I have been a fan of Amanda Palmer’s for many years. I can’t remember who or how I was first turned on to the Dresden Dolls (her band before going solo), but I fell in love with Yes, Virginia and ...Read More »
Arthurian legends and comic books: An interview with Michael Sacal
Michael Sacal recently spoke to Pop Verse about his latest comic book project, Knight’s Legacy: Awakening of The Pen Ddraig, for which he has turned to crowd-funding to produce. Michael is the President and founder of Heroic Tendencies Studios and ...Read More »
Veronica Mars: The movie – Our story is epic. Spanning years and continents. Lives ruined and blood shed.
Fear not lovely marshmallows, this review comes to you completely spoiler free. The Veronica Mars movie came out on March 14th, released worldwide (practically) in selected theatres and in almost every possible digital download format. After a record-breaking Kickstarter to ...Read More »
Veronica Mars: Noir’s most haunted P.I.
The Veronica Mars Movie is almost here. I can smell it in the air. Excitement. Anticipation. Brilliance. After an astoundingly successful Kickstarter, we have been waiting a year for this. Well, more like seven years for those of us who ...Read More »
Lust for Love: A Whedon cast without the Whedon factor
Lust for Love is a 2014 Kickstarter-funded romantic comedy starring Fran Kranz, Dichen Lachman, and Beau Garrett. The film was released on February 7th in the US (on iTunes and VOD) and the film’s producers are currently working on an international release. ...Read More »
Amanda Palmer, controversy, and Internet abuse
Last year I joined a community of mega AFP fans and bought a place in a ‘house party’ from her Kickstarter campaign. It seems so long ago now, but it finally happened on October 27th. This wasn’t just any old ...Read More »
The future is here: Smartwatches go from sci-fi fantasy to reality
Samsung is supposed to be revealing their new smartwatch at this week’s Galaxy Gear event in Berlin on September 4th. Meanwhile, there are rumours doing the round regarding Apple’s next product – the iWatch – and Google has confirmed the ...Read More »
Why you should be excited for the Veronica Mars movie
There are two factors that feed into possible excitement for the new Veronica Mars movie, slated to hit cinemas in 2014. The first is that Veronica Mars, the television series, was absolutely brilliant (and if you haven’t made the time ...Read More »
Zach Braff wants your money: Kickstarter strikes again
Yet more Kickstarter news (see previous articles here and here)… this time another celebrity is using it to fund his film project: Zach Braff. He is asking for people to help him raise $2 million so that he can make ...Read More »
Kickstarter: Crowd funding, yay or nay?
Kickstarter first caught my attention last year when a friend put out a call on facebook to get enough money together to purchase a ‘house party’ by contributing to Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign. I had been a big Dresden Dolls ...Read More »