Brony Media Overview
Over on my main blog, since I can’t do youtube embeds on tumblr. Go check it out! Warning, it has lots of embeds!
Oh Man, It's Over! (For Now)
It’s sunk in that the amazing second season of MLP:FiM is over, and it’ll be months before the show is back on the air. It sucked going without ponies last week, much less going without them for an extended period. To be fair, I’m hardly “without them.” There are 52 episodes to rewatch endlessly and a constant stream of Equestria Daily stuff to follow (though...
Rationalizing Pinkie Pie's Mental Capacity
In my last post, I mused that Pinkie Pie must know over 3000 ponies, which according to Dunbar’s number is 2750 more than the number of people that a human can maintain social relationships with. The only requirements for inclusion among the 250 person limit in Dunbar’s number is that one knows “who each person is, and how each person relates to every other person.” Here I...
The Implication of Ponyville's Population
dziadek1990 has analyzed the hell out of some scenes and concluded with the possibility that Ponyville has between 3,100 and 4,300 citizens. That sounds like a whole lot of ponies, considering how big Ponyville appears in those far-away shots. However, because Ponyville is never shown in full—its size never really understood—and because of the inconsistencies in how many ponies exist on-screen at...