Why Friendship Is MagicWhy Friendship Is Magic by Specter-Von-Baren
An analysis of why MLP: FiM is so popular
First let us start with a problem that has been occurring recently in the media, something I call the Animation Drought. In recent years the quality of animated shows in America has degraded, and by a great margin. Some of this can perhaps be traced to the fall from grace of Cartoon Network which had, among other things, killed Toonami, become reliant on re-runs, and has actually begun airing shows that are not cartoons. Another aspect is something that had been occurring long before this which was the failings of Disney with its string of mediocre sequels. Even the good shows still on have suffered in quality, such as Ben Ten, or alternatively, have been canceled altogether..
This has led to a pessimism about animation in America and so any news of a show of even decent quality is immediately jumped upon, this is not to say FiM is merely decent but let us be fair here, many people that now love the show would not have been caught dead even loo
Collection: Chinese New Year 2015-Year Of The GoatCollection: Chinese New Year 2015-Year Of The Goat by techgnotic
Year of the Goat (or Ram, or Sheep)
Happy Chinese New Year 2015
The main difference between the Western and Chinese zodiacs is that in the West, each month of the year has its own sign, whereas the Chinese zodiac is made up of 12–year cycles, with each year having its own sign.
The date of the Chinese New Year differs annually, reflecting the second new moon after the winter solace, (falling usually between January 21 and February 19).