Hedgehog in ‘Toy Story of Terror’ is more plush than prickly

Oct 22, 2013 1 Comment

Author: Fred Josh Armstrong, on the Animation Scoop website, has advance news and an image of the Pixar TV Hallowe’en special, “Toy Story of Terror”. While the Toy Story crowd is technically anthropomorphic anyway, “Toy Story of Terror” introduced an especially Furry plush hedgehog, Mr. Pricklepants. “Toy Story of Terror” was broadcast on ABC-TV on […]

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A Dog and His Boy, with Glasses

Oct 22, 2013 No Comments

Author: rodney Dreamworks Animation released the first set of stills from their upcoming feature film Mr. Peabody & Sherman in a recent article in USA Today. Cartoon Brew reprinted the images as well. The film (about a time-traveling dog and his young human assistant) is of course based on the original series of short cartoons […]

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Review: ‘Kavishar; Reflections in A Wolf’s Eyes’, by L. Kyle

Oct 22, 2013 1 Comment

Author: Fred Laura Kyle is a self-professed animal lover. In the About the Author, she says, Laura loves all animals, and has previously enjoyed the companionship of dogs, cats, ferrets, gerbils, rats, hamsters and a horse, though allergies now sadly prevent her from sharing her house with any furry friends. (page [+2]) A wildlife organization, […]

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Review: ‘Gusko Budori no Denki’ ['The Life of Guskou Budori']

Oct 21, 2013 1 Comment

Author: dronon Guskō Budori no Denki (The Life of Guskou Budori) is a 105-minute anime film released in 2012. The story had been previously adapted into anime in 1994, however the 2012 version did it with anthropomorphic cats – largely identical to the cats in the 1985 anime film Night on the Galactic Railroad. Not […]

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Survey suggests furries ‘think differently’, but aren’t crazy

Oct 21, 2013 5 Comments

Author: GreenReaper Recently published survey results suggest there is “little relationship between furries and clinical diagnoses of psychological dysfunction”. However, those identifying more strongly as furries tended to report “particularly active, vivid and magical mental worlds”, and furries (at ~4%) were “at least 2.25 times more likely to have Asperger’s Syndrome” than the general population, even after […]

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Survey: Furry fandom in digital spaces

Oct 20, 2013 1 Comment

Author: GreenReaper Ben Walker, a British undergraduate student at Keele University in Staffordshire, is conducting research on the design of online social spaces. He has created a brief survey for members of the fandom and is seeking candidates for interviews and focus groups. [The] point of this research is to aid the design of online social […]

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Guess Who??!

Oct 20, 2013 2 Comments

Author: rodney According to Animation Scoop, veteran director Bill Kopp (known for Eek! The Cat, Schnookums and Meat, Dan Vs., and more) has been tapped by Universal Pictures to revive none other than Woody Woodpecker — in his original manic glory. In the article Mr. Kopp says that currently an animated feature and a new […]

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Howard Hardiman’s graphic novel ‘The Lengths’ launched in hardcover edition

Oct 19, 2013 1 Comment

Author: Huskyteer I reviewed Howard Hardiman’s The Lengths in December 2012. Originally released in seven issues, the complete story arc is now available in a hardback collection from Soaring Penguin Press. To recap, The Lengths follows gay college dropout Eddie as his blossoming relationship begins to conflict with his secret life as a male escort […]

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Fuzzy Logic: Fur What It’s Worth LIVE! with Kyo!

Oct 19, 2013 1 Comment

Author: Smokescale Aquatos Holy buckets have I let this go on too long without posting it! So, a couple of weeks back, Kyo went to Rainfurest where he hooked up with Tugs from Fur What It’s Worth and they did a live show. It was a bit of a scream. (See what I did there? […]

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Animation: ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 1/8′?

Oct 18, 2013 No Comments

Author: Fred The Cartoon Brew has a critique by Amid Amidi of Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 hybrid CGI/cartoon 6’46” short, “Earl Scouts”, in which Barry the strawberry and one of the pickle foodimals humorously(?) try to kill each other. Did you know that there were any Cloudy With a […]

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A Dragon for Your Sign

Oct 18, 2013 1 Comment

Author: rodney Sixth Leaf Clover (also known as the artist Christina Yen) has made quite a name for herself with her paintings of fantastically-colored dragons. She’s even written a book about her coloring techniques. Her latest project is a calendar for 2014 — full color of course, featuring a new and different dragon design for […]

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Seamstress finds furry niche

Oct 16, 2013 1 Comment

Author: (c/o greenreaper on Flayrah News)

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Control Those Animals!

Oct 16, 2013 2 Comments

Author: rodney Jordan Reickek is an animator and storyboard artist with a long and storied career to his name: He worked on the original Ren & Stimpy series as well as The Simpsons early on; he directed the pilot episode of Invader Zim for Nickelodeon; and he worked on storyboards for DreamWorks films like Monsters […]

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Arizona Fur Con 2013

Oct 15, 2013 1 Comment

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