Potato salad Kickstarter project goes viral

COLUMBUS, Oh. (WSYX) — Since birth, Zack’s middle name has been Danger…seriously. Now his idea is what’s in danger of blowing up, “I didn’t think it was going to blow up this big,” says Brown.

What idea is that exactly? It’s potato salad, “I thought, I have never made potato salad, I should try making some potato salad.”

That is where Kickstarter comes into play. The idea is simple; donate money to make a batch of potato salad. If you donate at least $5, you get to pick an ingredient. It started a few days ago and now Brown can hardly keep up. The funding ends August 2nd, but Brown said that’s when the real fun begins, “And then we would do a potato salad party, and it crazy that it has spun out of control like this.”

“I feel that if everyone had a scoop of potato salad every day the world would be a better place.” – Zack Danger Brown

He says people want his potato salad from around the world, “People tweeting in Japan, we got a comment from someone in Norway who said that they were really excited that we were doing this potato salad Kickstart, they hadn’t seen anything like that before, uh, France there was a lot of tweets from France this morning.”

The hard part will be getting all the funders in his house and small kitchen. And it will be hard for those outside of the country where it will need to be shipped. But the potato salad idea makes people smile. And that’s something that makes Brown feel it is all worth it, “I feel that if everyone had a scoop of potato salad every day the world would be a better place.”

To see how the project is doing you can find Brown’s Kickstarter page here.

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