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The Maud Couple vs Maud Pie: How to Pull Off “Hidden Gem” Plots

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My first pithy little reaction to the episode “The Maud Couple” was essentially “Maud is dating Sheldon Cooper now and we got to deal with it”. Feeling the need to elaborate on that more, however, is what has finally motivated to actually write out an episode review, something I haven’t done since the Season 6 Finale “To Where and Back Again.”

Look, PhD programs don’t leave a lot of time to write pony episode reviews. But nothing tends to get my urge to analyze something going as much as a show attempting to make the audience have to like or tolerate a character without actually putting in the work. That is, essentially, the major flaw I have with the episode “The Maud Couple” and is what makes it an ultimately inferior episode to its most easily comparable one, “Maud Pie”.

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Episode Reaction:Twilight’s Kingdom

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Season 4 has come and gone, leaving us with this two-parter dubbed “Twilight’s Kingdom.” Instead of a reaction ramble, I went through and picked out six things in particular I wanted to talk about. Check in below to see just what I thought of this season’s finale.

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Episode Reaction Ramble: Equestria Games

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May 3, 2014 · 11:17 pm

CMC and the Paradox of Happiness

The article, but in video form!

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May 2, 2014 · 6:54 pm

100 Subscriber Special: Questions and Answers

So I finally hit 100 subscribers a little while back and finally was able to answer a couple questions you all asked me.
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My FimFiction: http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Whammy
Lunaverse: http://www.fimfiction.net/group/760/the-lunaverse
Them!: http://www.fimfiction.net/story/119865/them

Pragmatism: http://www.iep.utm.edu/pragmati/

The Fun Has Been Doubled: http://funhasbeendoubled.proboards.com/

We’re Kind of Magical: http://kindofmagical.proboards.com/

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March 23, 2014 · 2:30 pm

Episode Reaction Ramble: Filli Vanilli

I did one anyway
Mysterious Mr. Enter Review of “Filli Vanilli”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjC-9UffJtg

Storming the Ivory Tower’s Article: http://stormingtheivorytower.blogspot.com/2014/02/fluttershyness-is-nice.html

Exposure Therapy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposure_therapy

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February 17, 2014 · 11:11 pm

Episode Reaction Ramble: Pinkie Pride

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February 3, 2014 · 12:02 am