September 2014 Newsbytes archive
Fred: The most beautiful bugs?
Fred: Kill a dog; go to jail.
dronon: To promote Far Cry 4 at PAX 2014, Ubisoft set up an arena where fans could fight in animal costumes.
dronon: Radioactive wild boar roam the forests of Germany.
Rakuen Growlithe: Indian woman marries dog to remove evil spirits.
Patch Packrat: Michel Gagne and more great creators respond for interview series. (Animation interest: Ratatouille, The Saga of Rex and more.)
Patch Packrat: Mordrude's Monster Manual is very close to reaching their stretch goal for funding - closes Friday 9/5 at midnight.
dronon: Coming soon: Fantastic Mr. Fox toys.
Rakuen Growlithe: Kitsune: The Real and Fantastic Japanese Fox.
Rakuen Growlithe: Scottish cat Hamish McHamish has passed away.
dronon: Japan promotes Guardians of the Galaxy with a mildly creepy animatronic raccoon.
Patch Packrat: A slightly naughty Furry News Dump (9-17-14).
Patch Packrat: Facebook’s “real name” controversy, drag queens, and furries.
dronon: Stephen Colbert attends Comic Con dressed as Prince Hawkcat.
Fred: How dangerous are swans?
InkyCrow: ...and in more detail, I might add. I hadn't seen your article before. Thanks for highlighting it again for us. :)
crossaffliction: I'm going to have to correct Fred, though: Rock-a-Doodle did contain a fox; Chanticleer's manager (he was exceptionally corpulent, against type for usually svelte foxes).
Fred: Yes, that's in there, too. See the comments.
GreenReaper: The Lion King trumps Phantom of the Opera in revenue, joins Avatar in triumph of cat-based mass-media.
Patch Packrat: That was a great Reynard article from Fred. A rare book dealer posted a good article about one of his 1743 editions of the story, I put it in a Newsdump recently.
Fred: Patch: Yep, that 1743 edition has the original Reynard with all his 12th-century gleeful torturings, mutilations, etc.
Fred: All of the articles about Marvel Comics' Squirrel Girl: yes, squirrels certainly twitch their tails. But does this make them PREHENSILE tails?
Fred: Sarajevo's stray dog plague.
dronon: The Popples may be coming back.
Patch Packrat: Furries are breaking through. Obama and the Oscars like you. Now you’re on a postage stamp. - thanks dronon.
Fred: No. To quibble, the Federal Duck Stamps are NOT postage stamps. They are for a hunting permit, and are invalid for postage. It's nice that a furry artist's painting won this year, but there have been Duck Hunting stamps every year since 1934. They prove nothing about furries becoming more popular in mundane culture.
Fred: Wet dogs.
Patch Packrat: Rushing to respond to news means my Duck Stamp article needs a big correction! Still... "the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government"; "sale of Federal Duck Stamps goes directly to purchase or lease wetland habitat for protection in the National Wildlife Refuge System... one of the most successful conservation programs ever initiated." - This is great Furry artist recognition.
Fred: The underwater spider.
Poetigress: Furry Writers' Guild announces Cóyotl Award winners for 2012 and 2013.