A Personal Appeal from Stephen Schleicher, Owner of Major Spoilers
Here, at Major Spoilers, we are focused on one thing – creating content for you. Be it the audio and video programs we produce on a weekly basis, original content, reviews, and commentary on the site, or connecting one on one with those who are fans, we enjoy doing everything to its fullest. We are always trying to do more, and we can, with your help.
A LITTLE HISTORY
Major Spoilers started off in my kitchen just over six years ago from my desire to cover the pop culture and comic book industry in a way that was more honest and upfront with its readers. The site grew quickly, and soon other contributors joined Major Spoilers to share their views on everything from comic books to toys to movies, and games.
Today Major Spoilers includes:
- Major Spoilers (majorspoilers.com)
- Minor Spoilers (minorspoilers.com)
- Watching Major Spoilers (video.majorspoilers.com)
An active forum
- Major Spoilers Podcast
- Critical Hit: A Major Spoilers Dungeons and Dragons Podcast
- Munchkin Land
- Top Five
- Dueling Reviews
A growing YouTube video channel (MajorSpoilersVideo)
Over fourteen contributors in the Major Spoilers family!
We’ve come a long way over the last six years – further than I ever thought we’d be, but at times it feels like we are trying to go 100 m.p.h. with the parking brake on. We aren’t owned by a conglomerate, we aren’t owned by a giant broadcasting company, and we aren’t funded by the very publishers we are supposed to cover in an honest and open way. We are a group of people who want to share information with you in an engaging and entertaining environment.
THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN
With your help, we can make the Major Spoilers Experience even bigger and better than it already is. With your help, we won’t have to worry about missing a big story, or a tasty morsel of geeky goodness. We won’t have scheduling conflicts that cause us to miss important recording sessions. With your help, we can expand the number of reviews that appear on the site, which means even more of your favorite comics get covered on the site and in our shows. We’ll be able to bring back some of our favorite features because we’ll have the time to focus on the articles and features that you love.
How can you help? Become a recurring member today!
Our goal is to reach 6,000 $5.00 per month members. When we reach that goal, we’ll be able to focus more of our attention on Major Spoilers and thus create more entertainment for you.
With your $5.00 per month membership, you’ll ensure that the website is updated regularly, ensure that your audio and video shows are there each week, and that the forums and comment sections continue to be a fun and safe place to share your thoughts and ideas.
All of the content currently available for free will continue to be free, which means you will continue to enjoy the Major Spoilers Experience and be happy knowing your small monthly contribution is making a big impact in how we run and operate Major Spoilers.
When we reach our 6,000 $5.00/month membership goal, we’ll even launch a live Friday show where listeners and viewers can call in and share their thoughts on the big stories that happened during the week. Longtime followers have heard me talk about Finally Friday, and we can’t wait to interact with you more through this show!
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! (Come on, you knew it was coming)
Those who really want more from Major Spoilers should become a $10.00 per month member!
When we reach our overall goal, those who become $10.00/month members, not only get to enjoy all the regular Major Spoilers content, but they’ll also get access to a members only site that includes a brand new show, that we are working on right now!
When we reach our goal and get 4,000 $10.00/month members, we’ll launch a second show for our members, and when the membership hits 10,000 members, a new video show will launch – only at members.majorspoilers.com!
Someone once said something about community and child rearing, and Major Spoilers is still a child, looking to make a name for itself in the world of big scary monster corporations. You, who are part of our wonderful community – nay, THE BEST COMMUNITY, can help insure that the Major Spoilers Experience continues to grow, continues to expand, and continues to be the best possible product out there.
We aren’t asking you to become recurring members to satisfy our desires, we asking you to become recurring members so we can work to create more for you.
From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank each and every one of you who is a fan and supporter of everything we do at Major Spoilers. Without you, I would have shut the site down long ago, and moved on to something else. It’s because of your support that we keep the sites and shows going, and we can’t wait to take the parking brake off, open up the throttle, and let Major Spoilers soar!
With Deep Appreciation,
Why a funding goat?
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been using Twitter to get the message out about our funding goal, and in one case I mistyped goal as goat (hey, it happens, I have a Kansas education). Someone pointed it out, and I loved the idea of a Funding Goat. Enter award winning artist Thomas Perkins (Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Ben 10, Beware the Batman), who took the idea and ran with it. You may notice that we do things a little bit differently, often with humor and fun in mind, so instead of a funding goal, we have a funding goat. As we reach our goal, more of the goat will be revealed, and when the tip of the hand appears, you’ll be part of the big celebration!