Internet Hero Raises Over $8,000 on Kickstarter for Potato Salad

By: Lawrence Bonk

Alton Brown's Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad can be made for considerably less than eight grand.

Some of us have dreams to become astronauts or morning talk show hosts. Some of us want to sail around the world or find a new kind of insect in a rainforest. Some of us, however, keep our dreams grounded on terra firma. Take Zach Brown, for instance. His dream is to make some potato salad, and he has achieved that dream in spades.

Certain people would be content to just go to the grocery store, pick up some potatoes and mayo and call it a day. Zach "Danger" Brown, instead, decided to start a Kickstarter, hoping to raise a scant $10 to make his dream come true. So far, in just four days, he has raised 800 times that, currently clocking in at over $8,000. That's a whole lot of potato salad.

It must be noted that his Kickstarter still has 26 days remaining, so maybe he'll end up with an entire roomful of potato salad he can swim in like Scrooge McDuck.

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