Mike Senese of The Discovery Channel and the Science Channel writes about Sarah’s and my short film. Those are both very brainy channels, so that means Mike is very smart. And you should listen to him.
“Detroiters like to take anything and think of it as some greater comment about Detroit," Paffendorf says. "You can’t even make a comment about a sandwich without people throwing a fit. You say something about tuna fish sandwiches and someone’s going to say, ‘Tuna fish? This here’s a ham sandwich town, sonny.’”—Jerry Paffendorf, with an astute observation in a Metro Times article about Kickstarter.
This is Definitely Awesome; But Completely and Totally NOT SAFE FOR WORK.
Longtime friend of both Nan Bu Nan and Hott Garbage Film, April Hesse has stepped up to help out my little movie in a way that no one could have anticipated. As a nude model/alt porn webcam girl, April is going to donate a portion of her earnings towards Forgotten Detroit. On top of that, she’s offering her own incentives to help get the word out about the project. Read her blog post for more details. [Again, NSFW]
Regardless of whether we make our goal of $6,000 or not, it’s just fantastic to experience this kind of support from the alternative/indie community online. Support your local (?) webcam girls. They are real sweethearts.
I Had A Moment Last Night, Laying In A Sweaty Summer Alpena Home:
It may not be made the way I’d envision in a perfect world of enough money, enough shooting time, or enough equipment. It might turn into a two minute, truncated flop. It might bite off more than it can chew. But by God I’m going to make ‘Forgotten Detroit.’ Because I have to. I have to make things.