February 2014 Newsbytes archive
Higgs Raccoon: Disney Studios is reviving Chip 'n' Dale as a live-action/CG hybrid.
RingtailedFox: I know it's not really furry and only tangentially-related to animals, but I'll post it anyway … Pope Francis blesses a parrot (named Amore), owned by a male stripper/erotic film actor.
Higgs Raccoon: Greater, believed to be the world's oldest flamingo, dies at Adelaide Zoo aged 83.
crossaffliction: Correction: The Criterion Collection released Akira on Laserdisc, making Fantastic Mr. Fox the second animated feature in the collection. Sorry for the error.
crossaffliction: While we’re on the subject, however, detailed photos of the packaging are now available. [tip: inkycrow]
crossaffliction: And while I'm here, since I'm still behind on the FMAW columns, I'm picking Frozen to win Best Animated Feature at the Annies.
crossaffliction: And while we’re predicting winners, Eli the gorilla likes the Seahawks’ chances.
Fred: Frozen won! -- and other stories.
Higgs Raccoon: Catlateral Damage - the first-person destructive cat simulator.
Higgs Raccoon: It's Groundhog Day! And Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter.
mwalimu: Ellen DeGeneres Super Bowl commercial for Beats Music features furry dancers.
Fred: Chip 'n Dale's Gadget Hackwrench is worshipped as a goddess in Russia.
Higgs Raccoon: Octodad: Dadliest Catch was released on Steam on January 30.
Patch Packrat: It would be awesome if there was a private forum or mailing list to work on Flayrah stories before they go out. Anyone want to set up/administer, I will give you $100 at least.
Kakurady: This Super Bowl ad for Labatt Blue beer features a "Professional Stuntbear. Do not attempt."
RingtailedFox: OH NO! USA military canine captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan!
crossaffliction: Rumor going around that Marvel Studios already is confident enough about Guardians of the Galaxy to green light a sequel. And possibly send said sequel up against Batman vs. Superman.
dronon: I guess it figures that McGruff the crime dog would know what it tastes like.
Rakuen Growlithe: Crow solves 8 step puzzle.
GreenReaper: Of course, it's not the first time furries have appeared in such magazines.
Higgs Raccoon: Have a few seconds of (alleged) Rocket Raccoon concept animations from Guardians of the Galaxy. (Oh, and the official trailer is out on Feb. 18.)
dronon: A game trailer for Goat Simulator.
RingtailedFox: Olympic skiing athlete rescues stray puppies in Sochi!
crossaffliction: So. Equestria Girls 2.
mwalimu: ...and here's the article from that's life! that GreenReaper referred to above.
Higgs Raccoon: It isn't just humans who can't resist popping bubble wrap.
Higgs Raccoon: Kokatu on Rocket Raccoon: "It's an outstanding year to be a homicidal raccoon fan."
Higgs Raccoon: The Guardians of the Galaxy trailer has been released.
crossaffliction: Darnit, GreenReaper, I was going to post “keeping the Guardians streak going” but you ruined it! Anyway, Legos.
Higgs Raccoon: A new marsupial has been discovered in Australia, which engages in "suicidal reproduction".
crossaffliction: See, this is what I’m missing now that I can’t do Previews. My Little Pony next please.
crossaffliction: Rocket Raccoon’s first line revealed! “This is our booty!” What?
crossaffliction: Plus a new poster: “From the studio that brought you Iron Man. Thor. Captain America. The Avengers. Guardians of the Galaxy. You’re welcome.”
mwalimu: Local magazine features fursuit studio "By Cats 4 Cats", owned by Eric "Snapcat" Stevens, in ‘White Bear Lake company creates costumes "4 Cats"’.
GreenReaper: Do dogs respond to our voices? Study says … maybe, but not as much as other dogs' barking.
earthfurst: California home transformed by $35,000 renovation into cat paradise with tunnels, walkways, ledges and a spiral.
GreenReaper: Cat grabs are more fun when you're a tiger.
GreenReaper: Text followed by a link now auto converts to linked text when submitted as a Newsbyte.
GreenReaper: Speaking of online … the BBC labels 'Birds with Arms' forum one of five "oddest" web communities.
Patch Packrat: Weird Japanese guy turns himself into a turkey.
crossaffliction: Rocket Raccoon is getting his own ongoing comic book series! With art by Skottie freaking Young! Get excited!
GreenReaper: Sharks with frickin' cameras.