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You helped us raise $20k to shoot five 22 min episodes of this hilariously absurd sitcom and now we need your help to finish the job!
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 This last October we built a stage set and shot five 22 minute episodes in front of a live studio audience of this hilariously absurd multi-camera sitcom about the crazy world of Jonathan Grossmalerman, the buffoonish and megalomaniacal contemporary painter and the insane cast of characters that surround him and, as in the case of the ghost of Basquiat, haunt his studio. Sure, I know what you're thinking. Big Whoop! 

To you I say... "But it was directed by legendary artist and video maker Joshua White, who's directing credits include Seinfeld, The Jerry Lewis Telethon, The Max Headroom Show, Club MTV, The New Mickey Mouse Club and Inside the Actors Studio. Also, Seinfeld. Did I mention Seinfeld?"

 And then I would add that it starred some of the biggest names in New York alternative comedy. Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag), Neal Medlyn (Champagne Jerry, Our Hit Parade), Jenn Harris (Gayby, Silence: the Musical), Vinny Lopez (Two Jasperjohns) as well as Scissor Sisters front woman Ana Matronic and Carmine Covelli of the Julie Ruin.  And also the utterly charming future star Sadie Parker

And it would all be true! Yessiree!

We did a whole lot and more with the $20,000 we raised on Kickstarter last June but we still owe money for production and are now entering the word of post-production with brand new costs! Things like sound design, color correction, special effects (did I mention the ghost of Basquiat who haunts the studio?) plus title design and animation. All of these things are going to cost time and money so I'm coming to you for support once more!  

And also,  there are new rewards...like limited edition lunch boxes and Grossmalerman tote bags!

Risks and challenges

Honestly, we already did the really hard part. The heavy lifting is over! Now it's all about seeing it through, making it look and sound great and getting it out in front of the public! Thanks!

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Nice! I really appreciate that! You'll get a Grossmalerman! Show Poster signed by me, Guy Richards Smit, a thank you email with a production still attached... a shout out on the FB and the Twitter!

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

    You'l get the signed poster plus copy of the Adventures of Grossmalerman #2 comic book. You'll get links to the episodes when they're ready and a thank you email with a production still attached...plus a shout out on the FB and the Twitter!

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    WHAT?? No way! Yer the best...

    You'll get a Grossmalerman! Show sticker and refrigerator magnet!
    Plus links to the episodes when they're ready!
    also, thank you emails and internet shout-outs!

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    You're really a very nice person. Can we be friends?

    You'll get single screen, hand printed T shirt the signed poster, plus a small Grossmalerman self portrait ink on paper
    ....plus, Grossmalerman Show sticker and fridge magnet
    and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Hot Damn!!!

    It's hand-printed one-of-a-kind Grossmalerman T-shirt time!!
    What's that? You already have one? Then let me know and I'll send you a handsome Grossmalerman tote-bag!
    You'll get a small Grossmalerman self portrait on paper
    ....plus, Grossmalerman Show sticker and fridge magnet
    and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Christ All Mighty!
    Alright! Here we go...T shirt or tote, sticker, fridge magnet, hand printer and drawn Grossmalerman Museum Show Poster and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    I AM SPEACHLESS!
    T shirt or tote, show sticker, fridge magnet, museum show poster and a real Grossmalerman watercolor on paper (small)) and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    IT'S TIME FOR LUNCH!!
    Limited edition hand painted Grossmalerman Show lunch box and poster signed by. The entire cast! plus T shirt or tote, show sticker, fridge magnet, real Grossmalerman watercolor on paper (medium) and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    Welcome to the Oligarch Circle...are you comfortable...good....please accept a
    Limited edition hand painted Grossmalerman Show lunch box plus signed poster, T shirt or tote, show sticker, fridge magnet, real Grossmalerman watercolor on paper (large) and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $3,000 or more About $3,000

    Original drawing for the cover of The New Adventures of Grossmalerman.
    This is like an Ur-work and far exceeds in value what we're asking for!

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    Oh man!
    You get a painting on canvas that was used on the actual show! Think about it! plus when the credits role your name will be among the executive producers AND Limited edition hand painted Grossmalerman Show lunch box plus T shirt or tote, show sticker, fridge magnet, real Grossmalerman watercolor on paper (large) and email, Shout outs and links!!!

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    Pledge $10,000 About $10,000

    Oh geez, I'm exhausted by you generosity!!

    You get the oil painting of Gaddafi or Assad we used in the show plus everything else the other backers get!

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    Pledge $550 or more About $550

    This is one of the greats! You get the original artwork for the label of Grossmalerman's preferred Vodka. Korsikoff! 9"X14" gouache on bristol board!

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