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Frisky Q&A: Lauren Domino And Angela Tucker, The Visionaries Behind “Paper Chase”

“I don’t want people to pat themselves on the back like, ‘I have a woman filmmaker, I have three filmmakers of color.’ We need the change without people patting themselves on the…

Megan Reynolds | December 1, 2015 - 11:15 am

Throw All Your Money At “Paper Chase,” A Teen Comedy For Black Girls Everywhere

“This film is our chance to tell a story that isn’t about poor black girls suffering.”

Megan Reynolds | November 18, 2015 - 2:28 pm

Ms. Cacie Wants To Bring Progressive, Feminist Children’s Songs To The Nation’s Youth

The wheels on the bus say, “BAN ALL MEN, BAN ALL MEN, BAN ALL MEN.”

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Leonard Nimoy’s Son Makes A ‘Spockumentary’ To Honor Dad

The son of Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy raised over $600,000 through Kickstarter to make a documentary that will focus on the pop icon and his legacy, having…

Katrin Higher | July 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The “Bartesian” Is Like A Keurig, But For Booze

I started out making fun of the Bartesian. Surprise! I ended up Kickstarting it.

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Manly Man Totally Secure In His Masculinity Wants You To Use His Dude Stick

The only lip balm that won’t emsaculate you, guaranteed.

Megan Reynolds | June 11, 2015 - 9:30 am

Morons Can’t Stop Paying Hundreds For This Adult Tricycle

Back in the days when I hoped to be a trendsetter, I used to scour the homepage of Kickstarter looking for projects to fund, like some kind of low-income bracket…

Beejoli Shah | April 13, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Why You Should Give Sara Benincasa Money To “Focus Group” Her Own Body

The comedian’s short film concept is so revelatory that after just one week, the film has raised two-thirds (as of publication) of its $9,000 dollar budget on Kickstarter. …

Leah Prinzivalli | March 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

This Kickass Girls’ Clothing Line Breaks Down Gender Stereotypes

A few years ago, Seattle mom Jennifer Muhm’s then-4-year-old daughter told her she wanted to be an astronaut for Halloween. Muhm and her daughter discovered quickly that the only astronaut…

Claire Hannum | March 19, 2015 - 6:00 pm

This Hurricane Katrina Documentary Is About More Than Just A Storm

When Hurricane Katrina hit, director/producer and former New Orleans resident Rennik Soholt watched the footage of the flooding in horror with the rest of America. Close friends were still trapped…

Claire Hannum | February 21, 2015 - 9:00 am

We Live In A World In Which You Can Crowdfund $30,000 For A Mannequin

Welcome to 2015, in which you too can donate your hard-earned cash to help a mannequin travel across the ocean to be reunited with his (plastic) lover. What a world. Meet…

Claire Hannum | February 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm

I Was Blessed By LeVar Burton

Remember when, a few months ago, LeVar Burton — best known as an actor for his roles in “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation” — launched a Kickstarter campaign

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2015 - 2:30 pm
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