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Uncle Ruckus

Aaron McGruder, the creator of the hit cartoon The Boondocks, used Kickstarter in January 2013 to help fund his new film, Uncle Ruckus.  Over three months, McGruder raised $129,943 of $200,000 from 2,667 donors. But since he didn’t reach his goal, he didn’t receive any of the money.

(Photo: Aaron McGruder via Kickstarter)

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