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Does Straight To Video Make Sense?

With Warner Bros announcing that it is sending all of its 2021 movies to HBOMax for the first 30 days, then into theaters, the question of the day is whether this makes economic sense for the studio? Films that cost … Continue reading

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University of Utah Crowdfunds Long Haul Effects

Covid-19 is a strange disease: you can be sick and not know it and transmit it, or you can get the illness with mild symptoms, or it can kill you or you can feel the effects for months after you … Continue reading

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Kids Crowdfund Forcing Europe To Respond To Climate Change

Four kids (Catarina (20), Cláudia (20), Martim (17) and Mariana (8)) from Leiria, Portugal, one of the regions worst-hit by the devastating forest fires which killed over 120 people in 2017 have crowdfunded their way towards changing the way Europe … Continue reading

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Big Week For Cannabis

It’s a (potentally) big week for the legal cannabis industry. The U.S. House of Representatives may vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act which will delete marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act which makes it a Federal … Continue reading

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Show Me Da Money!

Where is the money going? Now that the Presidential election is over, why are the candidates (and others) still asking for donations? Well, (again) it pays to read the fine print. Reuters reports that donors to the Trump campaign “would … Continue reading

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Worst Box Office Holiday On Record

Remember when opening weekend (gross) box office numbers meant something for the profitability of a movie? With only 48% of North American movie theaters open for business, like major league sports, this season is unpredictable and, hopefully, an anomaly. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Tradition

Want to wish all of my crowdfunding friends a Happy Thanksgiving. If you didn’t know, the official U.S. Thanksgiving tradition (besides turkey) is listening to Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.” Notwithstanding this crazy year, we should be thankful for what … Continue reading

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YouTube Innocent of Crypto Scam

If you’re a “platform,” you have some great legal protection. Law-dot-com reports that there have been a number of cryptocurrency scammers that have impersonated major tech gurus in a scheme to cheat the unwary out of their Bitcoin. A recent … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Stay Alive

As the Corona Virus continues to touch all corners of the U.S., many citizens’ lives have been disrupted. Lost jobs means unpaid bills, and on December 31, the eviction moratorium expires. The Federal government’s assistance has now run out, so … Continue reading

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A Crowdfunding Site For Everyone?

There’s a crowdfunding platform now for everyone. Even if you have been kicked off of the more established crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe, it’s likely you can find a home on others, including the self proclaimed “#1 Free Christian Crowdfunding Site.” … Continue reading

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