Episode 191: Bronies

May 9, 2014

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Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony. At least that’s the title of a documentary Kathie made us watch.

The popularity of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic hardly seems surprising to anyone who has even a cursory exposure to nerd culture. After all, is a Brony that far removed from your average Anime fan? Or is it because of Bronies that there seems to be an increasingly “anything goes” attitude goes for fandoms?

I guess that’s one of those chickens, eggs and ponies questions. Speaking of which, the more important question:

 


Search Terms, August 2011: worse than fanfics

September 1, 2011

They say April is the cruellest month. They’ve clearly never been to Ontario is bloody August. Must be the same everywhere though as people clearly went crazy with the heat.

“john de lancie” “stephen harper”: This is perhaps the most baffling combination of personages I have ever been forced to consider. I really hope it doesn’t mean Q is going to play Harper in a bio-pic or a mini-series. Or that Stephen Harper is trying to figure out how to literally become an all-powerful entity. Most likely someone was looking for this forum thread.

gifs, nerdy: Not particularily nerdy, but these GIFs are pretty amazing. Calling them “cinemagraphs” is actually pretty nerdy. Or douchie.

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