Episode 28- Orson Welles As Unicon

Show Notes

Hosts

Nemesis

Four String

Quick Hits

1. The Brony Documentary is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as 3 hours of interviews from Lauren Faust, Tara Strong, and John de Lancie: http://thedailyoat.com/2013/02/17/brony-documentary-available-on-dvdblu-ray/

Interview trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3fFldhsJDw

2. Further clarification and FAQ from Mane 6 regarding the recent Cease and Desist from Hasbro: http://www.mane6.com/2013/02/c-megapost.html

3. 4th Dimension Entertainment has announced officially licensed plushies of My Little Pony, starting with unicorn Twilight Sparkle in June. The rest of the mane 6 will follow afterwards. All will priced at $25: http://www.derpyhoovesnews.com/4th-dimension-entertainment-to-produce-mlp-plush/

4. SWAG.MOV has been released (warning, gore and stuff): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQaisack_jc

5. The season 3 finale performed very well in the ratings: http://www.derpyhoovesnews.com/high-ratings-for-hub-and-season-3-finale/

6. More info on the upcoming Princess Twilight Sparkle DVD has revealed: http://www.derpyhoovesnews.com/princess-twilight-sparkle-dvd-info/

7. Episode 8 of Friendship is Witchcraft, Foaly Matripony, has been released: http://sherclop.com/v/foaly-matripony

8. Double Rainboom, the upcoming fan episode, has a trailer and a release date of March 30th: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPr7_lcAwZA

Discussion

First Discussion, we (that is, Nemesis) talk about some of the show news that came out of Unicon. Much of the information came from the writeups at Equestria Daily.

http://www.equestriadaily.com/2013/02/unicon-2013-panel-writers-room.html

http://www.equestriadaily.com/2013/02/uicorn-2013-panel-man-behind-music.html

http://www.equestriadaily.com/2013/02/panel-writeup-three-ponies-three.html

For the second discussion, Four String and Nemesis talk about the collapse of Unicon. Yes, there is much about rumors and speculation. We also talk about how it could affect other cons. At the end of the discussion we also discover the official statement from Unicon.

http://www.laspegasusunicon.com/

Also, some of the auctions to help foot the bill for people affected by the situation.

Finally, Nemesis talks about MLP Micro-series #1: Twilight Sparkle. You can buy it at your local comic shop, or at many places online including TFAW, Midtown Comics, iTunes, Comixology, and more for $3.99.