I'm incredibly saddened at the news that Los Angeles-based chessboxer Marcus Kowal lost his 15-month old son Liam this week. He was hit by a drunk driver while... Read more
Payin' it Forward
So there has some exciting news on the chessboxing front these past few months, but I'll get to that in an update later this week since there are... Read more
My editing computer just suffered a meltdown earlier this week, so I thought this would be an opportune time write an update!
Last time around I announced that... Read more
We Go Together Like Chess and Boxing
I'm very proud to announce that 'Chessboxing: The King's Discipline' now has a co-producer!
Yanick Létourneau of Périphéria Productions in Montreal has stepped into the Anonymous Pineapple's corner, joining our... Read more
Emerging from the Editing Room for an Update!
Some of you may have noticed that the estimated delivery date for the film that was originally posted on the Kickstarter page was March 2014. Seeing as how... Read more
Honouring the Memory of a Backer
I just got news that one of our backers, Ned Vizzini - author of 'It's Kind of a Funny Story' (which was made into a film starring Zach... Read more
We Did It Again! THANK YOU!
All of you are amazing!
I'm super-mega proud to announce that thanks to everyone cast their ballot, Chessboxing: The King's Disciplinewill be moving on to the Final Round of... Read more
Less than 24 hours left to vote!
If you've already voted for Chessboxing in the Cuban Hat competition, thank you!
Voting ends in under 24 hoursand we still need a lot more votes to secure Chessboxing's... Read more
Help us win $30 000 in post-production services!
Thanks to all of you wonderful backers, editing is underway for the big chessboxing documentary and things are moving along nicely. That doesn't mean I'm resting on my... Read more
Missed it by THAT much!
Sorry everyone - as Maxwell Smart would say, "We missed it by THAT much." (11 votes to be exact). Regardless, that was a TREMENDOUS effort by everyone who voted!
This... Read more
Indiewire Project of the MONTH
So today was my first day back from my little self-imposed post-campaign internet blackout and as I was about to start catching up on writing your thank you messages I... Read more
And just like that, it's over.
When the counter hit zero seconds, I felt four months of work and stress and worry lift away. Just like that. It's happening, and all because you believe in me... Read more
WE. DID. IT.
As of exactly 8:35 (EDT) this morning, We are officially FUNDED!!! Not only that, but we hit the goal while I was on the radio and I had the supreme... Read more
WOW!!! Within Arm's Reach!!!
Today has been insane.
A TV appearance on the biggest English local news channel in Montreal.
23 new backers (and counting) since midnight last night.
4 people increased their pledges.... Read more
Cracked $20 000 - only HOURS to go & NEW REWARDS!
Some good news in the past two days regarding the campaign!
First of all, thanks to our latest wonderful backers (there was an awesomely huge flurry of you a couple... Read more
Vote for Chessboxing for Indiewire's Project of the Week!
A big thank you and welcome to all of our latest backers!
This is just a quick update to ask you to please vote for the Chessboxing doc to... Read more
Indiewire Project of the Day!
What a morning!
First of all, a big heartfelt thanks to our latest backers - we're chessboxing our way ever closer to that 50% mark. If we can get there... Read more
Look Ma, I'm on TV!
As promised, my appearance on the awesome geek news show InnerSpace last night.
I couldn't be happier with how this turned out! Big thanks to host Ajay Fry and the... Read more
Two Weeks to Go!
Hello honorary Chessboxers!
First off, a huge thank you to all those who helped contribute to the campaign so far! Your support and encouragement has meant the world to me.... Read more