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In case the Brony Herd Census released earlier this year wasn’t enough to convince you the sparkly threat is real — it pegged the U.S. brony population at somewhere between 7 million and 12.4 million — we now have irrefutable evidence that it’s attempting to infiltrate the business world: May we present what is, by all accounts, an honest-to-goodness My Little Pony-themed resume from an unabashed brony.
Bronies are, of course, the adult- and teen-male devotees of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, a nearly three-year-old animated series (based on the Hasbro toy line) that has already spawned a spinoff, comic books, a video game, a collectible card game, and who knows what else. It’s wildly popular, and attracts a male following large enough to 1.) have a name (“brony” is a combination of “bro” and “pony”), and 2.) rate its own conventions and meet-ups around the globe.
For some bronies, that My Little Pony goes well beyond collectibles, conventions or even the occasional tattoo, as evidenced for this totally not-a-joke resume created by one serious fan (who shall remain semi-anonymous, although a commenter at Dorkly tracked down the source). There’s no word as to whether the resume was effective, mind you, but I’m guessing no. Unless the business is based in Equestria, that is …