Funporium! A web-driven comedy pilot for the deeply twisted.

A project in Minneapolis, MN by E.B. Grzesiak

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What happens on the set of an educational show once the cameras stop rolling? Trust us, it's not pretty. It's pretty hilarious, though.
Backers: 320
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $32,614 of $30,000
Dates: Feb 4th -> Mar 6th (31 days)
Project By: E.B. Grzesiak
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Latest News

Merry Monday! 3 days to go, BTS photos and more!

March 3rd - via:
3 days to go!Merry Monday, puppet backers!  We're halfway to our next stretch goal of releasing the blooper reel.  There is so much fantastic material in there, I hope we can keep it off the cutting room floor and put it on your screens! Behind The... (Read More)

An update for your tier!

February 26th - via:
Howdy, backers extraordinaire!Since the ebook has unlocked for all tiers, we wanted you all to know that we've bumped up your rewards to include the the backstage pass to see the pilot before it airs to the world! :)  Thanks for your continued... (Read More)


February 26th - via:
Funporium's goal has been met!Hooray!  I'm so very, very grateful to you all for supporting our crazy little project.  We're excited!  The puppets are too!  They've all been vaccinated, and we're in the process of getting them off... (Read More)

93% Funded! Holy poodles!

February 26th - via:
93% funded -- This writer is now punstruck.I don't know what to say!  Heck, I can't even come up with a clever pun, or a "and that's what she said!" joke this morning.  That usually is symptomatic of grave illness, or laryngitis, but this morning,... (Read More)

55% of the way there: Surprise Still!

February 25th - via:
Merry Tuesday!What's Fritz shopping for, exactly?  We're not sure we want to know. Uh... We're getting closer to the finish line, and need your help to reach our goal!  Special shout-out of the day to our Bronies, who've been kicking tail and... (Read More)

50% of goal reached -- New Outtake!

February 20th - via:
We're halfway there!Thanks to all our puppet champions, we're halfway there!  Shoutout to Aimee S. who tipped us over the 50% mark and who now owns my soul.  Its upkeep is fairly easy, but it does require regular doses of maple syrup, bacon, and... (Read More)

Two weeks to go! One, two, three, four, I declare a pun war.

February 19th - via:
Two weeks to go!  More outtakes are waiting in the wings!We're right on track to meet our goal, at this time, hooray!  Thank you all so much for your help getting the word out.  We need a steady push to get us through to the finish line!  We... (Read More)

Puppet fluffer/mistress Megan's butt, up for grabs.

February 18th - via:
Megan's butt, up for grabs.Wait.  That didn't sound quite right.  And yet, it's very true.  This is Megan. (Queen of the puppets, wears tiara, very fierce) She's our puppet fluffer, costume mistress, craftswoman, puppet maker, and all around... (Read More)

Happy Valentine's Day!

February 14th - via:
Forgot to get that someone special a card and present? We've got you covered.Trip, Angel and Enrique teamed up to bring you some valentines you can email to all your favorite people, loved ones, girlfriends, boyfriends, puppetfriends, denture cream... (Read More)

40% of goal reached, and a new outtake for you!

February 12th - via:
Another outtake!  Hooray!Woohoo!  We've reached 40% of our goal!  The puppets are eternally grateful, and so are we.  Today, four of them will finally be neutered.  We're hoping that this will curb their tendency to hump people, furniture and... (Read More)

30% of goal reached! NOW WITH TASTY OUTTAKES!

February 10th - via:
As promised, here's a tasty outtake!  In the following one, you'll see how we work with dollies, rods, mikes and with two (or three) cameras to capture all the puppet action.  Normally, puppeteers work on raised stages, but in our case, we built a... (Read More)

Puppet Bags!

February 9th - via:
Top of the morning to you, puppet champions! There've been requests to see our lovely Puppet Bags -- they're big enough to hold a kindle, your cell phone, your wallet, your incriminating evidence... the works!  They come with a handy-dandy shoulder... (Read More)

We've hit the 25% mark! Don't forget the AMA, today on Reddit!

February 9th - via:
We were able to give coffee enemas to fifteen puppets yesterday.  They feel much better.  Thank you! Join us TODAY (Sunday, Feb. 9) for an AMA on Reddit at noon PST, where Tara Strong will be answering all the questions you've always wanted to ask... (Read More)

The Double Whammy! Upcoming Reddit AMA and a new reward tier opens up!

February 6th - via:
We were able to vaccinate 20 puppets today.  We expect the vet administering the shots to recover completely, pending pathology reports on that bite wound.  On to cheerful things!   Join us on Reddit Sunday, February 9 at noon PST for an AMA (Ask... (Read More)

10% goal reached! YOU GET MORE STUFF!

February 5th - via:
We're excited!  Are you excited?  'Cause we're excited.  We vaccinated 10 puppets this morning.  Yes, right in the butt cheek. Here's our fun news!  Anyone who has pledged (or will pledge) at the $75 and up tiers will receive an autographed... (Read More)

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