Newsbytes archive for May 2023
2cross2affliction: Crowdfunding for Papa Bear, a movie about a man who finds out his dad is a furry, has begun, based partially on one of the writer's own experiences with his furry dad.
earthfurst: 3 cat costumes at 2023 Met Gala were 1) Jared Leto's cat suit, 2) Doja Cat in "glittering cat ears" & "facial prosthetics to make her look even more catlike", and 3) Lil Nas X in silver full-body glitter "with glittering whiskers", & "sharp claws".
GreenReaper: From the BBC's 2014 archives: Ukrainian-born performance artist Oleg Kulik talks of his time representing post-Soviet Russia as an angry dog. (More recently, he was investigated for "rehabilitating Nazism".)
dronon: Manga: The Fox & Little Tanuki. (tip: Kakurady)
GreenReaper: Your next 'fursona'- the rainbow sea slug?
GreenReaper: New UK animal testing licenses banned.
dronon: Lunark is a science-fiction cinematic action platformer created as a pixel-art homage to early 90s games such as Prince of Persia, Another World and Flashback, and although this video review doesn't show it, anthro-cat NPCs are part of the story.
dronon: Neopets might be making a comeback. [Marketing buzzword warning: Web3, Metaverse, and NFTs.]
dronon: Megaplex makes difficult decision about age limits due to Florida politics. [Also covered later by Rolling Stone.]
dronon: An early trailer for Moonbriar, a visual novel aiming for a 2024 release. (tip: Arrkay)