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January 2015 Newsbytes archive

Edited by GreenReaper as of 23:27
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Contributors this month include crossaffliction, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, InkyCrow, Patch Packrat and Rakuen Growlithe.

Rakuen Growlithe: GreenReaper will be interviewed on the South Afrifur podcast in just under 10 minutes.

Patch Packrat: Week at Dogpatch Press: Reviews and announcements from Fred Patten (Theta, Yellowbird, Moth and Rust). $3 million sale raises furry auction topic. Responses confirm $17,500 top fursuit price.

dronon: A very good, mature essay discussing the fandom by The Hooded Utilitarian.

Rakuen Growlithe: Garek_Maxwell has made an interesting 2014 furry site infographic.

Rakuen Growlithe: Someone invite Eddie Redmayne to a furry convention.

Fred:Another court denies legal rights for a chimpanzee.”

dronon: An article about how pop culture has anthropomorphized physical objects and how it affected the article's author.

Patch Packrat: Week at Dogpatch Press. Edmonton Oil Kings hockey hosts fursuiter race. Newsdump. New Year look back and what’s coming soon from Patch and Fred Patten. ROAR vol. 5 and The Guardian Herd: Starfire reviews from Fred.

earthfurst: #crowdfunding to print @radiocomixinc's #furry #comic Genus #96, over 50% to goal, ends Saturday on Jan 17.

crossaffliction: It’s Oscar nominations day, so I updated this list. Through last year, anyway.

crossaffliction: And here’s a playlist of trailers for every Best Animated Feature Oscar nominee and winner.

crossaffliction: In other awards news, the newest TMNT movie has “earned” five Razzie noms.

crossaffliction: Oscar snub of the year? No toy commercials were nominated. MLP:FiM 2017 is screwed.

crossaffliction: Every X-Man ever. Not furry, except for Lockheed, but cool.

Fred: The female argonaut weighs 600 times the male.

Patch Packrat: Week at Dogpatch Press. FURRY GOOD IDEAS: Fursuit of the Year award and fashion show. Fred Patten's reviews of French comic, Tales from the Guild book, and Thunder and the House of Magic animation. Announcements of The Furry Future book, and Ursa Major Awards. 3D Social Network IMVU goes to FurCon. Newsdump: baby squirrels smell like maple syrup.

GreenReaper: Hungry hungry hippos turn into cannibals.

dronon: Photos from a Mermaid convention.

dronon: Laika wasn't the only Soviet space dog.

crossaffliction: DreamWorks Animation woes: it’s films are “too sophisticated”. Uh, ow.

Fred: Add dolphins to the list of mammals that grieve for their dead youngsters.

InkyCrow: Mercedes-Benz commercial stars anthro animals from a familiar fable.

GreenReaper: Is it time to bring back the beaver? Five-year test planned on river otter.

GreenReaper: Furry personals site Pounced has just added a responsive mobile layout, Twitter/Google login, and a working map.

Fred: The smallest and biggest snakes.

dronon: Solo, a French comic book by a Spanish artist.

Fred: Firefighter dangling from helicopter saves dog from rain-swollen river.



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a reporter and Red Fox from Hooker, Oklahoma, interested in movies, horror, stand up comedy

Formerly Wichita's only furry comic.