Rejoice Rat Fans!
We received the first proof. There were color corrections that had to be made (we want it to be perfect). It is now at the printer. We now await... Read more
Everyone's been hungry for an update. What better time?
The book is fully laid out and we're just re-arranging some photo and graphical elements now… Still waiting on Mickey's finished... Read more
The Peppi Book...
…is still a work in progress. We had hoped to have it out sooner but quality and accuracy are more important than speed. Thank you for your patience.
Where we're at...
Final lyrics have been sent to the Marchello family for approval (we don't want to get even one punctuation mark wrong!) and tributes/photos are being typeset and laid out. We... Read more
Those Tough Lyrics...
Did you know that Peppi wrote more than 140 songs? We didn't either until we started compiling them--from the beginning to the end--including many never recorded ones.
Today Aardwolf completed... Read more
Idiot's Guide to Submitting Art & Stories
Hello. There seems to be some confusion. So I'll use small words. And short sentences.
Sending photos and/or stories to Cliff via Facebook will NOT work. Sending him personal emails... Read more
We made it! Our thanks... and what's next!
We are funded! On behalf of Aardwolf Publishing, Cathy Marchello and the Marchello family, I thank you for being part of this. Just over 200 backers raised nearly $16,500 to... Read more
The Peppi Book: 5 Days Left & What Happens Next
There's just five days to go before funding for this project concludes. When it's over, you will receive a brief survey allowing you to specify where your book should be... Read more
Joe Franco & Fiona Flanagan Join Us
Drummer icon Joe Franco (The Good Rats, Twisted Sister) & the recording artist Fiona Flanagan have joined this project as BIG backers--thank you Joe and Fionna!
A Note from Cathy Marchello
Cathy Marchello, Peppi's wife, wants to make it clear that the proceeds she receives from this book will be used towards studio time, allowing Peppi's unfinished music to be finished... Read more
Rebirth Comes to Us All
I am still stunned by last night's performance at The Jefferson House. Did you miss it? You can read a little about it here.
In addition, it looks like LongIsland.com... Read more
New Stretch Goal... New Perks!
Rat Fans - we're proud of the progress we've made and the media coverage we're getting. As promised, we're adding a new stretch goal. In addition to everything we've... Read more
Hat Tip to Joe Demarco. $10K Achieved.
Thanks to an extreemly generous pledge from Joe Demarco (which won't go unrewarded--we promise!) we are now at the $10,000 plateau. We're looking forward to announcing a new stretch goal... Read more
Peppi's Project almost doubled! What's in store...
Fellow rat fans,
We're not far from the $10,000 mark, which is double our funding goal. And there's still 30 days to go. For those of you who have never... Read more
We're still doing it!
Just four full days after we launched we are not only fully funded but also nearly 40% to our first stretch goal. We are far exceeding all other rock-and-roll projects... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 - More pages, photos & songs!
As noted earlier, we hit our goal in just two days! That leaves us 38 days to continue building and selling this book before it even comes out. We are... Read more
Peppi's book is fully funded! Now comes the fun part!
Not surprisingly--because Peppi's fans are legion--PEPPI MARCHELLO: SONG WRITERhas already hit its initial funding goal of $5000, just 50 hours after we launched! But we're not done... Read more
Overwhelming Response! Now Show Us Yours Pics!
Less than 36 hours after announcing the Kickstarter for PEPPI MARCHELLO: SONG WRITERI am proud (and touched) to announce than we are more than 50% funded! So let's do... Read more