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Mystic Mind


The greatest storyteller of our time, or just another smuck brony on the internet? YOU decide! (Also I do episode analysis sometimes.)

Oct
30th
2021

High Guardian Spice: Flawed Brilliance and Fantasy Fun (Spoiler review/analysis) · 1:35am Oct 30th, 2021

(Note: This is an updated review to include a greater discussion of spoilers, and to elaborate on one or two points I could have made clear.)

TL;DR: Though far from perfect, primarily due to the rough-around-the-edges animation, High Guardian Spice does a wonderful job in presenting its fantasy coming of age story, building on common heroic fantasy tropes to great effect.

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Oct
27th
2021

High Guardian Spice: Setting a High Bar for Future Western Animation · 2:15pm Oct 27th, 2021

Despite all the delays, High Guardian Spice is finally here! I will admit upfront that I have some level of bias, since I'm a non-binary fantasy nerd who loves all things magical and colourful. This show was always going to be on my radar, but has it lived up to my lofty expectations?

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Sep
24th
2021

My Little Pony: A new Generation · 11:24am Sep 24th, 2021

My Little Pony: A New Gen is a mixed bag. It has a good setup that builds itself on the legends of FiM, and is a film about the monsters we make ourselves to be. It shows how prejudice and stereotype can be pervasive in culture, playing on our fears of the out-group. It's just a shame the story beats feel so forced, with a portion of the cast being under-developed. The resolution also feels rushed, with more focus being on the friendship between primary characters rather than others making an

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Sep
15th
2021

Major Announcement: Mystic Mind's Patreon! · 1:00am Sep 15th, 2021

https://www.patreon.com/MysticMind89? I now officially have a patreon! I want to try and turn my biggest hobby into something that will support my life financially, in whatever small way that may be. Fancy throwing a bit of money my way to help fuel my writing? Have a browse of the options and give whatever you're able to. I'd be ultra greatful for all support shown!

Nov
18th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: a My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E23) · 1:44am Nov 18th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. Today, we have a minor epic on our hooves. It's The Cutie Mark Chronicles! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a cheeseburger can be deconstructed to its source.

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Nov
15th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: A My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E22) · 2:08am Nov 15th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. Today, we have another odd episode about animal rescue. It's A Bird in the hoof!l! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a cheeseburger can be deconstructed to its source.

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Nov
11th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: A My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E21) · 11:31pm Nov 11th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. We have quite an odd episode today, one that has a mixed reputation of early instalment wierdness within the fandom. It's Over a Barrel! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a

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Nov
10th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: A My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E20) · 11:51pm Nov 10th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. I'm back from my break and recharged, ready to move from one of the best episodes of season 1, to one of the worst. It's time to tackle Green Isn't Your Colour! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a

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Nov
5th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: A My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E19) · 1:16am Nov 5th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. Today, we're taking a look at one of my all time favourite episodes: A Dog and Pony Show! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a cheeseburger can be deconstructed to its source.

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Nov
4th
2020

Deconstruction is Magic: A My Little Pony Retrospective (S1E18) · 1:33am Nov 4th, 2020

Grrrrrrrrrrrrreetings everypony, and welcome back to Deconstruction is Magic, my Retrospective/Review/Analysis of every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic ever. Today, it's time to take a quick look at another CMC episode, the Show Stoppers! Without wasting any more time, let's get on with the analysis! I am the Mage of Mind, reminding you, as always, that even a cheeseburger can be deconstructed to its source.

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