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.


For no reason at all, click for a pinup of Mr. Peanutbutter's fabulous ass, which doesn't actually appear in the series.

Click for Mr. Peanutbutter’s fabulous ass, just because.

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.”


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