Saturday, October 15, 2011

G:TB Kickstart of the Week*

For those unfamiliar with Kickstarter, think of it as a dating service for artists and creators trying to raise funds to complete projects. Since it launched in April 2009, Kickstarter has helped people raise more than $100 million from more than 1 million individual donors, funding films, design projects, artwork, music, and a broad range of other creative efforts. When we finally get around to Gheorghe: the Book, we plan to use Kickstarter to help us pay for an actual writer.

In the first installment of G:TB's Kickstart of the Week, we celebrate Aaron Torres, a slightly nervous-seeming young filmmaker from Michigan who's seeking $1,000 to help him travel around his home state and interview people about beer. Nobler efforts are hard to find in this day and age. Help the young man out, won't you?

 

* Week, month, whenever. Duh.

33 comments:

Dave said...

referring to danimal's last comment:

1) since when do computers have nicknames?

2) why would the nickname be a lightheaded response to visceral description and blood?

and as to the kickstart of the week: what a great way to get people to pay for your alcoholism.

Squeaky said...

Noble cause but I'm going to be selfish and use what would have been my donation on my drinking and interviewing random people in MA.

Danimal said...

Dave...refer to white post from a day or two ago. I just like the name.
Made the ever elusive 2team in one game bet. Need Mich to cover getting 3 and Mich st to win. Friendly wager.

Danimal said...

White. Whit. Same thing.

rob said...

tribe's on comcast sportsnet. in a shocking development, the offense is struggling.

rob said...

anyone catch pi lam's own kevin 'weenie' reynolds bring the game ball into zable stadium via parachute?

Igor said...

Are you serious? Why weren't we given some advance notice?

Igor said...

Nice little comeback win by the Tribe. And W&M has a new all-time leading rusher.

rob said...

the ween was all over facebook with it, igor

Dave said...

did igor "unfriend" weenie after obft xxiv? he's paying for it now!

Danimal said...

Was that Michelle wie that I saw on Hawaii 5 o preview?

Jerry said...

For those of you have been asking what Adam Archuleta is up to -- he's doing color commentary for the Navy-Rutgers game on ESPN3.

Danimal said...

drink rec - igor, this is the perfect drink rec for that 3rd day of boozing, or first, or second. vodka & ginger beer. introduced to is last wkd. please hear me.

Dave said...

my new favorite beer is anything made by stone brewery, especially levitation ale and their black ipa.

Danimal said...

Anyone else having an issue w the cbs feed on direct tv? It goes out about ever 3-5 min for 3-5 sec. Highly annoying.

Danimal said...

Gag. Uva units getting in position to storm field

Jerry said...

World class tirade by Muschamp. I'm enjoying the emerging trend of calling a time out because you're pissed off.

Multiple audible "get your head out of your ass" and "that's bullshit."

rob said...

strong white to stone, dave - excellent quaffs

Geoff said...

Drinking a ginger beer and vodka. Danimal, I am in your debt sir.

Danimal said...

Pay my losses today and we'll call it even. #assrape

Geoff said...

I'll be in Tampa tomorrow. I'll bring a suitcase full of cash.

Danimal said...

Don't kid yourself. A wallet will do.

Danimal said...

Auburn kicker make Danimal angry!

Danimal said...

pan am games....catch the fevah

TR said...

Clemson-Maryland is bringing the goods. Never thought an ACC game could be so exciting.

Clemson was down 35-17 early in the third quarter, but now lead 42-38. Maryland is driving now.

TR said...

Terps take the lead. Crazy game. And if anybody can tell me why Randy Edsall's face is so tan and shiny, I'll buy them a vodka and ginger beer. It looks like he's been rubbing cocoa butter on himself all night.

T.J. said...

Stop kicking to Sammy Watkins, Maryland.

TR said...

Clemson re-takes the lead on a kickoff return for a TD. We're not at 49-45 with 7+ minutes to go. Approaching arena football scoring range.

Danimal said...

the teej should be covering this game. where is the teej.
have been flipping back and forth on this - everytime i do it's a f'ing commercial b/c i've just missed a touchdown. have not seen a score in this game.
auburn kicker...lining it up....

T.J. said...

The Teej is currently writing up a Penguins/Sabres final. Ugh.

Danimal said...

stanford turning it around and auburn winning have salvaged the day.

Danimal said...

musberger just referenced snoop dogg. time to go to bed.

Greg said...

Dave, are you referring to their Ruination IPA? It's so good, your balls will tingle.