Broken Lizard's 'Super Troopers 2' Indiegogo Campaign Just Reached Its $2M Goal
by Megh Wright Great news for Super Troopers fans: Super Troopers 2 is definitely happening. In just a little over one day, Broken Lizard's Indiegogo campaign to self-fund the sequel to their 2001 cult hit has already reached its $2 million goal with 30 days to spare, which guarantees that Super Tro... [Read More]
Broken Lizard TBS sitcom not happening, group goes for broke with “Super Troopers 2″ Indiegogo
No sooner had word surfaced that TBS was passing on Broken Lizard's Quality Time sitcom pilot, the quintet of Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, and Erik Stolhanske had moved on to their even bigger passion project -- a sequel to their first big-screen breakthrough, Su... [Read More]
Help Broken Lizard Turn 'Super Troopers 2' Into a Reality
by Megh Wright Broken Lizard is turning to fans to get Super Troopers 2 on the big screen. The comedy group launched an Indiegogo campaign today to raise at least $2 million to self-fund the project by April 24th. "We finally have the chance to make Super Troopers 2," Jay Chandrasekhar said on the n... [Read More]
Help Fund the Official Patrice O'Neal Documentary 'Better Than You'
by Megh Wright There's a new documentary in the works about beloved standup Patrice O'Neal, and the producers behind the project have launched an Indiegogo campaign to turn it into a reality. Titled Better Than You, the documentary is an inside look at O'Neal's life and career and features interview... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Protests the $500,000 Vagina Tax by Becoming a Man
by Megh Wright In an effort to put an end to the gender wage gap, Sarah Silverman recently teamed up with a great cause called the Equal Payback Project in the above video promo for their new crowdfunding push. Considering the project probably won't rake in its full $29,811,746,430,000 goal, Silverm... [Read More]
Help Jared Logan Get Hillary Clinton to Speak to His D&D Club
by Megh Wright Standup Jared Logan just launched a Kickstarter project for a great cause. Logan, who most recently appeared in his own Comedy Central Half Hour special as well as Splitsider's own A Night at Whiplash, unveiled his crowdfunding project today called "Hillary Clinton: The Ultimate Adven... [Read More]
Joe Mande Will Start a Podcast If People Give Him a Million Dollars Via Kickstarter
by Bradford Evans Standup and Parks and Rec writer Joe Mande has turned to Kickstarter for his latest internet experiment. He's posted a Kickstarter campaign called The Million Dollar Podcast, promising that if people pay him a million dollars, he will start hosting a weekly podcast where he intervi... [Read More]
Ted Alexandro Is Seeking Funding for His Web Series 'Teachers Lounge', Featuring Janeane Garofalo, Jim Gaffigan, and More
by Bradford Evans Here's the Kickstarter video for Teachers Lounge, a web series created by and starring comedians Ted Alexandro and Hollis James that's seeking funding via the site. Following a music teacher (Alexandro) and a janitor (James) who hang out in an NYC public school's teachers lounge, ... [Read More]
Someone Is Funding a 'Ghostbusters II' Documentary on Kickstarter
by Bradford Evans Oregon-based filmmaker Bradley Bjornstad has taken to Kickstarter to raise money for a pair of Ghostbusters II-related projects. He's asking for $100,000 to make a documentary about how the production of the disappointing sequel went awry, and he's also looking to use the money to ... [Read More]
Help Fund the Standup Documentary/Mockumentary Hybrid 'This Is Comedy'
by Bradford Evans Standup/director Tom McCaffrey is seeking funding via Kickstarter for his new movie, This Is Comedy, a combination documentary/mockumentary that will chronicle the lives of real standup comedians while also documenting the fake struggles of McCaffrey. He's already shot interviews... [Read More]