Category Archives: Fundraisers

Survivor! A Fundraiser For @EileenLeft

Lots of liberal and progressive Tweeps know that @EileenLeft, the creator of #ConnectTheLeft, had to walk away from her activism because her son needed treatment for a brain tumor. Her boy went to the hospital again recently: blood clots in … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers | 5 Comments

Powershifter Open Thread

Open thread for blogotubing. I’m checking the comments regularly if anyone has questions about what the show would be like. The title refers to becoming the change you want to see — i.e., becoming a powershifter.

Posted in Fundraisers, Open Thread | 778 Comments

The Powershifter Proposal

I broached the idea of a podcast on Twitter Friday, with enthusiastic response. To be honest, I’ve had the thought of a podcast in the back of my mind for quite awhile, but have never acted on it because (A) … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers, Programming Notes | Leave a comment

Morning Awful: Fundraiser Shortfall

Despite my best efforts — and the commendable efforts of our webcomic Jesus — the end-of-year omnibus fundraiser has so far netted a grand total of $295, which covers hosting fees, RSS widgets, and about four months of cable internet … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers, Morning Awful | 1 Comment

Open Thread: Name That Recurring Character

Other blogs only promise to use your donations to fund unique viewpoints and speaking truth to power. But not us!

Posted in Fundraisers, Kulturkampf, Webcomix | Tagged | 5 Comments

We Take the “Con” Out Of Contribute!

Thomas Friedman: Making Bad Things Worse Since 1953 By Magic Love Hose. Talk to him here!

Posted in Fundraisers, Kulturkampf, Webcomix | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Donut” Sounds Like “DONATE,” Donuts Are Yummy

Click to… donate? Uhm. Wow, he did that. Part Two of a series. Special thanks to @ZandarVTS for making the suggestion. By Magic Love Hose. Talk to him here!

Posted in Fundraisers, Herman Cain, Kulturkampf, Webcomix | Tagged | Leave a comment

You Can’t Fundraise Without F-U-N

Click him! Your kid can play with a toy from the “learning is fun” toy store this year! Whoops, I forgot to get political! Uhm, Paypal blocked payments to Wikileaks. They should stop that. Part One of a series. By … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers, Kulturkampf, Webcomix | Tagged | Leave a comment

Morning Awful: Fundraiser

Yes, it’s that time again. The Morning Awful will be dominated by fundraiser appeals until the inkwell is full. These blogotubes are getting set to take it to another level in the new year, and rather than hold separate fundraisers … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers, Morning Awful | Leave a comment

The Dedicated Ask

Overall, I think I’ve done quite a bit with this website in the year since I set out to make it more than just a blog. I have covered new beats, events the mainstream media wouldn’t touch, the Alabama legislature, … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraisers | Leave a comment

Space Race Open Thread

This ridiculous video accompanies the final open thread of the week. If you have a few bucks to spare, please drop them in the kitty to help keep the bits flowing smoothly in these intertubes. I’m also

Posted in Fundraisers | 2 Comments