Try and wrap your head around this one:
There's now a Kickstarter for a documentary about extreme Kickstarter backers.
The meta project was started by filmmaker Ana Barredo, who is trying to raise $20,000 by Sept. 18 so she can work on her documentary, "Backers," about the people she calls the "heroes of crowdfunding."
"It's not like they're millionaires sitting on dough," Barredo told ABC News of the "extreme backers" she has interviewed. "I have a couple of friends who did Kickstarter campaigns and most of them have had successful campaigns so I was so fascinated at the number of people who put money into it. Strangers who don't know who they are."
Barredo could use a few "extreme backers" of her own. A little more than a week into the project, she's raised 5 percent of her goal.
Through her interviews, Barredo said she discovered a variety of reasons why "extreme backers" continue to put blind faith in a stranger's project.
"Some of them are really wanting to help people out, especially with the inventions," Barredo said.
Then there are the rewards. Whether it's bragging rights, a t-shirt or a donor getting their hands on an early prototype, Barredo said they play a factor in how people invest in projects.
Finally, there's what Barredo calls the "completest mentality" where people donate just enough money to help a project meet its funding deadline. The move is especially vital since Kickstarter only releases the funds if a project's deadline has been met.
While some people obsessively check Kickstarter looking for new projects to back, Barredo said she wants to make it clear that she views the "addiction" in a positive light.
"There are worse things you can be addicted to," she said. "Helping people? I can't really knock that."