Donate to the Whiplash Kickstarter to get a poster book of your favorite comedians

Joseph Karg is no stranger to drawing posters. He freehands some of the most trippy and out there comedy based art. It's a particular niche that audiences seem to enjoy as much as the comedians themselves. Karg is a talented artist whose work should not be missed. Now, Karg has started a Kickstarter in order to promote a book of his best posters.

Using the tagline "1 Artist. 52 Posters. 131 Comedians," the artist aims to raise $15,000 in order to supply a collection of 52 weekly posters to the masses. These works have been done over the past year from the weekly comedy show on which many if not all of these posters are based called Whiplash. The venue has been around for a few years, garnering the attention of some of the biggest comedians from Louis C.K. to Jim Gaffigan and Marc Maron. Karg draws these posters in order to promote the comedian's appearance at Whiplash  because he believes that they deserve artistic ways to promote their own works.

As of this writing, there are currently 28 days left in the campaign which has raised almost $1,500 of its $15,000 goal. The book, One Year at Whiplash, is a cool idea especially for fans of the comedy scene. Of course, there are incentives to donating. Tiers start at $10 and go all the way up to $750 with rewards include any 11 X 17 signed print form Karg's website, the book itself featuring 52 removable posters, watercolor or digital portraits of any one of your favorite comedians, an original illustration of anything you'd like and more.

Other comedians Karg has drawn include Ilana Glazer, Michael Che, Carmen Lynch, Chelsea Peretti, Sara Schafer, Eliza Skinner and loads more. Check out some of Karg's work below. 

Jason Nash is Kickstarting a Vine Movie

On the heels of that Facebook film and way before the obvious Pinterest play, Vine is getting a movie about its vineness.

Jason Nash (Jason Nash is Married) has started a Kickstarter campaign for his second self written/directed film FML: A Social Media Adventure. Set to star Vine aficionados Jason Nash and Brandon Calvillo, the movie follows "Sam (Nash) as a father and husband that is barely getting by and is having a mid-life crisis. Henry (Calvillo) lives at home, works at a video game store, and is angry at the world. They meet through a social media app called ReLoad and, despite having very different lives, decide to take a two-month road trip to collab with social media stars around the country and boost their number of followers 'in hopes of never having to work a real job again.'"

Oh and, with this being a Vine movie, other vine stars will appropriately be appearing including Brittany Furlan, Nicholas Megalis, and Markus Johns as well as over 35 additional Viners.  Actual movie and television stars are too making appearances like Patton Oswalt, Busy PhilippsT.J. Miller , Andy Daly , Paul ScheerRob Corddry , and Ken Marino.

Rewards of course start with a digital download of the completed film and production diaries then go to a Eddie Pepitone voicemail rant and a Vine or Instagram takeover by one of the stars. You could even get consulting on how to properly benefit from social media. Yeah, it's a thing. 

'Super Troopers 2' Needs your Help Too, Boo


Rhyming headlines aside, the sequel to the cult classic Super Troopers has entered the mandatory crowd funding phase. Comedy troupe Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the movie's $2 million budget.

Jay Chandrasekhar insists the group is making their perfect version of the film: "...since we refused to write a sequel where the highway cops have morphed into super hero-vampires, Fox Searchlight proposed the following deal: they’ll release the film, but we have to raise all of the money. So we’ve turned to Indiegogo and our fans to prove that it’s finally time for Super Troopers 2 to get made."

The Super Troopers 2pers (not the title) campaign ends April 24 and there are some great benefits. These include Farva's sweet moustache, an invite to the first ever Beerfest Tournament in Chicago (even a battle against the guys), and VIP access to the premiere.