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PATRIOT ACTors

PATRIOT ACTorsBlendover Episode 165:

It’s been nearly 14 years since the USA PATRIOT Act was signed into law. And since that time, much controversy has surrounded the legislation. Now, as it comes close to its expiry, Mitch McConnell has introduced a bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act until 2020.

Our Craniumelody band this week is Zimmers Hole.

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Topics Discussed:

  • PATRIOT ACTors
  • Copyright and Piracy
  • Zimmers Hole
  • Jared Leto is The Joker
  • KISS and Scooby-Doo?
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Tech Support
  • WTF: Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers
  • WTF: Winner of the WTF Cup

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Aaron Ciavarra, 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.

 


 

PATRIOT ACTors

McConnell Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Patriot Act Until 2020

Patriot Act Renewal Divides GOP Establishment From Libertarian Conservatives

Representatives passes Cybersecurity bill despite privacy protests

Revamped USA Freedom Act Still Faces Congressional Hurdles

Sen. Cotton Fights Paul, Other Libertarians Over Patriot Act Extensions

Wikipedia: Controversial invocations of the Patriot Act

Wikipedia: Executive Order 12333

 


 

Copyright and Piracy

Hollywood Anti-Piracy initiative requires a VPN outside the US

 


 

Zimmers Hole

Zimmers Hole @ Amazon

Zimmers Hole – Official Site

Zimmers Hole @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Zimmers Hole @ Facebook

Zimmers Hole @ Last.fm

Zimmers Hole @ MySpace

Zimmers Hole @ Wikipedia

 


 

Jared Leto is The Joker

Jared Leto As The Joker: First Look Reveals Tattooed Villain

 


 

KISS and Scooby-Doo?

Rock and Roll Mystery

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

New Charges Brought Against Cannibal

Terrifying zombies on the subway may be taking things a bit too far

Woman allegedly attacks family dog while high on bath salts

Woman reportedly on bath salts when she crashed through window

 


 

WTF: Tech Support

Colorado Man Ends Battle With Computer by Shooting It 8 Times

 


 

WTF: Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers

China Says Please Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers

 


 

WTF: Winner of the WTF Cup

Dad unknowingly impregnated daughter…

 


 

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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]

The San Francisco Police Texting Scandal

The San Francisco Police Texting ScandalBlendover Episode 164:

A scandal has erupted in California, where several officers from the San Francisco Police Department have been caught sending racist and homophobic text messages to each other. And now, the word is that the culprits may go unpunished. Blendover looks into the story.

Our Craniumelody band this week is MEJIBRAY

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Topics Discussed:

  • San Francisco Police Texting Scandal
  • Prescription Denied
  • MEJIBRAY
  • Marvel Movies
  • Vertical Farms
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Anyone for Twister?
  • WTF: Bring Out Your Dead
  • WTF: 18th Century Dong
  • WTF: Only a ginger…

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Aaron Ciavarra, 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.

 


 

San Francisco Police Texting Scandal

San Francisco Cops Sending Racist Texts Could Go Unpunished

SF Police Refer To Blacks As ‘Monkeys’: ‘It’s Not Against The Law To Put An Animal Down’

 


 

Prescription Denied

Is Walmart hiring pharmacy staff from Central State Hospital now?

Milledgeville Pharmacist Refuses to Fill Prescription for Miscarriage Patient

What is D&C?

 


 

MEJIBRAY

MEJIBRAY @ Amazon

MEJIBRAY – Official Site

MEJIBRAY @ Last.fm

MEJIBRAY @ Twitter

 


 

Marvel Movies

Hugh Jackman to Play Wolverine One Last Time

JOHANSSON Confirms Talks With MARVEL Head About BLACK WIDOW Movie

Marvel’s Ant-Man – Trailer 1

Marvel Eyes Angelina Jolie To Direct ‘Captain Marvel’

Olivia Munn Cast as Psylocke In X-Men: Apocalypse

Ryan Reynold’s April Fool’s Prank Confirms ‘Deadpool’ Will Be Rated R (Video)

Spider-Man: Marvel’s Kevin Feige Confirms High School Peter Parker

The Real Reason A New Solo ‘Hulk’ Movie Hasn’t Been Made By Marvel

 


 

Vertical Farms

Seoul to adopt urban agriculture by introducing ‘vertical farms’

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Survive like a Billionaire

Terrifying zombies on the subway may be taking things a bit too far

What is flakka? Florida’s dangerous new drug trend

Woman allegedly attacks family dog while high on bath salts

 


 

WTF: Anyone for Twister?

Horny mom busted

 


 

WTF: Bring Out Your Dead

Body found in Walmart parking lot could have been there for a month

 


 

WTF: 18th Century Dong

Archaeologists find 18th century sex toy

 


 

WTF: Only a ginger…

Redhead banned from school for being too ginger

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

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]

The Tyler Kost Case

The Tyler Kost CaseBlendover Episode 163:

This week we examine the case of 19-year-old Tyler Kost, accused of 30 counts of sexual assault against 13 different alleged victims… a case in which evidence has emerged Kost may have been setup in elaborate collusion by the alleged victims. We discuss the controversy, and examine Kost’s character for more insight.

Our Craniumelody band this week is VAST

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Topics Discussed:

  • The Tyler Kost Case
  • Head Transplant
  • VAST
  • US Sanctions on WoW, Diablo
  • Marvel Movies
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Baby With No Nose
  • WTF: Choc O Benedict
  • WTF: Grandma poisons family with 1980’s hot chocolate
  • WTF: Prosthesis Shame
  • WTF: Hardon Collider

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Aaron Ciavarra, 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.

 


 

The Tyler Kost Case

Defense: Pinal County serial rape suspect may have been set up

Teen rape suspect often e-mailed Sheriff’s Office

 


 

Head Transplant

World’s first head transplant volunteer could experience something “worse than death”

 


 

VAST

VAST @ Amazon

VAST – Official Site

VAST @ Facebook

VAST @ Last.fm

VAST @ SoundCloud

VAST @ Twitter

VAST @ Wikipedia

VAST @ YouTube

 


 

US Sanctions on WoW, Diablo

U.S. Sanctions Block Crimeans From World of Warcraft, Diablo III

 


 

Marvel Movies

First Official Look at Deadpool

Hugh Jackman to Play Wolverine One Last Time

Ryan Reynolds Addresses the Deadpool PG-13 Rating

Ryan Reynold’s April Fool’s Prank Confirms ‘Deadpool’ Will Be Rated R (Video)

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

Terrifying zombies on the subway may be taking things a bit too far

What Would Being In A Bunker For 15 Years Really Do To Your Head?

Woman allegedly attacks family dog while high on bath salts

 


 

WTF: Baby With No Nose

Meet Eli, the ‘Miracle Baby’ born without a nose

 


 

WTF: Choc O Benedict

Someone made a life-sized Benedict Cumberbatch using 500 chocolate bars

 


 

WTF: Grandma poisons family with 1980’s hot chocolate

Grandmother from Vicenza, Italy, poisons family with hot chocolate from 1980s

 


 

WTF: Prosthesis Shame

Natasha Hope-Simpson, prosthetic leg user, gets note saying she ‘should be ashamed’

 


 

WTF: Hardon Collider

This is surely the BBC’s best caption yet

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

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]