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Potato Salad Rookie Raises Over $41,589 on Kickstarter

By Jordy Altman How much would you pay to help a stranger to make potato salad? UPDATE 7/7 : BROWN ADMITS HE WILL BE USING FRESH DILL. One forward-thinking entrepreneur is kickstarting the creation of […]

07/08/2014

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Meanwhile In Southern California: Local Dude Trying To Open The First Cat Cafe In Los Angeles

by Nadia Noir After the rise of cat cafe’s across the world  in places like South Korea or Tokyo, now everyone has cat scratch fever.  If it’s up to Los Angeles local, Carlos Wong, closet-case […]

02/26/2014

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Would You Wear A Watch That Counts Down To Your Death?

“Oh look. I have 50 years, 3 months, 2 days, 4 hours, 12 minutes, and 32 seconds until I die. Make that 30 seconds. 28 seconds. Shoot.” That’s the premise behind Tikker. It’s a watch […]

93.1 Jack FM–10/09/2013

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Nerdy Pick-Up Artist Makes $16,000 Grand On Kickstarter For Dating Book

People will fund anything on Kickstarter, even a documentary about a war on a human leg in a smoker. Don’t think you have what it takes to be a playboy? Well, if Ken Hoinsky can […]

06/20/2013

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Man Finds Human Leg In Smoker, Another Man Starts Kickstarter Campaign

Cutting-edge documentary Finders Keepers will finally be made and it won’t cost Oscar award-winning producer Ed Cunningham an arm and a leg. After a month of being featured on Kickstarter (sort of an ironic name), […]

06/19/2013

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Groovin’! Little Steven Van Zandt’s Rascals Musical Hits $100,000

In September, E Street Band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the upcoming Rascals reunion shows at New York’s Capitol Theatre in December. The goal was to raise $100,000. The campaign ends today, and the goal has been met… and then some; as of press time, over $123,000 has been raised.

10/24/2012

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“Like If ‘Jersey Boys’ Had The Four Seasons” – Little Steven Explains The Rascals “Once Upon A Dream”

Van Zandt felt that simply reuniting the original members would be great, but he also wanted to tell the band’s tale. He told CBS Local, “People know the music. The Rascals had 18 hits in five years, three #1 singles, so people know ‘Groovin’,’ ‘People Got To Be Free,’ ‘Good Lovin’,’ ‘A Beautiful Morning,’ but do they really know the band? The answer is ‘no.’ I want to do their life story a little bit, and do it in a muti-media way to make it really entertaining.”

10/21/2012

Proposed Robo Cop Statue in Detroit Goes Viral

Maybe you read the story here at 931jackfm.com earlier this week but Detroit Mayor Dave Bingo Tweeted that there were no plans to erect a statue of Robocop in Detroit despite the growing suggestion that they […]

02/11/2011

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