Yes, that’s right, Will Schaff, not Scheff. You may have seen some of Will Schaff’s art work on the cover of Okkervil River albums (frontman named Will Scheff) and on the cover of a Goodspeed! You Black Emperor album too.
Will Schaff has created an indigogo to support money he owes for the place he makes his art and catches up on sleep. I still haven’t quite come to terms with the idea of formalized begging, but the perks can be pretty fun. For just $80, you can hang out at Schaff’s haunts in Warren, Rhode Island and then grab a beer with him at his favourite local dive. Or for just a measly $9, you can get a Schaff original deck of cards, pretty sweet!
He’s looking for another $90,000 dollars, a bit ambitious, but the guy’s already made nearly $28,000 in just 15 days.
Here’s to Schaff: