Ed's Whale Trailer and Screening Announcement!
Tomorrow is Eddie’s birthday. In honor of him I am releasing the first full official trailer today as an early birthday present. This is a bittersweet time as... Read more
The Song of Walter the Whale with Wings Music Video!
As you may or may not have noticed I haven't been posted an update in awhile. Not for a lack of things to share or the desire to... Read more
Lansing State Journal Article
Thanks to the LSJ and Kathleen Lavey for the continued support!
Extended Preview is here.
I've decided to not write a long message. Instead I'll let you enjoy and I would love to hear what people have to say.
Here is the link:
Please... Read more
Extended Preview Release
I've teased that I had some big news to share over the last few facebook posts. So, here it is. I am going to release an extended preview... Read more
Walter Gear for NET Cancer Research
One of the toughest things you can do after a tragedy is try to find a way to make positivity sprout from those unexpected changes. When Eddie and... Read more
Walter Gear is Back!
I am extremely happy to announce that in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center and Flavored Threads that the clothes are back for the holiday season to raise... Read more
I haven't given an update in awhile so I thought I'd give everybody a heads up on what I've been working on. When I got to LA I... Read more
Walter Web Store Closing.
I have some sort of bad/sort of good news. The online Walter store is closing it's virtual doors as of this Sunday. The clothes were a great addition... Read more
I want you to be a part of this film.
Call to action!
Right now, I have about 40 different interviews. More than I'll probably be able to use. Every time I think about it, I remember another person who... Read more
Rob Shelburg reading Exceptional Possession by Edward Lahti
Rob Shelburg reading Exceptional Possession by Edward Lahti
Music by Dave Menzo
As you may or may not have noticed I have increased the amount of filming I've been doing dramatically in the last month. After the book came out... Read more
The Original Walter Design
For many of us who were close friends and family of Ed we have been hearing about Walter for a number of years. It all started back in... Read more
Simple call to a simple action.
CALL TO ACTION FOR ANYONE WHO HAS THE BOOK!!!
If you have the book, no matter where you got it from, a store, the website, as a gift,... Read more
New ways to get Walter the Whale with Wings
We have a new local vendor! Mackerel Sky in downtown East Lansing has added our book to their shelves. Support local business; especially a place who in turn... Read more
Just wanted to give you an update on the school book donations. We currently have enough donations to cover all elementary schools in Haslett, Lansing, East Lansing, Grand... Read more
Walter Gear by Christmas
Just a reminder that if you would like any Walter Gear by Christmas, please order by this Sunday (12/15) to guarantee I can have your items made and shipped... Read more
Eddie Lahti Memorial Scholarship
I would like to introduce everyone to Eddie's writers group, the non-profit, Peninsula Writers, and the Eddie Lahti Memorial Scholarship. It is a fund to help members and... Read more
Last Day of Walter Gear Sale!
The response to this weekend's sale has been great! Thank you everyone who has ordered so far. I have decided to keep the sale prices up for one more day.... Read more
Walter Gear Sale!
I am offering a sale on all our new Walter Gear this weekend. 10% to 25% off the whole line. As you are out their shopping consider supporting... Read more
All New Walter Gear and a Song!!!
The shop has just added a bunch of new items for kids and adults. Please take a look and help us keep the motor running on this project.... Read more
A word from Melissa Frost
Attached is a link from one of my best friends and Walter the Whale with Wings illustrator, Melissa Frost, telling the story in her own words.
Also,... Read more
Walter the Whale artist Melissa Frost is coming to Lansing!
Hey all you Walterian Folks,
Melissa Frost, the artist for Walter the Whale with Wings will be coming from Pittsburgh to attend the book release celebration! Come meet the artist... Read more
Walter the Whale with Wings Release Celebration!
Dear one, Dear all,
Come celebrate a monumental moment in Lansing history as our dear friend, Eddie Lahti, has his book released to the masses, There will be books for... Read more
Book is here!
Secret is out.
The book has officially landed!
The Story of Walter the Whale with Wings is now out in the world and ready to share.
I posted Ed's note... Read more
The Story of Walter the Whale with Wings has Taken Flight!
The eBook is up and the hardcover is arriving shortly!
It's been a long road and we still have a ways to go but he ebook is available on both... Read more
Blues for Dystrophy at the Green Door
Pictured here is a package I put together to auction off tomorrow at the Green Door's "Blues for Dystrophy" event to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy... Read more
The book goes to print today.
The book is officially going to print today. It has taken a long time and will take a few more weeks before we start mailing them out... Read more
Payment alternative to paypal
I know some of you have had issues with purchasing through our website via paypal. But no worries! We have an alternate way to order. Email the wonderful... Read more
16 hours left...
The auction on the Eddie Lahti portrait ends in 16 hours. Remember, this goes directly to printing. The more copies we print the more affordable the end product will be.... Read more
Eddie Lahti Portrait
I know it's been awhile since I sent out an update to my kickstarter friends. I have much to report and most of it can be seen our... Read more
Walter: The Book Revealed
Walter is going on tour!
I really really really want to show you this book! So much so, that I'm going to do just that. Over the next... Read more
The Book is Now For Sale! (and some other stuff too)
Good morning everyone!
Today is a big day. The web store is ready to launch! The book is now available for pre-order along with a handful of other great items.... Read more
If you want to make donations to the cause you can now do so through the Devolution Films website. http://devolutionfilmsllc.virb.com/edswhale Excuse the basic nature as it is still under... Read more
As Soon As Possible
Hey fellow Walterians,
I just want to publicly address a few FAQ's.
Where can I get Walter gear like I see in pictures?
When is the book coming out?
When... Read more
Just wanted to let you know all of the gifts for your donations are about to head out the door. I will be personally packing up, shipping out,... Read more
Please let us know where to send your stuff!
We sent out our surveys to find out where we can send your Walter wear. Please check your email in-boxes for those and send them back our way.... Read more
Sorry for the delay on gifts. They are still coming. We need a moment to grieve. Please understand.
Thank you! Now what?
Dear Walterians worldwide,
Because of a tremendous grassroots effort we have gotten two projects, Walter the Whale with Wings and Ed's Whale, up and running. I am still in shock.... Read more
We did it.
With two days left we reached our goal and the tally still climbs.
This is when I diatribe about the amazing side of humanity and give thanks to all... Read more
Sometimes cancer breaks promises made by hope.
As I write this we have managed to raise nearly $24,000 with over 400 backers. Without being featured on Kickstarter, this has been an entirely grassroots effort. We... Read more
Front page of Lansing State Journal!!!
Today there will be a pledge match up to $750 for all donations made before 5pm. Please help us share and get the word out on this generous... Read more
A page from Walter the Whale with Wings!
I am happy to unveil a single page from the book Walter the Whale with wings. As you might already know Ed has been feeling a bit weak... Read more
Our first article!
Today we had our first published article written about our documentary released upon the world. Since the new year, thanks to you, we've raised over $1,500 for a... Read more
We like you.
In case you didn't know, we have passed the 10% mark in less than a week. This is great news. It says to us that people believe in this project... Read more
Where is the money going?
The money raised through kickstarter will be used to cover production costs over a six month period. I do plan on doing as much of the work myself as possible... Read more
Ok, so somehow the video of me talking into the camera as an update replaced the trailer I put up to be our main video. Gah! Problem is being fixed... Read more
First day, so good!
My goal for day 1 was to get that comma up on the board. I went to bed last night just under the line hoping to wake up to some... Read more