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Even Levar Burton is Crowdsourcing These Days

Reading Rainbow: awesome. Star Trek The Next Generation: sweet. Burton/Wolfe Entertainment’s logo design contest: meh.

Levar Burton doesn’t want you to take his word for it, but thinks you designery folks should participate in his entertainment company’s logo design competition. I’m not kidding, he says, “but don’t take my word for it” at the end and I almost died right then.

Burton and production teammate Mark Wolfe formed a storytelling company and now they need a logo. Fucking Levar Burton needs a free logo? Fine, he just lost his job and maybe doesn’t have $2k to spend on a just-graduated freelancer. But c’mon. I kvetch, I kvetch. Learn more here.

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