Bronies: The Controversy


Do you know what a Brony is? Is it a good idea for Link to become one? Good Mythical Morning Episode 122 **** Comment: What is your perspective on Bronies? SUBSCRIBE for daily episodes: ****

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Arthwaya (Squirrel Queen)

June 27, 2012 7:23 am

Arthwaya (Squirrel Queen)’s Mythical Beast

You guys did an episode about One Direction, how about going to the other end of the spectrum and do an episode about a rock band, like RED, or maybe Skillet.

Simon Ho

June 27, 2012 7:22 am


Bronies do deviate from the norm, but why is the “norm” the way it is, and should it BE the way it is?
I identify as a brony, and one of my roommate (probably one of the most ignorant people I’ve ever known..for reasons other than this) actually criticized me for liking ponies, stating that I was a brony simply because it deviates from what is “normal.” While such may be the case for some, most fellow bronies I know do not enjoy MLP: FiM for such reasons.
Personally, the show is awesome (imo) because:
The animation is great. It’s just very well done.
The characters and scenery is well drawn, and much more aesthetically appealing than previous generations of MLP (and to many other animated shows).
The characters and their personalities are probably the driving force behind the love of ponies. They are very lovable when you get to know them (through watching episodes of the show.) For example, Fluttershy. She is a very shy, introverted character. In other TV shows, such a character annoys the hell out of me, like Cassie (?) in Dragon Tales… Point is, the show does very well in connecting people with the characters, instead of just displaying the characters with their various character traits.

This comment is a tad long, and I still feel I’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg on how and why many bronies feel that MLP: FiM is so extraordinarily awesome. :)

@Link brofist. /]*[\
@Rhett hi! Good mythical morning.


June 27, 2012 7:10 am

Chris’s Mythical Beast

Is it just me, or is the audio/video unsynced at around 07:13?

    Lysh Fish

    June 27, 2012 7:13 am

    Lysh Fish’s Mythical Beast

    I was wondering that myself! I even paused to refresh the page and then concluded it’s my computer. Glad it’s not.

Lysh Fish

June 27, 2012 7:10 am

Lysh Fish’s Mythical Beast

I’ve never heard of Bronies until I joined the Komm. Or Minecraft! There’s a lot of cool people here with unique interests.
The Animaniacs were top notch. I need to check out these newer intelligent cartoons and see if they’re similar.

Phil (Duckbilled Baronyx)

June 27, 2012 6:47 am

Phil (Duckbilled Baronyx)’s Mythical Beast

Ha! Interesting show. Now you should plan a how on how the Internet is a very dangerous place. (BTW, I’m a big Phineas and Ferb fan.)

Billy Pochron

June 27, 2012 6:42 am


Hey Rhett and Link, I was just introduced to you guys by a mutual friend. You guys rock. Anyways, that’s off topic.
There are two types of Bronies. There are guys that jut enjoy ponies and like sharing that fact. And those don’t bother me. To each their own. I mean MLP isn’t for me, but for others, cool.
NOW, there’s another kind of the Brony species. There’s the newly-post-pubescent, pain in the ass, my-life-is-so-much-better-than-yours type. And these Bronies rustle my jimmies. If you say one off word about ponies, let the wrath of god rain upon you. For real? Get a life. They look at it like a serious religion. Take a hint, and get a clue. There’s more to life.
So: To all Brony type A species: Keep rockin’
To all Brony type B species: Shut the #$@! up.

Thanks Rhett and Link. Keep up the awesomeness.

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