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Nathan Palmer at the Sociology Source (which still shows up in my RSS reader as the much less definitively titled “Blog”) posted an interesting video the other day that can be used to review for an Intro to Sociology exam because it is full of sociological ideas. Was it a review of sociological theories? A treatise on race? An examination of the wage gap? Of course not, it was about teenagers reacting to clips from the TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and its legion of adoring male fans! I like his idea of using it as a tool for review, though I would also be tempted to use it in a standard discussion of gender norms (one could also easily branch off into a discussion of gender in children’s toys and clothing). The video is below:

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