Did you receive your copy of COCKY THE FOX?
We mailed them out in early June, to everyone who earned a copy by pledging $25 or more. By now, even our backers in far-flung parts of the world should... Read more
Books — mailed!
All backers' books are in the mail now, except for the ones we're going to hand-deliver to local friends. (That means you David and Kristine, Tom, Brian, Mandy, Nancy and... Read more
Hot off the presses!
After a few delays (printer problems) we've got the limited-edition run of COCKY THE FOX in our possession at last, and this weekend we'll mail copies to those backers who... Read more
COCKY THE FOX copies
The limited-edition book should be printed by Friday. Hopefully this weekend or ealy next week the editors of HiLobrow will find time to get together with James and Kristin Parker... Read more
Something was screwy about the link to Karinne Keithley Syers' kickstarter page. Here it is again.
Please help Karinne and HiLobrow publish this serialized novel-with-songs!
Back our next serialized novel!
Thanks again for backing James Parker's COCKY THE FOX at HiLobrow. As mentioned recently, copies are rolling off the presses and will be mailed out soon!
Serialized next... Read more
COCKY THE FOX — the book version
COCKY THE FOX Kickstarter backers who pledged $25 or more were promised a signed copy of the book's first edition — and yesterday we ran off a proof of that... Read more
Cocky Fundraising Video Outtake #3
*Sigh.* No more installments of COCKY THE FOX. Only one more issue of THE SNIFFER. *Sigh.*
Some backers of the COCKY THE FOX project can at least look forward to... Read more
Cocky the Fox #20
And that's all he wrote, friends.
‘One for me and one for you, Chester,’ says Weasel Paul, attaching himself to the spine of the first rat and appearing to gorge upon its life-force. Two spasms... Read more
The 18th installment of James Parker's THE BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX is here!
The fox sitting on top of Weasel Paul’s bucket is still there, looking very... Read more
Cocky t-shirts update
Wow, that photo of our drunk pal Tez really moved some units! As of this afternoon, we have four men's tshirts and five women's tshirts left. Note that men's and... Read more
Thirty of our sixty-five backers donated enough to receive a COCKY THE FOX t-shirt — and we mailed (or hand-delivered, if you live in Boston) them shortly before Christmas. Let... Read more
I shrug. I can feel Shakes beginning to vibrate next to me.
‘What are you looking at, badger?’ Rumpy asks him.
‘Well I dont know,’ says Shakes. ‘Wot AM... Read more
Cocky the Fox #16
The sixteenth installment of James Parker’s "The Ballad of Cocky the Fox" was posted today. Excerpt:
In the Borough there’s a white van with no wheels, and inside... Read more
Cocky the Fox #14
Latest installment of James Parker's BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX — in which we finally meet the monster known as Jackpot. "Nothing recognizable in there at all, nothing to get... Read more
Cocky the Fox #13
Hot off the presses!
Badgers battling, bloody hell — this is so none-of-my-business. But whirring with aggro I rush in low and get a good bite on Number Two’s... Read more
Cocky the Fox #12
Just in time for Halloween, we've got a spooky-kooky episode of THE BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX for you. A mad hare elicits the badgers' secret plan for Cocky... Read more
Cocky the Fox #11
The Cockster is back, right on schedule! He and Champion are currently traveling with — or perhaps they've been captured by — the badgers Shakes, Brutus, and Brunelle. What's going... Read more
Cocky the Fox #10
Posted to HiLobrow today!
He won’t move. And I, oddly, am out of ideas. There’s a new bottom to Champion out here. What am I going to do,... Read more
Cocky the Fox #9
Cocky and Champion are back!
Contrary to expectation, these goons do not reel back from my superb-ness. Instead they rush upon me with buffeting noses and offensive breath.... Read more
Fit the Eighth of The Ballad of Cocky the Fox is now yours for the reading at HiLobrow.com.
It's a trippy interlude, upon the breeze of which a much-needed... Read more
Right on schedule, Fit the Seven of James Parker's The Ballad of Cocky the Fox is avaliable for your reading pleasure at HiLobrow.
NB: The vintage rabbit-fox illustrations you'll... Read more
The 6th installment of The Ballad of Cocky the Fox has just been published! Right on schedule.
"This slow-motion thing, I have to say, is doing my head in.... Read more
Thrills, chills, intestine spills!
"THE MORNING after the rat-fight we wake up under the wheelbarrow, Champion and I, all smushed together beneath its metal dome like canned fox and... Read more
The 4th installment of James Parker's The Ballad of Cocky the Fox went live on HiLobrow yesterday — right on schedule. CLICK HERE to read it. Enjoy!
Cocky the Fox #3
Yesterday, we posted the third installment of James Parker's The Ballad of Cocky the Fox. It's here: http://hilobrow.com/2010/05/13/cocky-3/
If you're tweeting about it, you can use this URL: http://bit.ly/HiLoCocky3... Read more
Cocky the Fox #2
Here it is: the second installment of THE BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX. Enjoy!
First installment of COCKY THE FOX!
James Parker's THE BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX is now officially a work in progress — thanks to our generous backers, who helped us raise 106% of what we needed... Read more
Get Rewards While They Last!
One week to go!
We've reached our fundraising goal, thanks to the generosity of 60 backers: friends, family, colleagues, comrades, and strangers. But we still have rewards available: newsletters, tee-shirts,... Read more
We've reached our goal! Now let's keep going...
Earlier today, we passed the $4,000 mark. We've reached our goal, with 13 days to spare.
There are still prizes available — newsletters, books, tee-shirts, and limited-edition prints/poems. So if... Read more
We're closing in!
Our gratitude reaches inconceivable heights! We're less than $500 from reaching our goal. We're still crossing our fingers—but at the same time, we're gearing up to publish James Parker's antic... Read more
Will we pass the 75% mark today?
We're nearly at $3,000! I wonder, if we pass that mark today, will my co-editor, Matthew Battles, upload a video of himself singing "Fox on the Run"? I'll do my... Read more
Newsletter design progress!
With the April 15 launch of THE BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX fast approaching, we're moving forward on all fronts. The latest development: the masthead for our newsletter, The Sniffer,... Read more
Hooray! We're at 50% of our goal.
Our heartfelt thanks to friends, friends of friends, and kind strangers who've pledged $5, $10, $20, $25, $50, $100, $125, and $250. We've raised a whopping $2,000so far. Our... Read more
Meet Champion the Rabbit!
Here's a clip of James Parker reading from his long-unfinished BALLAD OF COCKY THE FOX manuscript. Two things you might like to know: "crisps" is the British term for "snack... Read more
the FOX is ON THE RUN to the halfway point!
We're just $225 short of the halfway point in funding James's novel via Kickstarter. And now it's time to give back. Matthew's throwing down a challenge: if we reach $2000... Read more
We've reached 25% of our fundraising goal!
A mysterious HERMENAUTIC thanks goes out to Tom, Tor, Matthew, Mimi, Rob, Mark, and Jennifer, and also a HILOBROW thanks goes out to Ellen, Susan C, Joan, Tiffany, Susan R,... Read more
We've passed the $500 mark!
In fact, the "Cocky the Fox" fundraiser just now passed the $600 mark. Thanks SO MUCH to our early backers -- your moral support alone is invaluable. Now please, please... Read more