk a…
Comedian and TV writer Joe Mande is seven days away from the end of his Million Dollar Kickstarter project. He says, "If you pay me 1 million dollars, I will host a weekly podcast where I interview comedians and musicians and shit like that."
Zach Braff's new movie advises you to consider abandoning your crazy dreams, but thanks to being gifted with $3 million in Kickstarter donations to make that film, he doesn't have to quit anything—even if he probably should.
The new movie The Canyons, written by Bret Easton Ellis, was partially funded through Kickstarter. By way of thanks, Ellis will be reviewing a select few of the donors' novels. Here we have the first of those reviews, of Pablo D'Stair's Regard…
Beginning with the Berlin Wall, which he witnessed fall in 1989, German photographer Kai Wiedenhofer has photographed many of the world's most divisive barriers in the hopes to create a dialogue about the use of walls as political tools and their role in
David Price is uninsured and searching for health care from outside of government and private insurance. Just this month, David went biking alone in a canyon in Texas. David hit a large bump on the trail, the bike sailed out from under him, and he fell fa…
Kickstarter has funded all kinds of worthy and interesting and innovative projects. But old musicians re-collecting on their past fame seems to me a loathsome and un-DIY usage of the crowd-funded model.
No one has seen 'The Canyons' yet, but it's gotten a wave of bad publicity thanks to the involvement of Lindsay Lohan and a popular 'New York Times' magazine article about what a disaster the filming was. I talked to writer Bret Easton Ellis and producer
I wanted to talk to them about their Kickstarter project and we wound up discussing washed-up celebrities, how the art world is bullshit, and their plans to force themselves into a parade with a Danza-inspired float.