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Spectrum of a Rebel Yell

Spectrum of a Rebel YellBlendover Episode Ninety:

Tom Cheredar joins us, as we listen to a “rebel yell” from the American Civil War, thanks to a recording made by the Smithsonian. We look at Netflix employees hacking Fitbit, so your movie will pause if you nod off; and also discover 8tracks, an online music service. Devin Townsend has a new project called Casualties of Cool – which was put on Pledge Music.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Netflix and Fitbit
  • Devin Townsend
  • 8tracks
  • American Civil War: The Rebel Yell
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • Billy Idol

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from, and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from, we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.




Geeks of Doom

Ryan Miller Online

Tom Cheredar @ Venture Beat



Netflix and Fitbit

Netflix engineers hack Fitbit to track when you fall asleep during a video



Devin Townsend

DEVIN TOWNSEND Reached Casualties Crowdsource Goal In A Single Morning So He Released A New Song

Casualties of Cool @ Pledge Music

Devin Townsend @ Amazon

Devin Townsend – Official Site

Devin Townsend @ Facebook

Devin Townsend @

Devin Townsend @ MySpace

Devin Townsend @ Twitter

Devin Townsend @ Wikipedia

Devin Townsend @ YouTube





8tracks is an awesome (and profitable) music startup you’ve probably never heard of



American Civil War: The Rebel Yell

In the ’30s the Smithsonian recorded Confederate Civil War veterans reenacting the the rebel yell battle cry…

Rare Footage of Civil War Veterans Doing the Rebel Yell

Wikipedia: American Civil War – National Elections

Wikipedia: Issues of the American Civil War – Tarriffs

Wikipedia: Origins of the American Civil War – Regional Economic Differences

Wikipedia: US Presidential Election 1860 – Results



The Elisa Lam Case

Elisa Lam’s Mysterious Cecil Hotel Death To Become Horror Movie



Billy Idol

Billy Idol @ Amazon

Billy Idol – Official Site

Billy Idol @ Facebook

Billy Idol @ IMDb

Billy Idol @

Billy Idol @ MySpace

Billy Idol @ Twitter

Billy Idol @ Wikipedia



Music Featured:

  • Forgive Me” by Devin Townsend and Casualties of Cool from the forthcoming album Casualties of Cool
  • Rebel Yell” by Billy Idol from the album Rebel Yell



Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

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