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The Pony with a Thousand Faces: My Little Pony and the Hero’s Journey

(Video Link) In The Hero with a Thousand Faces, anthropologist Joseph Campbell summarized myths and literature from cultures around the world as a “monomyth”–a literary pattern that forms the basis for thousands of different stories about heroes. Campbell’s work has had a tremendous influence on modern day storytellers, including Richard Adams to George Lucas. The hero is [...]

Sewing Rarity Automaton

(Video Link) Renegadecow makes amazing My Little Pony automata. If you’re going to have an artistic specialty, that’s about as cool as you can get. He’s already made one of Twilight Sparkle reading and Fluttershy directing her bird choir. Most recently, he’s made one of Rarity sewing in her workshop while her cat Opalescence flits her tail. Although [...]

Trend: Digital Wills to Protect Your Online Content after You Die

If you die, can your friends and relatives get onto your Facebook wall to let people know that you’ve passed? More importantly, can they access and delete your collection of untalented and somewhat unsettling My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic sketches on deviantArt? There are now companies set up to make sure that your digital legacy can [...]

Fluttershy Bird Choir Music Box Automaton

(Video Link) Yeeehaw! Season 3 of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic premiered last night! I haven’t seen it yet. Have you? Is it as awesome as we’ve been told? In the meantime, enjoy this perfectly crafted music box/automaton by renegadecow. His previous work showed Twilight Sparkle reading. This one far suprasses that marvel. It’s a hand cranked [...]

More Adorable Geek Pin Up Dresses

If you like this style of dress, then you’ll certainly like Lameasaurus’ Etsy store that’s filled with tons of similar dresses all with geek themes, like Doctor Who, Doctor Horrible, My Little Pony and classic Disney films. Link Via Fashionably Geek

Pony Gangnam Style

(YouTube link) It’s a mashup/video parody that just had to be. My Little Pony meets PSY when the gang goes all Gangnam style! From a collection of “Gangnam Style” video parodies at The Week. Link

My Little Pony Wedding Cake Toppers

Rainbow Dash and Big Macintosh? Never in a million years would I have thought those two would get together. Now Big Mac and Fluttershy–that I can see. Well, I hope the couple is happy together. This cake topper by Diana K. Torres will certainly contribute to a grand wedding. Link -via My Little Pony Crafts

My Little Cephalopods

Mimblex crocheted squid versions of the six major characters of My Little Pony (L-R: Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, Twilight Sparkle and Rarity.) My favorite feature is Applesquid’s little cowboy hat. Link -via My Little Pony Crafts

Amazing Twilight Sparkle Automaton

(Video Link)  Turn the crank of renegadecow’s automaton, and My Little Pony’s Twilight Sparkle reads and turns the page while Spike puts books away: Twilight Sparkle loves to read. And she’s just so cute when she’s at it! A passion for literature is something I share with this adorkable pony and so the idea for an automaton [...]

A Professional Assessment of Twilight Sparkle as a Librarian

In “The Return of Harmony,” the demon Discord threatens to destroy Equestria. Twilight Sparkle’s friends are picked off one by one, until she alone is left to find a means to defeat him. She immediately runs to her library and searches her collection for the answer. She finds inside one volume the mystical Elements of [...]