Newsbytes archive for May to December 2016
Due to Earthfurst and Dronon having to reconstruct these Newsbytes from Twitter, Facebook and the archive.org Wayback Machine, the formatting may have been changed from the original links. Hopefully everyone has been attributed correctly! A few URLs have been replaced because the original ones stopped working.
Contributors during this period include Acton, aquariusotter, Ahmar Wolf, crossaffliction, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, Greyflank, Huskyteer, InkyCrow, Kakurady, Patch Packrat, Rakuen Growlithe, RingtailedFox, Snow The Fennec Fox, Sonious and TyphonDog.
crossaffliction: Sorry about your luck, Ratchet & Clank.
crossaffliction: Will they have better luck in a Death Battle?
crossaffliction: And speaking of fuzzy battles to the death, Watership Down mini-series won't be as brutal as the movie.
RingtailedFox: Don't worry, she's been found safe and sound in Ohio
crossaffliction: No, doggie, that is not fine; you're on fire.
GreenReaper: Fur-Eh gets a Q&A in the Edmonton Journal.
crossaffliction: Disney gets out of the figurine video game arena.
dronon: Penguins not fond of opera.
RingtailedFox: Biggest lion airlift in history saves 33 lions
dronon: Fursuit/claw machine prank.
RingtailedFox: Suncor Pilot Saves Fort McMurray Pets
Rakuen Growlithe: Upcoming documentary to air in the UK will focus on puppyplay
RingtailedFox: Two lions killed to save suicidal man in Santiago, Chile zoo
GreenReaper: Voice of Scrooge McDuck dies at 96. [tip: tigerman]
Patch Packrat: List of Furry News sources on Twitter. Know any more?
InkyCrow: Sing gets an expanded trailer
Rakuen Growlithe: Legend, a post-apocalyptic animal comic.
RingtailedFox: Family rips up floorboards to save orphaned baby skunks
RingtailedFox: Bear caught on camera by WXMI-TV News Crew in Grand Rapids
Patch Packrat: Weasyl just went open source.
dronon: Image is planning a comic called Isola, which has a human stuck in the form of a tiger.
Snow The Fennec Fox: Poor Nick Wilde from Zootopia. Falling apart into pieces of Lego destroyed by a kid.
GreenReaper: Double Doge: Oxford researchers propose multiple instances of canine domestication in Europe and Asia.
earthfurst: Until June 13, official NBA LGBT shirts available. Proceeds benefit @GLSEN. 1 for each team including animal logos: wolf (Minnesota Timberwolves), bear (Memphis Grizzlies), deer (Milwaukee Bucks) and bull (Chicago Bulls).
GreenReaper: "Don't underestimate the power of imagination!" - Inverse gets philosophical about furry cybersex.
TyphonDog: Kangaroo and Pig Share Intimate Relationship
Sonious: Furries who attended BLFC 2015 - Resort reports data breach - Details here
Patch Packrat: The "fur died at Pulse" claim was a hoax for attention, and here's what the troll did.
GreenReaper: Man-eating lions sentenced to life imprisonment.
RingtailedFox: Last known September 11th Rescue Dog passed away on June 6. Wow.. has it been fifteen years ALREADY???
dronon: Canadian Smite players: There is a new skin for Chiron, "Constable Moosejaw".
dronon: Fursuit safely! Teen gets stuck inside Barney the Dinosaur head.
InkyCrow: A father possum reads his children a dark bedtime story in the new animated short Accidents, Blunders and Calamities.
RingtailedFox: Upstate New York wolf lets out very lazy howl! Is Wolf O'Donnell just depressed for being cut from Smash Bros? :P
dronon: The International Anthropomorphic Research Project has made a 5-year compilation of their data on Furry Fandom available as a PDF book, Fur Science!
InkyCrow: Jackie Chan joins the cast of The Nut Job 2 as a Kung-Fu mouse. (A brief plot summary of the upcoming movie is also touched on in this article)
dronon: The Spanish animated film Psiconautas looks... cartoony and dark.
dronon: If you're in the mood for a sillier game, there's Animelee.
dronon: A French remake of Beauty and the Beast will have a limited US theatrical release on Sept. 23.
dronon: Scientists find only one true wolf species in North America (Sorry Paradox)
dronon: Furcadia update!
RingtailedFox: Bear family escapes un-BEAR-able heat at Lake Tahoe beach
Patch Packrat: ^ Dronon reminded me to ask Netflix for movie publicity, I wrote about it last year.
Ahmar Wolf: My interview with Kiba Wolf
Ahmar Wolf: My interview with our fandom's own Fred Patten
Rakuen Growlithe: Keep up to date with animal terrorist attacks.
Greyflank: 2015 Cóyotl Awards Winners Announced!
Fred: Famous tigress dies.
dronon: Gumball goes anime.
dronon: Trailer for the Korean film Lost in the Moonlight accused of looking like Spirited Away.
dronon: Ranger Rick gets a new design.
Acton: Cruising the Crunchy catalog: Ringing Bell
dronon: Soon on DVD (Oct 3, 2016): All 3 seasons of The Animals of Farthing Wood (PAL, all-region).
dronon: A short article about Margaret Atwood's Angel Catbird.
GreenReaper: The Onion's 'Film Standard' highlights the untold tragedy in upcoming bio-drama Sully.
aquariusotter: Kanye West's 80s-inspired music video Fade (partially NSFW), features Teyana Taylor and a feline surprise at the very end.
dronon: At a limited number of theaters on Sept. 24, two short sequels to A Town Called Panic.
dronon: Adam Ruins Everything - Why going outside is bad for cats.
RingtailedFox: Today is International Red Panda Day!
dronon: Late 2015 Russian film, Он - дракон - Anyone know more about it?
RingtailedFox: According to CKCO-DT and the Huffington Post, a deer smashed through the window of a Tim Horton's in Kitchener, Ontario.
Ahmar Wolf: Furry Times interview with Kjartan Arnorsson
dronon: Ig Nobel prize awarded for studying the effect of wearing pants on rat sex life.
Rakuen Growlithe: Botswana is home to some gender confused lions.
RingtailedFox: The Bovine Revolution has begun! An Australian cow takes out a helicopter!
dronon: Thatch & Dial, Episode 1!
dronon: New from Sanguine, Urban Jungle, an anthro/noir RPG.
Fred: Who stole the penguin?
dronon: First, The Jungle Book; next, a live-action/CGI Lion King.
Kakurady: Kotaku's @cecianasta reports on Furcadia's newest largest update since 1996, "The Second Dreaming".
RingtailedFox: Driver attacked by deer they hit in New Jersey - I guess Bambi's learned what road rage is!
Ahmar Wolf: Thais Tatu Japa, a young woman from Brazil, created this amazing furry version of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody
dronon: The Tab: A day in the life of a furry.
GreenReaper: Indian teen has 20 cm tail surgically removed.
GreenReaper: The lion who follows his owner everywhere.
dronon: A history of dog-headed men.
dronon: New Disney animated film released in Spain: Ozzy.
dronon: Gizmodo article links to early fandom Bambioid video. (mildly NSFW)
Kakurady: The National Mascot Hall of Fame breaks ground in Whiting, 20 miles from Chicago. Several mascots attended event.
dronon: The Last Guardian game is allegedly close to a release.
GreenReaper: Furry researchers launch two-part online study on fantasy and the furry fandom. (link no longer active)
dronon: Meanwhile in Turkey, the animated film Bad Cat. (NSFW trailer)
dronon: Cher Ami appears to be a Belgian animated film with three stories of animals during WWI?
Ahmar Wolf: The furry series that aired in England, Mongrels
dronon: Canadian bears get down. (BBC, Planet Earth II)
dronon: Fox Animation plans to develop a movie, The Dam Keeper.
dronon: After many years of game development, Owlboy has finally been released.
dronon: Legend: Defend the Grounds is a post-apocalypse comic with ex-domestic pets.
dronon: Not in the mood for turkey? Foxes recommend chicken!
InkyCrow: Metallica gets furry (and disturbing) with new music video Here Comes Revenge
dronon: Writers! Sparf is doing a podcast called Independent Claws.
Ahmar Wolf: An interview with Grrrwolf
Greyflank: Check out this little stinker: I was a Teenage Wereskunk!
dronon: On Steam Early Access, Niche, a genetics survival game.
dronon: The 1st month of sales of Kyell Gold's The Time He Desires will go to the ACLU.
InkyCrow: Wes Anderson shares details of his next furry-themed, stop-motion feature Isle of Dogs
dronon: Recently on Dinosaur Comics
dronon: A retrospective interview with K.A. Applegate about writing the Animorphs book series.