• A smart solution to texting while driving that encourages social change. Let a ninja protect you from distracted driving!

    Keep folks from texting while driving with an app and device.

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    A social deduction game for 5-10 players about finding and stopping the Secret Hitler.

    Root out fascists in this fun new game!

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    A feature-length documentary about postage stamps, collectors and the life-long quest for the obscure.

    Philately is fun! Help fund an interesting new documentary about stamp-collecting.

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    A leather and steel bottle opener designed to get better with age.

    Cool tool for your beer drinking buddies.

  • ZOE ("life") Dice. Dice that you can own and cherish for "life".

    Luxury dice made from the same material as a Ferrari.

  • The world's first cascading pull tab wallet! Pull and watch your cards cascade out with a splash of colors!

    Neat wallet!

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    The first documentary about Dr. Maya Angelou, created by some of the people who knew her best.

    Contribute to a documentary about national treasure Maya Angelou.

  • Pledge $1 & follow around your favorite drag queens & meet some sizzling new gals in this delicious new cooking show.

    Help season two of this fun show happen!

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    Documentary and multimedia project about women, online harassment and civility.

    This is important. If you back nothing else this week, back this.

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    We are so excited. We reached our goal. With continued support we can make this public art project even more special.

    Back a really cool public art project.

  • "The 12 Days of a Great White Christmas": 12 species of shark take a crack at decking the halls! Hilarious, sweet & hand illustrated.

    Perfect gift for those who celebrate Shark Week as if it were a national holiday.

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    Shakespeare's classic re-imagined as a spoken and signed production for deaf and hearing audiences

    Help Red Theater put on an ASL-friendly adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet."

  • Anticipate how your friends will feel about certain polarizing statements. Will they agree, disagree, or hide their true opinion?

    Like to argue? This game is for you.

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    The Festival enhances diversity in Chicago by providing a platform for South Asians worldwide to share their stories and art.

    Keep the Chicago South Asian Film Festival alive.

  • At their university in Eastern Europe, they are future politicians, bankers and journalists, but in America they are just “the help.”

    Help a Chicago documentarian finish a film about the many Eastern European men and women who come to America to earn money for school back home.

  • Threadies are handmade bears that provide trauma support for refugees. Buy a Thready and its unique twin is given to a child in need.

    Buy one, give one teddy bears for refugees.

  • Cast Iron cookware made the way it used to be. MADE IN THE USA

    Wow, an original cast iron skillet design, produced right here in Chicago!

  • A progressive movement is emerging in one Chicago neighborhood — but Illinois' establishment isn't going down without a fight.

    Help finish a documentary about Will Guzzardi's campaign for state congress.

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    With a real fan inside, SNOOZ is an ultra-portable sound conditioner that turns your bedroom into a haven for sleep.

    Better sleep through technology!

  • Handy pocket-sized notepads for ideas, sketches, words, and more, made from high-quality reclaimed paper.

    Shawn "Shawnimal" Smith is back with another incarnation of resketch.

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    Help us grow the nonprofit organization at the heart of Paul’s global storytelling journey.

    Former Chicago Tribune correspondent Paul Salopek is following the path of humankind on an eight-year walk from Ethiopia to South America. Help support the mission.

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    World's first solar power charger that can be placed inside your note or planner. It is a paper thin and ultra light weight solar charger

    Give this campaign an extra charge.

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    The Multiplex 10 Cinemas faces off against the staff of Flickhead Video (and more!) in the latest Multiplex trade paperback!

    Gapers Block alumnus Gordon McAlpin is back with another print collection of his Multiplex webcomic.

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    Short stories, interviews, and radio documentaries shared by award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason.

    Help this great podcast series keep going.

  • Face your period head on with Period Panties Boyshorts- the same cheekiness as our briefs, with a new fit and brand new designs!

    Another round for Period Panties!

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    The true story of how two men took a family of queers, punks & criminals on a ride, accidentally changing music along the way.

    Wax Trax! is one of the most important labels in musical history; help tell its story.

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    A site-specific light installation created by the public on the Wabash stretch of elevated train tracks (L) in Chicago’s loop.

    Make Wabash under the El less dark and dingy with a cool light installation.

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    High-Performance Vertical Turntable with Full-Range Stereo Speakers. Built in Chicago.

    Holy crap, this is cool. Vinyl heads, get on this.

  • Creating a new quarterly print/digital (maga)zine focusing on DIY/Indie music, arts, and other like minded folks. Based in Chicago.

    Rock on, make a zine happen!

  • All function, all form, no-compromise drawstring backpack with integrated compression lid that shapes and protects.

    Nice looking bag!

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    A more stylish alternative to sweatpants, a more comfortable alternative to jeans.

    If you wish sweatpants were more acceptable in public, these are for you.

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    Help ACRE achieve our most ambitious project to date: the renovation of our new space and expansion of our Chicago programming!

    Give artists a place to stay in Pilsen.

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    A month-long pop-up workshop & design studio intersecting 40 creatives from various disciplines in one space, documenting everything

    Gapers Block is directly involved with this one -- we're planning a couple events in the space. Help make it happen!

  • A free-for-brawl card game by The Nerdologues set in the 1920s on an airship. Our mission: bring people together, make people laugh.

    A fun fight among friends? Fund it!

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    Wow, gourmet jerky by top chefs!

  • After 30 episodes, we're ready to buy some better equipment and up our podcasting game.

    This fun podcast needs a new mic.

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    Rene Descartes' founding work of modern philosophy retold in its entirety by Philosophy Bro

    Making philosophy understandable by bros. Back it, bro.

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    Help us build a radical non commercial Low Power FM station in Chicago called Lumpen Radio

    Help Lumpen get a low-power radio station on the airwaves.

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    Transform your Apple Watch (42mm) into a ruggedly refined wearable companion.

    Make your Apple Watch more rugged with this case and strap by MNML, the folks behind the Lunatik iPod nano watch.

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    Join us as we travel to artisan footwear factories around the world to bring awareness to the struggles of a dying craft.

    Help a documentary about handmade shoes get a foot forward.

  • “FIRST EVER EXPRESS CHARGING CABLE INTEGRATED FLASH DRIVE" Patent Pended High-speed Charging and Data Back-up Solution.

    A neat gizmo that consolidates some of the tech crap taking up space in your bag.

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    In the mountains where they once fought, Bosnian veterans defend a herd of wild horses and find a new kind of freedom for themselves.

    Help get this documentary finished and into theaters!

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    Missed the kickstarter? Pre-orders for the book will open soon! Join the mailing list now!

    A beautiful dream journal to explore.

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    A modern storage vessel designed to preserve coffee in an optimal environment.

    The next needed item for you coffee geeks.

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    PHONEBOOK is a GUIDEBOOK and dynamic MOBILE APP to artist-run and underground culture, including over 800 projects from across the US!

    Cool guide to American art, locally produced.

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    The ultimate tool to help you bake the most beautiful and most delicious loaf of bread at home. Patent Pending.

    If you're serious about baking your own bread, this is for you.

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    Bunny the Micro Bakery may be the tiniest bakery in town serving doughnuts, dumplings, & breads. Wunder POP-the culinary playground!

    A tiny bakery and pop-up restaurant from the chef of Elizabeth and the owner of Bow Truss. Sounds delicious!

  • Pon displays your pictures  without putting holes in your memories. Patent Pending Internationally.

    Wow, these are really cool! And if you collect posters, they're a must.

  • Comprehensive guidebook for women who want to craft incredible lives in spite of illness, created by a fellow sick chick.

    Past GB contributor and friend Jenni is writing a book!

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    A pick up-and-go, sustainable tool that helps redistribute the weight when carrying heavy bags while providing you with a free hand!

    This might make trips home from the grocery store more comfortable.

  • A limited edition collection of serigraph art prints illustrating history's most iconic automobiles.

    nice front ends to put in your front room.

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    Your style, squared.

    Try a differently shaped neck hole.

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    eco-Andersonville is teaming up with artist Matthew Hoffman to share his ultimate message of positivity with our community.

    You ARE beautiful. And this public art campaign will serve as a reminder.

  • What if you never had to pick out an outfit again?

    The one outfit you'll ever need.

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    A hummingbird feeder designed to frame each visiting bird, creating a cherished visual experience.

    Beautiful hummingbird feeder, perfect for portraits.

  • Film music is a cryptic language of signs that take the shape of notes, figures, motives and phrases. This book is an immersion course.

    If you've ever been curious about how film scoring works, this is the book for you.

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    The chopsticks set to enjoy East Asian cuisines.

    Make the chopsticks fit the cuisine.

  • I install fine art glass and marble mosaics in potholes. This artwork can never be purchased so I need your help funding the project.

    Help keep the mosaic pothole project going!

  • The Cave Picnic Tray will be your favorite way to serve the cheese you love, with the ones you love.

    Give your cheese a home on the road.

  • The Idea Shapers book gives you the power to put your thinking into your own hands.

    Learn the art of drawing your ideas through this new book.

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    Shot in 1995-1996 on 16mm, "Pause of the Clock" is a feature-length film about friendship, secrets, and the power of stories.

    Help unpause a film school project after 20 years in the can.

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    A simple branding tool to help you define what makes you, you.

    A cool tool for agencies trying to make sense of what a client wants.

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    Help small tiki bars create custom mugs starting with the 'Shrunken Head Rivermaid Tiki Mug'. Exclusive swag-art and fez available!

    Here's another neat tiki mug to add to your collection!

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    Letterpress card featuring "Cephalovepod" heart-shaped octopus image by Phineas X. Jones in time for Valentine's Day!

    Friend of GB Phineas X. Jones' excellent "Cephalovepod" as a letterpress card!

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    A new era of Beer Steins begins with this ultra modern stylized Krampus Stein. Collaboration with artist Mitch O'Connell and Munktiki.

    Chicago-based artist Mitch O'Connell lends his illustrative magic to this fun new beer stein.

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    Furious Spoon will be a fast casual Japanese ramen shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago by Michelin Star Chef Shin Thompson.

    Help put the finishing touches on an upcoming ramen shop.

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    Mira is a wearable device for women devoted to delivering a simple, personal and motivational fitness experience with style.

    Beautiful variation on the fitness tracker.

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    Help us open Foodseum's first interactive exhibit by May 2015.

    What better for a Chicago museum about food to start with than hot dogs?

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    I am working on a project about People at Conventions. I have photographed everything from the pimp convention to the Polka Convention.

    Conventioneers are a rare breed. Help document them.

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    Kedzie Avenue is an experiment in illustrated journalism: a graphic portrait of a city woven from true stories along one single street.

    Journalism in comics form -- very cool.

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    Display your photos as quickly as you take them, and join us in revitalizing U.S. manufacturing. Community designed and locally made.

    Get cool frames for your digital photos and help revitalize local manufacturers in the process.

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    Reichardt Threads is setting out to create high quality button down shirts that are intended to be worn untucked.

    Pretty nice shirts.

  • A fun book showing what some famous characters would look like if their main diet consisted of Junk Food

    Overweight animated heroes? Sure!

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    A wearable battery that transforms the energy from your motion into power for your devices

    Walk your phone charged.

  • The MasterPan's mission is to cook a complete meal, in less time, while saving you money by using just one burner and less water.

    One pan to rule them all? It could be yours...

  • Our premium quality wooden bow ties will accent your personal style for business or casual occasions.

    Your friends think you're too rigid? Well, you'll show them.

  • Facets Kids is now live! It's time to jump for joy.

    Facets knows kids movies. Help them make an app so others can discover great children's films, too.

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    Carvey is a new, remarkably easy to use, tabletop 3D carving machine for making ideas into real objects. Make your mark.

    3D carving at home. Nice!

  • The world's only barbecue podcast recorded in a car, hosted by James VanOsdol and Mike Bratton

    Fun podcast, broadcasting from a late model Mazda.

  • Help us grow without compromise.

    Help Rogers Park nonprofit Sauce & Bread Kitchen grow their biz with tasty granola bars!

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    Play as a magical chef! Hunt monsters and cook them into exquisite dishes to wow the judges and crush your opponents!

    A food-oriented videogame? Sounds fun!

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    Midwestern Knits is a knitting pattern collection inspired by the rich history and culture of the American Midwest.

    Sweater weather is nearly upon us.

  • My large sculpture will be taking part in the “Art In Odd Places" outdoor public art event in Indianapolis, Indiana October 17 & 18.

    Leave a few pennies for this fun public sculpture project.

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    ROMANTIC VIOLENCE: Memoirs of an American Skinhead is a poignant memoir written by a former neo-Nazi leader turned peace advocate.

    An important story with an important message. Help get it to print.

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    Steve Gadlin's Star Makers brings you tomorrow's stars of Hollywood and/or Broadway. We're crowdfunding a full 26 episode season!

    You ought to be a star! Or, well, they should be. Help make that happen.

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    A Wild West slap duel for three to seven players.

    Max Tempkin of Cards Against Humanity is a co-creator and designer of this fun-looking game.

  • Natural, sustainable, bee-friendly beekeeping in Chicago, Illinois!

    Save the honybees!

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    Chicago Mazes is a collection on interactive art mazes themed around the city of Chicago. They are hand-drawn by back-to-back Chicago Artist of the Year Matthew Haussler.

    Neat mazes featuring our beautiful city.

  • Two tribes of animals find themselves on the brink of war. Will they survive and find peace, or follow humanity into extinction?

    Battling squirrels and other woodland creatures? Sounds cool, and the artistry is beautiful.

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    Better engaging current and future generations of secret agents through interactive, educational design and inspiration.

    826CHI is a valuable resource, and the Boring Store is pretty cool, too. Give'm both a hand.

  • Imagine an employee-owned flour mill in the heart of Chicago. We hope to revive and revitalize this lost industry that built our city.

    Help bake a new business.
    -Andrew

  • Drag queens are fun! Get to know your favorite queens better & meet some sizzling new gals in this delicious new cooking show.

    Mark and Fausto are FoGBs, and their "Cooking with Drag Queens" show is hilarious.
    -Andrew

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    An elderly "outsider" artist living in at-risk conditions befriends two filmmakers and causes controversy at his first major exhibition

    Help Kartemquin's latest documentary get made.
    -Andrew

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    Speakeasy is a game of social deduction. Think Werewolf + the social manipulation of Survivor + the last five minutes of the Godfather.

    If you're getting bored of Werewolf, you might enjoy this game.
    -Andrew

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    An affordable, sleek, ergonomic trainer that integrates wirelessly with mobile devices and fitness trackers to make sitting healthier. www.mycubii.com

    Work out at work!
    -Andrew

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    USA-OK Chairs and other USA-OK products are shown at https://www.facebook.com/USAOkIndustries/ http://usaok.tumblr.com/

    Rugged yet stylish.
    -Andrew

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    A collectible 3.75" action figure line based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft that look identical to their 1970's/80's retro counterparts

    So very cool.
    -Andrew

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    Find your next adventure using a custom pocket notebook, biodegradable stickers, instagram, and your legs. Each game is unique to you.

    A fun game that'll get you out into the world, not stuck at a table.
    -Andrew

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    Physical is a 9-day festival celebrating contemporary physical theater with its inaugural year in Chicago July 25th to August 2nd!

    Help make this theatre festival happen.
    -Andrew

  • Custom numbered coins with a whole lot of personality. Coin #1 in a series of #5 bad to the bone coins. Five coins to rule them all.

    Forget quarters, flip a dragon head.
    -Andrew

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    This is your chance to be part of the next iconic feature to come, not only to Chicago, but also the United States! #iBackedBreakwater

    Bear in mind you're Kickstarting not the project itself, but a CGI visualization of the project.
    -Andrew

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    Offering my 3D printed filigree floral sculpture to raise funds to complete R&D of a revolutionary new 3D printer technology

    Whoa, amazing sculpture to support a next-gen 3D printer.
    -Andrew

  • Queer, Ill, & Okay is an experimental performing arts series exploring queer artists relationships with chronic illness.

    Interesting take on the topic.
    -Andrew

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    The unbreakable cup, reinvented by an 11-year-old. Fewer spills, doesn't need a coaster, sits on uneven surfaces, and stacks.

    We liked the ceramic version; this one's even better.
    -Andrew

  • A multipurpose signal panel to help you survive and get rescued in an emergency (Survival.Signal.Rescue or SSR Panel).

    Adventurers sometimes need saving.
    -Andrew

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    A hand-powered 'kitchen gadget' that magically scrambles an eggs. By the creators of 'Butter Boss' - Funding Now!

    Scrambled or hard boiled? You get both with this device.
    -Andrew

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    A five-year adventure spent learning to cook using paint sprayers, antigriddles, and intimidatingly-named powders.

    Hemberger isn't local, but Alinea is. If you've got the Alinea cookbook, this is the ideal companion.
    -Andrew

  • BLACK the Web Series is ready to create Season 2. Are you in?

    Get season two started.
    -Andrew

  • Help launch this Community Supported Nanobrewery by backing the purchase of two jacketed stainless steel fermenters.

    A tiny brewery is blossoming in Evanston.
    -Andrew

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    Youth orchestra partners with turntablist to bring US premiere of G. Prokofiev's Concerto for Turntables & Orchestra to life.

    Help this concert happen.
    -Andrew

  • An Fun, Original and Environmentally Friendly (LED) Lamp that is handmade in the U.S.A. and will pay for itself over its lifespan

    Cute design for a table lamp.
    -Andrew

  • The Comedy Exposition of 2014 is a three day, three neighborhood DIY standup comedy festival.

    A neighborhood comedy festival? Cool!
    -Andrew

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    A collection of 23 illustrations inspired by 23 spy films, containing reviews and supplemental drawings.

    Love Bond? You'll love this book.
    -Andrew

  • We are an adaptable organization that strives to unite, inform, and inspire. This summer, we are moving into a new, permanent home.

    Make the Chicago Design Museum permanent!
    -Andrew

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    A neighborhood restaurant with a Korean American perspective located in the Avondale area of Chicago

    Pitch in on a restaurant by seasoned chefs.
    -Andrew

  • This is a creative documentary about Asperger's Syndrome (AS) that shows life from our perspective.

    "The Aspies are counting on you!"
    -Andrew

  • Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future.

    "The Homestretch" is in the home stretch of production. Help them cross the finish line.
    -Andrew

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    Original line of screen printed patterned paper that will be used to create a new line of products featuring decorative frames.

    Pretty paper designs, ready for your special project.
    -Andrew

  • Allegory has a new project live now! Check it out!

    Fancy pens and styluses! These look really sharp.
    -Andrew

  • Gekks Sockless Liners deliver comfort, convenience and odor control for the sockless look with boat shoes, drivers, loafers, and more.

    Get the sockless look without the sweaty shoes.
    -Andrew

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    A pour-over coffee maker designed to elevate the ritual of making coffee by hand.

    Beautifully simple design for coffee purists.
    -Andrew

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    With your help, April will no longer be known for Tom Foolery, but rather...TOM HANKS!!

    T.Hanks for your support!
    -Andrew

  • Fun underwear that high-fives you for having ovaries and serves as a friendly reminder to others!

    Cute and crass.
    -Andrew

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    Vintage styled desk lamp hand-blown glass and reclaimed barnwood.

    Ooh, this is neat. Want one?
    -Andrew

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    Everyone is Someone's Fetish is a new book collecting comics from Ignatz-award-nominated webcomic Finn & Charlie Are Hitched.

    Get Tony Breed's lovable comic in print.
    -Andrew

  • We're singing La Boheme. In a bar.

    Opera in a barroom? Perfect.
    -Andrew

  • Short stories, interviews, and radio documentaries shared by award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason.

    Shannon is a fantastic storyteller. Help him make his podcast even better.
    -Andrew

  • A documentary about the construction of an elementary school in rural Haiti and its impact on the local community.

    Help some local folks make a film about an attempt to build a school in Haiti.
    -Andrew

  • Minimalist Pen and Ruler Sleeve. Precision Machined From Aircraft Aluminum.

    Great design -- and I like the pop! the pen makes coming out of the sleeve.
    -Andrew

  • Deliver a personal robotics experience to every student in our class this spring, while also getting a cool robot yourself!

    Robots! Kids! Robots for kids!
    -Andrew

  • KLOQE is a full body, all-aluminum iPhone case that mimics the look and feel of the iPhone you know and love.

    This case looks as sleek and clean as the iPhone itself.
    -Andrew

  • After a critically acclaimed run of THE MOTHER in 2013, Oracle needs your help to remount in early 2014.

    Help bring this show back to the stage.
    -Andrew

  • ROBOTS, ARTISANS & YOU collaborate to create custom-fit, vegan, eco-friendly sandals that express your personal style.

    Cool shoes by a local artisan. Make them look however you like!
    -Andrew

  • The super portable war/area control game with 2 sided dice (coins). Pay What You Want for delivery anywhere in the world!

    Sure it says this is from Utah, but Adam McIver is from Chicago.
    -Andrew

  • Pockets too full? Messenger bag too big? This unique cork bag provides a better way to carry your phone, wallet & keys or iPad mini.

    A *cork* bag? Interesting.
    -Andrew

  • The Extraordinary Project is a web-based story collection of the odd and improbable incidents that happen to us and affect our lives.

    Ambitious, and if it comes together it promises to be, yes, extraordinary.
    -Andrew

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    Stream Nostalgia with the Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone.

    Simple and cute.
    -Andrew

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    A chronicle of youth violence in the US.

    Beautiful photos.
    -Andrew

  • A collaboration-driven brewery that wants everyone to participate in the brewing process: recipes to label art & everywhere in between.

    An all-collaboration microbrewery? Sounds interesting -- and you can join.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A retro-futuristic art narrative centered around a 1950's Chicago and the arrival of space aliens.

    Far out photos!
    -Andrew

  • This is no ordinary gear. Plan less and get out more. EVENaBAG has you covered. A bag with 4 Functions! CHAIR | MAT | HANGER | SHOULDER BAG

    Nice looking, versatile bag.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Our net-zero vertical farm needs a welcoming entry where our guests and volunteers can see that they are in a new kind of building.

    Help the Plant create an amazingly lush entrance that's also ADA compliant!

    -David

  • Lunar is a nightlight & clock that indicates the hour of night or day with a glow.

    Cool little clock!
    -Andrew

  • Annoyance Theatre has been making people laugh and teaching improv in Chicago for 25 years. Help us build a permanent home.

    Help the Annoyance build a new mecca for improv and sketch comedy.
    -Andrew

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    That's one nice ruler.
    -Andrew

  • Chicago’s Finest Craft Apple Sauce, Brought to You by Disabled Chicago Police Officer, Jim Mullen. “Like Apple Pie Without the Crust!”

    Jim Mullen is expanding his apple sauce business, made with his mom's recipe. Help make it happen.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Experience the energy of vibrant and bustling marketplaces from around the world, illustrated by Jingyao Guo.

    Beautiful posters.
    -Andrew

  • A documentary on the great civil and health care rights leader Dr. Quentin Young

    I mostly remember Dr. Young from his appearances on WBEZ. His story is definitely worth telling.
    -Andrew

  • A prestige hardcover collection of the Cthulhu-mythos-based horror/pulp-noir comic book series from writer Dirk Manning.

    Looks great, and who doesn't love a good Cthulhu story?
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A community of writers and artists making letterpress-printed books & ephemera.

    Yay for old-school technology!
    -Andrew

  • Liquor and hot peppers make everything better! High-octane spice blends for people who love food.

    These sound delicious.
    -Andrew

  • A full-featured alarm dock that intelligently screens your calls and quiets notifications to help you get more sleep.

    I'm in the market for a new alarm clock; maybe you are, too.
    -Andrew

  • Craft/work is a lecture series and gallery exhibit that investigates the relationship between art and craft.

    Explore the differences between art and craft.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Jacobin magazine and the Chicago Teachers Union's CORE Caucus will be producing a color booklet on neoliberal education reform.

    GB alum Micah Uetricht is among the team working on this project.
    -Andrew

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    We've created an open source bike registry to fight bike theft and save the world

    If you have a bike, you should definitely back this.
    -Andrew

  • An off-kilter cabaret show with teeth, in which Madam Barker & her troupe tell the story of her life... and possibly her death.

    Help a cabaret play get off the ground and into some tassels!
    -Anne

  • Support a belly full of local food with Belli's, offering products from regional farmers, urban gardeners, and local food producers.

    Help open a locavore food shop in Pilsen.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    M2057 by Maria Pinto is a new line of womenswear inspired by urban architecture and design.

    Neat to see a project by the designer who dressed Michelle Obama during the first Obama presidential campaign.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A bright new way to take better photos. Carry this slim, wireless flash in your wallet and transform your photos with great light.

    Fantastic idea.
    -Andrew

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    Product line to start local design maker space and storefront.

    These are gorgeous.
    -Andrew

  • They're Coming is a Zombie movie simulator in card form. Get as many of your band of Survivors as you can to safety.

    Like zombies? Like strategy card games? This is for you.
    -Andrew

  • Help us open Chicago's first bar and grill catering to our burgeoning geek community! We want to geek out the bar and make it our own!

    Get your drinks and geek them, too.
    -Andrew

  • The team that brought you TND underground dining is opening a brick-and-mortar cafe focusing on midlands cuisine.

    A great underground restaurant trying to go legit.
    -Andrew

  • The US Government is forced to create a top-secret black ops group due to a series of attacks that target the CIA on American soil.

    Looks pretty good!
    -Andrew

  • Repair Rebel is an all-in-one Bike Multitool! Consolidated, Streamlined, and Seamlessly Packed with Features!

    Neat tool!
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A comic anthology of our most awkward moments. Together we can laugh at each other.

    Celebrate awkwardness.
    -Andrew

  • A local author is traveling to all 77 Chicago neighbohoods and capturing their distinct characteristics in his web series and book.

    Important journalism, covering stories in every section of the city.
    -Andrew

  • A sincere documentary filmed in Chicago about economic, gender-based, and racial representation in the comics industry.

    We've written about The Ladydrawers several times. Definitely worth your attention.
    -Andrew

  • Do you have an Android phone collecting Dust? Put it to work with STEMbot1, an easy to build kit that will make your phone come alive.

    Turn your Android into a robot!
    -Andrew

  • A very small book about interaction design, completely revised and updated. Fund the printing costs for its second edition!

    I've got a copy of the first edition. It's worth picking up, especially with the new updates.
    -Andrew

  • Elephant Hooks™ designed by 8th grade students in dig-8, a product development program. They are ready to bring their product to life.

    Cute hooks developed by Chicago eighth graders!
    -Andrew

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    Pancake Mountain and Chic-A-Go-Go combine for the awesomest bestest movie ever!!! Help fund the future. #PancakeMountain , #ChicAGoGo

    Chica-A-Go-Go and Pancake Mountain are teaming up to make a movie at Pitchfork Music Festival. Give'em a hand?
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A big, beautiful celebration of Chicago icons and architecture as limited-edition silkscreen art prints.

    Way cool print.
    -Andrew

  • Durable Design. Powerful Battery. Clean Energy. Now YOU can be energy INDEPENDENT!

    Solar power for your phone -- great for camping.
    -Andrew

  • Five actors. One character. Lots and lots of makeup (and masks). Help us bring Scott T. Barsotti's FACING ANGELA to life.

    Wow, this sounds pretty freaky. Worth giving a hand?
    -Andrew

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    This illustrated children's picture book with music takes the scare out of a thunderstorm with a tale of eternal friendship.

    Great illustration, and it comes with music!
    -Andrew

  • A hand-crafted magnetic bottle opener that offers design, durability, and elegance.

    OK, that's really neat.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    The neXt generation, shape-shifting, 3D logic puzzle.

    Part puzzle, part sculpture. All cool.
    -Andrew

  • Two artistic styles – Op Art and Woodcut – come together to create one completely original playing card deck.

    Ooh, these look great.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A failed relationship, a wonder tonic, a curse, a howling man, a compulsive need for approval, a funeral...and then the punchline.

    Looks pretty good. Pitch in!
    -Andrew

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    Unique, eco-friendly sketchbooks for people who believe in drawing.

    Great use for otherwise discarded paper. I've seen this up close, it's a cool project.
    -Andrew

  • Cafe Mustache is ready to expand our offerings to the community, help us increase our physical space so that we can get started!

    We dig Cafe Mustache.
    -Andrew

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    Help bring Chicago's German food scene to the 21st century!

    A Logan Square beer hall? Sounds delicious.
    -Andrew

  • A full color cookbook featuring 20 original recipes for Gourmet Grilled Cheese. It's so much more than bread and cheese.

    Yum, grilled cheese!
    -Andrew

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    A new hoop greenhouse in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will provide fresh organic produce and job training to local residents

    Grow greens in Englewood!
    -Andrew

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    You don’t need a reason to party, but your wife not loving you anymore is a pretty good one. ---- A feature-length absurd melanchomedy.

    Funny stuff from local iO veterans.
    -Andrew

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    An attempt at the perfect bedtime story, with illustrations by Scottish artist Brian Taylor.

    Gorgeous illustrations.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    We build community by growing food! Our refugee urban farmers and community gardeners wish for bee hives and a seed saving garden.

    Help build more urban gardens.
    -Andrew

  • A 10-week summer project where teens from Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will learn how to build their own websites from scratch.

    Help teach valuable skills in one of Chicago's most impoverished neighborhoods.
    -Andrew

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    Rocket Robinson and the Pharaoh's Fortune is a graphic novel adventure story for young readers and comic lovers of all ages!

    This looks fun.
    -Andrew

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    Pierogi Wagon is the very first food truck to bring Pierogi to the streets of Chicago!

    Do it for the pierogi.
    -Andrew

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    South Side cooperative seeks to install a community garden on an abandoned lot in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood.

    Help a garden grow in Pullman.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Introducing the Pirate Pancake Griddle. Make SKULL & CROSSBONES Pancakes. Get em' while they're hot!

    Captain Crepe strikes again.
    -Andrew

  • Travelwide is the ultralight 4×5 film camera that goes wherever you go.

    A new analog camera in a digital world? And 4"x5" film, no less! Awesome.
    -Andrew

  • Finally, a windowsill planter for style savvy homesteaders that's simple, self-sustaining & fertile with success. SOLAR model available

    Especially nice for folks who forget to water their plants.
    -Andrew

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    An exciting new live-action cartoon about the power of the imagination, creative problem solving, and collaboration.

    This looks like fun!
    -Andrew

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    Revitalizing the garment industry in Chicago by selling premium clothing directly from our historic factory, with no middleman markups.

    Need a shirt and tie? Kickstart'em.
    -Andrew

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    A simple game about deceiving your friends.

    Werewolf, the official game of techies, brought to you by one of the guys behind Cards Against Humanity.
    -Andrew

  • A bike GPS tracker that automatically reports a crash to contacts, alerts you if tampered with, iOS/Android/Web friendly with open API.

    Wow, that's fantastic. So useful, especially for urban cyclists!
    -Andrew

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    ASCENDance is an interdisciplinary dance theater work exploring the themes of renewal and transformation in a chaotic world : balance.

    Take dance to a new level.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Six all new 80s-style comics from Tim Seeley, Steve Seeley, and Michael Moreci!

    Mini comics to the rescue!
    -Andrew

  • The best chocolate sauce you'll ever have.

    Mmm, chocolate sauce...
    -Andrew

  • Minimalist screen prints of the world's top golf courses including the hosts of Golf's 2013 Major Championships

    "Golf art is awful." These posters will not be.
    -Andrew

  • A series of screen-printed posters of the Great Lakes States of the midwest.

    Some beautiful posters by a Chicago artist.
    -Andrew

  • The VicamPlus transforms any iPhone 5 into a professional, waterproof camera with 3 lenses. Compatible with all GoPro accessories.

    Neat product for aspiring iPhone videographers.
    -Andrew

  • A Zombie Card Game Built Around the 52 Card Deck. Printed by the US Playing Card Company.

    A new undead card game!
    -Andrew

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    Comfort Station is a busy multi-disciplinary art space in Logan Square—we want to extend our programming by making it comfortable.

    A Logan Square staple.
    -David

  • Project We Love
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    Street Photography inspired by cosmology and the heavenly moment that tells you to take this image and run. It is, (y)our world 2013.

    Todd's been featured on Gapers Block, and his work is fantastic.
    -Andrew

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    Sharpener Jar is a product designed to help you quantify your creative output.

    Berman is a past contributor to Gapers Block and a talented designer.
    -Andrew

  • You've never had artisan tamales like these! In Chicago or at your doorstep! Plus, farm to fork catering with a Rock-n-Roll edge!

    Yum, tamales.
    -Andrew

  • A 0.80mm thin flexible wristwatch with an E Ink display housed in a single piece of stainless steel.

    Wow, that's cool.
    -Andrew

  • After many years as a home-recording outfit, We/Or/Me make their first studio-based record.

    Love the deadpan humor of Bahhaj's video. This looks like a low-risk, high-reward campaign.
    -Andrew

  • Former host of Discovery Channel’s Future Foods and celebrity chef/owner of moto restaurant revolutionizes the future of how we eat.

    Like "Cooking Under Pressure"? Keep it going with this Kickstarter.
    -Andrew

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    Making a mess of the built environment and the politics of space, one issue at a time.

    We've written about Soiled before on GB. It's a cool zine; help make it happen again.
    -Andrew

  • Proud to become Gary's first ever brewery.

    Help our neighbors in Gary get some brewery love!
    -Robyn

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    A simple, powerful message. Over the last decade, a half million stickers have traveled around the globe. Be a part of the movement.

    Gapers Block has been supporters of You Are Beautiful since the beginning. Help make this book happen!
    -Andrew

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    Middlewest is a food magazine in the form of modern recipe cards.

    Looking forward to reading this and looking at the pretty pictures.
    -Andrew

  • You: (music) lover who enjoys sweaty dancing and big choruses. Us: well-dressed band (male/female vox) who wants to fulfill your needs.

    We're fans of My My My here at Gapers Block.
    -Andrew

  • 825 West 69th Street is a vacant 100-year-old building in Englewood that we are restoring to house a community cafe.

    Great project for a neighborhood that really needs it.
    -Andrew

  • Sucks the tablet. Sucks the table. Suction all around.

    This looks like it doesn't suck, in spite of its method of action. :)
    -Andrew

  • We wanted to document how one family can take small steps to change the way we eat, buy and think about food.

    This looks good, and it's an excellent cause.
    -Andrew

  • Artisinal Flavored Pastas made with all-natural ingredients, available in over 20 tasty flavors!

    Pasta of the month club, with cheesy pasta jokes? I love it.
    -Andrew

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    Posters of every ACME product, ever. 126 drawings of explosives, gadgets, rockets, and more!

    Oh that's brilliant! Is anyone else worried that if you put it on the wall, it'll somehow fall and smack you on the head?
    -Andrew

  • 7 actors, 9 wood blocks and 1 legendary Super-tale seek professional representation at international booking conference in Philly

    Help Theater Un-Speak-Able take their show on the road.
    -Andrew

  • Help us release Rachel Barton Pine’s recording of the Mendelssohn and Schumann Violin Concertos with the Göttinger Symphonie Orchester.

    Make beautiful music, together.
    -Andrew

  • RX Made is on a mission to turn materials from the waste stream into well-made, well-designed products for everyone.

    The Rebuilding Exchange is a great resource in the city, and this product line is an excellent way to ensure its continued existence.
    -Andrew

  • An artistic compilation of stories by people who are taking risks to create change.

    Very cool project.
    -Andrew

  • We are bringing teacher voices to the Chicago community through a public art project. This project will turn schools inside out.

    Support teachers through public art.
    -Andrew

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    After the fall of civilization, our Reptilian Overlords restore order with name-brand products and everyone's favorite diversion - TV!

    Another original film from Everything Is Terrible! How could we resist?
    -Andrew

  • A documentary exploring the supernatural and the paranormal with the sole purpose of capturing viable visual evidence.

    As a side gig a couple years ago, I edited a paranormal blog. Electronic Voice Phenomenon was one of the more interesting things we wrote about.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A hilarious and beautifully designed tablet humor magazine

    I like mildly funny things, and I have an iPad.
    -Andrew

  • No spill cup invented by a little girl, originally to help her grandfather. They've been to China and now ready for production.

    Cute story, neat cup.
    -Andrew

  • Our stylish, non-stick, silicone baking mats make baking at home easier and more colorful.

    My only question: will they be ready for the holidays?
    -Andrew

  • Families from Chicago’s gang ridden South Side reveal how one woman shaped their lives over the past 50 years.

    A wonderful story about a local hero. Help get it made.
    -Andrew

  • Street art meets Baroque in this luminous, hand-painted deck. A juicy mix of risk and art, "Bohemia" is a Limited Edition Original.

    Those are some beautiful playing cards.
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    A surreal haunted house story set on the lonely streets of a forgotten town. Inspired by Hong Kong movies and monster flicks.

    Surreal is right. Forget it Jack, it's Chinatown. Kick in and see it finished.
    -Andrew

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    The Free Art Machine is a public art experiment. It exists to produce thousands of pieces of free art for distribution to the public.

    So very cool. I want a piece.
    -Andrew

  • The Amazing Acro-Cats - A Performing Troupe of Rescued House Cats..And The World's ONLY All-Cat Band THE ROCK-CATS need a new tour bus!

    We've covered the Acro-Cats and Rock-Cats many times on GB. They're a lot of fun.
    -Andrew

  • In a ground breaking effort, we are bringing 100+ sculptures to Chicago in a series of 4 shows showcasing both indoor and outdoor work.

    Help make sure a public sculpture series doesn't bankrupt the people putting it on.
    -Andrew

  • "Sex City" is a nine-part web series in development by the video collective Everything Is Terrible!

    The folks behind Everything is Terrible! are making an original movie? This I gotta see.
    -Andrew

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    CAA is the home of the Malachi Ritscher live concert archive. We are raising funds for some much needed audio preservation.

    An important project for a critical archive.
    -Andrew

  • Eventorbot, open source 3d printer. With the single solid steel frame, it eliminates 40% of parts and cost that other 3d printers uses.

    Who doesn't want their own 3D printer?
    -Andrew

  • Neat idea, cleverly executed.
    -Andrew

  • An exhibition based on Chicago women’s experiences and aspirations for their homes, families, neighborhoods, communities, and city.

    It's like they made this for fit with Gapers Block's mission and interests.
    -Andrew

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    Here's the Story, potlucks, secret story swaps, and open sourced, giant games of tag abound throughout 2013!

    Keep the stories coming.
    -Andrew

  • The Liar is a short film about choice, greed, morality, deception, and three men lost in a forest on a trajectory towards violence.

    Local film! Need I say more?

    -Kelly

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    Family/Cinema. Storytelling/Utah. Martyrdom/Mexico. Exile/Eternity. Faith/America. // Documentary in production with Kartemquin Films.

    Xan previously directed "Fever Year," the Andrew Bird documentary, among other film projects. This is a topic close to her heart, and will no doubt be phenomenal.
    -Andrew

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    Tradition, revolution, technology, and the power of collective voice in Cairo.

    We wrote about this film project back in 2010. Help get it finished!
    -Andrew

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    Captain Crepe Pan has created the best CAST IRON PAN for making the world's BIGGEST AND BEST CREPES.

    I can't help but hear "Captain Caveman!" when I see the name, but this crepe pan (or griddle, if you prefer), looks great.
    -Andrew

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    A series of posters honoring the men and women who made Chicago the model of honest government it is today.

    Chicago mayors are the best mayors.
    -Andrew

  • Chicago Comedy Film Festival seeks support for extra production costs for our 2012 festival weekend!

    The Chicago Comedy Film Festival is as funny as you expect. Help it happen again.
    -Andrew

  • On a campaign to end shrinkage and save the beer in Chicago, IL!

    A CSA for beer? Sign us up!
    -Andrew

  • The Gig Poster Project is a multi-faceted arts program engaging students with their communities through music and design.

    Cool idea, and who doesn't love a good silkscreened concert poster?
    -Andrew

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    I DRAW COMICS Sketchbook & Reference Guide is an indispensable tool for comic fans, artists and enthusiasts to practice drawing comics.

    This project funded long ago, but it's worth pointing out to GB readers.
    -Andrew

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    I wrote 24 poems with one @Horse_ebooks tweet in each. I want to put them in a chapbook for you.

    Erin's a GB contributor, and @Horse_ebooks is hilarious.
    -Andrew

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    A simple and beautiful infusion vessel that can be used for cocktails, oils, teas, or any infusion imaginable.

    If you've ever been to The Aviary, you know what a showstopper this cocktail service piece is. Now you can have one for your very own.
    -Andrew

  • The Chicago Fringe Festival is an excellent venue for experimental theatre. Help it survive.
    -Andrew

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    Celebrate your right to vote with this beautifully designed calendar. Hang it up and open a door a day through Election Day.

    What better way to prepare for the election with whimsy and expectation!
    - David

  • "People always ask me- what was it like coming out of high school & whatever happened to Ronnie Fields?"- Kevin Garnett

    Fascinating story to be told.
    -Andrew

  • Art on Track transforms a 6-car CTA train into the worlds largest mobile art gallery.

    Have you not seen Art on Track before!? It's amazing!
    -Andrew

  • Project We Love
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    Leo Castillo had always found in skateboarding a narrow escape from violence until a gunshot wound threatens to tear it all away.

    This is a great story being told, and if you're motivated by incentives, it's hard to beat these.
    -Andrew

  • A neighborhood-centered grocery store & deli focusing on local, organic foods and basic goods. Located at 2036 W Division St.

    Help bring a grocery store with a purpose to a section of Wicker Park that has (strangely!) been without one...

    -Robyn

  • Project We Love
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    Bacon is awesome. Crystal Bacon is awesomer. It is my sculptural tribute to the most delicious of all meats, bacon.

    Crystal ...bacon? OK, that's pretty neat.
    -Andrew

  • Help save a classic 85 year old Chicago movie palace from closing by contributing to fund for a digital projector so it can stay open!

    We covered the Patio's triumphant return last year. Let's make sure it stays open!
    -Andrew

  • Our product works as a Collar Stay on Dress & Casual Shirts, a Pocket Square Fastener, a Tie Clip, a Traveling Tailor and much more....

    For the fashion-conscious among us.
    -Andrew

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    A five-month long series of art shows, workshops and lectures at the Storefront Studio in Pilsen.

    Neat project, and one you can visit in person if it's successful.
    -Andrew

  • Help Devil's Due in the journey to San Diego & Create an interactive experience for backers: Exclusive schwag & behind-the-scenes Peeks

    If you're going to Comic-Con, this might be a thing for you.
    -Andrew

  • a limited edition, full-color, offset printed catalogue for the Black Thorns in the White Cube gallery exhibition

    Amelia is curating and documenting the art being made within the black metal context -- a very specific and complex notion which nobody has tackled before. This collection of work from all over the world is astounding.

    -Kelly

  • Keep the art of sign painting alive! Your logo/design will be painted by a real sign painter to produce a sign painting training DVD.

    Preserve a true art form and help show off your own brand/logo/name with his help!

    -Anne