Furry Nation author Joe Strike shares the very human story of the people who created furry fandom, the many forms furry takes, the anthropomorphic creations of mainstream artists and authors—and how furry transformed his own life.
Joe’s articles on film, TV, animation and related topics have appeared in a variety of publications including the New York Daily News, Newsday and the New York Press. He has been a regular contributor to the entertainment industry website Animation World Network (awn.com) since 2000 and has interviewed countless cartoon luminaries including Hayao Miyazaki, John Lasseter, Brad Bird and Lauren Faust, creator of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
Joe served as a writer/producer of on-air promotional campaigns for Bravo and the Sci-Fi Channel, where he worked with talents like Stan Lee, Ralph Bakshi and the cast of Mystery Science Theatre 3000. He has scripted the Nick Jr. TV series Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! and is the author of the kids’ comedy/adventure novel The Incredible Hare.