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Will Veronica Mars Change Hollywood?

Lisa Diggs | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Lisa Diggs

While the eyes of the world were fixed upon Rome and the selection of a new Pope, thanks to Kickstarter an amazing little revolution was simultaneously taking place in Hollywood.

Patrick Robinson Launches Active Wear Brand After Leaving The Gap

Posted 03.14.2013 | Style

Since his departure -- er, firing -- from Gap, Patrick Robinson has stayed pretty quiet on the fashion front. His newly-announced project, however, ma...

Improv Everywhere the Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.

And A New Kickstarter Record Goes Too..

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Veronica Mars" is kicking it on Kickstarter. The TV show about a crime-solving California teen looks like it is d...

The 'Veronica Mars' Movie Could Suck -- And That's Okay

Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.13.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

To paraphrase Chairman Mao, let 100 TV-related Kickstarters bloom!

On Creativeness and Why Crowdfunding Will Surpass the VC industry

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.11.2013 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

According to the Kickstarter's data, there was $274 billion collected last year (+238 percent from 2011). In comparison, VC's invested $26.5 billion in 2012 (-10 percent from 2011). Do you see the difference?

Meme The World!

Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts

The meme is an elusive concept, most commonly described as an idea, behavior, style or usage that spreads from one person to another in the cultural e...

Elixirs Of Pain: My Adventures With A Kickstarter Project

Anne Maxfield | Posted 05.06.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The problem with a lot of things on Kickstarter is that once you have them funded, you have to produce them and not everyone is prepared to ramp-up in dramatic fashion.

Your Dream Is Their Dream: Bypassing the Publisher

John Bergquist | Posted 05.04.2013 | Books
John Bergquist

The age of the art patron is alive and well. Instead of being the activity of the rich, the patron is the person with five dollars to spare and a favorite author to support. Their dream is our dream.

When Musicals Reflect Our Lives

George Heymont | Posted 05.02.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Musicals are one of America's most beloved forms of entertainment. And they have often offered audiences a chance to explore controversial topics of the day.

Why Indie Authors Need Rabble

Amy Edelman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Books
Amy Edelman

The publishing world is changing faster than you can say Random-Penguin-Schuster.

Social Media Is Just Getting Started

Brett King | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Brett King

As social media continues to embed itself in modern society, we have many traditional businesses and brands still scratching their heads trying to make sense of it all.

Uncommon Art: A Candlemaker Draws Inspiration From Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

With a resident community of artists, Bed-Stuy, like Bushwick, has become a focal point for new forms of artistic expression.

This Isn't An Ordinary Mirror

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology

You see a mirror across the room, and approach to check yourself out. As you approach the mirror, a message appears. Across your reflection you are gr...

Everyone Should Experience the Joy of Coding

John Pavley | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

As a society we talk about outsourcing, downsizing, and retraining but not specifically how important is for everyone everywhere to learn some coding skills. The world as a whole is barreling down a path where those who know how to code will own those who don't.

The Adventures of Zelza Zero -- a Race to the Finish

Monique Ruffin | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

Forty-five days seems like a short period of time to raise thousands of dollars, but in reality it's a long way to the end. You must have a plan for maintaining your energy, and a backup plan for when you don't meet your goals.

We Are Made in NY: Tech Thrives in NYC

Rachel Sterne | Posted 04.25.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

On Tuesday I joined Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Tech Meetup to unveil We Are Made in NY, a program that celebrates over 900 locally based startups, and helps people find a job, learn to code, or launch a new tech company -- all with the full support of New York City government.

Is Niche the New Start Up Route?

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Laxmi Hariharan

To be successful today, emerging start-ups must find a niche. They have to solve a very specific consumer need and add tangible value to their customers' lives -- in as social and engaging a fashion as possible.

Aided by Fox News, For-Profit Colleges Use Shameless Propaganda to Mask Shameful Conduct

David Halperin | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
David Halperin

Instead of taking this opportunity to reform, the industry's big players appear to be digging in, and continuing to use their revenues -- about 86 percent of which come from taxpayers -- to engage in lobbying and propaganda aimed at convincing the public that everything is fine.

Kickstarter App: Finally, Almost [REVIEW]

Turnstyle | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) It's no secret I'm a big fan of crowdfunding in general and Kickstarter in particular. As such I have waited, perhap...

Kickstarting Columbine: Wounded Minds

Jeff Kass | Posted 04.14.2013 | Denver
Jeff Kass

You might not think to use the same word to describe Columbine survivor Samuel Granillo, comedienne Whoopi Goldberg and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. But now you can: Kickstarter.

How To Crowdfund A Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — When Jeff Bowen's off-Broadway musical "Now. Here. This." closed last year, he and his collaborators were left with some great things...

Who Backs the Backers on Kickstarter?

Turnstyle | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Ike Sriskandarajah When it comes to raising money for the arts, Kickstarter has become the place to go. Since it launched in 2009, the crowd-fu...

Buster Brown

Designers Throw Caution To The Wind To Debut At Fashion Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Buster Brown | Posted 02.12.2013 | Style

NEW YORK -- With two days before K. Cooper Ray's debut at last fall's New York Fashion Week, he'd been kicked out of his rented rehearsal space. A wom...

"The Sultan Chronicles": Meeting Modern Renaissance Man Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Ever wonder how this world of ours would be if we supported and promoted artists instead of wars and arms dealers?