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100 Years Later: Remembering World War I

100 Years Later: Remembering World War IBlendover Episode 124:

The US mainstream media has largely ignored a major historic anniversary this year: the 100th Anniversary of World War I. This weekend marks the centennial of the spark the began the flame that raged across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for four years. Jenn Wieda joins Blendover as we observe the anniversary, & take a look at how the media is (or is not) covering the centennial…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • World War I Centennial
  • Recommended World War I Movies
  • Iron Maiden
  • The Crystal Moore Case
  • APOC3 and Triglyceride Study
  • WTF: Marilyn Monroe sculpture in China
  • WTF: Weird Things of World War I
  • The Pogues
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • #YesAllWomen

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies, we focus on topics that are not trending across the web and in the mainstream media, and have a knack accurate predictions of coming events, trends, and media coverage.

 


 

Shout-Outs

Dwayne DeFreitas @ Twitter

Peter Egan @ Facebook

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down

 


 

World War I Centennial

100th Anniversary of Start of World War I Approaches

Is the rise of ISIS World War I’s next phase?

Terrorist act a century ago launched World War I

What If World War I Never Happened?

When the world goes to war on a lie

Wikipedia: 10th Battalion (Canadians), CEF

Wikipedia: Gallipoli Campaign

Wikipedia: No Man’s Land – World War I

Wikipedia: Railway Gun – World War I

Wikipedia: T. E. Lawrence

Wikipedia: United States in World War I

 


 

Recommended World War I Movies

Gallipoli

Johnny Got His Gun

Lawrence of Arabia

Legends of the Fall

Passchendaele

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones

 


 

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden @ Amazon

Iron Maiden – Official Site

Iron Maiden @ Facebook

Iron Maiden @ Google+

Iron Maiden @ Last.fm

Iron Maiden @ Twitter

Iron Maiden @ Wikipedia

Iron Maiden @ YouTube

 


 

The Crystal Moore Case

Latta council fights for chief’s job

Latta Grievance Committee: No recommendation with Crystal Moore’s job

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Her Job Back, Homophobic Mayor Thwarted By Town Council

 


 

APOC3 and Triglyceride Study

In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks

ISIS-APOCIIIRx

Rare gene flaws can cut heart disease risk by 40%

Triglycerides: Why do they matter?

 


 

WTF: Marilyn Monroe sculpture in China

Spotted: Giant Marilyn Monroe sculpture abandoned in Guangxi dump site

 


 

WTF: Weird Things of World War I

Weird Things of World War I

 


 

The Pogues

The Pogues @ Amazon

The Pogues – Official Site

The Pogues @ Facebook

The Pogues @ Last.fm

The Pogues @ MySpace

The Pogues @ Wikipedia

 


 

Franz Ferdinand (band)

Franz Ferdinand @ Amazon

Franz Ferdinand – Official Site

Franz Ferdinand @ Facebook

Franz Ferdinand @ Instagram

Franz Ferdinand @ Tumblr

Franz Ferdinand @ Twitter

Franz Ferdinand @ Wikipedia

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

HOLD THE FUCK UP – Let’s step back for a second, Tumblr!

 


 

Music Featured:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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