Archive | March 13, 2013

Mars Attacks! or, Other Business Models Are Possible

As everyone knows, without copyrights there would be no way to fund creative art, particularly expensive art like motion pictures.

Meanwhile, in the real world, and in a mere 10-hour period, Veronica Mars fans have pledged $2 million via Kickstarter (at an average of $62.50 per backer) to produce a Veronica Mars movie.

(I’ve never watched the show, so my gladness is generic and political rather than specific and fannish.)

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