Kevin Jacobsen is creating a podcast dedicated to the madness of the Oscars
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patrons
$118
per month
Hello, Oscar fans! This is Kevin Jacobsen, host of the And the Runner-Up Is podcast, which breaks down the likely runner-up for Best Picture at the Oscars in any given year. With a special guest, I review the film's merits, discuss why it got so close to winning the Oscar but ultimately came up short, and whether it, in fact, deserved Best Picture.

It has been a pleasure getting to know so many of my fellow Oscar obsessives through this experience, and I want to dive even further into this obsession. That's why I have created this Patreon. So that we can have our own community to talk about our favorite films, argue over who should have won, and try to figure out why the Academy makes the choices they make.

Supporting the podcast through Patreon means bonus episodes, access to a Patrons-only Slack chat and more down the road! I've been a one-man show for a while (alongside my special guests, of course) but I'm looking for a more collaborative experience moving forward.

Bonus episodes will include:

On Second Thought: Not every Best Picture runner-up is obvious. There have been arguments made that other films I didn't cover on the regular show were the real runners-up of their particular years. With On Second Thought, I will be joined by special guests in reviewing another potential Best Picture runner-up, like Get Out, Lincoln, Milk, The Color Purple, All That Jazz, Fiddler on the Roof, and more!

For My Consideration: Those who pledge at the $7 tier will submit any Oscar-nominated film (I mean ANY) for me to review. I will either review it alone or bring in a special guest depending on interest. 

How Did They Win?: Top-tier pledgers get to pick an Oscar category for me to discuss from any of the years I've covered on the regular show so far. This will include an examination of why the winner won and how the others lost.

The cost of hosting the podcast on a server and finding the films necessary to discuss every week adds up, and your help would greatly benefit the show and your grateful host. To channel Melissa Leo during her marvelously successful grassroots Oscar campaign for The Fighter, please *consider.*
Tiers
Screeners
$1 or more per month

Congrats, you're on the "screener list" for And the Runner-Up Is! This grants you early access to regular episodes. You also get to vote in fun polls! Thank you for your consideration.

You've Been Nominated
$3 or more per month

You're an official nominee for Best Supporting Listener! Listen to bonus episodes on the Patreon feed, including "On Second Thought." You also gain access to the exclusive And the Runner-Up Is Slack channel. It truly is an honor to be nominated. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Present with Me
$5 or more per month

Not only are you nominated, but you're presenting, too! You will have the opportunity to join me on a bonus episode, if you so choose. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Voting Member
$7 or more per month

You've become a voting member! This gives you the right to pick any Oscar-nominated film for me to watch and review it on the Patreon feed. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Board of Governors
$10 or more per month

You're so accomplished, you've earned voting privileges on my Board of Governors! You may therefore request I cover an individual Oscar category, excluding Best Picture, from any of the years I've covered on the regular show so far. We will also have a monthly one-on-one chat about And the Runner-Up Is, where you can give me feedback and I can share future plans. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Goals
$118 of $3,000 per month
A lofty goal! This would allow me to devote myself to And the Runner-Up Is on a daily basis, putting out content more than once a week and giving me the opportunity to do what I love fulltime.
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Hello, Oscar fans! This is Kevin Jacobsen, host of the And the Runner-Up Is podcast, which breaks down the likely runner-up for Best Picture at the Oscars in any given year. With a special guest, I review the film's merits, discuss why it got so close to winning the Oscar but ultimately came up short, and whether it, in fact, deserved Best Picture.

It has been a pleasure getting to know so many of my fellow Oscar obsessives through this experience, and I want to dive even further into this obsession. That's why I have created this Patreon. So that we can have our own community to talk about our favorite films, argue over who should have won, and try to figure out why the Academy makes the choices they make.

Supporting the podcast through Patreon means bonus episodes, access to a Patrons-only Slack chat and more down the road! I've been a one-man show for a while (alongside my special guests, of course) but I'm looking for a more collaborative experience moving forward.

Bonus episodes will include:

On Second Thought: Not every Best Picture runner-up is obvious. There have been arguments made that other films I didn't cover on the regular show were the real runners-up of their particular years. With On Second Thought, I will be joined by special guests in reviewing another potential Best Picture runner-up, like Get Out, Lincoln, Milk, The Color Purple, All That Jazz, Fiddler on the Roof, and more!

For My Consideration: Those who pledge at the $7 tier will submit any Oscar-nominated film (I mean ANY) for me to review. I will either review it alone or bring in a special guest depending on interest. 

How Did They Win?: Top-tier pledgers get to pick an Oscar category for me to discuss from any of the years I've covered on the regular show so far. This will include an examination of why the winner won and how the others lost.

The cost of hosting the podcast on a server and finding the films necessary to discuss every week adds up, and your help would greatly benefit the show and your grateful host. To channel Melissa Leo during her marvelously successful grassroots Oscar campaign for The Fighter, please *consider.*

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Tiers
Screeners
$1 or more per month

Congrats, you're on the "screener list" for And the Runner-Up Is! This grants you early access to regular episodes. You also get to vote in fun polls! Thank you for your consideration.

You've Been Nominated
$3 or more per month

You're an official nominee for Best Supporting Listener! Listen to bonus episodes on the Patreon feed, including "On Second Thought." You also gain access to the exclusive And the Runner-Up Is Slack channel. It truly is an honor to be nominated. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Present with Me
$5 or more per month

Not only are you nominated, but you're presenting, too! You will have the opportunity to join me on a bonus episode, if you so choose. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Voting Member
$7 or more per month

You've become a voting member! This gives you the right to pick any Oscar-nominated film for me to watch and review it on the Patreon feed. Plus, previous tier benefits.

Board of Governors
$10 or more per month

You're so accomplished, you've earned voting privileges on my Board of Governors! You may therefore request I cover an individual Oscar category, excluding Best Picture, from any of the years I've covered on the regular show so far. We will also have a monthly one-on-one chat about And the Runner-Up Is, where you can give me feedback and I can share future plans. Plus, previous tier benefits.