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by Patch O'Furr
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In the Media
Prairie Public radio interviews Furry author, Tempe O’Kun.
NPR broadcaster Prairie Public’s “Main Street” covers North Dakota news, arts, movies and books. They invited Tempe O’kun for an in-depth conversation. Hear the Furry author’s 23 minute talk on Main Street.
Tempe is granted a welcome level of respect. He’s introduced as an author first, college teacher and person, and then one of those Furries. The well-researched questions don’t bat an eye at the mix of “cuddly, steamy furry romance” presented in his popular SoFurry collection, or judge the hot fan-fic and porn at his FurAffinity page. Good. It skips non-issues to introduce the genre of furry (like expectations of character type: sly foxes, etc.) – and writing style chat that authors will want to hear.
Tom Broadbent’s “At Home With The Furries” photo doc update: Bhavvels Bunny.
In Five pro photographers advancing the art of furry documentary, I named “whimsy” as Tom’s signature approach. The carefully chosen fantasy scenes he presents show great storyelling. Tom’s blog updates never fail to impress – this week’s subject is Bhavvels. It explains Tom’s approach- “The setup:”
…should reflect the personality of the furry, but equally the personality of the person inside the suit. The two are interconnected in a very unique way, unlike in fact than any other form of cosplay I am aware of ( I’m prepared to be proven wrong of course)
It is in fact a collaboration, a trust between me and the furry. That relationship and theimportance of maintaining that bond may go some way to explain how protective I am of the project and the furries themselves.