And just so you know, it’s from The Onion, so… it’s a joke.
Seriously, I have gone over this in my mind multiple times and I just don’t get it. If you are an actor or director or whatever… and you believe in a project of yours… and your business manager is sitting on top of a zillion dollars in your personal accounts…
Put up your own damn money, don’t ask The People to fund the project for you!
Or maybe my failure to comprehend (A) why an actor would feel it’s a reasonable request to go this route and (B) why The People would actually give money to said project is a sign that (C) I have grown too old to understand the contemporary mindset…
Hey, I know! I could do a Kickstarter campaign to fund a battery of medical tests to check me for senility! At a facility in the Bahamas! With lots of rum!
Now I get it!