Chicken Fat Update
Well, if you thought producing a feature length documentary with out-of-pocket funds and little outside support was easy, you were mistaken! While I apologize for the long process, I assure... Read more
Will Elder Chicken Fat Shop
I've opened a shop on Cafepress where you can buy Chicken Fat swag for yourself, friends and family. There are currently 6 itmes to choose from and more to come.... Read more
Chicken Fat status
I have not forgotten you! I am still editing and trying to get the necessary funds to finish this documentary. With the holidays upon us you can help, again (as... Read more
Monday was Bill Stout...one of the very few artists to have worked with Will. His insight and genuine affection for the man is deep and heartfelt...
Tuesday was Hef...what can... Read more
So thanks to YOU! I'm off to California to complete my interviews. Your gift rewards will start to go out in a few weeks. Honestly, the response was so good... Read more
After a tweet exchange with Hef, he has reconsidered and will be interviewed for Chicken Fat! The goal of the funding is now complete, plus!
Thrilled beyond belief how you have all gotten behind this project! A thousand thank-you's. The only bit of rain on this parade is that Hugh Hefner has graciously declined to... Read more
While it may seem as though Chicken Fat has stalled at the generous support you have all provided, we can assure you that the behind the scenes work goes on.... Read more
One Month to go!
Chicken Fat, thanks to you, will now include Joe Dante, Daniel Clowes and William Stout for sure. We have been in touch with Hef's people and are patiently waiting for... Read more
Keep on Truckin' with a piece of Elder Art!
OK, lots of new comix fans on board and words cannot adequately express our gratitude.
Please continue to share on Facebook, twitter, blogs, etc...or even hand-write a letter to someone... Read more
San Diego 2000
Will was on a panel and he referred to his wife, Jeanie - sitting in the first row. Two English guys were sitting next to her and when they found... Read more
Harvey & Will on High School of Music & Art Lunchroom
We have only had one day without a donation to this point and that makes us very happy...
Thank you all, again and again...
Chicken Fat needs your continued networking... Read more
Chicken Fat Quote of the Day
“What sets Will’s work apart from everybody else who worked in that vein was almost an absence of stylistic ticks… you knew Will’s work, less by the style then by... Read more
Project of the Day
Chicken Fat is Project of the Day on Kickstarter! Thank you all for making that possible and really getting behind us! We are totally psyched to put this project way... Read more
We made the goal quickly and for that we thank you.
Let's see how well we can do beyond the goal - we have 45 days
to go so there... Read more
Week of March 13th We have definite confirmation for interviews with Joe Dante, Daniel Clowes and William Stout. Hef is a little less sure. :-)
Build for the Future!
Thank you one and all for getting Chicken Fat to its goal! This is a blessing. To get this project done properly, however, Chicken Fat needs as much support as... Read more
Beyond the Goal
Thank you Renee Blumstein for putting us over the goal line with a double Chai! (for those who don't know the Hebrew letter Chai is represented by the number 18... Read more
Thank you so much for stepping this up and putting Chicken Fat within site of its goal! You are just awesome! The memory of Will and Will's big... Read more
Sadly, Will's Big Brother, Irving, passed away tonight. He saved Will's life when Will was sick with Diptheria as a kid. Without Irving none of us would have known Will's... Read more
MANY THANKS...SO FAR!
A special shout out to saltaire for a most generous donation - and getting Chicken Fat half way to its goal!
Please keep spreading the word...
more to come...
Become a fan on Facebook
If you are not already a fan of Will's Facebook page do it now!
Lot's of fun art, sketches and doodles
Keep 'em Flyin'!
Thanks everyone for the latest wave of backers!
If you haven't been to the Chicken Fat website take a moment and enjoy...
Please continue to spread the word. As... Read more
Rare art find!
We have found some early letters that Will sent to a High School sweetheart...incredibly illustrated. A kick start gets them into the documentary! Spread the word to all your friends.