In 2013, a strange and wonderful thing happened in Miami. The Heat, with its Big Three -- Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh -- and a little help from Ray Allen, won the NBA Finals again; its second consecutive championship win.
It's most certain that the reason for this victory and the one prior was because of the success and brilliance and mere creation of the short film Adventures of Christopher Bosh in the Multiverse in 2012. Crafted by the two sick but luminous minds of Bleeding Palm and commissioned by the Borscht Film Festival, the video not only went viral to much critical shock and admiration, it also spurred a cease-and-desist letter from the muse himself, to which the filmmakers responded with a gif.
And now, the minds behind the first film are returning with a second edition which you, dear friends and film fanatics, will help them fund through Kickstarter.
But let's start at the beginning.
In 2011, the Borscht Film Festival sent out a press release announcing that it would be changing its name to the Bosh Film Festival, because why not. Oh, and that was on April Fool's Day, so it a load of manure and just a goofy gag. But the joke ended up being on, well, no one, because the joke developed into a bigger reality, a website was placed on the internet, and Borscht teamed up with the psychedelic mind-fuckers Bleeding Palm to create an truly impressive work of animated art. (See it below and get really excited.)
And that art, like we said, resulted in two Heat championships. And we know this because the message of the multiverse theory is that "All life is real;" that we live in a virtual reality matrix. However, things have shifted in the multiverse since then. LeBron James betrayed our fine city, and the team may be in peril.
Luckily for the Heat and its many fans, Bleeding Palm launched a Kickstarter campaign this morning to create Adventures of Christopher Bosh in the Multiverse II.
"We're excited to share the next episode of Adventures of Christopher Bosh," Bleeding Palm's Christina and Ronnie told us. "The episode is very dark, however, at its core, it is a love story. The story reveals why LeBron James really left the Miami Heat. Audiences can look forward to metaphysical musings, lots of live chihuahua action, and basketball." All things we're deeply interested in experiencing, or rather, watching, on screen.
Other questions they promise to address are: "What propels the dark nature of man toward self-destruction? Why did Shuckers bar collapse during the 2013 playoffs?" and most importantly, "Why is everyone always yelling at Mario Chalmers?"
The Kickstarter page explains it all, and you must visit, even you're not convinced it's time to pay now for the joy you will feel later when watching this masterpiece. And if you're wondering where the money's going, Bleeding Palm explains, "With our Kickstarter project we're looking to raise funds for studio time, equipment and a chihuahua handler."
The only downside they note is:
We will probably get sued again.
On that note: if this project vanishes for any reason. We will update the following url with our plan B for funding: bleedingpalm.com/bosh2_plan_b.html
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