Newsbytes archive for November 2020
GreenReaper: Rolling Stone cuts to the essential issue of this election cycle; what's with the Fivey Fox porn?
Sonious: Magazine that asked if Furry is going mainstream (Rolling Stone) prints article about people being thirsty for... Nate Silver's 538 fox mascot.
GreenReaper: Mutation may mean multi-million mink massacre.
Rakuen Growlithe: Wolves are coming back to Colorado, US.
GreenReaper: We've added a new podcast to our sidebar: Bearly Furcasting, featuring Taebyn and Bearly Normal. Launched May 2, they've already posted 27 weekly episodes of furry culture discussion and interviews.
Sonious: CooperTom recreates the Four Seasons Landscaping area in VR Chat. This area gained infamy in the US 2020 Election when Rudy booked a press conference (challenging PA results) there instead of the Four Seasons hotel.
dronon: Oh for Pete's sake. "Live action" Lilo & Stitch?
GreenReaper: Racing pigeon worth 666 times its weight in gold.
2cross2affliction: Disney isn't the only one in the remake business: Pizza Rat 2020. (Early rumors have the rail guy in contention for Best Supporting Actor.)
GreenReaper: How to protect the last known white giraffe? Stick a GPS tracker on it. (Sadly necessary after two family members died from poaching.)
dronon: Trailer for Tom & Jerry (2021).
earthfurst: Interview with @theCooperTom, published on The Stranger’s website, about adapting Four Seasons Total Landscaping into a creation on VRChat. FSTLandscaping got some infamy in November after a Trump-related press conference. (Interview by @MattBaume)
Sonious: Fursona Pins announces that a person who has been relieved of duty created fake Dogbomb fundraising pins.
GreenReaper: Cartoon Saloon, animators of The Secret of Kells, have a tale of furry transformation, Wolfwalkers - now with a more plot-heavy trailer. Already out in the UK, US and Canada, it'll be on Apple TV+ for those at home from December 11.
dronon: Platypuses are fluorescent.
GreenReaper: How do you retrieve an elephant from a well? Upside-down, of course.
GreenReaper: With increasing Chinese competition, and a lack of appetite among the young, will history credit coronavirus as the slayer of Europe's fur farms - or has it merely hastened the global decline of a trade once worth billions?
GreenReaper: After a lifetime of confinement, and years in chains without companionship, will the quest to #FreeKaavan have a happy ending? (There's now video giving a closer look at Kaavan and the crate being used to transport him - as well as his reaction to the covered vocals of Frank Sinatra.)
GreenReaper: Piczel.tv is looking for a new female mascot design - human or anthro, as long as it's not got a TV for a head - and is offering tablet-based prizes from Apple, Wacom and Huion to the contest winner and two runners-up. (Artists may wish to read replies to @PiczelTV's post discussing the rights granted by entry; they may use all work commercially because you get two months' premium subscription even if not a "winner".)