Veronica Mars

  • A Journey To Intelligent Design Crunch Network

    A Journey To Intelligent Design

    If you’re looking for zeitgeist Biblical metaphors for the tech sector, you can’t do much better than the Tower of Babel. Human civilization a hundred years after the Flood; monolingual and gathered in a city called Babel. They become possessed with the mission of building a tower to the heavens. Which they begin… Read More

  • Veronica Mars And The Case Of The Totally Adequate Kickstarter Movie

    Veronica Mars And The Case Of The Totally Adequate Kickstarter Movie

    On Friday night, I was in a Manhattan movie theater watching Veronica Mars. I’d contributed to the Kickstarter campaign that funded the film’s production, so I actually received a download code for the full movie earlier that day. But I didn’t want to watch it at home, on a TV. I wanted to see it a theater packed with other fans on opening night. The fact that the movie… Read More

  • Creator Rob Thomas Calls The Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign A Guinea Pig For Cult TV Shows

    Creator Rob Thomas Calls The Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign A Guinea Pig For Cult TV Shows

    After the initial success of the Kickstarter campaign for a movie based on the TV show Veronica Mars (with a goal of $2 million, it has currently raised $3.9, and there are still 17 days to go), I had a chance to interview the show’s creator Rob Thomas and his agent Julien Thuan about what’s next for the movie, as well as what the campaign’s success means for other TV shows… Read More

  • Kickstarter’s First Project With Major Studio Support, Veronica Mars Movie Hits $1M In Record Time

    Kickstarter’s First Project With Major Studio Support, Veronica Mars Movie Hits $1M In Record Time

    If you were a fan of the teen detective TV show Veronica Mars, this was an exciting morning — creator Rob Thomas launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance a Veronica Mars movie. (I’m a fan, and I’ve backed the project.) But even if you didn’t watch the show, the campaign should be cause for some excitement. That’s because (as a Kickstarter spokesperson… Read More