Monty Python Advent Calendar

I can’t see any mention of them securing the rights to use the Monty Python trademark for their commercial products. The previous calendars were based on themes that were in public domain, but Monty Python is both copyrighted and trademarked.

Traditional oil paintings of Star Wars Lightsabers by Drew Baker — Kickstarter

So this guy is going to make copies of intellectual properties belonging to Lucasarts/Disney for profit, and doesn’t expect any problems with that…

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/drewbaker/traditional-oil-paintings-of-star-wars-lightsabers

Your Kickstarter Sucks: this guy wants €2800 to take some caged birds and…

http://yourkickstartersucks.tumblr.com/post/162356707066/this-guy-wants-2800-to-take-some-caged-birds-and

VIE SHAIR: Pain-Free Social Headphones by Vie Style Inc. — Kickstarter

“minimal skin contact” means it will exert greater pressure on the points it’s touching, and it looks like fairly stiff plastic, so I fail to see how this would be more comfortable. A knife has a lot less skin contact than a towel…

And the point of headphones is to listen to music in privacy. If you actually need a speaker, then get a speaker.

How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing — Kickstarter — Medium


Kickstarter tasked me, a freelance reporter, to find out why a highly funded crowdfunding campaign for a palm-sized drone flamed out in…

Source: How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing — Kickstarter — Medium

Newvelle Records: World-Class Music, Only on Vinyl by Newvelle Records — Kickstarter


Newvelle Records is a new kind of record label with a curated selection of world class musicians, released only on vinyl.

That’s great, but I do wonder how they’re actually going to make any money after the Kickstarter?

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