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A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh AirBlendover Episode 148:

After a short break, Blendover returns; & our 150th episode will be like a breath of fresh air! We talk about the Stem Cell Therapy in the EU, & turn to an unusual suicide in Dallas, Texas that got very little media coverage. Later we examine the turmoil of Scott Stapp from Creed over the last few weeks – and then debate issues of banning words on Twitter. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Utada Hikaru.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • The Hugo Rodriguez Case
  • Utada Hikaru
  • Scott Stapp / Creed
  • Twitter
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Emily Brothers
  • WTF: Haunted Sword
  • WTF: Burning Church Snowglobe

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

Beauty in the Suffering

Hostage situation in Sydney

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

Media Nox

Sara Morrison Wieda @ Facebook

So, let me get this straight…

Sons of Tonatiuh @ BandCamp

Sons of Tonatiuh @ Facebook

Sons of Tonatiuh – Official Site

The 1992 L.A. Riots and Heavy Metal

The Spirit of Metal

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Official Teaser Trailer #1

TARDISblend

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells: First therapy approved by EU

European Biotechnology – page 205

 


 

The Hugo Rodriguez Case

Horrific Scene Unfolds on Dallas Street After Man Reportedly Ties Rope Around His Neck, Commits Brutal Suicide

Hugo Rodriguez Funeral Fund

Man scrawls suicide note on side of van then DECAPITATES himself by tying a rope around his neck and attaching it to a fire hydrant before driving off

GORE / NSFW: Man Decapitates Himself by Tying His Neck to a Fire Hydrant and Driving Off in His Van in West Dallas, Texas

 


 

Utada Hikaru

Utada Hikaru @ Amazon

Utada Hikaru @ iTunes

Utada Hikaru – Official Site

Utada Hikaru @ Twitter

Utada Hikaru @ Wikipedia

 


 

Scott Stapp / Creed

CREED Members Have Not Spoken With SCOTT STAPP Since 2012

Creed Vocalist/CIA Assassin Scott Stapp Loses Custody of His Kids

Creed’s Scott Stapp Misses Court Hearing, May Be Forced Into Psychiatric Hold

Scott Stapp Thought He Was a CIA Agent Assigned to Kill President Obama

 


 

Twitter

Twitter should ban racist words, says MP

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

2015 Predictions: Zombie Apocalypse Virus Becomes Possible Via An Artificial Virus Bioweapon

About 100 brains including that of massed killer Charles Whitman go missing from University of Texas at Austin

Evolved people or real-life zombies?

The Equation That Can Help Predict Zombie Migration Patterns

University of Texas: Missing brains were destroyed

Zombie Olfaction: Smells Like Undead Spirit

 


 

WTF: Emily Brothers

Sun columnist Rod Liddle sorry for ‘vile’ joke about blind transgender Labour candidate Emily Brothers

 


 

WTF: Haunted Sword

Sword For Sale WARNING might be haunted

 


 

WTF: Burning Church Snowglobe

Holiday Gift Idea: The Burning Church Snow Globe

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • You Make Me Want to be a Man” by Utada Hikaru from the album Exodus

 


 

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]

Clip Show #2

Clip Show #2Blendover Episode 149:

We look to the past, with our second clip show. We return to our accurate predictions on how the media began to define terrorism, & then our Trigger Warnings deconstruction from earlier this year. Later, we take a listen to clips from episodes of TARDISblend and Heavy Metal Historian. Clips in the show feature Dwayne DeFreitas, Rick Reid, Andy Sorcini, & Tom Cheredar.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism
  • Trigger Warnings
  • Heavy Metal Historian: Thrash Metal
  • Doctor Who / TARDISblend

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

Get to the Damn Point

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

The Future of Thrash Metal

Media Nox

RIP R.A. Montgomery 1936-2014, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure

TARDISblend

The Drill Down

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

Get to the Damn Point

 


 

Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism

Police officer safety or surplus zeal: Military equipment spurs debate

Public Records for Pulaski County, Indiana

THIS IS AN UNMISTAKABLE ACT OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM!

U.S. Revives Domestic Terror Unit Amid Rise in Right-Wing Shootings

 


 

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

 


 

Heavy Metal Historian

The Rise of Thrash Metal

 


 

Doctor Who / TARDISblend

TARDISblend 72: Deep Breath

 


 

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]

\m/ SlavëheaD \m/

\m/ SlavëheaD \m/Blendover Episode 148:

We turn to a controversial case of blogger Megan Fox versus the Orland Park Public Library. The UK Government pushes for laws against Slavery. Later, we look at the case of a rapper named Brian Watkins in the USA who is facing prison time for his lyrics; while HBO is filming a Scientology documentary. Our Craniumelody band this week is Hanzel und Gretyl.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Orland Park Public Library
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • Hanzel und Gretyl
  • Brian Watkins aka Tiny Doo
  • HBO and Scientology
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Selfie Stick
  • WTF: Stormtrooper Walking

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

Clearing up Net Neutrality

Ed Gein: Through a Dead Skin Mask

Jennifer Wieda @ Facebook

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

Jennifer Wieda @ Twitter

Media Nox

RIP R.A. Montgomery 1936-2014, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Official Teaser Trailer #1

TARDISblend

The “Shit Is On Fire” Show

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

World War I and Metal

 


 

Orland Park Public Library

9 Secrets to Keep Your Daughter From Becoming a Slut

2013-10-04 = Megan Fox Orland Park Library Misadventure

2014-11-23 Megan Fox audits the Field Museum’s “Evolving Earth” exhibit

ANOTHER STAFF LUNCH PURCHASE BY MARY WEIMAR

Bridget Bittman vs. Megan Fox et al

For the Good of Illinois

For the Good of Illinois: Adam Andrzejewski | Founder

For the Good of Illinois – Form 990 2013

How the American Library Association Created a New Porn Craze

Internet controversy costs Orland library $125,000 in legal bills

Is Your Library XXX…Like Orland Park?

Pro-Porn Librarians Gone Wild!

Science-hating homeschool mom sued for defamation in ongoing library porn flap

Today’s College Porn Stars Will Be Tomorrow’s ‘Sex Educators’

 


 

Slavery and Human Trafficking

Modern Slavery Bill 2014-15

Slavery levels in UK ‘higher than thought’

 


 

Hanzel und Gretyl

Hanzel und Gretyl @ Amazon

Hanzel und Gretyl – Official Site

Hanzel und Gretyl @ Facebook

Hanzel und Gretyl @ Last.fm

Hanzel und Gretyl @ MySpace

Hanzel und Gretyl @ ReverbNation

Hanzel und Gretyl @ Wikipedia

 


 

HBO and Scientology

HBO to make film of Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers

 


 

Brian Watkins aka Tiny Doo

Rap Artist With No Criminal Record Faces Life In Prison For Album Lyrics

Rapper may face 25 years in prison over ‘gangsta rap’ album

Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album ‘promoted’ shootings, D.A. says

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Black Friday

Evolved people or real-life zombies?

Man allegedly awaiting ‘zombie apocalypse’ pleads guilty to gun charge

Zombie Olfaction: Smells Like Undead Spirit

 


 

WTF: Selfie Stick

The Selfie Pole

 


 

WTF: Stormtrooper Walking

The Wandering Stormtrooper – Man Walks 5,600 Miles across Australia in Iconic Star Wars Suit

 


 

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]

Upper Decker H€LL BU$

Upper Decker H€LL BU$Blendover Episode 147:

On one side of the pond, the UK unveils their bus powered by human POO, while on the other side in the US the religious right are horrified about The Satanic Temple distributing a activity book for children in Florida. Later, we examine how Facebook will SCREW OVER unsigned bands, and find out what Apple is up to with “free” or “not-so-free” games. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Trocadero.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Poo Bus
  • The Satanic Temple
  • Trocadero
  • Farcebook Pages $cam
  • Apple Games
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Rabbit Neck Snapping 101
  • WTF: The Body Parts Men

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

Adele Blazic @ Twitter

Clearing up Net Neutrality

Doctor Who TARDISblend 83: Death In Heaven

Ed Gein: Through a Dead Skin Mask

Elizabeth Bathory: Countess of Blood

Jesse Tedford @ Facebook

Media Nox

RIP R.A. Montgomery 1936-2014, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure

Shawn Rosco @ Twitter

TARDISblend

The Drill Down

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

WildThingFoxyLady @ Twitter

 


 

Poo Bus

UK’s first ‘poo bus’ goes into service between Bristol and Bath

Emission Research

 


 

The Satanic Temple

FL School Board Vows Policy Change After Satanists Ask to Hand Out Literature Like Christians Do

Lucien Greaves from The Satanic Temple vs Oklahoma Rep Wesselhoft

Reaction: The Amazing Prediction

Satanic Temple challenges policy allowing religious materials to be distributed at public schools

The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities [PDF]

The Satanic Temple’s hilarious response to a pro-religion court ruling

 


 

Trocadero

Trocadero @ Amazon

Trocadero @ iTunes

Trocadero – Official Site

Trocadero @ Facebook

Trocadero @ Last.fm

Trocadero @ MySpace

Trocadero @ Twitter

Trocadero @ Wikipedia

 


 

Farcebook Pages $cam

Facebook To Make It Harder For Bands To Reach Fans

What Your Band Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Algorithm

 


 

Apple Games LOL

Apple no longer labels free-to-play games as ‘Free’ on the App Store

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

A True and Complete Account of the Neuroscience of Zombies

Man allegedly awaiting ‘zombie apocalypse’ pleads guilty to gun charge

Welsh ‘cannibal’ Matthew Williams eats victim Cerys Marie Yemm and then dies after being Tasered in homeless hostel

Zombie Olfaction: Smells Like Undead Spirit

 


 

WTF: Rabbit Neck Snapping 101

Idaho Teacher Kills And Skins Rabbit In Class

 


 

WTF: The Body Parts Men

Thai arrest warrants issued for ‘body parts’ Americans

 


 

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]

West of the Disappearing Grimmstick

West of the Disappearing GrimmstickBlendover Episode 146:

We pay tribute to R.A. Montgomery, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure, who died this week. Anonymous is taking on the West Memphis Three case, demanding a pardon & a new investigation. Safety watchdogs are freaking about E-Cig chargers. We discuss the restoral of blood and gore to Grimm Fairy Tales; & WTF is going on with Assassin’s Creed? Our Craniumelody artist this week is TISM.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • West Memphis Three
  • E-Cigarettes and Vaping
  • TISM
  • Grimms’ Fairy Tales
  • Ubisoft and Assassin’s Creed
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Disappearing Liquor
  • WTF: The Evilstick
  • Goldfish

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

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Clearing up Net Neutrality

Doctor Who TARDISblend 80: Flatline

Doctor Who TARDISblend 83: Death In Heaven

Ebolacoin 1

Elizabeth Bathory: Countess of Blood

Frontier Communications Statement Regarding Net Neutrality

Jesse Tedford @ Facebook

Media Nox

R. A. Montgomery 1936 – 2014

RIP R.A. Montgomery 1936-2014, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure

The Rise of Thrash Metal

Things IT People Never Say

 


 

West Memphis Three

Anonymous Message to West Memphis PD, Governor Beebe and Terry Hobbs

Anonymous Sends Message to West Memphis

 


 

E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Call for e-cigarette safety warnings

 


 

TISM

TISM @ Amazon

TISM – Official Site

TISM @ Facebook

TISM @ Last.fm

 


 

Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Brothers Grimm Restored To Include Original Blood And Gore

Wikipedia: Brothers Grimm

Wikipedia: Grimms’ Fairy Tales

 


 

Ubisoft and Assassin’s Creed

8 Concerning Things I Experienced in Assassin’s Creed Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity microtransactions were disabled and hidden in review versions

Assassin’s Creed Unity – Obnoxious NPCs Interrupt Cutscene

Congratulations Ubisoft, You’re The New EA

Ubisoft’s Sneaky Scheme to Keep You From Seeing Bad Reviews

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Ebola ‘not spread by zombies’ UK minister tells parliament

Man allegedly awaiting ‘zombie apocalypse’ pleads guilty to gun charge

‘Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse’ — strange but real college courses

Welsh ‘cannibal’ Matthew Williams eats victim Cerys Marie Yemm and then dies after being Tasered in homeless hostel

 


 

WTF: Disappearing Liquor

Buddy of mine caught this woman stealing liquor at his job last night: Florida wins again!

Florida Woman Caught Stealing Liquor by Hiding It Up Her You-Know-What

 


 

WTF: Evilstick

Dollar store toy wand has hidden picture of demonic child cutting herself with a kitchen knife

‘Evil Stick’ wand toy for toddlers reveals picture of a young girl slitting her wrists with knife

Snopes: Wristcutters, a Toy Story

 


 

Goldfish

Goldfish – Choose your own adventure (Feat. Emily Bruce)

Goldfish @ Amazon

Goldfish – Official Site

Goldfish @ Facebook

Goldfish @ Last.fm

Goldfish @ SoundCloud

Goldfish @ Twitter

Goldfish @ Wikipedia

 


 

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 Darkanon Epoch

The Darkanon EpochBlendover Episode 145:

On this Blendover, we examine the Dark Traffic that is invading The Guardian, and look into the media coverage of “The 4chan Strangler” this week. We pay tribute to Wayne Static of Static-X who passed away this week, and return to the Amanda Knox Case. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Csejthe.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Guardian and Dark Traffic
  • The 4chan Strangler
  • Csejthe
  • RIP Wayne Static
  • The Amanda Knox Case
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Ambulance Theft
  • WTF: PornHub
  • Static-X

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

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Countess @ Twitter

Doctor Who TARDISblend 80: Flatline

Doctor Who TARDISblend 82: Dark Water

Ebolacoin 1

Ebolacoin 2

Elizabeth Bathory: Countess of Blood

The Origins of Thrash Metal

Jesse Tedford @ Facebook

Media Nox

 


 

The Guardian and Dark Traffic

The Guardian Is Being Swamped With ‘Dark Traffic’ And No One Knows Where It’s Coming From

 


 

The 4chan Strangler

4chan Murder: User Posts Pictures Of Dead Woman In Port Orchard, Washington, Could Be Planning Police Ambush

Alleged homicide photos posted on 4chan investigated in Port Orchard murder

Charges Upgraded Against Alleged 4chan Killer David Kalac

Did the Amber Lynn Coplin Murder Photos Sicken the Creeps of 4Chan?

Grisly 4chan Photos Were Uploaded By Killer Of Washington State Woman

Homicide suspect in custody in Oregon

Police: Suspect in Port Orchard killing leads officers on high-speed chase, escapes

Q&A: What is 4chan and where did it come from?

Those photos of a naked woman’s dead body on 4chan were real. The alleged killer just surrendered.

Washington homicide suspect in custody in Clackamas County, Portland police say

 


 

Csejthe

Elizabeth Bathory: Countess of Blood

Csejthe @ Amazon

Csejthe @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Csejthe @ Facebook

Csejthe @ Last.fm

Csejthe @ MySpace

Csejthe @ ReverbNation

 


 

RIP Wayne Static

Static X Leader Wayne Static Dead at 48

WAYNE STATIC Died In His Sleep, Not of Drugs According to Press Release

 


 

The Amanda Knox Case

Amanda Knox: Convicted Murderer’s New Career as Theatre Critic for Seattle Paper

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Dozens of Zombies Are Floating Around Lake Michigan

Ebola ‘not spread by zombies’ UK minister tells parliament

How To Survive A Real ‘Walking Dead’ Zombie Apocalypse

Welsh ‘cannibal’ Matthew Williams eats victim Cerys Marie Yemm and then dies after being Tasered in homeless hostel

Zombie Apocalypse: How The State Of Kansas Is Officially Preparing For A ‘Walking Dead’ Scenario

 


 

WTF: Ambulance Theft

Ambulance theft suspect Stefan Sortland’s day allegedly included drugs, lewd acts and crackers

 


 

WTF: PornHub

PornHub can’t keep it up: huge New York billboard ad taken down

 


 

Static-X

Static-X @ Amazon

Wayne Static – Official Site

Static-X @ Facebook

Static-X @ Last.fm

Static-X @ MySpace

Static-X @ Wikipedia

 


 

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]

ChlorO_Phantom

ChlorO_PhantomBlendover Episode 144:

We examine a disturbing case where a cop charged with child rape was allowed to remain employed by the police department; and then, there’s a deal between University of Kent & Pornhub which has ruffled a few feathers. Later, Nintendo wants you to sleep, & we celebrate the GWAR cover of West End Girls. Our Craniumelody artist is The Whitlams, & we discover a virus that saps your brain-power.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Pornhub and the University of Kent
  • The Whitlams
  • Nintendo
  • Alice in Chains
  • GWAR
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Fido Gets Some
  • WTF: An Erotic Haunted House
  • Cream

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

Arturo Ordaz @ Facebook

Doctor Who TARDISblend 80: Flatline

Doctor Who TARDISblend 81: In The Forest Of The Night

How Major News Outlets Pay-To-Trend Using Facebook Boost

The Origins of Thrash Metal

Jenn Weida @ Reddit

Jesse Tedford @ Facebook

Media Nox

Tiffony Wike @ DeviantArt

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

Autopsy: Police shot black man with sword in back

Birmingham Police Department terminates officer charged with child sex abuse, rape in Alabaster

Cop kept his job after child molestation charges, now charged again with first-degree rape – still keeps job

 


 

Pornhub and the University of Kent

Football team are banned from wearing their Pornhub sponsored jerseys

University Balks at Club’s Adult-Site Shirt Sponsorship

 


 

The Whitlams

Wikipedia: Gough Whitlam – Dismissal

Wikipedia: 1975 Australian constitutional crisis

Wikipedia: John Kerr (governor-general)

The Whitlams on Whitlam: “He took the theft of his name so gracefully”

Gough – The Whitlams [Lyrics]

The Whitlams @ Amazon

The Whitlams @ iTunes

The Whitlams – Official Site

The Whitlams @ Facebook

The Whitlams @ Last.fm

The Whitlams @ Wikipedia

The Whitlams @ YouTube

 


 

Nintendo

Nintendo’s next gadget to track, improve sleep patterns

 


 

Alice In Chains

Alice in Chains New Video is Creepy, was Released Through BitTorrent

 


 

GWAR

GWAR covers Pet Shop Boys

GWAR @ Amazon

GWAR – Official Site

GWAR @ Facebook

GWAR @ Last.fm

GWAR @ MySpace

GWAR @ Twitter

GWAR @ Wikipedia

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

A Virus Found In Lakes May Be Literally Changing The Way People Think

How To Survive A Real ‘Walking Dead’ Zombie Apocalypse

There’s a Virus Living in Your Throat That Could Sap Your Brain Power

Zombie Apocalypse: How The State Of Kansas Is Officially Preparing For A ‘Walking Dead’ Scenario

 


 

WTF: Fido Gets Some

Oklahoma couple arrested in connection to video that shows woman engaging in sex acts with dog

 


 

WTF: An Erotic Haunted House

This Is What the Inside of an Erotic Haunted House Looks Like

 


 

Cream

Jack Bruce, Cream’s Adventurous Bassist, Dies at 71

Cream @ Amazon

Jack Bruce – Official Site

Cream @ Facebook

Cream @ Last.fm

Cream @ Wikipedia

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Gough” by The Whitlams streaming online at Last.fm
  • White Room” by Cream from the compilation Gold
  • West End Girls” by GWAR streaming online at AVClub.com

 


 

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]

Insidious Gendercide of the Privileged

Insidious Gendercide of the PrivilegedBlendover Episode 143:

While Terr “buzzes” Greg for ‘mispronouning’, we turn to “BBC vs. Rwanda” in a war-of-words over a documentary on the 1994 genocide. We examine the issues surrounding social justice on the web, vs “check yo privilege” – as we look at a debacle at Wellesley College. Later, we preview Insidious 3, and turn to unique “heart-in-a-box” tech to transplant a “dead heart” not beating…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Rwanda
  • Transgender Rights, Social Justice, and Privilege
  • Omodaka
  • Insidious: Chapter 3
  • Heart in a Box
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Only in Lawton – The Same Last Name

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

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Doctor Who TARDISblend 80: Flatline

Ebola and Heavy Metal

How Major News Outlets Pay-To-Trend Using Facebook Boost

Jenn Weida @ Facebook

Jenn Weida @ Reddit

Jesse Tedford @ Facebook

Media Nox

The Jesse Tedford Case

Tiffony Wike @ DeviantArt

Tiffony Wike @ Facebook

 


 

Rwanda

BBC Accused Of Rwandan Genocide Denial

Rwanda bans BBC broadcasts over genocide documentary

Rwandans Descend On London To Welcome President Kagame

 


 

Transgender Rights, Social Justice, and Privilege

Actress Felicia Day Opens Up About GamerGate Fears, Has Her Private Details Exposed Minutes Later

GamerGate condemns doxxing Felicia Day

I am so TIRED of this nonsense! Get over it, douchebags.

PC fail: Wellesley students reject transgender student for leadership position

Students: Transgender Woman Can’t Be Diversity Officer Because She’s a White Man Now

The Only Thing I Have To Say About Gamer Gate

When Women Become Men at Wellesley

 


 

Omodaka

Omodaka – Hietsuki Bushi (Full version)

Omodaka @ Amazon

Omodaka @ iTunes

Omodaka @ Facebook

Omodaka @ Last.fm

Omodaka @ MySpace

Omodaka @ SoundCloud

Omodaka @ Twitter

Omodaka @ Wikipedia

 


 

Insidious: Chapter 3

Insidious: Chapter 3 trailer – The darkest chapter goes back to the beginning

 


 

Heart in a Box

Surgeons transplant heart that had stopped beating

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Ebola Zombies? Liberian Newspaper Claims Victims are Rising from the Dead

Zombie Apocalypse: How The State Of Kansas Is Officially Preparing For A ‘Walking Dead’ Scenario

Zombie Apocalypse Survival Cabin Has 10 Year Anti-Zombie Guarantee, But Only For Real Zombies

 


 

WTF: Only in Lawton – The Same Last Name

Fake Ebola threat lands Lawton woman in jail

Losers of Lawton: So seriously, what is up with this family?

Woman arrested claiming Jesus Christ will pay her restaurant tab

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Hietsuki Bushi” by Omodaka from the album Sanosa

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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ManipuLIES: Convenience Stored

ManipuLIES: Convenience StoredBlendover Episode 142:

How do “trending” topics actually become “trending” on Facebook? The answer may surprise you – or then again, it may not. This week, we also follow up on documents about Executive Order 12333 released by the ACLU. We consider why oil prices are dropping; while Terr has found a MINI-KRAKEN! Later, we review upcoming DC Comics Movies, plus updates on the ongoing Zombie Apocalypse…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Repeal Executive Order 12333
  • Oil Prices
  • Witch Mountain
  • The Mini Kraken
  • DC Movie Universe
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Creepy Clowns
  • WTF: Paris Sculpture – Butt Plug or Christmas Tree?

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

Greg, your point of a corrupted Clara on ‪#‎DoctorWho‬ is brill…

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

From the Page to the Metal

How Major News Outlets Pay-To-Trend Using Facebook Boost

Jenn Weida @ Facebook

Jenn Weida @ Reddit

Doctor Who TARDISblend 78: Kill The Moon

Doctor Who TARDISblend 79: Mummy On The Orient Express

Media Nox

Pew Research Center’s News Quiz

 


 

Repeal Executive Order 12333

New Documents Shed Light on One of the NSA’s Most Powerful Tools

NSA’s Civil Liverties and Privacy Protections for Targeted SIGINT Activities Under Executive Order 12333

Op-Ed: ACLU lawsuit enlightens shadowy NSA surveillance justification

Sick of exceptionalism

 


 

Oil Prices

Gas Prices Continue To Drop Across America, But Why?

 


 

Witch Mountain

Witch Mountain @ BandCamp

Witch Mountain @ Amazon

Witch Mountain @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Witch Mountain @ Facebook

Witch Mountain @ Instagram

Witch Mountain @ Last.fm

Witch Mountain @ MySpace

Witch Mountain @ Twitter

Witch Mountain @ Wikipedia

 


 

The Mini Kraken

Alien Sea Creature With 100 Arms Discovered, New Species Or Martian?

 


 

DC Movie Universe

Batman v Superman: Is Jena Malone Playing Female Robin?

Ezra Miller Makes History With Flash Casting

DC Unveils Full Movies Slate Through 2020 – IGN News

DC Movie Releases 2016 – 2020

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Drunken Zombie Santa Accused Of Trespassing Into St. Paul Home

Ebola Zombies? Liberian Newspaper Claims Victims are Rising from the Dead

Yes, Ebola is pretty much following the standard zombie scenario

 


 

WTF: Creepy Clowns

Scores of ‘Wasco’ clowns are terrorising rural California

 


 

WTF: Paris Sculpture – Butt Plug or Christmas Tree?

Paris sex toy sculpture raises storm

Vandals deflate sex toy sculpture in Paris

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Mobile of Angels” by Witch Mountain originally from the album Mobile of Angels

 


 

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

Silencing the ZenblenderBlendover Episode 141:

An alarming case from Arizona not getting attention is that of the Diegel Sisters – suffering from a rare genetic disorder, have been made wards of the state for experimental treatments. Then, we turn to another new case of someone being arrested for posts online, review the latest news about Star Wars; and return to Kevin Spacey’s crusade to push digital entertainment.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Diegel Sisters Case
  • The Jesse Tedford Case
  • Hammock
  • Star Wars
  • Kevin Spacey and Netflix
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Heroin Candy for Kids
  • WTF: Share a COKE with Trey

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

10 questions to never ask a transgender person by Laura Jane Grace

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jenn Weida @ Facebook

Doctor Who TARDISblend 77: The Caretaker

Doctor Who TARDISblend 78: Kill The Moon

Media Nox

Rise and Future of Shock Rock

Pew Research Center’s News Quiz

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

The Diegel Sisters Case

Two Sisters Seized By Phoenix Hospital, Mother Ordered Not To Talk – Another Medical Kidnapping?

 


 

The Jesse Tedford Case

Clarence Tedford was arrested after he…

 


 

Hammock

Hammock @ Amazon

Hammock – Official Site

Hammock @ Facebook

Hammock @ Last.fm

Hammock @ SoundCloud

Hammock @ Twitter

Hammock @ Wikipedia

 


 

Star Wars

Anger Leads To Hate: Inside The Movement To Save The Expanded Universe

Black X-Wing Spotted at Star Wars Episode VII Filming

First Look at Star Wars Episode VII Chrome Trooper

Is Adam Driver’s ‘Star Wars’ Role Finally Confirmed?

James Earl Jones to voice Darth Vader in Star Wars Rebels

No One Expects the Sith Inquisition

Obi-Wan Kenobi As Jesus? Vintage Star Wars Fan Theories Were Amazingly Accurate, Yet Also Crazy

Star Wars Episode VII Villains Revealed

Star Wars Trilogy Of Obi-Wan Kenobi Movies Is Rumored To Be In Development

 


 

Kevin Spacey and Netflix

Kevin Spacey Says Digital Platforms Are Killing the TV Pilot – and That’s a Great Thing

Kevin Spacey urges TV channels to give control to viewers

Streaming Review: House Of Cards – Season One

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

As ‘The Walking Dead’ thrives, so do zombie survival camps

Ebola Zombies? Liberian Newspaper Claims Victims are Rising from the Dead

Two dead victims of Ebola claimed to have risen from the dead

 


 

WTF: Heroin Candy for Kids

Child thinks heroin is candy, shares at day care

 


 

WTF: Share a COKE with Trey

Congressman who voted to drug test Food Stamp beneficiaries is busted for cocaine

Wikipedia: Trey Radel – Arrest, conviction, and resignation

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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Geno/SuiCide: The Look of Extinction

Geno/SuiCide: The Look of ExtinctionBlendover Episode 140:

We have extinction on the brain as we look into the disappearance of wildlife, & into what would happen if all humans vanished. Later, a nuclear plant near DC is unsecure – or is it? We examine the arrest of Stephen Coronel, the KISS songwriter who was caught uploading child porn, & we return to covering the ongoing ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
  • Fran Miller
  • WWF: Wildlife Decline
  • Orange Goblin
  • Human Extinction
  • Stephen Coronel / KISS
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Tri-Boobed Tridevil is a Fake – as we predicted!
  • WTF: Man With Horns, 666 Tattoo, Gets Life For 3 Killings

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

After raising $50M, Reddit forces all remote workers to relocate to SF

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Bradley Fritts @ Facebook

Doctor Who TARDISblend 77: The Caretaker

Media Nox

Origins of Shock Rock

Pew Research Center’s News Quiz

Sara Morrison Wieda @ Facebook

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

Exelon: Judge Nelson A. Diaz

Lax Security At Nuclear Power Plant Outside Washington

No need to worry: Calvert Cliffs is quite secure

Reporters drive through unattended gates of Maryland NUCLEAR plant – and no one challenges them

Softest Target Ever? A Nuclear Plant Outside D.C. Is Virtually Unguarded

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Physical Protection

Wikipedia: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

Wikipedia: Oklahoma City – Bombing

 


 

Fran Miller

Georgia State Senator Complains That Voting Is Too Convenient For Black People

 


 

WWF: Wildlife Decline

WWF: World has lost more than half its wildlife in 40 years

 


 

Orange Goblin

Orange Goblin @ Amazon

Orange Goblin – Official Site

Orange Goblin @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Orange Goblin @ Facebook

Orange Goblin @ Last.fm

Orange Goblin @ MySpace

Orange Goblin @ Twitter

Orange Goblin @ Wikipedia

 


 

Human Extinction

What Would Happen If Every Human on Earth Died?

Wikipedia: Life After People

YouTube: Earth Unplugged

 


 

Stephen Coronel / KISS

Dennis Gage said he got in touch with Coronel to invite him to play in a Rocket Ride show Oct. 10

Former KISS songwriter busted on five counts of child pornography after authorities tracked images to his computer

Former WICKED LESTER Guitarist Faces Child-Pornography Charge

Videos, electronics allegedly containing child porn seized from Wicked Lester guitarist’s Bluffton home

Dennis Gage said he got in touch with Coronel to invite him to play in a Rocket Ride show Oct. 10

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Dead Ebola Patients are Rising from the Dead

Ebola Zombies? Liberian Newspaper Claims Victims are Rising from the Dead

Ebola Zombies? Patients ‘Resurrected’ or ‘Rise from the Dead’ Report Causes Panic

Two dead victims of Ebola claimed to have risen from the dead

Video Shows ‘Ebola Victim’ Wake Up In Body Bag

 


 

WTF: Three Boobed Tridevil is a Fake – as we predicted!

3-Boobed Woman: A Fake!

 


 

WTF: Man With Horns, 666 Tattoo, Gets Life For 3 Killings

Caius Veiovis, Man With Horns, 666 Tattoo, Gets Life Sentence For 3 Killings

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Vagrant Stomp” by Orange Goblin originally from the album Orange Goblin

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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Dr. Reblendo’s Tricast of Doom

Dr. Reblendo's Tricast of DoomBlendover Episode 139:

Terr Ciavarra returns to Blendover as we turn to the Denver schools trying to censor US History textbooks & what the students are doing about it. We examine how the mainstream media is positioning the website 4chan in a long term game plan. Later, we look at the newest member of GWAR named Vulvatron, review recent Minecraft news, & close out with that story about that three-breasted woman…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • American History Revised
  • 4chan Redefined by Mainstream
  • Dr. Steel
  • GWAR
  • Minecraft
  • WTF: Three Boobs?

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

AmyVernon.net

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jack The Ripper

Media Nox

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 76: Time Heist

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

American History Revised

Hundreds of Denver area students walk out of class to protest conservative US history proposal

School District Wants to Censor American History Curriculum to Make It More Patriotic

 


 

4chan Redefined by Mainstream

4Chan does it again, microwave charging with iOS 8

4Chan is Trying To Trick You Into Microwaving Your iPhone

4chan Responds To Emma Watson’s U.N. Speech With #RIPEmmaWatson, Threats To Leak Nude Pictures

4Chan users now say they never threatened to leak Emma Watson’s nude pics

4Chan’s latest, terrible ‘prank’: Convincing West Africans that Ebola doctors actually worship the disease

Activists Are Outing Hundreds Of Twitter Users Believed To Be 4chan Trolls Posing As Feminists

Apparently, the misogynists are out in force, trolling the hashtag I previously posted and so I’m not using it here…

CNN Tech Analyst Thinks 4Chan Is A Person: ‘He May Have Been A Systems Administrator’

Digital War Takes Shape on Websites Over ISIS

Guinea residents ‘refusing’ Ebola treatment

Hoaxsters bought us 75,000 fake followers in a new kind of Twitter attack

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

How a Fake Viral Marketing Firm Convinced the Internet 4Chan Was Going to Leak Nude Photos of Emma Watson

Know Your Meme: 2014 Tumblr – 4chan Raids

Know Your Meme: Quinnspiracy

So let me get this straight…

Stolen celebrity images prompt policy change at 4Chan

This Emma Watson hoax is proof the internet is broken

What is 4chan? All about image sharing site where naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence leaked

Zoe Quinn: 5 Things I Learned… – Facebook Discussion

Zoe Quinn claims 4chan was behind GamerGate the whole time

 


 

Dr. Steel

Dr. Steel @ Amazon

Dr. Steel Archives

Dr. Steel @ Last.fm

Dr. Steel @ MySpace

Dr. Steel @ Wikipedia

Dr. Steel @ YouTube

 


 

GWAR

GWAR introduced new Vulvatron female frontwoman

The First Interview with GWAR’s New Female Scumdog VULVATRON

 


 

Minecraft

Microsoft pays $2.5bn for Minecraft maker Mojang

Minecraft map of the UK upgraded to include houses

 


 

WTF: Three Boobs?

Woman undergoes surgery to add third breast

 


 

Music Featured:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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Clip Show #1

Clip Show #1Blendover Episode 138:

For this Blendover, we look to the past, with our first ever clip show. We return to the Elisa Lam case, & then our #YesAllWomen discussion / analysis / debate from earlier this year. Later, we take a listen to clips from recent episodes of TARDISblend and Heavy Metal Historian. Tom Cheredar joins in commentary for the entire show, with clips featuring Terr Ciavarra, Amy Vernon, and Andy Sorcini.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • #YesAllWomen
  • Doctor Who / TARDISblend
  • Heavy Metal Historian

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

#YesAllWomen says no to Rape Culture

AmyVernon.net

Amy Vernon @ Facebook

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jack The Ripper

Media Nox

poem435 @ Facebook

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 75: Listen

The Drill Down

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

The Elisa Lam Case

ELISA LAM VIDEO – Elevator Surveillance Footage

Elisa Lam Death Accidental: LA Coroner

Elisa Lam: Facts

Elisa Lam possible victim of Serial murderer?

Elisa Lam – What Happened?

Elisa Lam’s death

Elisa Lam’s death ruled accidental

Elisa Lam’s Tumblr Accounts: Bruit De Fond

Elisa Lam’s Tumblr Accounts: Nouvelle/Nouveau

The Mysterious Death of Canadian Elisa Lam

Parents Sue Over Daughter Found Dead in Hotel Water Tank

This image still weirds me out

Tumblr Posts

Was Elisa Lam bipolar?

What Happened to Elisa Lam?

Wikipedia: Cecil Hotel (Los Angeles)

Wikipedia: Hypomania

WWOOF

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

#AllMenCan @ Twitter

#EachEveryWoman – Trigger warning for rape, violence

#YesAllWomen is an important hashtag. But why stop there?

#YesAllWomen says no to Rape Culture

About Feminism

Apparently, the misogynists are out in force, trolling the hashtag I previously posted and so I’m not using it here…

Elliot Rodger video removed by YouTube

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

How the #YesAllWomen Hashtag Began

I wrote this article for @litdarling last week on #YesAllWomen

Not Yours

Police Did Not Watch Virgin Killer Elliot Rodger’s Videos Despite Warnings

RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion

Wikipedia: 2014 Isla Vista killings

Wikipedia: RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Wikipedia: Rape Culture

Wikipedia: Steubenville High School rape case

Wikipedia: Violence against women

Wikipedia: YesAllWomen

 


 

Doctor Who / TARDISblend

TARDISblend 173: Into The Dalek

Doctor Who Meets Metal

Preview Doctor Who Season 8 Episode 2 Into The Dalek

Doctor Who original concept Peter Capaldi intro

Michelle Gomez to star in Doctor Who

New Doctor Who Peter Capaldi’s Short Film

Reddit Into The Dalek Discussion Thread

TARDIS Data Core: Series 8

TARDIS Data Core: Into The Dalek

Wikipedia: Doctor Who Series 8

Wikipedia: Into The Dalek

 


 

Heavy Metal Historian

Heavy Metal Historian 3: What’s In A Name?

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Destiny” by Jimmy Barnes originally from the album Hits Anthology Rarities but not longer in print

 


 

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

Statues of DestinyBlendover Episode 137:

Tom Cheredar of VentureBeat joins us for a short Blendover, & look at “those statues” making news in Pennsylvania & Vancouver this week. But first, we turn to a serious case in Rotherham, UK where authorities have deliberately deleted documents in the cases involved. Tom looks at Beer DNA & Netflix; then we find why college students are NOT happy with Bungie about their Destiny game…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Rotherham Case
  • Brewbot Beer DNA
  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Destiny
  • Netflix
  • WTF: Jesus Statue
  • WTF: Satan Statue
  • WTF: Jesus Statue II

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

What’s in a Name?

poem435 @ Facebook

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 74: Robot Of Sherwood

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 75: Listen

The Drill Down 341: Check Yo’ Selfie

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

The Zoe Quinn Case

Know Your Meme: Quinnspiracy

Wikipedia: Zoe Quinn

 


 

The Rotherham Case

Clear intelligence linking powerful paedophile ring to UK parliament:government and number 10

Coventry police investigate Rotherham-style child abuse case

He’s STILL hanging on: Rotherham police commissioner Shaun Wright defiant over calls to stand down amid claims he ignored the plight of child sex abuse victims

Rotherham child abuse: Cases in other towns

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Council could face government inspection

Rotherham child sex abuse files ‘missing from archive’

Scandal hit Rotherham ‘deleted abuse files’

Wikipedia: Rochdale sex trafficking gang

Wikipedia: Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal

He’s STILL hanging on: Rotherham police commissioner Shaun Wright defiant over calls to stand down amid claims he ignored the plight of child sex abuse victims

 


 

Brewbot Beer DNA

Brewbot’s ‘Beer DNA’ may usher in a new age of delicious homemade brewing

 


 

Jimmy Barnes

Jimmy Barnes @ Amazon

Jimmy Barnes – Official Site

Jimmy Barnes @ Facebook

Jimmy Barnes @ Last.fm

Jimmy Barnes @ Wikipedia

 


 

Destiny

Activision Says ‘Destiny’ Has Already Reached $500 Million In Sales

Destiny Blocked On Some College Networks, Students Get Mad

Destiny’s ‘Centipede’ and ‘Grape’ errors keeping college students from playing the shooter

 


 

Netflix

Netflix’s ‘best guess’ movie & TV ratings are broken for some subscribers

 


 

WTF: Jesus Statue

Teen Could Get Two Years for Facebook Photos with Jesus Statue

 


 

WTF: Satan Statue

Naked Satan Statue Has Vancouver Locals Asking, ‘What The Devil?’ (WARNING: Graphic Image)

Penis Satan @ Facebook

Petition demands return of horny Satan statue to Vancouver

Pranksters ‘Erect’ Naked Satan Statue In A Vancouver Park (Video)

 


 

WTF: Jesus Statue II

In Images: A Statue with Human Teeth

Jesus Statue Found to Have Real Human Teeth

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Destiny” by Jimmy Barnes originally from the album Hits Anthology Rarities but not longer in print

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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The Wrong Poster Child

The Wrong Poster ChildBlendover Episode 136:

The Drill Down invades Blendover, as Andy Sorcini & Dwayne DeFreitas join to discuss the controversies surrounding Zoe Quinn, & look at all sides of the story. We have a preview of this week’s Apple event. Later, we celebrate Star Trek’s anniversary, & debate racism in Star Wars. Jack The Ripper has been identified, Net Neutrality is up for discussion, & we close with WTF stories.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Zoe Quinn Case
  • Voltaire
  • Star Wars
  • Net Neutrality
  • Jack The Ripper
  • WTF: PIV
  • WTF: Exodus Fan arrested for posting lyrics online
  • Spinal Tap

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

Prehistoric Metal

poem435 @ Facebook

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 73: Into The Dalek

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 74: Robot Of Sherwood

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 340: It’s A Man’s World?

The Drill Down 341: Check Yo’ Selfie

 


 

The Zoe Quinn Case

Gaming Misogyny Gets Infinite Lives: Zoe Quinn, Virtual Rape, and Sexism

Know Your Meme: Quinnspiracy

Wikipedia: Depression Quest

Wikipedia: Zoe Quinn

Zoe Quinn’s Site: The Quinnspiracy

 


 

Voltaire

Voltaire @ Amazon

Voltaire @ cdBaby

Voltaire – Official Site

Voltaire @ Facebook

Voltaire @ IMDb

Voltaire @ Twitter

Voltaire @ Wikipedia

Voltaire @ YouTube

 


 

Star Wars

Why Star Wars is Secretly Racist

 


 

Net Neutrality

How big telcos are smothering city-run broadband services

 


 

Jack The Ripper

Liverpool scientist: How I solved the mystery of Jack the Ripper

Wikipedia: Aaron Kosminski – DNA Evidence

 


 

WTF: DIV

PIV is always rape, ok?

 


 

WTF: Exodus Fan arrested for posting lyrics online

EXODUS Fan Arrested for Posting Band’s Lyrics On Facebook

 


 

Spinal Tap

Saucy Jack – Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap @ Amazon

Spinal Tap – Official Site

Spinal Tap @ IMDb

Spinal Tap @ Last.fm

Spinal Tap @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • The USS Make Shit Up” by Voltaire from the EP Banned on Vulcan!
  • Saucy Jack” by Spinal Tap available online at YouTube

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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The Thought Police Are Monitoring Your Opinions

The Thought Police Are Monitoring Your OpinionsBlendover Episode 135:

This week’s episode is a first for me – a solo Blendover! On this edition, I look into the case of Victor White III, who despite his hands being cuffed behind his back in the backseat of a cop car, committed suicide via gunshot to the chest, according to police and the coroner. Later, I discuss Henry Rollins’ columns on suicide, and the reactions from readers…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Gene Simmons and Henry Rollins on Depression and Suicide
  • Econoline Crush
  • WTF: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge creator DROWNS

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

Let There Be Metal

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 72: Deep Breath

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

Autopsy contradicts the police’s account of Victor White III’s shooting in the back of a cop car

Autopsy of 22 year old man that was handcuffed and shot in the chest in the back of a cop car is ruled a suicide

Coroner rules Victor White death suicide

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

Ferguson Police Chief: Officer Didn’t Stop Michael Brown as Robbery Suspect

Ferguson police tear gas PEACEFUL protestors

How did Victor White III die in the backseat of a cop car?

I was just talking with a friend about the tyrannical conduct by law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri…

Pleading suspect with asthma dies in police custody: “You can talk, so you can breathe.”

RAW: Ferguson police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

Texas cops mistakenly pull over, arrest woman with 4 small children inside car

You all should be pleased that heroic police officials are protecting the public from such a dangerous individual.

 


 

Gene Simmons and Henry Rollins on Depression and Suicide

Gene Simmons deletes his Twitter account, as another radio station begins forming the digital mob with torches and pitchforks by encouraging the hashtag ‪#‎banGene‬

Gene Simmons of KISS tells depressed people to ‘kill themselves’: The backlash has reached all the way to Australia, with Triple M today announcing they would remove all KISS songs from their playlists nationwide.

HENRY ROLLINS Apologizes For Comments About ROBIN WILLIAMS’ Suicide

Henry Rollins Bashes the Suicidal, Shames Robin Williams

Henry Rollins: Fuck Suicide

Henry Rollins: More Thoughts on Suicide

Mike Fitzpatrick @ LinkedIn

MMM confusion over racist jibe

Nikki Sixx does not condone ‘Anti-Gene Simmons Bashathon’

 


 

Econoline Crush

Econoline Crush @ Amazon

Econoline Crush – Official Site

Econoline Crush @ Facebook

Econoline Crush @ Twitter

Econoline Crush @ Wikipedia

 


 

WTF: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge creator DROWNS

ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin, 27, drowns

 


 

Music Featured:

  • You Don’t Know What It’s Like” by Econoline Crush from the album Surefire

 


 

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]

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson Protests

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson ProtestsBlendover Episode 134:

Ferguson rages in protests, riots, militarized police, and now the entrance of the National Guard. The situation has escalated since our last show – Jennifer Wieda joins as our guest as we zone in on the unrest and the chaos, and look to where things are going. Also later: we update news items Blendover has been following; and Greg gets to the TRUTH of those comments by Gene Simmons of KISS…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Ferguson, Missouri
  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Marijuana Industry and the Banks
  • Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy
  • Message to Venus
  • Gene Simmons / KISS
  • WTF: Skellow Google Bomb
  • WTF: The Penis Collector

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.

 


 

Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos erupts again in Ferguson

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

Every item distributed to local law enforcement by the Pentagon’s 1033 program over two years

Ferguson Police Chief: Officer Didn’t Stop Michael Brown as Robbery Suspect

Ferguson police say Michael Brown was suspect in robbery

Ferguson police tear gas PEACEFUL protestors

‘I Just Saw Someone Die’: The Man Who Live-Tweeted Michael Brown’s Shooting (PHOTOS)

I was just talking with a friend about the tyrannical conduct by law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri…

Picture of the Year

RAW: Ferguson police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

This needs attention. Police in Ferguson tear gas the press, dismantle their gear after they flee.

Two reporters arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

You all should be pleased that heroic police officials are protecting the public from such a dangerous individual.

One thing I’m not conflicted about is that I still believe there was no reason for Michael Brown to die and whatever the particulars, his death is still part of an ongoing problem where unarmed black men are being killed by police…

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

Geeks of Doom

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down

 


 

Marijuana Industry and the Banks

Colorado Bill HB14-1398 (Creation of banking alternatives for marijuana businesses)

Colorado law sets up world’s first marijuana banks; feds must OK

House Approves Marijuana Industry’s Request For Banking Access

U.S. House OKs bill that may open door to bank accounts for pot shops

Remarks of Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – August 12, 2014

 


 

Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy

Execution Dates Set For Okla. Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma death row inmates sue over ‘unsound’ execution practices

Oklahoma inmates file lawsuit over ‘unconstitutional’ executions

Oklahoma: Inmates’ allegations in lawsuit false

Warner Complaint filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

 


 

Message To Venus

Message To Venus @ BandCamp

Message To Venus @ Amazon

Message To Venus – Official Site

Message To Venus @ Facebook

Message To Venus @ ReverbNation

Message To Venus @ Twitter

Message To Venus @ Wikipedia

 


 

Gene Simmons / KISS

Gene Simmons: ‘I deeply support’ those suffering from depression

Gene Simmons of KISS tells depressed people to ‘kill themselves’: The backlash has reached all the way to Australia, with Triple M today announcing they would remove all KISS songs from their playlists nationwide.

KISS’ Gene Simmons Tells Depression Sufferers: ‘F*** You! Kill Yourself’

Mike Fitzpatrick @ LinkedIn

MMM / Austereo Network: 2Day FM – 2012 Royal Hoax Call Incident and the Death of Jacintha Saldanha

MMM confusion over racist jibe

Nikki Sixx calls out Gene Simmons over comments on depression

Nikki Sixx does not condone ‘Anti-Gene Simmons Bashathon’

SongFacts.com: Gene Simmons interview

 


 

WTF: Skellow Google Bomb

Google’s ‘Skellow’ search results in X-rated naked man shock

 


 

WTF: The Penis Collector

Man Arrested After Jars and Jars Of Human Penises Discovered In His Apartment

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Friend Like Me” by Robin Williams from the soundtrack Aladdin
  • Five Minutes” by Bonzo Goes to Washington from the vinyl single Five Minutes
  • Come Together” by Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin from the album George Martin: In My Life

 


 

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]

What Dreams May Come: Remembering Robin Williams

What Dreams May Come: Remembering Robin WilliamsBlendover Episode 133:

Dwayne De Freitas guests on this edition of Blendover where we mourn the loss, but celebrate the life of Robin Williams. Recording on the night of his passing, we review his astounding career, as he leaves behind countless memorable performances – and we remember many of those and how they impacted us.

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Topics Discussed:

  • RIP Robin Williams
  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Frances Abbott Scholarship Scandal
  • Bonzo Goes to Washington
  • Amazon vs. Hachette
  • Terminator Genisys
  • WTF: Steve Jobs Alive?
  • Aladdin
  • George Martin

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.

 


 

RIP Robin Williams

Entertainers React to the Death of Robin Williams on Twitter

Oscar winner Robin Williams dead at 63

President Obama and more release statements on Robin Williams’ death

RIP Robin Williams: Mork Calling Orson

Robin Williams @ IMDb

Robin Williams dead at 63

Robin Williams’ daughter responds to her father’s final tweet

Robin Williams’ last tweet pledges love to his daughter

The world has changed, my friends, and not for the best…

Twitter reacts to Robin Williams death

Wikipedia: In My Life (George Martin album)

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

August 11, 1984: We begin bombing in five minutes

August 12, 1981: First IBM Personal Computer Released

Megaspice – Wannabe Peace

The Bombing of Nagasaki

Peter Egan @ Facebook

poem435 @ Facebook

San Diego has until Sept. 10 to appeal convention center ruling

The Drill Down

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

Cops gun down Ohio man holding toy rifle in Walmart ‘like he was not even human’

Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

EMTs who stopped NYPD cops from beating handcuffed, emotionally disturbed patient turn officers in

Medical Examiner Rules NYPD Choke Hold Death A Homicide

Mom arrested for allowing 7-year-old son to go to park alone

New ‘chokehold’ video shows NYPD scuffle with pregnant woman

Salt Lake City police department clears officer who shot dog

Using a Taser on an 8-year-old? Mom sues police, city

 


 

Frances Abbott Scholarship Scandal

University of Techology Sydney student Freya Newman charged over leaking scholarship on Prime Minister’s daughter Frances Abbott

 


 

Bonzo Goes To Washington

Bonzo Goes To Washington – 5 Minutes

Five Minutes (Bonzo Goes to Washington song)

Bonzo Goes To Washington (Vinyl) @ Amazon

 


 

Amazon vs. Hachette

Amazon Escalates Its War of Words With Hachette

 


 

Terminator Genisys

Terminator: Genesis Is Actually Titled Terminator Genisys

Everyone On Twitter Made Fun Of Terminator Genisys

 


 

WTF: Steve Jobs Alive?

Steve Jobs is in Rio de Janeiro, alive.

 


 

Aladdin

Aladdin – Friend Like Me

Aladdin @ Amazon

Aladdin @ IMDb

Aladdin @ Wikipedia

 


 

George Martin

George Martin @ Amazon

George Martin @ IMDb

George Martin @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Friend Like Me” by Robin Williams from the soundtrack Aladdin
  • Five Minutes” by Bonzo Goes to Washington from the vinyl single Five Minutes
  • Come Together” by Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin from the album George Martin: In My Life

 


 

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]

Stop Taking Photos of Macaque

Stop Taking Photos of MacaqueBlendover Episode 132:

Andrew Sorcini guests on Blendover, as we take a look at the “Monkey Selfie” making the rounds on the web, and the legal battle behind it all. We dive into a commentary on the shifting landscape of entertainment, as the Internet takes more ground from Hollywood. And finally, we preview the new song from Slipknot!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • That Wikipedia Monkey Selfie
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Internet Entertainment vs. Hollywood
  • Bill Ward
  • Slipknot
  • WTF: The Meth Head Poltergeist
  • Spiderbait

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

August 8, 1974: The Resignation of President Richard Nixon

August 9, 1945: The Bombing of Nagasaki

First shots of WWI fired – in Australia???

Megaspice – Wannabe Peace

MH17 Misunderstandings

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Twitter

San Diego has until Sept. 10 to appeal convention center ruling

The Drill Down

 


 

That Wikipedia Monkey Selfie

Monkey steals camera from photographer to snap himself a selfie. Gets uploaded to Wikipedia. Photographer sues Wikipedia to remove it. Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as ‘monkey owns it’.

Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as ‘monkey owns it’

Wikipedia: Celebes crested macaque – Copyright test case

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

EMTs who stopped NYPD cops from beating handcuffed, emotionally disturbed patient turn officers in

Mom arrested for allowing 7-year-old son to go to park alone

N.J. cop: Obama doesn’t follow Constitution

Salt Lake City police department clears officer who shot dog

 


 

Internet Entertainment vs. Hollywood

Internet piracy isn’t killing Hollywood—Hollywood is killing Hollywood

Survey: YouTube Stars More Popular Than Mainstream Celebs Among U.S. Teens

 


 

Bill Ward

Bill Ward – Bombers (Can Open Bomb Bays)

Ward One: Along the Way

Bill Ward @ Amazon

Bill Ward – Official Site

Bill Ward @ Facebook

Bill Ward @ Twitter

Bill Ward @ Wikipedia

 


 

Slipknot

Slipknot – The Negative One [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Slipknot @ Amazon

Slipknot – Official Site

Slipknot @ Facebook

Slipknot @ Twitter

Slipknot @ Wikipedia

 


 

WTF: The Meth Head Poltergeist

Poltergeist Under Couple’s Bed Turns Out to Be Meth Head

 


 

Spiderbait

Spiderbait @ Amazon

Spiderbait – Official Site

Spiderbait @ Facebook

Spiderbait @ Instagram

Spiderbait @ Last.fm

Spiderbait @ Twitter

Spiderbait @ Wikipedia

Spiderbait @ 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]

The Return of the Blend

The Return of the BlendBlendover Episode 131:

Peter Egan guests as Blendover returns after a short break – and we come with big announcements! During the show, we return to Executive Order 12333 as a new NSA leaker points to it as a big problem, just as we had previously on Blendover. Later we look into the mysterious big cats lurking around places in the USA. We also look the latest Star Wars news, and then there’s that Meat Baby thing.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Executive Order 12333
  • Large Cats Spotted in USA
  • Kill Devil Hill
  • Chargeback Fraud
  • Star Wars
  • WTF: Meat Baby
  • WTF: India’s Toilet Race

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

August 4, 1914: Germany Invades Belgium

August 5, 1914: First shots of WWI fired – in Australia???

Dwayne DeFreitas @ Twitter

MH17 Misunderstandings

Mandella Day

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

The Drill Down

 


 

Executive Order 12333

Executive Order 12333: Section 2.3

Latest Surveillance Whistleblower Unconcerned About Retaliation

New Surveillance Whistleblower: The NSA Violates the Constitution

NSA reformers dismayed after privacy board vindicates surveillance dragnet

State Department Section Chief Becomes NSA Whistleblower. ‘Democracy Threatening’

Wikipedia: Executive Order 12333

 


 

Large Cats Spotted in USA

California community stumped by mystery animal caught on videotape

This was caught on a camera trap in Bush, Louisiana

 


 

Kill Devil Hill

Kill Devil Hill @ Amazon

Kill Devil Hill @ iTunes

Kill Devil Hill – Official Site

Kill Devil Hill @ Facebook

Kill Devil Hill @ Instagram

Kill Devil Hill @ Last.fm

Kill Devil Hill @ Twitter

Kill Devil Hill @ Wikipedia

Kill Devil Hill @ YouTube

 


 

Chargeback Fraud

Wikipedia: Chargeback Fraud

 


 

Star Wars

Could Zack Snyder Be Directing Star Wars IX?

Star Wars Episode VII: Mark Hamill on Fantastic New Cast and Harrison Ford’s Injury

Star Wars Episode VIII director Rian Johnson on preparing for the sequel

Star Wars Rebels: Extended Trailer (Official)

What’s Up With Zack Snyder And Star Wars?

 


 

WTF: Meat Baby

Confused looking old lady was stopped by police while carrying this meat baby…

 


 

WTF: India’s Toilet Race

India’s Toilet Race Failing as Villages Don’t Use Them

 


 

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]