Go get Bystander #3!
Hiya folks! Bystander #3 is going to press early next week, so if you want a copy, go order it here. As usual, it's chock-full of great stuff; this one... Read more
Newsweek calls Bystander "the last great humor magazine"!
First The New York Times, and now Newsweek. The raves just keep coming for The American Bystander.
And it all happens because of backers like you. We want... Read more
Bystander #3 is now available!
See, look what you started? If you loved #1 (and #2 -- you DID back #2, didn't you?), you can now pledge for #3 here:
As usual, it's... Read more
Last Day for #2! Can we get 1000 backers?
We're in the final day of the campaign for #2. Most of you have backed it, but I wanted to give any stragglers a final head's up.
Tonight I got... Read more
Go back Issue #2!
Ladies and gents and all backers regardless of position on the gender spectrum,
Issue #2 is wrapping up on April 21st (next Thursday); we are currently about $10,000 away from... Read more
Issue #2 is 70% funded!
Folks, just a quick head's up: the campaign for Bystander #2 is going beautifully -- we have just passed 500 backers, and are 70% of the way there.
Many of... Read more
Want Issue #2? Go back it now!
Folks, after a 14-hour day yesterday making the video, the campaign for issue #2 is launched. Here's what I need you to do:
1) Go back it.A quick start... Read more
Issue #2 is happening!
HURRAY! Bystander #2 is nearly done. We're going to launch its Kickstarter campaign early next week. Here's some things you should know:
1) It will be cheaper.
2) We... Read more
Mailing gremlin? Just open and enjoy
Hi folks! Some people are reporting misaddressed packages -- your address is right, but it's got someone else's name on it.
Fear not! Just open the package and enjoy the... Read more
Be sure to send me your address!
Issues should hit our fulfillment house on Wednesday, after which they'll be mailed to backers!
If you ordered a print issue, fill out the survey I sent you, so your... Read more
Proof looks good!
The printed proof of Issue #1 arrived last night and, ladies and gents, do you have a TREAT in store! I shot some video of me opening it for the first... Read more
Sent to the printer!
I'm sure some of you have been wondering, "Why haven't I heard from The Bystander? I guess it was all just a complicated money-laundering scheme." As if. This photo... Read more
Keep sending your classifieds!
Folks, I am having a BALL reading and typesetting all your wonderful classifieds, real (90%) and fake (10%).
As a thank-you to all you beautiful weirdos, I'm extending the deadline... Read more
Help us get a $1000 matching pledge!
Hello, all you beautiful people.
Taking a break from looking through the cover submissions -- thank you, artists! -- and the Letters submissions -- thank you, writers! -- to share... Read more
Cartoonists/illustrators! Submit a rough for the cover!
We hit Stretch Goal #1! We are accepting submissions for the cover!
This is restricted to backers and staff, to keep the entries down to a manageable number.The theme... Read more
Less than $1000 to go! Tell a friend and get us over the top!
Everybody say hi to fellow pledger Merrill Markoe, who's already working on something for issue #2.
We are SO CLOSE. But until we break $25,000, we get nothing. No... Read more
...Ms. Shary Flenniken and Mr. Al Jean to issue #1!
For the sake of the country, we must never gather the Bystanderstaff in one place. A broken gas main... Read more
GREAT NEWS! We're a staff pick!
Right in the middle of drafting an email to our contributors, full of nuts and bolts (send us a photo so Scott Marshall can do a thumbnail; send a squib... Read more