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An Extra Hour in the Ball Pit

An Extra Hour in the Ball PitBlendover Episode 130:

Peter Egan guests on Blendover, as we turn to 9/11 – where a Rep. Massie has held a press conference demanding that the redacted 28 pages from the Commission Report be revealed. Meanwhile, FedEx has been indicted by the Government, we have a strange tale from Florida about a “suicidal mannequin”, and Greg delivers his big report about DashCon.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • 9/11
  • FedEx indicted by US Government
  • Glutton4Punishment
  • Florida: Suicidal Mannequin
  • DashCon 2014
  • WTF: Giant Mysterious Hole in Siberia
  • Weird Al Yankovic

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 and Other Remarks

Benjamin Ezell @ Facebook

MH17 Misunderstandings

On this day, July 18, 1986, “A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station’s helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.”

Mandella Day

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

RIP Tommy Ramone

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 335: An Extra Hour In The Ball Pit

 


 

9/11

9/11 Link To Saudi Arabia Is Topic Of 28 Redacted Pages In Government Report; Congressmen Push For Release

Before we involve ourselves in ‪#‎Iraq‬, Congressmen and their constituents need to know more about the events leading up to 9/11

No Agenda 635: 28 Pages

Rep. Massie speaks at Press Conference Regarding 9/11 Documents

Secret 9/11 Documents: “Implausible” that the 9/11 Hijackers Acted Without Government Backing

Wikipedia: 9/11 Commission Report

Wikipedia: Criticism of the 9/11 Commission – Redacted Section

 


 

FedEx indicted by US Government

FedEx Indicted for Shipping Drugs for Online Pharmacies

How the Postal Service began prefunding retiree health care and fell into a deep hole

 


 

Glutton4Punishment

Glutton4Punishment @ SoundCloud

Glutton4Punishment – Official Site

Glutton4Punishment @ Facebook

Glutton4Punishment @ Last.fm

Glutton4Punishment @ MySpace

Glutton4Punishment @ Twitter

Glutton4Punishment @ YouTube

 


 

Florida: Suicidal Mannequin

Man Who Committed Suicide Mistaken For Mannequin Hanging In Garage, Taken To Landfill

 


 

DashCon 2014

DisasterCon: how a fan convention’s big dream became a nightmare

Emily S. Whitten: The DashCon Disaster Mystery

Over the course of a weekend, DashCon 2014 descended into chaos

 


 

WTF: Giant Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Giant Hole In Siberia Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Large crater appears at the ‘end of the world’

Mysterious giant hole suddenly appears in Siberia [Updated]

New video of mysterious giant Siberian hole filmed by investigation team

Wikipedia: Pingo

Large crater appears at the ‘end of the world’

 


 

Weird Al Yankovic

Exclusive Weird Al Yankovic Music Video: FOIL (Parody of “Royals” by Lorde)

Weird Al Yankovic @ Amazon

Weird Al Yankovic @ iTunes

Weird Al Yankovic – Official Site

Weird Al Yankovic @ Facebook

Weird Al Yankovic @ Instagram

Weird Al Yankovic @ Twitter

Weird Al Yankovic @ Wikipedia

Weird Al Yankovic @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Foil” by Weird Al Yankovic from the album Mandatory Fun
  • Graveyard of Empires” by Glutton4Punishment – free download at SoundCloud
  • America Fuck Yeah” by Glutton4Punishment – free download at SoundCloud

 


 

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]

Apoplectic Sedition

Apoplectic SeditionBlendover Episode 129:

Peter Egan joins Blendover, where we examine the scandal of the Mississippi primaries, & return to the Lee Rigby case, where a censorship feud begins to point to Kenya. Later, we look at the bra that’s also a tazer with GPS, and deconstruct the cybersecurity laws being considered in the US & UK. Music fans should tune in to hear a new song from Ashes In The Rear View!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Mississippi Election Scandal
  • The Lee Rigby Murder
  • Ashes in the Rear View
  • Rape Deterrent Bra/Tazer: The Brazer?
  • Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act 2014
  • Emergency UK Surveillance Laws
  • WTF: Was it sex or a scene from Slither?
  • WTF: Kingdom of North Sudan
  • Ramones

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

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Reddit

RIP Tommy Ramone

Soylent

The Drill Down

Wikipedia: Alien and Sedition Acts

Wikipedia: Bastille Day

 


 

Mississippi Election Scandal

Cochran challenger asks court to open poll records

Mississippi Is the Most Corrupt State, Says a New Study

Tea party groups are apoplectic over how Cochran won in Mississippi

Wikipedia: Thad Cochran

 


 

The Lee Rigby Murder

BBC News MI5 ‘tried to recruit’ Michael Adebolajo, friend claims

Kenya warns its citizens to avoid travelling through Heathrow Airport, after British holidaymakers advised to leave popular coastal area of Lamu

MI5 and MI6 tell MPs to censor key report on Lee Rigby’s killers

Tullow Oil discovers ‘high quality’ oil in Kenya

Wikipedia: Kenya – Economy

Wikipedia: Tullow Oil

 


 

Ashes In The Rear View

Blendover 123: Perception Evolved

Benjamin Ezell @ Facebook

 


 

Rape Deterrent Bra/Tazer: The Brazer?

This Rape-Repellent Bra Will Shock You… Literally

 


 

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act 2014

Beware the Dangers of Congress’ Latest Cybersecurity Bill

Congress is about to vote on a terrible new cybersecurity bill

Diane Feinstein Is Back, And She Brought A Fun New Bill With Her

Intelligence collective clears CISA for full Senate vote

S.2588 – Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014

 


 

Emergency UK Surveillance Laws

Emergency phone and internet data storage law to be brought in

ISPs ‘blindsided’ by UK.gov’s ’emergency’ data retention and investigation powers law

 


 

WTF: Was it sex or a scene from Slither?

Police: couple had sex in front of Oklahoma City church

 


 

WTF: Kingdom of North Sudan

Va. man plants flag, claims African country, calling it ‘Kingdom of North Sudan’

 


 

Ramones

Ramones @ Amazon

Ramones – Official Site

Ramones @ Facebook

Ramones @ Instagram

Ramones @ Twitter

Ramones @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • You Were Everything to Us” by Ashes In The Rear View a project by Benjamin Ezell
  • Blitzkrieg Bop” by Ramones from the album Ramones

 


 

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]

Trigger Warnings: The New Censorship

Trigger Warnings: The New CensorshipBlendover Episode 128:

As seen in the 2014 4chan / Tumblr raid, “Trigger Warnings” has been spreading on the internet, and now creeping into the mainstream. Andy Sorcini joins Blendover in a discussion about triggers, how they began as helpful notices to people with PTSD, yet have evolved into a tool to stifle free speech. Also on this show: TSA, The Rolling Stones, and new movies from Terry Gilliam and Ridley Scott.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Trigger Warnings
  • TSA
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Zero Theorem
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
  • WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan
  • WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter
  • Fatboy Slim
  • Alice Cooper

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

Norwegian Black Metal

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

Soylent

The Drill Down

Wikipedia: World Population Day

 


 

Trigger Warnings

9 Trigger Warnings for Hamlet

1990 KISS Interview: Paul and Gene Talk PMRC, and more

A Look at Resilience

A trigger warning is a spoiler alert for reality

Addictions: Identifying and Managing Triggers

Building Resilience in a Turbulent World

Bullying and Suicide Risk — Building Resilience

Geek Feminism Wiki: Trigger Warning

History of PTSD: World War I

How The Trigger Warning Took Over The Internet

How To Bully Proof Your Children by Building Their Resilience

In Defense of Being Offensive: Jonathan Rauch on the New Threats to Free Thought

Know Your Meme: 2014 Tumblr – 4chan Raids

New Edition Of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Removes The N-Word

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD, Cutting, and Other Forms of Self-Injury

Recognize 4chan “raids” as internet crimes, and hold the participants responsible for their harmful actions

Stop 4chan Spamming

The Illusion of Safety / The Safety of Illusion

The trouble with trigger warnings

That all users of Tumblr be labelled as mentally handicapped landwhales

Treatment, Not Trigger Warnings

Trigger Happy

Trigger warnings on classic literature are one small step from book banning

We’ve gone too far with ‘trigger warnings’

What is a Trigger?

What’s Really Important About ‘Trigger Warnings’

Why I Stopped Rolling My Eyes at Trigger Warnings

Wikipedia: Trauma Trigger

 


 

TSA

New T.S.A. Rules for Electronics on Flights Bound for U.S.

TSA alternatives: Israeli airport screening methods suggested for U.S. by some

T.S.A. Fees for Air Trips to Rise

 


 

The Rolling Stones

45 years ago: Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones found dead

45 year ago: The Rolling Stones play Hyde Park

Marquee Club, London, July 12, 1962

World Cup 2014: Brazil fans blame ‘curse of Mick Jagger’ for their 7-1 defeat to Germany

The Rolling Stones @ Amazon

The Rolling Stones – Official Site

The Rolling Stones @ Facebook

The Rolling Stones @ Twitter

The Rolling Stones @ Wikipedia

The Rolling Stones @ YouTube

 


 

The Zero Theorem

The Zero Theorem – Trailer

The Zero Theorem @ IMDb

The Zero Theorem @ Wikipedia

 


 

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings – Trailer

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ IMDb

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ Wikipedia

 


 

Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II

Fox Orders Independence Day 2 Script Rewrite

IMDb: ID Forever Part I

IMDb: ID Forever Part II

Wikipedia: Independence Day – Sequels

 


 

WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan

Unbelievable journey: Chickasha man loses phone, gets it back from another continent

 


 

WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter

Potato Salad is serious business on Kickstarter

Q&A: Why This MIT PhD Candidate Backed the Infamous Potato Salad Kickstarter

The Kickstarter Potato Salad Guy Just Lost Nearly $30,000

 


 

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim @ Amazon

Fatboy Slim – Official Site

Fatboy Slim @ Facebook

Fatboy Slim @ Google+

Fatboy Slim @ Instagram

Fatboy Slim @ MySpace

Fatboy Slim @ SoundCloud

Fatboy Slim @ Spotify

Fatboy Slim @ Twitter

Fatboy Slim @ Wikipedia

Fatboy Slim @ YouTube

 


 

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper @ Amazon

Alice Cooper @ iTunes

Alice Cooper – Official Site

Alice Cooper @ Facebook

Alice Cooper @ IMDb

Alice Cooper @ Instagram

Alice Cooper @ Last.fm

Alice Cooper @ MySpace

Alice Cooper @ Twitter

Alice Cooper @ Wikipedia

Alice Cooper @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones from the album Out of Our Heads
  • Confessin’ the Blues” by The Rolling Stones from the compilation 12 x 5
  • Sympathy for the Devil” [Fatboy Slim Remix] by The Rolling Stones from the digital EP Sympathy for the Devil: Remix
  • Triggerman” by Alice Cooper from the album Dragontown

 


 

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]

Roswell Forever

Roswell ForeverBlendover Episode 127:

It’s 67th anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident! Jenn Wieda guests on Blendover as we rediscover the legacy this mysterious moment impacted on society. We discuss modern Roswell news, developments in space tourism, Pink Floyd’s new album, & the Independence Day sequels. Get intergalactic as we celebrate the Roswell anniversary with all beings both alien & human alike!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • 67th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident
  • Space Tourism Trial Launch in Roswell, NM
  • Roswell School Shooting
  • Buchanan and Goodman
  • Pink Floyd
  • Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II
  • WTF: Retired US Marine Defended Human Colonies on Mars
  • WTF: Raelians celebrate Swastika Rehabilitation Week
  • Jeff Wayne
  • David Bowie

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

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

Wikipedia: Tanabata

 


 

67th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident

Roswell UFO Festival draws the curious

Thousands converge in Roswell to mark 1947 UFO incident

Wikipedia: Roswell UFO incident

 


 

Space Tourism Trial Launch in Roswell

Arizona company sends capsule to edge of space

Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

 


 

Roswell School Shooting

Boy, 13, sentenced to state custody for N.M. school shooting

Chilling entries read from a diary written by Mason Campbell

CYFD cannot say in which facility Mason Campbell will be placed

Mason Campbell, New Mexico school shooter, chose victims at random: cops

New Mexico boy, 12, to be sentenced for school shooting

One of the photos from the evacuation on the day is interesting

Parents of Roswell school shooter apologize

Pictured: The ‘baby-faced school shooter, 12, who warned friends to stay home before he went on rampage critically wounding two classmates’

Police: NM school shooter is 12-year-old boy

We Don’t Rebuild. We Reload.

 


 

Buchanan and Goodman

Buchanan & Goodman – The Flying Saucer (1 and 2) [1956]

The Flying Saucer MP3 @ Amazon

Dickie Goodman @ Amazon

Dickie Goodman @ iTunes

Dickie Goodman – Official Site

Dickie Goodman @ MySpace

Dickie Goodman @ Wikipedia

 


 

Pink Floyd

Dark Side Of Pink Floyd’s ‘New’ Album

More details emerge on Pink Floyd’s new Endless River album emerge – including a possible audio preview

Pink Floyd to Release New Album in October

Pink Floyd to release new album The Endless River in October

Pink Floyd’s new album: how new is it?

 


 

Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II

Fox Orders Independence Day 2 Script Rewrite

IMDb: ID Forever Part I

IMDb: ID Forever Part II

Wikipedia: Independence Day – Sequels

 


 

WTF: Retired US Marine Defended Human Colonies on Mars

Retired US Marine claims he spent 17 years on MARS protecting five human colonies from Martians

 


 

WTF: Raelians celebrate Swastika Rehabilitation Week

Mark Your Calendars! It’s Swastika Rehabilitation Week!

GOTOPLESS DAY – AUG 24, 2014 – BoobMap

 


 

Jeff Wayne / The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds @ Amazon

The War of the Worlds – Official Site

The War of the Worlds @ Facebook

The War of the Worlds @ Twitter

Jeff Wayne @ Wikipedia

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds @ Wikipedia

 


 

David Bowie

David Bowie @ Amazon

David Bowie – Official Site

David Bowie @ Facebook

David Bowie @ IMDb

David Bowie @ Last.fm

David Bowie @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

 


 

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]

Metallic on the Fourth of July

Metallic on the Fourth of JulyBlendover Episode 126:

Recorded on 7/4, Peter Egan joins Blendover, where we discuss the NSA, as their oversight board has given the thumbs-up to sucking up all your data from the web, and then onto the case of illegal immigrants detained on military bases. Later, we move from patriotism to metal, where we find a Motorhead fan hospitalized for headbanging? Then we preview new tracks from two metal giants.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • NSA
  • Illegal Immigrants detained at US Military Bases
  • Riot
  • Headbanging
  • Overkill
  • Cannibal Corpse
  • WTF: White Sox
  • WTF: Oklahoma Politician Imposter?
  • Declaration of Independence
  • KISS
  • Team America: World Police

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

It’s not about abortion, nor is it about Birth Control pills

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

Rick Reid: Get To The Damn Point

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

 


 

NSA

If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance

It’s considered legal because of Executive Order 12333

NSA permanently targets the privacy-conscious: Merely searching the web for the privacy-enhancing software tools outlined in the XKeyscore rules causes the NSA to mark and track the IP address of the person doing the search

NSA Targets the Privacy-Conscious for Surveillance

Privacy Watchdog Says NSA Spying Legal, Effective

Repeal Executive Order 12333

U.S. Privacy Panel Backs N.S.A.’s Internet Tapping

 


 

Illegal Immigrants detained at US Military Bases

Feds threaten Kit Daniels with prison over report on Illegal Immigration

Oklahoma lawmaker denied access to illegal immigrant holding facility in his own state

 


 

Riot

Riot – Riot

Riot Lyrics

Riot @ Amazon

Riot – Official Site

Riot @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Riot @ Facebook

Riot @ Last.fm

Riot @ Wikipedia

 


 

Headbanging

Headbanging To Motorhead Causes Fan’s Brain To Bleed

 


 

Overkill

OVERKILL – Armorist (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

 


 

Cannibal Corpse

Cannibal Corpse “Sadistic Embodiment” (OFFICIAL)

CANNIBAL CORPSE To Release A Skeletal Domain In September (Updated w/New Song!)

 


 

WTF: White Sox

White Sox Gave Fans White Ponchos, Which Turned Into Pictures of People in White Hoods

 


 

WTF: Oklahoma Politician Imposter?

GOP Candidate Charges Opponent Is Dead, Represented By A Body Double

Oklahoma Republican claims congressional opponent is dead, replaced with body double

 


 

US Declaration of Independence

Wikipedia: United States Declaration of Independence – Annotated Text of the engrossed Declaration

 


 

KISS

KISS @ Amazon

KISS – Official Site

KISS @ Facebook

KISS @ Twitter

KISS @ Wikipedia

KISS @ YouTube

 


 

Team America: World Police

Team America: World Police @ Amazon

Team America World Police: Music From The Motion Picture @ Amazon

Team America: World Police @ IMDb

Team America: World Police @ Wikipedia

KISS @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

 


 

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]