Newsbytes archive for December 2017
GreenReaper: Zoomorphic business terms, from A-Z.
2cross2affliction: The man who wrote the book on cinema in '67 writes on the cinematic Book of '67.
GreenReaper: While everyone is up in arms over frowning piles of poo, the big news for furries in Unicode 11 is the proposed addition of raccoon, kangaroo, peacock, parrot, hippopotamus and llama.
2cross2affliction: Detective Pikachu is anthropomorphic, and also voiced by Ryan Reynolds.
GreenReaper: Line of lizards winding out door outside National Geographic casting office. (Tip: @TheOnion)
earthfurst: In November the Warner Robins police department (of Georgia, USA) debuted Lieutenant Arno, a robot dog, to communicate better with kids. Arno is named in honor of a real WR police dog that did PR work with children. @WarnerRobinsPD
mwalimu: A Japanese trailer is out for Mamoru Hosoda's forthcoming film, Mirai. The film evidently has some anthropomorphic content as we briefly see Kun, the young boy, sporting a tail. Hosoda's previous films include Wolf Children and The Boy and the Beast.
Fred: Except Russia does not celebrate Christmas. The Moscow Channel 1 TV bumpers are for New Year's Day, when Father Winter brings New Year presents.
2cross2affliction: The porgs of Star Wars secret origins revealed! And, no, they weren't designed to sell toys.