Episode 78- Talking in the Library

Show Notes

Hosts

Nemesis (@nemesisprime1)

Alca7raz (@alca7raz_)

Quick Hits

Conventions:

  1. BABSCon applications deadline will be November 26th:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/11/babscon-application-deadline.html
  2. BronyCon’s website has been updated for 2015:
    http://bronycon.org/

Fandom & Other:

  1. The Gaming Colts have posted a development update for Alicorn Princess Blast:
    http://thegamingcolts.com/post/102125286563/alicorn-princess-blast-development-update-november-8th

Merchandise:

  1. New MLP backpacks have appeared on Target’s website:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/new-mlp-plush-backpacks-listed-on.html
  2. Luna and Rainbow Dash ornaments have been found:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/princess-luna-and-rainbow-dash.html
  3. Images of the Lyra, Sweetie Drops, and Roseluck Equestria Girls dolls have appeared:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/images-found-of-lyra-roseluck-sweetie.html
  4. Wave 12 Blind Bags have been revealed:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/wave-12-blind-bags-revealed.html
  5. The Funko Luna and Celestia figures will release in the UK in March, and Luna was delayed in the US until November 24th:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/luna-funko-vinyl-prototype-changed.html
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/funko-celestia-and-luna-coming-to-uk-in.html

Comics:

  1. The Hot Topic variant of issue #25 has been revealed:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/hot-topic-shows-friendship-is-magic-25.html
  2. a preview of issue #25 has appeared on iTunes:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/my-little-pony-friendship/id937394045?mt=11
  3. Tony Fleecs posted a teaser of the Equestria Girls Holiday Special:
    https://twitter.com/TonyFleecs/status/528099147509800960

Rainbow Rocks/Equestria Girls:

  1. The Rainbow Rocks game in the Hasbro Arcade app has been updated, includes high quality music tracks:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/11/new-update-to-hasbro-arcade-app.html

Friendship is Magic:

  1. Shout! Factory has announced a new MLP DVD for February 24th:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/11/adventures-of-cutie-mark-crusaders.html
  2. The MLP movie has apparently entered its scripting phase:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/11/mlp-movie-enters-scripting-phase.html
  3. Season 5’s music is finished, Maud may be doing something musical:
    https://twitter.com/dannyimusic/status/529789908731195392
    https://twitter.com/yogiingrid/status/530497217925505026

Discussion

Remember when Nemesis and Alca7raz featured a whole bunch of fan music? Well, they’re doing it again, except with fanfics. Yes, 20 stories (sort of) that they picked. They attempt to justify their picks, and even occasionally criticize each other’s choices.

  1. “Cutie Mark Crusadicorn” by Eakin
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/200305/cutie-mark-crusadicorn
  2. “What If?” by Lynked
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/20385/what-if
  3. “Blood is Thicker” / “Sunset” / “The Reluctant Reunion of the Redoubtable Rabble-Rouser” / “For Want of a Dawn” by Ciroton
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/19676/sunset
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/45439/blood-is-thicker-the-reluctant-reunion-of-the-redoubtable-rabblerouser
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/24152/for-want-of-a-dawn
  4. “I Forgot I Was There” by GaPJaxie
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/15083/i-forgot-i-was-there
  5. “Ascend” by xTSGx
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/57026/ascend
  6. “Children of a Lesser Dragon God Boy Whelp Thingy Guy” by The Descendant
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/103939/children-of-a-lesser-dragon-god-boy-whelp-thingy-guy
  7. “Simply Rarity” by Somber
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/203093/simply-rarity
  8. “The Keepers of Discord” by Hoopy McGee
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/25125/the-keepers-of-discord
  9. “The Light Never Goes Out” by BrianBlessedPony
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/354/the-light-never-goes-out
  10. “The Sun Whispers Your Name” by Mystic
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/28840/the-sun-whispers-your-name
  11. “The Empty Room” by Wanderer D
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/53/the-empty-room
  12. “And a Dark Wind Blows” by RazedRainbow
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/59649/and-a-dark-wind-blows
  13. “The Irony of Applejack” by Mister Friendly
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/78117/the-irony-of-applejack
  14. “Subjunctive” by Integral Archer
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/81260/subjunctive
  15. “How the Sunset Sparkles” by Scipio Smith
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/155300/how-the-sunset-sparkles
  16. “Those Blue Wings” by Tchernobog
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/1700/those-blue-wings
  17. “Long Road to Friendship” by The Albinocorn
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/144198/long-road-to-friendship
  18. “Vanilla Twilight” / “Dreams and Disasters” by Quillery
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/87320/vanilla-twilight
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/89598/dreams-and-disasters
  19. “The Immortal Game” by AestheticB
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/1886/the-immortal-game
  20. “My Little Alicorn” by InsertAuthorHere
    http://www.fimfiction.net/story/11275/my-little-alicorn

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