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  • Crowdfunding devolves into narcissism

    Crowdfunding devolves into narcissism
    The iconic Statue of Liberty, positioned in New York Harbor to welcome those entering the United States, stands as a symbol of what's best about our country and the freedom it has offered so many. But it was only when I visited Lady Liberty for the...
  • 'Veronica Mars' movie a case of pleasing many masters

     'Veronica Mars' movie a case of pleasing many masters
    After convincing some 91,000 fans to donate $5.7 million toward the making of a "Veronica Mars" movie, you'd think show creator Rob Thomas would take a breather. After all, no film on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter had ever raised that much, and now...
  • 'Veronica Mars' creator Rob Thomas: I'm less nervous than a week ago

    'Veronica Mars' creator Rob Thomas: I'm less nervous than a week ago
    The day is here. Practically seven years in the making, the "Veronica Mars" movie is finally out for Marshmallows to consume. The PG-13 flick released Friday in select cities and through OnDemand. And while the series made an impression, albeit a...
  • 'Peabody,' '300' beat 'Need for Speed'; 'Single Moms Club' weak

    'Peabody,' '300' beat 'Need for Speed'; 'Single Moms Club' weak
    DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" scored a box-office victory with a strong second weekend as "Need for Speed" fell short of expectations and "Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club" bombed.  The 3-D animated "Mr. Peabody," a comedy about a...
  • LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign

    LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign
    Butterfly in the sky, LeVar Burton can go twice as high -- and then some.  On Wednesday, the actor and former host of "Reading Rainbow" launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive the long-running educational children's program, a beloved mainstay on...
  • Starter Studio gets new program manager

    Starter Studio gets new program manager
    A new program manager is taking the reins at Orlando accelerator program Starter Studio. Stephen Bowles, who runs a startup himself, is stepping in as Brian Wilson moves to Iowa. Starter Studio currently has its second, three-month class at the GAI...
  • Low-budget films rely on shortcuts

    Low-budget films rely on shortcuts
    In a quiet hillside home in Topanga Canyon, filmmaker Brian McGuire instructed his cast members to take their shirts off, put their sunglasses on, snort fake cocaine and "party hard." The 20-person cast and crew were filming a party scene for McGuire'...
  • Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions

    Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions
    A start-up independent gaming company in Huntington Beach is looking to release the next breakout smartphone app while giving a financial and educational boost to the pet adoption community. Zuul Labs plans to launch "Tall Tails," its first creation, in...
  • Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding

    Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding
    If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you may be in luck -- as long as you have at least $10,000 to spend.  Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is...
  • Micro 3-D printer reaches Kickstarter goal of $50,000 in 11 minutes

    Micro 3-D printer reaches Kickstarter goal of $50,000 in 11 minutes
    It didn't take long for the M3D Micro, a 3-D printer, to reach its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 when it launched Monday on Kickstarter. It only took 11 minutes, to be exact. The new Kickstarter project has only been on the website for a few hours but...
  • Civil War Miniseries to Seek $2.5 Million on Kickstarter

    A veteran TV and film writer is trying his luck on Kickstarter to raise a whopping $2.5 million in support of a 10-hour miniseries about the Civil War. Michael Frost Beckner, whose credits include "Spy Game" and CBS series "The Agency," plans to unveil a...