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"UNDER THE SMOGBERRY TREES" The True Story of Dr. Demento!!

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Meep Morp Studio

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Wiind up your projectors! "UNDER THE SMOGBERRY TREES" is the first ever feature length documentary about legendary deejay Dr. Demento!
Backers: 1764
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $118,722 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 4th (31 days)
Project By: Meep Morp Studio
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Latest News

Last Day to Add On!

May 3rd - via:
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We Did It!!!!

May 2nd - via:
Hey Everyone!!!! We hit our goal of $100,000!!! "Under the Smogberry Trees" is going to be made!!!  We can't thank you enough for all helping and supporting us through this. Keep your eyes here for STRETCH GOALS very soon!  We still have several... (Read More)

The Doctor Is IN!

May 1st - via:
Hey Everyone, Just wanted to drop a quick line to keep everyone posted on how we are doing.  We are down to the final 57 hours of our campaign, and our totals are currently up to $77,499!!  That's a nice spot to be in, but we have $22,501 to go! ... (Read More)

More Exciting News w/4 Days Left to Go!!

April 29th - via:
Hello, Everyone! It's another beautiful day here under the smogberry trees of sunny Southern California! We have some very excititing NEW REWARDS to offer, but before I get to those I want to thank THE LONELY ISLAND for tweeting about us today. ... (Read More)

Having a Demented Day!!

April 28th - via:
We have now passed $60,000 in donations!!! Thats 60% to our goal, with 5 days left of campaigning.  We are doing better and better everyday, but we aren't there yet!  Keep up your support, and make sure to donate and spread the word. Speaking of... (Read More)

One Week Til' Demented Glory!

April 26th - via:
Hey everyone, One more week to go!  Thanks to everyone who has donated!  We still have a ways to go this week before we hit our $100,000 goal, so lets keep the donations coming!  Over 40% backed now, but we need another $60K to make this work at... (Read More)

New Reward from Dr. Demento's Record Collection!

April 25th - via:
Hey Everyone! We have now passed 40% of donations needed to start making this movie!  As our final active weekend approaches, we are going to have some great last minute rewards that you won't want to miss out on as we sail past our $100,000. Today... (Read More)

Demented Reading

April 24th - via:
Hello, Everyone! Still going strong at $38,417!  Lets keep those numbers rolling upwards, cause we still have a ways to go in our final 9 days! In case you were looking for a little demented reading today, two new articles have posted recently about... (Read More)

Dollar Days for the weekend!

April 19th - via:
Hey Everyone, Looks like our announcement of the VERY LIMITED boxed set of Dr. Demento's Basement Tapes has shot us up to $32,205!  There is still a way to go for our goal of $50,000 by the end of the weekend.  There are still boxes left, but make... (Read More)

The First Authorized Dr. Demento Boxed Set Since 1985!

April 19th - via:
Meep Morp is happy to announce a new REWARD/ADD-ON!  Available for donations only, the first Dr. Demento Boxed Set in 28 years!!! DEMENTO SOCIETY DELUXE MEMBERSHIP BOXED SET!!  For your donation, you will receive membership to the current Dr.... (Read More)

Save Our Smogberries!

April 19th - via:
Hey, Everybody! We are having a donation drive this weekend! S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SMOGBERRIES! Our Kickstarter campaign for “Under the Smogberry Trees” is up to $27,891!  That’s nearly to 30% of our $100,000 goal!  Not bad, right?  We are... (Read More)

The Hip D.J. From L.A.

April 17th - via:
Hey Everyone, Saw a nice boost in donations yesterday and it seems to be spilling into today.  Thanks and keep up the demented work!  We have also released a new image today of Dr. Demento!  Meep Morp's new "Hip D.J. from L.A." Icon is going to be... (Read More)

New Rewards/Add-Ons!

April 16th - via:
Hey Everybody! We are past a quarter of the way funded with 17 days to go!  We are currently at $26,315!  Wow, thats a lot of money!  Still, its not nearly enough to make us successful.  We would still need an additional $23,685 in the next 3... (Read More)

Weekend Update

April 14th - via:
Hey Everyone! We are having a great weekend here so far, thanks to some great tweets giving us exposure and our project being chosen by The Nerdist as their current "PICKSTARTER" selection!  We had been hoping to catch their attention, and were very... (Read More)

New Interviews

April 11th - via:
Hello, Everyone! Thanks to everyone who has donated since our last update!  Keep up the good work, and don't forget to make the most of your pledge by picking items from our chart of Add-Ons. The last few days we have been hard at work getting... (Read More)

Get the Word Out

April 8th - via:
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Never Underestimate the Generosity of Dementites!

April 8th - via:
Hey Everyone! Well, we didn't quite make our goal of $20,000 for the weekend, but we are still in there currently at $16,210 with 25 days to go, so we are doing fine.  Keep those Facebook and Twitter shout outs coming and we'll get to $100,000 and... (Read More)

Two Great New Rewards!

April 7th - via:
Hey Everyone! We just hit $15,600 pledged so far!  Thanks to everyone who has donated, but we are still needing to climb.  We have added TWO new rewards today to try to push our numbers up to $20,000 by the end of today! For just $20, Grant... (Read More)

The List Gets Longer

April 5th - via:
Hey, Everyone! We are happy to announce that demented artist and lounge club hero RICHARD CHEESE, of Lounge Agaianst the Machine, is now attached to UNDER THE SMOGBERRY TREES!  Richard is also known in Dementia under his real name, Mark Jonathan... (Read More)

Be In The Movie!!!

April 5th - via:
Hey everyone!  We have just entered a new reward!  For a donation of $500, fifty lucky Dementites and Dementoids will get to be an extra in a scene for "UNDER THE SMOGBERRY TREES" that will feature Dr. Demento IN-PERSON!!!!  Don't miss out on... (Read More)

Smogberry Update with "Add-On" Info

April 4th - via:
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One Day Down

April 4th - via:
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