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With high-profile stars like Zach Braff pitching projects on Kickstarter, it was inevitable that other sites would also begin hosting notable celebrities desperately in need of...not money, but companionship! It seems that even a one-person conglomerate like Martha Stewart needs some help meeting the guys! (At least she didn’t go to Craigslist!) Of course, on dating sites, being truthful is prized, and that’s why we think “glue gun” Martha should go with our suggestions for a tell-it-like-it-is approach!
Recently, cartoonist Rich Burlew raised a mind-melting $1.2 million to produce a print version of The Order of the Stick, his role-playing themed webcomic. How did Burlew do it? Through a nifty online quasi-Ponzi begfest known as Kickstarter. But for every Order of the Stick success story, there are countless failures.