It seems you can crowdfund just about anything these days, from payment of your medical bills to oddly-named children's books about pit bulls.
It's entirely unclear why Zack "guy who will be making the potato salad" Brown turned to Kickstarter to make a $10 potato salad, nor why he thought it would run a mere $10 (maybe I'm a potato salad snob but mine usually runs in the $20 range, depending on whether or not I'm out of mayo), but somehow his tiny goal has exploded to over $11,000 in support as of this moment.
"I realized that I really liked potato salad, but had never made it. Then I wanted to make potato salad," Brown told CNET.
As it turns out, Brown has a connection to our pals at Sqrl, who pester your clients for info you need on your behalf. You may recall Sqrl co-founder and Big 4 refugee Craig Baldwin wrote an article for us earlier this year on why accountants can and should take over the business world.
Our lead developer Zack Brown just wants potato salad.. Can you back it? http://t.co/jv7w93Yspg
— GetSqrl (@GetSqrl) July 7, 2014
Sometimes, you just need a little potato salad in your life. At this rate, Brown should have enough to feed the country by the time his campaign ends in 25 days.