Would You Stick Your Dick in This Bionic Handjob Hand, or What?

Jay Hathaway · 10/03/14 01:25PM

The Handie, a made-in-USA, food-grade silicone handjob robot, is seeking funding on Indiegogo. The "all-in one finishing tool for men" does everything: vibrates, simulates penetration, self-lubricates, looks like Thing from the Addams Family with tumors. Everything!

Rich Juzwiak · 06/05/14 11:58AM

After trying for years to get his children's movie Fruitcake off the ground, John Waters says, "Maybe I've made my last movie. That's okay." He refuses to use Kickstarter because, "I'm not public begging." This seems wise.

Help This Needy Couple's Parents Attend One of Their Four Weddings

Rich Juzwiak · 09/19/13 02:54PM

International couple Eric Turner and Morné Coetzer are in a bit of a pickle: They have set a date to marry (January 4, 2014), but because the legalization of same-sex marriage remains globally sporadic, neither can do it where he lives now (Eric's in Houston, Morné is in London). They have decided on South Africa, where Morné grew up and gay marriage is legal. Morné's parents are already there, but Eric's are not. Now, they'd gladly pay for Eric's parents to fly there, but they'd more gladly use your money and so they have set up a gofundme page to e-panhandle $7,000 to cover Eric's parents' trip. Really, they have more important shit to buy. With their money. But not yours. Writes Eric:

Taylor Berman · 06/17/13 10:05PM

The latest rich person to attempt to crowd-fund a vanity project? None other than our old friend James Franco, who is attempting to raise $500,000 to adapt three of his own short stories into a film trilogy. In Franco's defense, all profits from the films (if there are any) will go to charity.

Internet Raises Over $1 Million to Help Marathon Bombing Victims [UPDATE]

Neetzan Zimmerman · 04/19/13 03:56PM

As America and the rest of the world continues to mourn the loss of those who died as a result of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon and the ongoing efforts to bring the suspects to justice, it's important to remember that, for many of the living victims, the nightmare is far from over.