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Shelved: Of Books and Bans

Shelved: Of Books and BansBlendover Episode 167:

It is hard to believe, but in this day and age of 2015, there are people out there still trying to ban books. Two novels in particular, “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, and “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, are currently facing removal from some US schools. Blendover discusses these cases.
Our Craniumelody band this episode is In Virgo.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shelved: Books Are Still Being Banned
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • In Virgo
  • Guild Wars Execution
  • Legends of Tomorrow
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Wheelchair Contestant Wins Treadmill
  • WTF: Tigernado
  • WTF: The Matrix is Real?
  • WTF: Suing ALL the Homosexuals
  • WTF: Hidden in Luggage

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.

 


 

Shelved: Books Are Still Being Banned

Parents want ‘Of Mice and Men,’ ‘Kite Runner’ removed from high schools

 


 

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft announces that Windows 10 will be last version of the operating system

 


 

In Virgo

In Virgo @ BandCamp

In Virgo @ Amazon

In Virgo – Official Site

In Virgo @ Facebook

In Virgo @ Instagram

In Virgo @ ReverbNation

In Virgo @ Twitter

In Virgo @ YouTube

 


 

Guild Wars Execution

Video game execution watched by 325,000 players

 


 

Legends of Tomorrow

The CW’s Third DC Show Is Officially ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’, And Here’s A Synopsis

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Dismembered Woman EATEN By Cannibal Killer: Body ‘Cut Up And Flushed Down Loo’

Living with being dead

Maryland Cop Charged with Biting Man’s Testicle

May is Zombie Awareness Month!

Prairie dogs take over Oklahoma cemetery, bringing remains to the surface

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

Tulsa woman vandalized corpse at funeral home

 


 

WTF: Wheelchair Contestant Wins Treadmill

Wheelchair-bound ‘Price Is Right’ contestant wins treadmill

 


 

WTF: Tigernado

Tigernado

Tornadoes, flash floods and tigers — Oklahoma endures crazy storm night

 


 

WTF: The Matrix is Real?

The Universe Might Be A Giant Hologram. Cue The Existential Crisis…

 


 

WTF: Suing ALL the Homosexuals

Nebraska Woman Files Federal Case Against All Homosexuals

 


 

WTF: Hidden in Luggage

X-ray machine reveals 8-year-old boy hidden in woman’s suitcase

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Set Me Free” by In Virgo from In Virgo

 


 

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

YOU OLD BAGBlendover Episode 166:

In an effort to strive for an “environmentally friendly” Europe, the EU has voted to limit the use of thin plastic bags in shops across the union. In several EU nations, plastic bags are provided in stores free-of-charge – but all that is about to change – Blendover looks into the new rules set down by the Parliament.

Our Craniumelody band this week is Tiasu.

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Topics Discussed:

  • EU and Old Bags
  • Death by Cooked Tuna
  • Tiasu
  • Scott Weiland
  • Empire
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Remember your loved one…
  • WTF: Potholes become Cockholes
  • WTF: Odd Election Candidate

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.

 


 

EU and Old Bags

EU to curb use of thin plastic bags

 


 

Death by Cooked Tuna

Bumble Bee Foods, Two Managers Charged in Death of Man Cooked With Tuna

 


 

Tiasu

Tiasu @ BandCamp

Tiasu – Official Site

Tiasu @ Facebook

Tiasu @ Last.fm

Tiasu @ SoundCloud

Tiasu @ Twitter

 


 

Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland attempts to sing Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline”, and it doesn’t go well

 


 

Empire

TV show EMPIRE a UK hit thanks to pirates, star says

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Cannibal sentenced to 18 years

Dismembered Woman EATEN By Cannibal Killer: Body ‘Cut Up And Flushed Down Loo’

For all your apocalypse needs

Living with being dead

Silver turns bacteria into deadly zombies

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

Woman reportedly on bath salts when she crashed through window

 


 

WTF: Remember your loved one…

Remember your loved one – by putting their ashes in a dildo

 


 

WTF: Potholes become Cockholes

A British Graffiti Artist Who Goes By ‘Wanksy’ Is Painting Dicks Around Potholes

 


 

WTF: Odd Election Candidate

Election candidate wants gay people jailed, adultery made illegal and rock bands outlawed

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Rising” by Tiasu from Rising

 


 

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]

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…

 


 

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 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]

Ban the Box

Ban the BoxBlendover Episode 161:

Ban the Box: it’s a movement across the United States, yet some of you may not have heard of it. The campaigns are seeking to remove the “Convicted Felon” box from Employment Applications, and now there’s rumor that Obama may mandate the removal via Executive Order…

Our Craniumelody band this week is Revival

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Topics Discussed:

  • Ban the Box
  • War Memorials
  • Revival
  • Metallica
  • Australian Aboriginal Rights
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Demonic Cheetos
  • WTF: If Obama follows you, watch out!
  • WTF: A Reincarnation Story

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.

 


 

Ban the Box

Ban The Box: Obama Could Sign Executive Order

 


 

War Memorials

Parents, please don’t let your kids do this at veteran’s memorials

Photo of kids climbing on Vietnam memorial draws anger

 


 

Revival

Revival @ BandCamp

Revival @ Amazon

Revival @ Facebook

Revival @ Last.fm

Revival @ Twitter

Revival @ YouTube

 


 

Metallica

Was Lars Ulrich to blame for lack of bass on Metallica’s “And Justice For All”?

 


 

Australian Aboriginal Rights

Aboriginal ‘Lifestyle Choice’ to Live in Australia’s Outback Will No Longer be Supported

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

33,000 Total Servings…

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Demonic Cheetos

Priest Calls Cheetos ‘Evil, ‘Demonic’ Chips

 


 

WTF: If Obama follows you, watch out!

Woman Held In Psych Ward For Saying Obama Follows Her On Twitter… Even Though He Does

 


 

WTF: A Reincarnation Story

10-Year-Old Boy Claims He Is the Reincarnation of a 1930’s Hollywood Actor

 


 

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]

Stingray is Tracking You

Stingray is Tracking YouBlendover Episode 161:

It can take data from your phone, and write data to your phone, and you wouldn’t even know it. It can drain your battery purposely, and track your location. It’s called Stingray and law enforcement across the USA are using it on the public currently – and without warrants.

Our Craniumelody band this week is Siberian Meat Grinder.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Stingray is Tracking You
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Siberian Meat Grinder
  • Transgender Rights
  • Meshuggah
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Genital Piercings are FGM?

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.

 


 

Stingray is Tracking You

A Police Gadget Tracks Phones? Shhh! It’s Secret

NY Court Orders Sheriff To Reveal Details On Stingray Mobile Phone Surveillance

US Marshals Service Withholds Data From Its Stingray Device FOIA Response

Wikipedia: Stingray Phone Tracker

 


 

Alzheimer’s Disease

Cure For Alzheimer’s Found? New Ultrasound Therapy Fully Restores Memory Function

 


 

Siberian Meat Grinder

Siberian Meat Grinder @ BandCamp

Siberian Meat Grinder @ Amazon

Siberian Meat Grinder @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Siberian Meat Grinder @ Facebook

Siberian Meat Grinder @ Last.fm

Siberian Meat Grinder @ VK

Siberian Meat Grinder @ YouTube

 


 

LGBT Rights

Victory! New York State Lifts Medicaid Ban on Transgender Health Care

 


 

Meshuggah

MESHUGGAH Announce Plans for New Album in 2016

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Medical Biohazard Containers Found Trashed In Arkansas River Near Ralston

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Genital Piercings are FGM?

Women with vagina piercings to be classed as suffering from FGM

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Hail to the Tsar” by Siberian Meat Grinder from the album Hail to the Tsar

 


 

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]

PI DAY at the Circus

PI DAY at the CircusBlendover Episode 160:

As we cross the boundary of Episode 160 on Pi Day 2015, we look into the ongoing issues surrounding wild animals in traveling circuses. Tory backbencher politicians this week blocked legislation that would have banned wild animals in circuses. We discuss the issue in depth. And our Craniumelody artist this week is Blockhead.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Circus Animals
  • LGBT Rights
  • Blockhead
  • Streaming Music in the UK
  • The Pirate Bay in the UK
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Radar Cocks
  • WTF: Banana Spiders
  • WTF: Wal Mart Meth Lab
  • WTF: Pyramid Pornos

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.

 


 

Circus Animals

Ban on wild animals in circus blocked by Tory backbenchers

Ringling Bros. Says No More Circus Elephants By 2018

Wikipedia: Andrew Rosindell

Wikipedia: Christopher Chope

Wikipedia: Philip Davies

 


 

LGBT Rights

Planet Fitness cancels woman’s membership after her complaints of transgender woman

Transgender woman defends using the women’s locker room at Planet Fitness

Woman Complains About Transgender Person in Locker Room, Gets ‘Scary’ Response Back

 


 

Blockhead

Blockhead @ BandCamp

Blockhead @ Amazon

Blockhead @ iTunes

Blockhead – Official Site

Blockhead @ Facebook

Blockhead @ Last.fm

Blockhead @ MySpace

Blockhead @ SoundCloud

Blockhead @ Twitter

Blockhead @ Wikipedia

 


 

Streaming Music in the UK

Free streaming is ‘killing music industry': Ministry boss

 


 

The Pirate Bay in the UK

UK ISPs quietly block sites that list Pirate Bay proxies

UK ISPs block sites that list Pirate Bay proxies [Reddit]

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

If a Zombie Apocalypse Was Imminent, What Medications Should You Stock Up on?

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Radar Cocks

Bored pilot draws penis on Flight Radar with private plane

 


 

WTF: Banana Spiders

Deadly ‘Viagra’ spiders in Tesco bananas

Massive queues reported for Tesco bananas containing ‘four hour erection’ spider

 


 

WTF: Wal Mart Meth Lab

Meth Lab Found Inside Walmart Restroom in Indiana

 


 

WTF: Pyramid Pornos

Tourists apparently filmed a porno at the Pyramids

 


 

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]

Question Everything

Question EverythingBlendover Episode 159:

Naomi Wolf recently discussed the current state of the mainstream news in the US in 2015, and how it’s being affected by new laws in the USA that allow propagandizing of the public. It highlights the importance of podcasts like Blendover, & why you should QUESTION EVERYTHING! Also, our Craniumelody artists this week are VOLA and Hellbound.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Question Everything: Naomi Wolf on News Media in 2015
  • Facebook
  • VOLA
  • Doctor Who
  • Dimebag Darrell
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: My Vagina’s all over the place!
  • WTF: Snortin’ Chocolate

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.

 


 

Question Everything: Naomi Wolf on News Media in 2015

Naomi Wolf on News Media in 2015

 


 

Facebook

What to Facebook is a ‘fake name’ may be the expression of your authentic self

 


 

VOLA

VOLA @ BandCamp

VOLA @ Amazon

VOLA @ iTunes

VOLA – Official Site

VOLA @ Facebook

VOLA @ Twitter

VOLA @ YouTube

 


 

Doctor Who

Doctor Who: Jenna Coleman ‘planned to quit’ last year

 


 

Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell’s Grave Desecrated and Robbed by Shitty Local Band

Further Details Regarding Nuclear Hellfrost’s Alleged Desecration of Dimebag Darrel’s Grave

Singer Reece Eber Claims Responsibility for Dimebag Darrell Grave Vandalism

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

How to survive a zombie apocalypse: Stay far away from cities

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: My Vagina’s all over the place!

‘My vagina’s all over the place’

 


 

WTF: Snortin’ Chocolate

Controversial Chocolate Snorting Device Gives You a Legal High

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Stray the Skies” by VOLA from the album Inmazes
  • Darkest Motherfucker” by Hellbound

 


 

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]

Fox News is Killing Me

Fox News is Killing MeBlendover Episode 158:

Recently, Jon Stewart announced he is leaving The Daily Show, the show he hosted for over 15 years. On one episode, he implied one of his reasons was that Fox News was “killing” him. Granted, it was jest… but it opens up many discussion points. Blendover examines this, & the role of The Daily Show in US Politics. Also, our Craniumelody artist this episode is Ed Harrison.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Fox News is Killing Me
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Ed Harrison
  • Blade Runner 2
  • Copyright Law
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Pedo Touched Us All
  • WTF: Swallow It!
  • WTF: Abcdefg Hijklmn Opqrst Uvwxyz

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.

 


 

Fox News is Killing Me

Jon Stewart’s Reason For Leaving ‘Daily Show?’ ‘Watching Fox News Is Killing Me’

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

Florida Police Officers Taser Elderly Man Offering No Resistance [Video]

UPDATE: FHP trooper who stun-gunned man on 18 Mile Stretch on ‘alternative duty’

Watch As Florida Police Tase Elderly Man With His Hands Up

 


 

Ed Harrison

Ed Harrison @ BandCamp

Ed Harrison @ Amazon

Ed Harrison – Official Site

Ed Harrison @ Facebook

Ed Harrison @ Last.fm

Ed Harrison @ SoundCloud

Ed Harrison @ Tumblr

Ed Harrison @ Twitter

Ed Harrison @ YouTube

 


 

Blade Runner 2

Harrison Ford Officially Returning For Blade Runner 2

The Blade Runner sequel has a director, and it’s not Ridley Scott

 


 

Copyright Law

‘You can’t use 18th century law for a digital world’

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

 


 

>WTF: Pedo Touched Us All

Paedophile teacher immortalised in school memorial with the words ‘He touched us all’

 


 

WTF: Swallow It!

Lawmaker asks if swallowed camera be used for female exam

 


 

WTF: Abcdefg Hijklmn Opqrst Uvwxyz

Woman Changes Name to Abcdefg Hijklmn Opqrst Uvwxyz

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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Hitler Goes To Argentina

Hitler Goes To ArgentinaBlendover Episode 157:

The accepted account of Adolf Hitler’s fate at the end of World War II was that he committed suicide on 04/30/1945. Despite this, conspiracy theories surrounding his escape have persisted for years. Now, in a twist, new FBI documents reveal he had escaped to Argentina after the war. We review the theories now after this revelation. Also, our Craniumelody artist this week is Skunkhour.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Hitler Goes to Argentina
  • Oklahoma AP History
  • Skunkhour
  • Peter Molyneux
  • Superhero Movies Round Up
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Chainsaw Wielding Drunk Driver
  • WTF: The Bacon Woman

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.

 


 

Hitler Goes to Argentina

FBI: Hitler Didn’t Die, Fled To Argentina – Stunning Admission

Grey Wolf: The Escape of Adolf Hitler

Hitler and Eva Braun fled Berlin and died (divorced) of old age in Argentina

Wikipedia: Conspiracy theories about Adolf Hitler’s death

 


 

Oklahoma AP History

Oklahoma Representative Not Okay With History Advanced Placement Style

 


 

Skunkhour

Skunkhour @ Amazon

Skunkhour @ iTunes

Skunkhour @ Facebook

Skunkhour @ Last.fm

Skunkhour @ Wikipedia

 


 

Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux interview: ‘It’s over, I will not speak to the press again’

 


 

Superhero Movies Round Up

Firefly’ Star Morena Baccarin Joins Deadpool As Female Lead

Kodi Smit-McPhee Cast As Nightcrawler In X-Men Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse Casts Kodi Smit-McPhee As A Young Nightcrawler

Zack Snyder Teases Justice League With Jason Momoa’s Aquaman (Photo)

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

The best vehicle for surviving a zombie apocalypse?

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

 


 

>WTF: Chainsaw Wielding Drunk Driver

Australian court rules against chainsaw drink-driver

 


 

WTF: The Bacon Woman

Woman Who Threw Bacon At Police Station Mysteriously Disappears After Charges Dropped

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

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Facebook: “Your Name is Fake”

Facebook: "Your Name is Fake"Blendover Episode 156:

You know how Facebook supposedly has systems in place to ensure you’re not using a fake name? It turns out that the systems are backfiring – several Native Americans, some with traditional names, are being told by Facebook that their names are fake! We look into this farce and find out what’s going on. Our Craniumelody artist this week is 4minute.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Facebook to Native Americans: “Your Name is Fake”
  • Westminster Child Abuse Scandal
  • 4minute
  • Body Count
  • Cat Shelters
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Brazilian Prison Break
  • WTF: Killswitch Engage on The Price is Right
  • WTF: NecroNews

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

 


 

Facebook to Native Americans: “Your Name is Fake”

Native Americans Say Facebook Is Accusing Them of Using Fake Names

 


 

Westminster Child Abuse Scandal

‘Anonymous’ Hackers To Expose Child Sex Abusers

Insist that the new Margaret Thatcher museum has a pedophile section

 


 

4minute

4minute @ Amazon

4minute @ All Kpop

4minute @ Facebook

4minute @ Last.fm

4minute @ Wikipedia

4minute @ YouTube

 


 

Body Count

BODY COUNT – Institutionalized (Official Music Video)

 


 

Cat Shelters

Cat shelter findings: Less stress with box access

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

BBC3’s I Survived A Zombie Apocalypse: What to expect from new TV game show

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

 


 

>WTF: Brazilian Prison Break

Brazil prison escape follows seduction

 


 

WTF: Killswitch Engage on The Price is Right

Killswitch Engage guitarist wins car and truck on The Price Is Right

 


 

WTF: NecroNews

Homeless man charged with necrophilia at funeral home

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Crazy” by 4minute from the album Crazy

 


 

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Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality

Copyright Law and Wheeler's Net NeutralityBlendover Episode 155:

Tom Wheeler of the FCC announced his Net Neutrality laws this week – and coincidentally the US Copyright Office also announced proposals for altering copyright law. We examine what the real issues actually are when it comes to the Internet overall, and what we should be doing about it. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Decide Your Betrayal.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality
  • TSA
  • Decide Your Betrayal
  • IVF: Genetic Engineering and Mitochondrial Disease
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Family Stages Kidnapping
  • WTF: Daffodils R not foodz

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

 


 

Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality

Big Shake-Up to Music Licensing Regime Embraced by U.S. Copyright Office

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality

Obama Goes On Record Against Encryption, Says It Should Exist But He Should Be Able To Decrypt It

 


 

TSA

Polaneczky: Innocent frequent flier detained after run-in with TSA

 


 

Decide Your Betrayal

WATCH NOW: “My Love” music video

Decide Your Betrayal @ BandCamp

Decide Your Betrayal – Official Site

Decide Your Betrayal @ Facebook

Decide Your Betrayal @ ReverbNation

Decide Your Betrayal @ Twitter

Decide Your Betrayal @ YouTube

 


 

IVF: Genetic Engineering and Mitochondrial Disease

MPs say yes to three-person babies

 


 

The Legend of Zelda

Netflix Is Developing a Live-Action ‘Legend of Zelda’ Series

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Eastern Iowa ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ camp teaches real world survival skills

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Family Stages Kidnapping

Family Stages Kidnapping To Teach 6-Year-Old A Lesson

 


 

WTF: Daffodils R not foodz

Keep daffodils away from food, supermarkets warned

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • My Love” by Decide Your Betrayal available online at YouTube

 


 

 


 

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The War on Encryption

The War on EncryptionBlendover Episode 154:

After the fallout of the Charlie Hebdo attack, political leaders are now pushing for the end of encryption on the internet – an end to YOUR privacy. The push is spreading across the globe, from the FBI in the USA, to David Cameron in the UK, and to new calls in the EU, the war on your privacy continues. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Vitalic.

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Topics Discussed:

  • The War on Encryption
  • Is Calcium Chloride Sterilization safe for Dogs? – Lawton, OK
  • Vitalic
  • Star Wars
  • Wyrmwood
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Satan’s School Bus
  • WTF: In Dog We Trust
  • WTF: Walking Stormtrooper Down Under

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Terr 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 War on Encryption

EFF Response to FBI Director Comey’s Speech on Encryption. “The FBI should not be in the business of trying to convince companies to offer LESS security to their customers. It should be doing just the opposite.”

EU wants internet firms to hand over encryption keys

FBI Director to citizens: Let us spy on you – Encryption will “lead all of us to a very dark place,” FBI director says

Obama Goes On Record Against Encryption, Says It Should Exist But He Should Be Able To Decrypt It

Spies should be able to monitor all online messaging, says David Cameron

 


 

Is Calcium Chloride Sterilization safe for Dogs? – Lawton, OK

City Manager BRIAN LONG HAS SUSPENDED THE USE OF CALCIUM CHLORIDE NEUTERING pending further investigation

EUTHANIZED at the Lawton Animal Shelter DUE TO COMPLICATIONS FROM INJECTION OF CALCIUM CHLORIDE

I have recieved a letter written by more than one concerned Lawton Animal Shelter employee…

It has been reported that a bassett hound in the Lawton city shelter was injected in the testicles with calcium chloride for the purpose of dissolving the testicles..

Neutering injection would cut expense

There is a small dog suffering at the Lawton Shelter RIGHT NOW and they will not release it to me, or the adopter TO GET APPROPRIATE VET CARE because it has complications from experimental calcium chloride neutering…

Too Many Dogs: A Simple Solution

 


 

Vitalic

Vitalic @ Amazon

Vitalic @ iTunes

Vitalic – Official Site

Vitalic @ Facebook

Vitalic @ Instagram

Vitalic @ Last.fm

Vitalic @ SoundCloud

Vitalic @ Twitter

Vitalic @ YouTube

 


 

Star Wars

Should George Lucas Be Involved In Future Star Wars Films?

 


 

Wyrmwood

Wyrmwood Trailer

IFC Midnight’s Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead Coming to Select Theaters Feb. 13

WYRMWOOD – An Australian Zombie Film (Out 2014)

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Dying Light: Millions view Cambridge zombie rooftop pursuit

Eastern Iowa ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ camp teaches real world survival skills

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

Zombie Nativity scene defies order

 


 

WTF: Satan’s School Bus

Satan’s School Bus Makes Mom Mad As Hell

 


 

WTF: In Dog We Trust

IN DOG WE TRUST accidentally printed on Sheriff’s rugs

 


 

WTF: Walking Stormtrooper Down Under

Stormtrooper costume saves Australian man in battle with deadly brown snake

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • One Above One” by Vitalic from the album Flashmob

 


 

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The Westminster Child Abuse Scandal

The Westminster Child Abuse ScandalBlendover Episode 153:

The scandal of the Westminster Pedophile Ring was blown open years ago, underlining that powerful people in government were involved in an elite child abuse ring. Now, one MP is trying to push the importance of this issue, while the-powers-that-be keep trying to perpetuate the cover-up, by delaying or interfering with the official inquiry into the scandal.

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Topics Discussed:

  • The Westminster Child Abuse Scandal
  • United Kingdom Mental Health Services
  • The Keepaways
  • MS-DOS Games at the Internet Archive
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Witch Woman Abuses Children
  • WTF: Kanye and Paul

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Terr 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 Westminster Child Abuse Scandal

Blendover 25: Prism Schism II: Den of Snow

Child abuse inquiry should be handled by independent institute, says MP

Clear intelligence linking powerful paedophile ring to UK Parliament: government and Number 10

Leah Goodman on Jersey child abuse

‘Paedophile’ dossier naming MPs and peers handed to police

‘Reopen investigation into Westminster pedophile whistleblower deaths’ – MP

VIP child abuse whistleblowers were ‘murdered': MP says men were poised to lift lid on scandal

Wikipedia: Elm Guest House child abuse scandal

Wikipedia: Franklin child prostitution ring allegations

Wikipedia: Jersey child abuse investigation 2008

Wikipedia: Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal

Wikipedia: Westminster paedophile dossier

 


 

United Kingdom Mental Health Services

Children’s mental health services ‘cut by £50m’

Children’s mental health is parents’ greatest concern

 


 

The Keepaways

The Keepaways @ BandCamp

The Keepaways @ Facebook

The Keepaways @ Last.fm

The Keepaways @ Twitter

 


 

MS-DOS Games at the Internet Archive

Internet Archive Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Play Over 2,400 MS-DOS Games Online Now For Free — Prepare To Get Nothing Else Done For Weeks

 


 

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Details On Marvel/Sony SPIDER-MAN Deal; Drew Goddard Eyed To Direct Solo Movie

‘Gambit’ Confirmed As Third ‘X-Men’ Movie of 2016

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

The science of ZOMBIES: Neuroscientists reveal the anatomy of the undead’s brain – and how to avoid becoming their dinner

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

Zombie Monkey Horde From REC 4: Apocalypse

Zombie Nativity scene defies order

 


 

WTF: Witch Woman Abuses Children

Oklahoma City woman, man face abuse charges after woman accused of dressing as witch to terrorize kids

 


 

WTF: Kanye and Paul

Kanye gives Paul a career!

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Probs Turn Up Dead” by The Keepaways from the album KA QLD

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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The Leelah Alcorn Case

The Leelah Alcorn CaseBlendover Episode 152:

We look into the tragic story of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender girl who committed suicide at the age of 17, after her parents removing her from school, being sent to “corrective” therapy, & ultimately not being accepted by her mother and father. Also on this episode: Privatized Probation, Neill Blomkamp’s Alien, & The Walking Dead. Our Craniumelody band this episode is Break Science.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Leelah Alcorn Case
  • Debtors Prison and Private Probation Services
  • Break Science
  • Alien 5: Xeno
  • The Walking Dead
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Pandogs
  • WTF: Play-Doh Dicks!

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

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

Media Nox

So, let me get this straight…

The Origins of Progressive Music

TARDISblend

 


 

The Leelah Alcorn Case

An Ohio transgender teen’s suicide, a mother’s anguish

Leelah Alcorn @ Tumblr [Backup]

Leelah Alcorn: Even After Her Death, Parents Call Her A Boy, Say They Loved Their Son

Leelah Alcorn’s mother: ‘We loved him’

 


 

Debtors Prison and Private Probation Services

Court-Sanctioned Extortion by Private Probation Companies: Modern Debtors’ Prisons

Private Probation Services Penalize the Poor, New Report Says

QI L S12E08 XL

VIDEO: Innocent Americans Are Being Jailed Because They’re Too Poor To Pay Rising Court Costs

Wikipedia: Debtors’ prison

Wikipedia: Judicial Correction Services

Wikipedia: Private probation

 


 

Break Science

Break Science @ BandCamp

Break Science @ Amazon

Break Science @ Facebook

Break Science @ Last.fm

Break Science @ MySpace

Break Science @ SoundCloud

Break Science @ Twitter

 


 

Alien 5: Xeno

Neill Blomkamp’s ALIEN 5 Concept Art has stolen our hearts

Neill Blomkamp’s Secret Alien Movie Looks So Good We’re Furious

 


 

The Walking Dead

‘The Walking Dead’ Spin-Off: Is A Comic Book Companion In The Works?

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Ohio town threatens legal action against ‘zombie’ baby Jesus Nativity scene on man’s lawn

The science of ZOMBIES: Neuroscientists reveal the anatomy of the undead’s brain – and how to avoid becoming their dinner

Zombie Olfaction: Smells Like Undead Spirit

Zombie Nativity scene defies order

 


 

WTF: Pandogs

Police: Circus dyed dogs to pass off as pandas

 


 

WTF: Play-Doh Dicks!

Play-Doh Cake Playset Contains Penis-Shaped Tool; Parents Are Pissed

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • Resistance March” by Break Science from the album Monolith Code

 


 

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Darth Zombesus and the Vajizzle Snowpisode

Darth Zombesus and the Vajizzle SnowpisodeBlendover Episode 151:

It’s a Snowpisode as we bring you odd news about Open Prisons & Privatized Parole in the UK; followed by a look into the Whooping Cough vaccines. We look at the DNA Ark in Russia, and some geek videos from online this week. Also, we turn to the case of the Ohio man who was told to shut down his Zombie Nativity Scene; & our Craniumelody band this week is Beauty in the Suffering.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Ashley Stansfield Case
  • Whooping Cough and Vaccines
  • Beauty in the Suffering
  • Ghost
  • Russian DNA Ark
  • Marvel vs. DC
  • Batman vs. Darth Vader
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: South Korean Airline Nuts Tantrum
  • WTF: Vajizzle!

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

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

Media Nox

Sara Morrison Wieda @ Facebook

So, let me get this straight…

Sons of Tonatiuh @ Facebook

The Origins of Progressive Music

The Spirit of Metal

TARDISblend

 


 

The Ashley Stansfield Case

‘It’s Disgusting': Man Sent Back To Prison For Taking A Job That Started Too Early

Man sent back to prison for getting job that started too early in the morning

Prison staff were warned that ‘Skullcracker’ might escape

 


 

Whooping Cough and Vaccines

Whooping cough proteins evolving ‘unusually’ fast

 


 

Beauty in the Suffering

“THE CRAZIES” (The Zombie VIDEO) – BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING

Beauty in the Suffering @ BandCamp

Beauty in the Suffering @ Amazon

Beauty in the Suffering – Official Site

Beauty in the Suffering @ Facebook

Beauty in the Suffering @ ReverbNation

Beauty in the Suffering @ Twitter

Beauty in the Suffering @ YouTube

 


 

Russian DNA Ark

Russia Is Building ‘Noah’s Ark': DNA Databank Will Cover All Living Things

 


 

Ghost

Hail Santa (A Year Zero Parody)

 


 

Marvel vs. DC

Marvel vs DC Epic Trailer

 


 

Batman vs. Darth Vader

BATMAN vs DARTH VADER – Super Power Beat Down – Aaron Schoenke

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

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

Ohio town threatens legal action against ‘zombie’ baby Jesus Nativity scene on man’s lawn

The Equation That Can Help Predict Zombie Migration Patterns

Zombie Olfaction: Smells Like Undead Spirit

Zombie Nativity Scene Community @ Facebook

Zombie Nativity scene defies order

 


 

WTF: South Korean Airline Nuts Tantrum

Korean Air Chairman Strips Daughter’s Titles After Her ‘Foolish’ Behavior

 


 

WTF: Vajizzle!

Your daily dose of WTF [NSFW]

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

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A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh AirBlendover Episode 150:

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

 


 

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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

 


 

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\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

 


 

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