Colonel Sanders is a Furry, more Bojack Horseman for 2016. NEWSDUMP (8/3/15)
by Patch O'Furr
Headlines, links and little stories to make your tail wag. Guest posts welcome. “Local correspondents” wanted to talk about your local networks.
Injured furry fan who faced 90% odds against him is recovering.
Here’s a good fan item to start… Alex is a Furry fan who was severely injured in an explosion in Taiwan last month. He had 90% chance of dying from the injuries. The latest update says he’s doing very well in recovery. It’s still a heck of a scary situation so he can use any help you can give.
Pop Culture and Further Fun.
Bojack Horseman renewed for 2016 – anyone want to interview the creator?
Just renewed for a third season… and read a great interview with the creator about the recent second season. A while back, I got an invite from the creator to do an interview! Would anyone who’s caught up with the series like to take charge of it for a guest post? (Raphael Bob-Waksberg says:)
…early on we decided that all the animals are animal-people. No one has pets. There’s no little birds flying from tree to tree — it’s a world full of Goofys, not Plutos, to use a Disney analogy. In season one I was really hesitant to depict meat-eating in any way. But then someone pitched a joke with a cow waitress serving steak and being really offended.
Swat Kats ask crowd funders to aid renewal.
(Tip from David P:) “The team that made the original Swat Kats just launched a kickstarter to bring them back.”
Colonel Sanders dressed as a Furry at Comic Con.
(Tip from Fred Patten:) “Dear Patch; Note the Col. Sanders statue at Comic-Con dressed as a furry. This indicates that furries have become as pop-culture respectable as vampires, werewolves, Martians, and anime characters.”