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The Richard Glossip Case

The Richard Glossip CaseBlendover Episode 176:

In 2014, Blendover correctly predicted there would be catastrophe with capital punishment in Oklahoma. Now, the legality of the lethal injection chemicals has been questioned, as Richard Glossip was granted a stay by Governor Fallin mere minutes before his execution. We examine his controversial case – and the legal issues of Oklahoma’s death penalty. Our Craniumelody artist this episode is Caninus.

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Topics Discussed:

  • The Richard Glossip Case
  • Refugees in Europe
  • Caninus
  • South Dakota Education
  • Amazon bans Apple TV and Chromecast
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Happily Blind
  • WTF: VR Porn is Here

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 Richard Glossip Case

Blendover 107: Depth Penalty

Blendover 108: The Executable Prediction

Botched execution could slam brakes on death penalty

Oklahoma Death Row Inmate’s Lawyer Speaks Out Hours Before His Execution

Oklahoma governor stays execution of Richard Glossip amid drug concerns

Richard Glossip death penalty case takes another turn

Wikipedia: Richard Glossip

 


 

Refugees in Europe

UNHCR: ‘Words Matter’ Campaign Explains Difference Between Refugees And Migrants

 


 

Caninus

Caninus @ Amazon

Caninus – Official Site

Caninus @ Facebook

Caninus @ Last.fm

Caninus @ MySpace

Caninus @ Wikipedia

 


 

South Dakota Education

Early American History could be a thing of the past

SD no longer requires kids to learn about the Constitution, Native Americans, or slavery

 


 

Amazon bans Apple TV and Chromecast

Amazon is banning Apple TV and Chromecast. And that’s gross.

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Cannibal murders parents then has sex with their dead bodies before EATING them

Drunk man digs up father’s grave to argue with him

Students learn survival skills, prep for zombie apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Happily Blind

Woman says she is happier than ever after fulfilling lifelong wish of becoming blind

 


 

WTF: VR Porn is Here

Watch people try virtual reality porn for the first time

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

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

Perception EvolvedBlendover Episode 123:

Dwayne DeFreitas hops into the Blendover TARDIS, where we revisit the Elisa Lam Case, as details surface in recent posts. We return to #YesAllWomen, with a study reported on how perceptions change. Later, we travel further back in time to determine if Ted Nugent dodged the draft. Then it’s back to the future, to discuss how tech can do better with products for people of all skin color.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • #YesAllWomen
  • Ashes In The Rear View
  • How Science and Tech Forgets Darker Skin
  • Ted Nugent
  • WTF: Man arrested for sex with raft

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

 


 

Shout-Outs

Dwayne DeFreitas @ Twitter

Peter Egan – Official Site

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

The Drill Down

 


 

The Elisa Lam Case

Elisa Lam: The mystery you should care about

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

Another Factor Said to Sway Judges to Rule for Women’s Rights: A Daughter

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

 


 

Ashes in the Rear View

Ashes In The Rear View @ ReverbNation

Ashes In The Rear View @ Facebook

Ashes In The Rear View @ Twitter

Ashes In The Rear View @ YouTube

 


 

How Science and Tech Forgets Darker Skin

How A Vitamin D Test Misdiagnosed African-Americans

Introducing Bevel

Not Up To Snuff

Scosche RHYTHM+ Dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart Optical HR Band In-Depth Review

Techie makes a bet on a clean shave

 


 

Ted Nugent

Republican hero Ted Nugent shit in his own pants to avoid the draft!

Snopes: The Artful Dodger

Ted Nugent: Call him Chickenhawk

Ted Nugent draft-dodging claim revisited

Wikipedia: Ted Nugent – Personal Life

 


 

WTF: Man arrested for sex with raft

Ohio man arrested for having sex with inflatable raft for third time in three years

 


 

Music Featured:

  • We are the Broken” by Ashes In The Rear View available online at ReverbNation

 


 

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

ManufactroversiesBlendover Episode Seventy:

Blendover is looking for guest co-hosts for January 2014 – let us know if you’re interested!
We look at how the media does PR as news, & compare this to our coverage. Then we analyze how the right-wing media covered a shooting in NJ from earlier in the year. Later, Amazon in the UK are under fire for employment tactics, while other UK residents are buying deadly vodka. Also, Pussy Riot will be freed!

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Topics Discussed:

  • The Conan Gag
  • The Yusuf Ibrahim Case
  • Amazon Warehouse Staff Conditions
  • The Money or the Gun: Stairways To Heaven
  • Counterfeit Alcohol in the UK
  • Pussy Riot

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

The Conan Gag

Media Reacts: A Christmas Present Or Two Or Ten Edition

More American’s ‘self-gifting’ during the holidays

Self-spending during Christmas shopping season increasing

Wow, Are Local News Reporters Really This Lazy?

 


 

The Yusuf Ibrahim Case

Jersey City man accused in decapitation murders makes court appearance

Not All Muslims shoot, behead two Coptic Christians in New Jersey

Two Christians Beheaded in New Jersey By Muslim Man: Media, Silent!

 


 

Amazon Warehouse Staff Conditions

Amazon bosses petitioned over ‘demeaning’ staff conditions

 


 

The Money or the Gun: Stairways To Heaven

Stairways to Heaven – The Money Or The Gun @ Amazon

The Money or the Gun @ Wikipedia

 


 

Counterfeit Alcohol in the UK

Fake vodka ‘can kill you’ warning to Christmas shoppers

 


 

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot members set for early release

Pussy Riot members to be freed from prison

Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina to be freed from prison

Russia’s Putin: Pussy Riot duo to be freed despite ‘disgraceful’ protest

 


 

 


 

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]

Very Future, Such Prime, Wow O_O

O_O | Very Future, Such Prime, Wow | O_OBlendover Episode Sixty Five:

After touching on Paul Walker’s death, we take to the air chasing Amazon Drones that deliver your crap in 30 minutes – but is it for real, or just a PR stunt? We follow up on the Ian Watkins case, as his Lostprophets bandmates issue a statement on his crimes; glance at Valve’s further advances with Steam; & touch base on the latest on Doctor Who.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • RIP Paul Walker
  • Lostprophets: The Ian Watkins Case
  • Amazon Drones
  • Accu§er
  • Valve Steam
  • Doctor Who

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout Outs

The Drill Down 304: It Whips the Llama’s Ass

 


 

RIP Paul Walker

Paul Walker dead at 40: Crash wasn’t due to drag racing, say sources, cops

Paul Walker death investigation: Police rule out second vehicle, focus on speed

Wikipedia: Paul Walker – Death

 


 

Lostprophets: Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty

Ian Watkins: Ex-girlfriend claims she warned police Lostprophets singer was a paedophile four years ago

IAN WATKINS’ LOSTPROPHETS Bandmates: ‘We Never Imagined Him Capable’ Of Committing These Crimes

Ian Watkins: Lostprophets singer ‘boasted he’d raped five-year-old American girl’

Lostprophets Ian Watkins: New Leads After Appeal

Twisted Fans back Lost Prophets paedophile Ian Watkins

Peaches Geldof faces police investigation after naming moms who allegedly offered babies to Lostprophets pedophile rocker Ian Watkins

 


 

Amazon Prime Air: Octocopter Drone Delivery

Amazon testing drones for deliveries

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos Unveils Flying Delivery Drones On 60 Minutes

 


 

Accu§er

Accu§er @ Amazon

Accu§er – Official Site

Accu§er @ Soundcloud

Accu§er @ Last.fm

Accu§er @ Facebook

Accu§er @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

 


 

Valve / Steam

Steam tops 7 million concurrent users

Why Apple should buy Valve

 


 

Doctor Who

Day Of The Doctor Sets Guinness World Record

Deleted Scene From The Day Of The Doctor

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 Teaser Trailer

Doctor Who Christmas special 2013 – what do we know so far?

Doctor Who screening stuns at Monday box office, No. 2 after Catching Fire

Steven Moffat says we probably won’t see more of the best thing to come out of the Doctor Who 50th celebrations

TARDISblend 70: Day Of The Doctor

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Cannibal Insanity” by Accu§er from the album Diabolic

 


 

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]

Gatecrash: Leviathan

Gatecrash: LeviathanBlendover Episode Thirty:

This week on Blendover, we jump ahead of the mainstream media and examine what the upcoming Middle East Peace Talks are REALLY about (Hint: it involves $$$$$), and take a look at a new documentary film about online privacy called Terms And Conditions May Apply. Later, we glance at the Swiss Train Crash in the news, and the Bradley Manning Verdict. But that’s not all: we have aliens too…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Terms And Conditions May Apply
  • Middle East Peace Talks
  • Swiss Train Crash
  • Putin and the Gay
  • Pope Watch
  • Bradley Manning Verdict
  • World Order
  • Nintendo Wii U
  • UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop
  • WTF: Wind Turbine Mystery
  • Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations
  • The Return of Monster Magnet
  • Australian Media Prices
  • EVE Online

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting pod-cast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Terms And Conditions May Apply

Terms and Conditions: A movie about privacy policies you’ll actually want to watch

Terms and Conditions May Apply – Official Trailer

 


 

Middle East Peace Talks

Cyprus hopes to have liquefied natural gas from Israel by 2015

Cyprus seeks to import Israeli gas by 2015

Google Maps: Middle East

US to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

Wikipedia: Leviathan gas field

 


 

Swiss Train Crash

Swiss train crash: Dozens hurt in Granges-pres-Marnand

Switzerland Train Crash Injures 44, Fatalities Possible

 


 

Putin and the Gay

Gay Bars’ Ban on Russian Vodka Is Going Global

 


 

Pope Watch

On Gay Priests, Pope Francis Asks, ‘Who Am I to Judge?’

 


 

Bradley Manning Verdict

Bradley Manning has just been awarded the 2013 Sean MacBride Peace Award by the International Peace Bureau

Bradley Manning Trial Court Sketch 1

Bradley Manning Trial Court Sketch 2

Bradley Manning verdict to be announced on Tuesday

Defense Motion for Reconsideration and for Mistrial – dated July 24, 2013

Defense Renewed Motion for Mistrial

Manning a whistleblower, not a traitor, defense concludes

Manning Judge Alters Charges to Assist Gov’t Ahead of Verdict

Manning Protesters take on Fort McNair

Military judge set to rule in Bradley Manning case

Tension Between Journalists, Army Continues At Bradley Manning Trial

 


 

World Order

World Order – Official Site

World Order @ Amazon

World Order @ Facebook

World Order @ Google Plus

World Order @ Wikipedia

 


 

Nintendo Wii U

Wii U no longer being stocked by UK retailer Asda

 


 

UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop

The former police lieutenant who became the target of worldwide ire after dousing Occupy UC Davis protesters with pepper spray, John Pike, is appealing for worker’s compensation, claiming psychiatric injury caused by the incident

UC Davis ‘pepper spray cop’ seeks workers comp for ‘psychiatric injuries’

 


 

WTF: Wind Turbine Mystery

UFO Destroys Wind Turbine: Still A Mystery

 


 

Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations

Neo-Nazi and black metal musician Varg Vikernes arrested in France on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack

Terrorism in France, part I

Terrorism in France, part II

Terrorism in France, part III

VARG VIKERNES And Wife Released From Custody

War in Europe: Part I – Cui bono?

 


 

The Return of Monster Magnet

MONSTER MAGNET Announce New Album! Confirm First North American Tour in Over 10 Years! Debut New Song

Monster Magnet – The Duke (of Supernature)

New MONSTER MAGNET Album ‘Last Patrol’ Due Oct. 15; Track Premiere

 


 

Australian Media Prices

Australian IT Pricing Inquiry Concludes High Games Prices Can’t be Justified

 


 

EVE Online

A single mistake started the largest space battle EVE Online has ever seen

 


 

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]