READING RAINBOW Kickstarter Surges Past $3 Million

     June 1, 2014

I’d originally planned to bring LaVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter to your attention in this weekend’s Indie Spotlight, but the project has absolutely taken off already.  Initially setting a $1 million goal, the crowd-funded campaign has already exceeded $3 million …

Indie Spotlight: Phil Tippett’s MAD GOD (Part 2)

     February 11, 2015

On Indie Spotlight, it’s my intention to raise awareness of some otherwise overlooked projects, be they charitable works like last week’s Beer. Autism. Hope. campaign, or independent passion projects from some real masters of their craft.  Today’s installment is an …

VERONICA MARS Kickstarter Ends Strong with $5.7 Million

     April 14, 2013

It looks like a Veronica Mars movie will be coming to a theaters near you in 2014.  After a record-breaking month of Kickstarter donations, the feature adaptation of Rob Thomas’ (Party Down) beloved cult TV series has the funding to go into production.  The …