How Men Become Bronies Okay, so you take one look, and you're like, what the heck? I mean, what are you even looking at here? Magical prancing ponies? Rainbows? Flowers? Baby dragons? Prancing magical pony princesses? I mean, sure, okay, let's face it: "Friendship. Is. Magic." There was no question about what you were getting into here. Obviously, it's going to be a girly happy joyjoy show full of- well, this, but- They just don't let up!How Men Become Bronies4 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
So what do you do? Turn and run and hide, right? Well, no, not really; the standard male response to this sort of thing is more complicated than that- to turn and run is to admit defeat, and you've got your ego to consider. No.
You have to laugh and walk away.
Daring-Do And the Quest for the Sapphire StoneAs Daring-Do trekked through the tropical jungle, the wet heat sapped her energy and slowed her every step. If only she could escape this oppressive atmosphere and fly up into the cool blue sky. But her crash landing in the jungle had injured her wing and she was grounded for a few days. A few days, it might as well be a few months, or a few years! The mosquitoes buzzed loudly, the macaws cried from the high trees, yet, all of these distracting noises were not enough to cover the sound of the predators following her every step. [Tiger roars from an inch away, lunges at Daring-Do who ducks just in time, then jumps over a log] [Black panther blocks her path, growling] [Brown lynx jumps out from another direction, screeching] [Spotted Cheetah yowls while jumping from a mass of ferns, blocking yet another escape route. Only one path left.] [Standing on the log in the center of the beasts, our hero, Daring-Do looked out to the last path that was was blocked off by...a white kitty, hackles rDaring-Do And the Quest for the Sapphire Stone4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mac McAnally Facts-All the 13's in Mac's bar aren't for dispersing stray magical energies from intoxicated wizards. He is double dog daring bad luck to try something funny in his bar.Mac McAnally Facts5 years ago in Profiles More Like This
-Warning: extended exposure to Mac's voice may result in weeping, vomiting, divine revelations, temporary insanity, permanent insanity, inability to stand for any length of time, blindness , miraculous healing, spontaneous combustion, and dryness of throat. May not affect beings of incredible fortitude.
-One day, a long time ago, Mac decided to try his hand at making wine. He went into the mountains and picked the best soil and air quality for his grapes. He sang to the vines every day and read them Shakespeare every night. When the resulting juices were fermented to perfection, Mac had a taste and decided it was a pretty good batch. Unfortunately, before he could bottle the wine, some young punk named Nicholas Flammel made off with the barrel.
-In the big fight scene in the end of Changes, Ebenezer didn't use spells to ki
Doctor Who Plot GeneratorDoctor Who Plot Generator6 years ago in General Non-Fiction More Like This
RANDOM DOCTOR WHO PLOT GENERATOR!
Based on the 'Time Lord: Journies' PDF's Random Journey Generator
HOW TO USE THIS PLOT GENERATOR:
This plot generator just gives you the basic details of a plot, not a full-fledged synopsis. Keep in mind, you won't always need to roll for all categories, except when a previous roll requires you to.
A six-sided die (D6)
At least a little imagination
ROLL A THEME:
First roll to find the theme group, then roll again to find the theme within the group. On a result of 5, reroll to get a Theme and double the number of locations over which the story takes place. On a 6, reroll for a Theme twice, applying both results, with the first as the Main Theme and the second as a Subplot.
1 Alien Menace
2 Altering History
3 Ancient Powers
5 A World Gone Mad
6 Beauty & the Beast
2 Environmental Action
3 Historical Adventure
6 Mad Scientists
1 Mistaken Identity
2 Parallel Universe
The Shishigami's JeremiadThe Shishigami's Jeremiad: An Analysis of Rhetorical Strategies in Princess MononokeThe Shishigami's Jeremiad3 years ago in Academic Essays More Like This
Film is not only entertaining, but frequently socio-political in content. The field of communications studies knows this well, and environmental communications scholars have done significant work analyzing Hollywood's cultural fare and the messages it sends about nature and our relation to it. However, English-language academic textual analysis of ecological themes in Japanese anime is, currently, sparse. This is unfortunate, given the popularity of Japanese animated works outside of their country of origin, and the rich ecological messages found in many such works, especially those by Studio Ghibli and its famous star director, Hayao Miyazaki. Prominent among these under-examined films is the 1997 film, "Princess Mononoke". Princess Mononoke, or 'Mononoke-hime' in Japan, uses spiritualistic personification and a richly metaphorical narrative to effectively communicate an ecological jeremiad