Fursonas is the 2016 documentary by furry filmmaker and director Dominic Rodriguez, whose furry nickname is Video. Released for the whole world to see on May 10th through video on demand (VOD), it depicts the deeply personal views on furry identity, acceptance, and interaction with the media, of several people within the furry fandom. This is a review of the movie. But more so, this is a reflection on the movie’s themes, which anyone with an emotional investment in the fandom should consider.
Norwegian fursuiter Lumo registered for the contest ‘Garantert Oppgradert’ (Guaranteed Upgrade) on the radio channel Radio Metro, which offered as a winning prize the refurbishment of a house room, valued in 90,000 Norwegian Crowns (11,000 US Dollars). Lumo pleaded for votes in FurAffinity and other social networks, and friends, in the best way a fursuiter can – by being all cutesy!
Nuka (full name Dr. Courtney Plante) is a 29-year-old furry born in Canada who lives part-time in Iowa (Midwest USA), where he works as a post-doctoral researcher. He’s co-founder and member of the International Anthropomorphic Research Project (IARP), through which, with a team of highly qualified colleagues, has researched & published over 15 peer-reviewed papers about the furry fandom and related fandoms. We get the chance to interview him, and ask him about his personal life, and his findings in regards to the furry community!