Kickstart or Kill

The Onion News Network Eviscerates Kickstarter as Home to ‘Panhandlers’

Probably don't email your project to these guys.
screen shot 2012 06 26 at 1 19 40 pm The Onion News Network Eviscerates Kickstarter as Home to Panhandlers

Ouch. (Photo: Screencap)

For every snazzy hardware idea and genuinely inspiring artistic project, there’s also a whole lot of crap clogging up crowdfunding sites. This has not escaped the attention of the acerbic wits at the Onion News Network. And so the site’s latest video turns its knives on Kickstarter, dubbing it “an insidious new Internet scam,” roping people into donating to projects that are “in actuality, just terrible useless garbage.”


Internet Scam Alert: Most “Kickstarter” Projects Just Useless Crap

Money quote: “They’re not as bad as child molesters, but they’re close.” Sounds like someone has been seeing a lot of unimpressive pitches from their artsy undergraduate classmates.

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