I realizedWhile I don't regret writing the character introspections of Discorded Ponies, since that needed to be told, I've realized, seeing so much dark and depressing stories on-line. Plus stuff I've written myself? When we fanfiction writers make Equestria hell, make one of the mane six evil, or reveal some horrid secret about Celestia, or any other number of such things, we THINK we're being original or clever, but nothing is further from the truth.I realized4 months ago in Personal More Like This
Creating a convincing, well done, and INTERESTING, HAPPY world, requires far more skill and effort than to just sit back and let your darkness flow. For me at least. All this dark and depressing stuff we produce . . . It's not clever. Or at least, I don't think it is. And yes, I continue to write 'deconstructions' and the like, but seriously, dark future, are just TOO easy to write. Interesting bright future, take effort. I admit to this. Light World looked over by Alicorn and her husband Spike, IMHO, is the real lesson of the Epilogue timeline,
R.I.PSo apparently a person on Facebook who went by the name of Human Derpy Hooves (MLP ; FiM), on March 4th 2012, unknown to me, had committed suicide due to being physically bullied at school. While I don't know this person personally, nor is she is any of my groups but the death of a Brony especially under such bad circumstances truly saddens me. It tears me up, it really does.R.I.P4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Let's all take a moment of silence for her. My prayers certainly go out to the family of this girl.
Rest in peace Derpy Hooves, there's a heaven for a Brony.
Collection: Alternative UniverseCollection: Alternative Universe10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The “alternative universe” has long been a sci–fi trope, usually simply a good–guy bad–guy heroes and villains reversal. Like the Star Trek episode (“Mirror, Mirror”) in which a transporter glitch lands Kirk on an evil pirate “parallel universe” Enterprise where Spock is a goateed murderer with mutiny on his agenda. But real scientists have complicated things considerably, with “string theory” positing at least eleven (and possibly an infinite number) of “alternative/parallel universes.”
Once upon a time, we pondered our relative insignificance as sin
Sherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving IconSherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving Icon4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Ever Evolving Icon
What is it about a fictional character first introduced to the public in Great Britain in 1887 that has kept him being reincarnated, with generationally-correct upgrades, over and over again in film and on television? Who is this literary hero whose portrayal over the past century by such past masters as Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett to today’s vanguard talents Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch has inspired such a continuing outpouring of fan appreciation?
Jeremy Brett as Holmes 03 by Windfreak →
Every generation will forever have th
Lol, Bronies.This person posted these comments:Lol, Bronies.1 month ago in Personal More Like This
And then immediately blocked me so I couldn't respond:
Reeeal mature. And people like this expect their opponents to take their opinions seriously. But allow me to respond anyway, AngewomonsLover.
First of all, if we're such a "tiny minority", MLP would have ended right then because nobody would have bought the toys or watched the movies. Thus your precious Friendship is Magic wouldn't exist.
1-2: No. What's sexist is anyone who hates the concept of "girlyness" and wants to remove it from TV and toy shelves. It doesn't matter if you are a man or a feminist. If you want to kill femininity, you are sexist.
Saying men (usually) can't understand things that are aimed at young girls is not sexism, it's natural fact. Adul
Chase The Muse...This is a phrase that I picked up from one of the deviations from one of the deviants I watched some time ago only so recently.Chase The Muse...4 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you need to draw, draw.
If need to write, write.
And don't play games unless you really need to.
It's not about how do you do something, it's whether if you start doing it.
Confucius put it best, journeys start with the first step.
That's It.I've thought about this for a while now, and it officially needs to happen.That's It.6 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'm going to make a Youtube video in spite of all the bronies and their hate reviews of G3 My Little Pony, explaining why G3 isn't that bad. The points I'm going to touch on are as follows:
Note all the reasons people claim to hate it: It's not Friendship is MagicIt's girlyIt's childishCharacters that were carried over had different personalities and that's SO HORRIBLE for SOME REASONIt's "cool" to hate itIt's funny to hate itAll the famous bronies hate itBasically because they're all apparently the 6-year-old bullies in the kindergarten playground in real life who think girly stuff is gross.It was girly because it was a show made for young girls, duh. It had a huge fanbase, and sold millions of toys. It was popular when it existed for a reason. If it really was SO BAD, the My Little Pony Franchise would have ended right then.How immature it is to bash something for being girly and aimed at
DronesDrones2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Choose any media or medium and there is no question that Drones have become the white hot center of debate for a multitude of deeply consequential concerns for the entire Earth Sphere. No matter the digital end point or theatre of conversation, whether it be politics, war, privacy, pop culture, or the rise of machines – Drones or UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicles) are the current catalyst du jour in any number of flashpoint discussions. From the front page headlines of news outlets around
Faux Propaganda ArtFaux Propaganda Art3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
animal farm propaganda
In Progressive America...
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Why bronies and furries can not get along.You know, I have been thinking about the whole brony fandom and how there are a lot of bronies who hate furries but deny it. See, like in the furry fandom, some furries tend to be rather annoyed with people (Both furries and non-furries) who dressed up as anime, movie or video game characters who are not furry by acting cold and/or distant. While in the brony fandom, bronies who are not furries do not want the negativity the furry fandom has garnered over the years so they tend to act cold and distant to bronies who are furries or furries in general because the last thing the brony fandom needs is to be labelled all the rude and disrespectful things furries have been called. It is like some bronies go out of their way to make sure any bronies who are furries feel unwelcomed in hopes to make them leave the brony fandom and those who are furries who are interested in the fandom feel that because they are a furry, they are not allowed in the fandom. Also, it is because of all the sexual kWhy bronies and furries can not get along.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
In Defense of Monster High Pt 2- GhouliaYesterday I touched upon the idea that the real failing of Equestria Girls, at least insofar as the toyline, is that it is geared towards one specific goal- getting a piece of the monster-sized success of Monster High while ignoring the details that have made MH so successful.In Defense of Monster High Pt 2- Ghoulia2 years ago in Personal More Like This
With the next few installments, I want to look at these details, and how they relate to making the individual dolls so excellent and the line so successful. First up- theming and attention to detail, both of which are, in my opinion, the keys to Monster High's success and factors which set them apart from most every other toy on the market.
Each MH doll is a character with not only a distinct, canon personality, but is also based on a monster or fictional creature from folklore or horror films. My example today happens to be not only my favorite character, but also represents my favorite monster as well. Meet Ghoulia Yelps, the zombie and smartest ghoul in school:
In the Monster Hig
Point give away/Farewell 2012Good afternoon/evening deviantArt.Point give away/Farewell 20123 years ago in Personal More Like This
Please stop by :iconshadowednavi: and her commissions
Looks like I'm getting a lot of traffic here. I thought I may aswell use it for good.
Watch this space at the end of March. Things could get interesting.
400 Points Giveaway! (Winners announced!)25 winners: :iconorchidstorm: :iconlil-hawk: :iconnabila1790: :iconclaustrophobiclover:400 Points Giveaway! (Winners announced!)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
50 winners: :iconsmartybloom: :iconpitweiler: :iconshadowfairy1996: :icondeathberry97:
100 winner: :iconrbc-comics:
Hey hey, I decided to do one of these in honor of my 1 year DA ''anniversary'':*) I will probably do 1 of these every year from now on.
So yeah, rules:
Deadline is January 11th.
If you want to join:
♥You have to be watching me ('Cause I really want to thank my watchers & friends for their support!♥)
♥Fave this journal.
There will be 5 winners
1 person will get: 100
4 people will get: 50
4 people will get: 25
I'll choose the winner with some random number generator.
You can always make a poll or journal of this giveaway & you'll get 2 numbers. Remember to link them to me if you do: )
How to Win Friends and Influence Deviantart Part 1*Title stolen from a well-known and favourite book of mineHow to Win Friends and Influence Deviantart Part 13 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Part 1: Submitting with POWER
I know there are a million "how to be popular" guides on DA and a million more parody versions of them. This article isn't about becoming popular, or starting drama or racking up pageviews as fast as possible for the sake of seeing a larger number.
This article won't make your art better, or make you more a more popular personality. However, what I've noticed is that many artists are missing out on feedback and exposure that they should be getting if not for a few common mistakes. Time after time, I've read on Artist's Confessions, or just browsing through members' personal journals that their gallery doesn't recieve any traffic and they can't improve because they're not getting any feedback. They feel like their lack of popularity is a personal statement. That their art isn't worth looking at. This is entirely untrue.
Hopefully this will help you, the underexposed artist, to b
#Unpopular OpinionsThat's right. It's #unpopularopinion time! Time for you to express opinions that go against what the average citizen might believe. There shall be no judging. No criticism. No harshness. Only acceptance. We all believe SOME things which many would find unpopular. So here's a chance for you to express yours. Either in comments, or in journal form!#Unpopular Opinions7 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'll start us off.
Ray Bradbury is overrated.
I actually kinda like Nickleback.
I actually enjoyed the Star Wars Prequels.
I think that the Walking Dead comic book series and television series has sucked hard for ages and it's just going in circles with nothing really new, meaningful or interesting happening, and no endgame that's reasonable or likable in sight.
Batman is an asshole, okay? I'm sorry, but I just think he's become SUCH an asshole in recent years.
No, the Hunger Games ISN'T a good series. It has a good protagonist, but it's not a good series and it's not got an interesting world. It's about as
A note about my lifeI'm tired, very tired of losing people. People just go out of my life, if I can say so.A note about my life3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A new dear person after another. blah.
When I meet new people, the always say that I am a wonderful person, "How can I stop to communicate with you, you're so cool!" But when they get to know me better .. they just go away. always.
I'm afraid to love, I'm afraid to trust. I just know that all the people soon, very soon will go away.
what can I say, that's a problem with me, but I am so tired of that.
I wanted to say a loot at this journal.. but my thoughts disappeared.
I dunno what can I do with it.
It's so hard.
Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:25Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Editorial | Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.
This week, Khader Adnan entered his third month of a hunger strike
against his unlawful detention and mistreatment at the hands of the Israeli military.
The deafening silence by world leaders and media at his plight shames us all.
By Hicham Yezzais (editor-in-chief of Ceasefire Magazine UK)
Palestinians protest in solidarity with Khader Adnan
Somewhere in the Middle East, a 33-year old man is today entering the 60th day of a hunger strike.
He is currently lying – as he has done for weeks – with one hand, and one leg,
shackled to his hospital bed. By the time you read this, he could be dead.
Of course, had he been an Iranian opposition journalist
Guide to being a Sane fan: HetaliaNew to the Hetalia fandom?Guide to being a Sane fan: Hetalia4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Getting tired of being called a 'Hetatard?'
Fans of Hetalia calling you the 'reason people hate Hetalia fans?'
All of these and more?
That's why I'm here to help.
This will be a mini guide on how to be a sane Hetalia fan.
1. Don't be obsessive over your OTP (one true pairing) or OTPs. And especially remember to only hate the ship, not the shipper. Let's face it. They aren't canon. The only one's that could be called canon is AusHun, ChibitaliaXHoly Rome, and SuFin. The rest are just ones we the fans made and support.
I'm gonna pick on FrUK for a second, so bear with me FrUK shippers. You're the 'biggest' FrUK fan ever. So you're going through your messages and you see the pairing you hate the most - USUK. And you know what makes it worse? It's not even a picture. It's a fan fiction with horrible grammar and spelling (the horror!).
You see this abomination. You comment on it with this - 'FUUUU!!!111!!!FRUK IS CANON!!!!111!!!USUK SUKS!!U SUK!!!!FRUKKK IZ DA LUV
WeChat Emoticon Sticker ChallengeWeChat Emoticon Sticker Challenge1 year ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
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WeChat, with 396 million mobile users, and deviantART, host to the world's largest emoticon community, invite you to create an original emoticon sticker with a chance to win major cash and a billboard of your own on deviantART's front page!
Make it happy, make it sad, make it dance, make your character express what it's got -- ready or not.
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What About The Black Skins, Green Lantern?This is it, folks. This is THE most preachy run of comics I've EVER freakin' seen! Almost as bad as "Superman: Grounded"! ALMOST! And the worst part is...this is a Green Lantern comic. I pretty much grew UP on Green Lantern.What About The Black Skins, Green Lantern?4 years ago in Personal More Like This
And yet, unfortunately, Green Lantern's given me some of the most pretentious, preachy, head-up-its-ass, morality-play, talking-down-to-you storylines I have ever, EVER seen. And right outta the starting gate is a story run done by the the comic creating dynamic duo of Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams. The story comes from the 70's, during the "Silver Age" of comics, when Hal Jordan was the Green Lantern.
Who's Hal Jordan? He's a test pilot. He used to be a military pilot but he got fired due to certain circumstances. One day he was flying a plane for his girlfriend's company, Ferris Aircraft, and what should he find? A crashed alien ship. He goes down to try and help the inhabitant because he is "without fear", and because of this admirable quality, the dying alien wi
Arizona. EDIT: vetoed!EDIT: the bill has been vetoed! THANK LOGIC!Arizona. EDIT: vetoed!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
recently, Arizona has become quite dickish when it starts trying to pass laws.
long story short, the bill allows business owners & employees to refuse service to, mainly, LGBTQ if their religious beliefs dont agree with LGBTQ.
now, for those of you who arent up to date with American goverment/live outside the US, theres one big thing that America seems to forget: America has a SEPARATION OF CHURCH & STATE.
in otherwords; you can hang crosses, menorahs & any type of religious attire around your neck, house & anything you own. but religion cannot be taught in schools & other state owned places.
does this apply to business owners & places of retail & restaurants? in some cases, those buildings are state owned. Religion & Business are supposed to be SEPARATED when it comes to that, right?
so why are Arizona legislatures thinking that this is a good idea? protecting one's beliefs because someone else doesnt agree w
'Me' vs 'God'A little excerpt I found on someone's Facebook page. I know... I finally checked facebook... and this was the only neat thing there. It's a conversation between "Me" being a random person and "God" being the almighty God.'Me' vs 'God'4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Me: God, can I ask you a question?
Me: Promise you won't get mad ... ...
God: I promise ... ... ...
Me: Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today?
God: What do u mean?
Me: Well, I woke up late
Me: My car took forever to start
Me: at lunch they made my sandwich wrong & I had to wait
Me: On the way home, my phone went DEAD, just as I picked up a call
God: All right
Me: And on top of it all off, when I got home ~I just want to soak my feet in my new foot massager & relax. BUT it wouldn't work!!! Nothing went right today! Why did you do that?
God: Let me see, the death angel was at your bed this morning & I had to send one of My Angels to battle him for your life. I let you sleep through that
Me (humbled): OH
Hey people, about furrylol, people! I want to know!Hey people, about furry3 years ago in Personal More Like This
What do you mean by "furry"? Are you a furry?
I am not!
I'm disappointed in this subculture!
I draw animals, but I don't think that it's a furries!
I love porn and yiff, but does it matter, wtf? What's the difference that I draw? I think that I am not a furry, that is all. that's my opinion.
This is stupid. Who cares what I like? I like the chars. Not only furries. Gorillaz, Max Payne too, etc. They are not a furries, but I fave there some porn with them too. And what?
I dunno why you think that it is an argument.
I AM HAPPY THAT I AM A MAN~! I don't want to be an animal in this world now! that's the difference
I don't wanna wear a tail, I don't want a fursuit
Why do you think that I am a fucking furry? snow leopard is my animal, yes, but I like it, I think I am lucky! I don't want to become an animal and etc, I am lucky with this "animal" soul!
that's a difference with furry and therians!
stop making me furry! Thanks!
ps. I am a therian, if you