Tag Archives: Kickstarter

Twofer Tuesday: Dan Roam & Ben Jones

This week promises two exciting events I want to share with you here. The Pop-Up Pitch: The Two-Hour Creative Sprint to the Most Persuasive Presentation of Your Life Dan Roam, author of “Back of the Napkin” and several other modern … Continue reading

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Kickstarting the “Vagabond Heart”

I’ve lived my life with a vagabond’s heart. — Bobby Bridger, “Stages” Bobby Bridger releases his first new studio album in over a dozen years today thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign to support Vagabond Heart. I’ve talked about crowdfunding before, … Continue reading

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Me and ACTV — an Affair to Remember

Intrigued by some independent films I saw on public TV, I started making short, little movies as a teen, using our family’s 8mm Bell & Howell camera. By high school, I passed off some of these films for major assignments, and earned a … Continue reading

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E Pluribus Fund’em

I just received a fun little package in the mail: the new album, “Diamonds & Clay” by one of my favorite bands, New Monsoon. Mind you, as one of their crowdfunding contributors, I’d already downloaded the digital version before the CD … Continue reading

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