A Nickel and a Nail- the Original Hobo Nickel Story
Two friends leave Colorado, bound for Florida, with nothing but their camera, clothing, sleeping bags, and a pocketful of hobo nickels.
Only 4 hours to go on the NEW campaign...
Sorry to bother you this one LAST TIME, but there are only four hours left to pledge your support to the continued Nickel and a Nail project...
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New Campaign Gaining Momentum, please pledge today!
If you have already re-pledged to the new kickstarter campaign, please disregard this message. Everyone else, please continue reading!
ALTHOUGH WE HIT OUR FUNDING GOAL, WE STILL NEED... Read more
Kickstarter2.0 has LAUNCHED... trailer is live!
The Kickstarter2.0 is now live, and I wanted you, my earliest and most super awesomest supporters, to be the very first to know!
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A long, long time coming...
Let me begin by wishing you all a happy New Year! It has been over a year since my funding goal wasn't met, and I do apologize for... Read more
A quick "thank you" as we run out the clock...
Monumental thanks to everyone who has pledged, shared, or even taken the time to read about the film I am making... You are all true supporters of the "arts." We've... Read more
New Backer Reward- Ltd. Ed. Sterling Silver Hobo Nickel "Skull" Rings!
I just finished up the latest backer reward, and I gotta tell you, they are pretty darn cool! These sterling silver hobo nickel skull rings are ~.75 ounces of sterling... Read more
Colorado Springs Gazette Article
"A Nickel and a Nail" was prominently featured in the Colorado Springs Gazette today. Here is the link. I hope you enjoy it!
Haunted Windchimes- Soundtrack contributors to be featured on A Prairie Home Companion!
Hello Backers (and potential future backers),
I just received word that the Haunted Windchimes, a group of dear friends and contributors to this film's soundtrack, will be featured performers on an episode... Read more
KRCC/NPR present a Hobo Nickel slide show!
Check out this super cool slideshow that was put together by Noel Black of NPR station KRCC... very informative!
New Reward! Pennywise the Clown- Hobo Nickel by Spanish carver "Mr. The"
Greetings Fellow Hobo Enthusiasts!
I just received a donated hobo nickel in the mail... all the way from Barcelona, Spain! It features a terrifying and brilliant portrait of Pennywise, the... Read more
Step by step skull nickel video...
I made a silly little video of a skull nickel from start to finish... kinda cool! Music by Colorado Springs based band, The Broken Spoke.
KRCC's Western Skies... NPR Radio Interview
I was recently interviewed on NPR/KRCC's news program, Western Skies, and they put a nice little piece together about hobo nickels. No mention of the movie project, but hey,... Read more
Jim Dziura teaser reel...
I am currently working up my own crappy teaser for the film, but since my main "cinematogra-ma-pher," Jim Dziura, is holed-up working on a full budget feature, I thought... Read more
More music and artwork updates!
Hello fellow Hobo-ites!
I just got confirmation for a songon the soundtrack from the uber-primitive L.A. blues yelpers known as the Peculiar Pretzlemen, as well as some scoring by the... Read more
I got this comment yesterday and thought I'd share...
"those coins are ugly disgraces and are defiled pieces of history. they are not rare, and they have no artistic value.... Read more
Many local (Colorado Springs) and national musical acts have made early commitments to the project including 2009 Grammy award winner Kimya Dawson, Flogging Molly's Nathen Maxwell and the Original Bunny Gang, The Mini Mansions, the Haunted... Read more