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Travel to the Wonderful Worlds of Disney With These Beautiful Posters

One of the many things that make animated Disney movies so memorable are the exotic locations. Some are real, like Paris in Ratatouille. Others are fantasy, like Arendelle in Frozen. But no matter if the settings are real or fictional, the places in those movies are places we’d love to visit. Read More >>

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In Defence of Furries

I wrote a post about Disney’s efforts to market Zootopia to furries last week, and I really pissed off some furries by describing the community as “people who like to roleplay as animals for sex reasons”. The following missive is an email I received from a furry named Brooke, published with her permission: Read More >>

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Zootropolis Is One of the Smartest Animated Films We’ve Ever Seen

There’s something inherently weird about the “talking animal” genre, especially once it gets seriously anthropomorphic. What if some people in real life were goats and others were alligators? Would you still feel the same way about crime policy and immigration? Read More >>

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Disney is Marketing Zootopia to Furries, Which is Genius 

Do you know what a furry is? Disney sure does — and it’s trying to boost box office sales to its zoo-themed film, Zootopia, by marketing directly to people who like to roleplay as animals for sex reasons. Read More >>

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A Redesigned Zoo Where Humans Stay Hidden Could Be Better for Animals

Even the most zoo-friendly amongst us probably harbour mixed feelings about the undeniable psychological and physical toll that captivity takes on animals. The Danish architects at Bjarke Ingels Group think they've designed a better way. A Zootopia, if you will, where humans are usually hidden from animals by grass shelters and mirrored pods. Read More >>