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  • Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better

    Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better
    I’m a sucker for a good pretzel wherever I find one. And in these parts, Röckenwagner Bakery makes some of the best. Hans Röckenwagner also has a pretzel burger at his 3 Square Cafe & Bakery in Venice that’s one of my guilty pleasures....
  • Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try

    Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try
    On a beautiful day in Santa Barbara last Saturday, wine enthusiasts were able to taste unreleased wines from a collection of Santa Barbara County's top vineyards. The Santa Barbara County Wine Futures Tasting was held at the courtyard in front of Les...
  • Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way

    Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way
    Through Kickstarter and Indiegogo, people are finding projects, new products and films to fund via crowdsourcing. Now, reports KGO-TV in San Francisco, fledgling winemakers can take advantage of crowdsourced funding through NakedWines.com. “Now, the...
  • Three literary Kickstarter projects that aren't offensive

    Three literary Kickstarter projects that aren't offensive
    Last week there was a hubbub over a Kickstarter campaign to fund a "seduction" guidebook that included passages that encouraged men to be assertive with women. "Don't ask for permission. Be dominant. Force her to rebuff your advances," and other amateur...
  • James Franco seeks funds to turn his book 'Palo Alto' into film(s)

    James Franco seeks funds to turn his book 'Palo Alto' into film(s)
    The ubiquitous James Franco, author, actor, etc., etc., is raising funds on the website Indiegogo for a three-film series based on his 2011 short story collection, "Palo Alto." The book, which was Franco's debut in the world of letters, was inspired...
  • 'Inocente' is first Kickstarter-backed film to win an Oscar

    'Inocente' is first Kickstarter-backed film to win an Oscar
    "Inocente," the story of a 15-year-old homeless San Diego girl who pursues her art despite her bleak surroundings, is the first Kickstarter-backed film to win an Academy Award. The makers of the documentary short film raised $52,527 from 294 backers...
  • YouTube stick figure cartoon series to be full-length film

    YouTube stick figure cartoon series to be full-length film
    Lots of filmmakers want to jump from YouTube clips to regular movies and TV, but how many are doing so on the power of fart jokes?  "Dick Figures," an animated YouTube series featuring crude drawing and equally crude humor, has been made into a 73-...
  • New York City Opera in crisis again, turns to Kickstarter

    The chronically troubled New York City Opera is once again facing a perilous financial situation, with the company announcing over the weekend that it needed to raise at least $7 million by the end of the month, with an overall fundraising goal of $20...
  • Laura Dern: Get that 'Enlightened' Kickstarter campaign going

    Laura Dern: Get that 'Enlightened' Kickstarter campaign going
    Laura Dern's HBO comedy "Enlightened" may have been canceled in March but, as the actress noted in a live video chat, that doesn't mean it's gone for good. After all, Dern's close friend Mitch Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") saw his show find renewed...
  • 'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal

    'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal
    Chopin is free. His freedom -- technically his music's freedom -- comes courtesy of composer Aaron Dunn’s Kickstarter campaign: Raise $75,000 to record the complete works of the 19th century Polish romantic composer and offer them on Dunn’...
  • Marshmallows! Kristen Bell to talk ‘Veronica Mars’ film on Twitter

     
    “Veronica Mars” star Kristen Bell, and the show's creator Rob Thomas know you probably have some questions about how their ......