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Zach Braff Describes Odd Kickstarter Requests

Zach Braff Describes Odd Kickstarter Requests

By Amanda Crum July 23, 2014

Zack Braff was so grateful when the film he wrote and directed with his brother, Wish I Was Here, got fully funded on Kickstarter that he agreed to some pretty odd requests from contributors. “This one guy was a dentist …

Tom Hanks Movie Gets Kickstarter-Style Funding

Tom Hanks is a big enough name that anything he touches nowadays turns to gold. It shouldn’t be tough to fund a movie that has Hanks already signed on. Captain Phillips just made over $217 million and got six Academy …

The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right

Making 3D printers more affordable has been an arduous task to say the least. The manufacturer of these devices either has to make them smaller, build them out of low quality components or even ship them in a kit that …

Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy

A kid’s imagination combined with LEGO is a powerful thing. With just some simple plastic bricks, kids can build complex contraptions that put the world’s engineers to shame. Now a startup is hoping to accomplish the same thing with 3D …

Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers

The success of 3D printing over the last few years can be greatly attributed to the open source community. By taking expired patents and open source designs, anybody can build their own 3D printer and share it with the world. …

Bear Simulator Is Exactly What It Sounds Like Bear Simulator Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Farjay Studios has noticed a disturbing trend in games these days. They’ve found that games puts players into the roles of humans far too often. That’s a problem, and one they hope to remedy with their latest title. Farjay Studios …

Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is arguably the best thing to happen to 3D printing in years. Instead of just having a number of big manufacturers making all the 3D printers, we now have an explosion of open source and inexpensive printers hitting the …

“Veronica Mars” Fans Get A Kickstarter Treat “Veronica Mars” Fans Get A Kickstarter Treat

“Veronica Mars” fans got a treat this week when the Kickstarter project they funded released a treat: the first two minutes of the crowd-funded film, which will be released later this month. The movie project raised $5.7 million with a …

Kickstarter Reveals Hack, Some User Info Compromised Kickstarter Reveals Hack, Some User Info Compromised

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler took to the company blog over the weekend to announce that they had fallen victim to a hack–one that exposed some user info including email addresses, mailing address, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords. Strickler makes a …

Genius Uses Kickstarter to Get Free Burritos Genius Uses Kickstarter to Get Free Burritos
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Good use of popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter–or best use of popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter? Screw getting a movie made or funding a cool new 3D printer. Kickstarter was made for supporting man’s quest to experience a Chipotle burrito in as …

PHP Programmers Unite To Make An Orange ElePHPant PHP Programmers Unite To Make An Orange ElePHPant
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Android has bugdroid. Linux has Tux the penguin. Both have been immortalized in plush toys, action figures and even remote controlled robots. What about PHP’s lovable ElePHPant though? Where’s the love for him? Well, somebody has already made a blue, …

Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter

As the Kickstarter platform has gained popularity, more startups than ever are now using the service to crowdsource funding for their projects. Not every Kickstarter project, however, can be as successful as the Pebble watch or the Veronica Mars movie. …

Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you were planning a return to Neptune before the premiere of the new Veronica Mars movie, Amazon has just made your search a lot easier. Amazon has just announced that Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming …

Mega Man Gets His Very Own Board Game Mega Man Gets His Very Own Board Game

Mega Man is a video game defined by twitch platforming and shooting. It’s a hardcore game made for hardcore gamers. How could this decades old video game be turned into a slow-paced board game? Jasco Games seems to have figured …

Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Is Out Now [Video] Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Is Out Now [Video]

Everyone is excited for the upcoming Veronica Mars film right? After ending seven years ago following a 3-season-run, Veronica Mars will return with a film that is sure to please all of its die hard fans. The show premiered in …

Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Released Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Released

E! News released the trailer yesterday for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie that is due out in theaters March 14th. In the trailer, we get to see Veronica, Kristen Bell, all grown up and trying to land a big shot …

Another SLA 3D Printer Looks To Kickstarter Another SLA 3D Printer Looks To Kickstarter

In 2012, Formlabs broke all kinds of Kickstarter records when its Form 1 SLA 3D printer brought in almost $3 million. They key to its success lied in Formlabs’ ability to offer an SLA 3D printer, which normally costs thousands …