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100 Years Later: Remembering World War I

100 Years Later: Remembering World War IBlendover Episode 124:

The US mainstream media has largely ignored a major historic anniversary this year: the 100th Anniversary of World War I. This weekend marks the centennial of the spark the began the flame that raged across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for four years. Jenn Wieda joins Blendover as we observe the anniversary, & take a look at how the media is (or is not) covering the centennial…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • World War I Centennial
  • Recommended World War I Movies
  • Iron Maiden
  • The Crystal Moore Case
  • APOC3 and Triglyceride Study
  • WTF: Marilyn Monroe sculpture in China
  • WTF: Weird Things of World War I
  • The Pogues
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • #YesAllWomen

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 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down

 


 

World War I Centennial

100th Anniversary of Start of World War I Approaches

Is the rise of ISIS World War I’s next phase?

Terrorist act a century ago launched World War I

What If World War I Never Happened?

When the world goes to war on a lie

Wikipedia: 10th Battalion (Canadians), CEF

Wikipedia: Gallipoli Campaign

Wikipedia: No Man’s Land – World War I

Wikipedia: Railway Gun – World War I

Wikipedia: T. E. Lawrence

Wikipedia: United States in World War I

 


 

Recommended World War I Movies

Gallipoli

Johnny Got His Gun

Lawrence of Arabia

Legends of the Fall

Passchendaele

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones

 


 

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden @ Amazon

Iron Maiden – Official Site

Iron Maiden @ Facebook

Iron Maiden @ Google+

Iron Maiden @ Last.fm

Iron Maiden @ Twitter

Iron Maiden @ Wikipedia

Iron Maiden @ YouTube

 


 

The Crystal Moore Case

Latta council fights for chief’s job

Latta Grievance Committee: No recommendation with Crystal Moore’s job

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Her Job Back, Homophobic Mayor Thwarted By Town Council

 


 

APOC3 and Triglyceride Study

In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks

ISIS-APOCIIIRx

Rare gene flaws can cut heart disease risk by 40%

Triglycerides: Why do they matter?

 


 

WTF: Marilyn Monroe sculpture in China

Spotted: Giant Marilyn Monroe sculpture abandoned in Guangxi dump site

 


 

WTF: Weird Things of World War I

Weird Things of World War I

 


 

The Pogues

The Pogues @ Amazon

The Pogues – Official Site

The Pogues @ Facebook

The Pogues @ Last.fm

The Pogues @ MySpace

The Pogues @ Wikipedia

 


 

Franz Ferdinand (band)

Franz Ferdinand @ Amazon

Franz Ferdinand – Official Site

Franz Ferdinand @ Facebook

Franz Ferdinand @ Instagram

Franz Ferdinand @ Tumblr

Franz Ferdinand @ Twitter

Franz Ferdinand @ Wikipedia

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

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

 


 

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]

State of the Illusion

State of the IllusionBlendover Episode Ninety Six:

Blendover is looking for a new permanent co-host – let us know if you’re interested!
Peter Egan guests, & we analyze the relationship between journalism, lobbying, & politics, and how corporations have corroded media reliability. Internationally, we turn to a Nigerian tragedy that may have larger implications. We discuss the coverage of Jason Collins, & look at some Star Wars news.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Nigeria: Stampede for Employment
  • The Relationships Between Politics, Lobbying, and Journalism
  • The Griswolds
  • Jason Collins
  • Star Wars

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

Peter Egan – Official Site

poem435 @ Reddit

 


 

Nigeria: Stampede for Employment

6 die in stampede at immigration employment tests venues across Nigeria

Google Maps: Nigeria

Nigeria stampede: Minister Abba Moro will not resign

Wikipedia: China-Nigeria Relations

 


 

The Relationships Between Politics, Lobbying, and Journalism

OpenSecrets.org

No Agenda

Wikipedia: Campaign finance reform in the United States

Wikipedia: Lobbying in the United States

 


 

The Griswolds

The Griswolds @ BandCamp

The Griswolds @ Amazon

The Griswolds – Official Site

The Griswolds @ Facebook

The Griswolds @ Last.fm

The Griswolds @ Twitter

The Griswolds @ Wikipedia

The Griswolds @ YouTube

 


 

Jason Collins

Jason Collins says only one NBA player has taunted him for being gay

 


 

Star Wars

Predicting the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy: What We Will Most Likely See In Episode VII

Return To Hoth? Star Wars Episode VII To Film Plate Shots In Iceland Next Month

Star Wars Episode VII set to roll cameras May 2014

Star Wars Episode VII Setting Details Revealed; Begins Filming In May

Star Wars Episode VII tells tale 30 years after Jedi

 


 

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]

Trendeplete

TrendepleteBlendover Episode Twenty Eight:

Blendover becomes the “TrendOver” as we take a look at a news that Depleted Uranium Weapons in Iraq has resulted in an high-rate of birth defects, and we also turn to some recent developments in the Fukushima plant. But it’s not all nuclear news – we turn to big news in the world of Heavy Metal, and also have a glance at the coverage of San Diego Comic-Con…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Depleted Uranium Causing Birth Defects In Iraq
  • Fukushima Radiation Leaks
  • Japan and the UK and the EU
  • The Return of Carcass
  • Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations
  • Chinese and New Zealand Earthquakes
  • Chirinuruwowaka
  • Explosions and Connections
  • Serial Killing in Ohio?
  • Houston Captives Freed After 10 Years
  • Diclofenac and Zubsolv
  • WTF: Woman Found Dead In Suitcase
  • San Diego Comic-Con 2013

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.

 


 

Depleted Uranium Causing Birth Defects In Iraq

Iraq War: Birth Defects And Cancer Rates At Devastating High In Basra And Fallujah

Norwegian Report Details Depleted Uranium Causing Birth Defects In Iraq

WHO’s Iraq Birth Defect Study Omits Causation

Wikipedia: Depleted Uranium – Iraqi Population

Wikipedia: Depleted Uranium – Legal Status In Weapons

 


 

Fukushima Radiation Leaks

Fukushima operator acknowledges plant leaks

Fukushima’s Leaking Radioactive Water into the Ocean After All

Japan’s Fukushima operator acknowledges contaminated water flowing into sea

 


 

Japan and the UK and the EU

Japan warns UK of job losses if it leaves EU

 


 

The Return of Carcass

Carcass: Surgical Steel – Japanese Trailer

 


 

Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations

French police swoop on far-right terror suspect

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

Norwegian Musician Arrested for Possible Terror Plot

VARG VIKERNES And Wife Released From Custody

VARG VIKERNES Arrested For Allegedly Planning A Massacre

Norwegian Musician Arrested for Possible Terror Plot

 


 

Chinese and New Zealand Earthquakes

New Zealand Rattled by 6.5-Magnitude Earthquake

Quake hits northwest China; 89 dead

Quake in arid hills of northwest China crumbles brick homes, kills at least 75 and injures 400

Wikipedia: Ring of Fire

 


 

Chirinuruwowaka

Chirinuruwowaka – Official Site

Chirinuruwowaka @ Amazon

Chirinuruwowaka @ Last.fm

Chirinuruwowaka @ Facebook

Chirinuruwowaka @ Wikipedia

 


 

Explosions

Canada rail disaster death toll at 47: police

Canadian Pacific is a customer of ENSCO

Canadian Pacific welcomes Tony Marquis as Vice-President Operations Eastern Region

Does The Canadian Rail Explosion Make Pipelines Look Safer?

Huge fire erupts in Lac-Mégantic, QC, Canada, as an oil train derails. All of downtown is burning right now

Insufficient brake force blamed in Canada crash

K+S Potash Canada, Canadian Pacific sign deal on rail logistics

Lac Megantic crash scene

Lac-Megantic train blast: Searchers comb rubble

Rail boss scapegoats Lac-Mégantic, Quebec train driver. Chairman Ed Burkhardt was met by a public outraged by MMA’s negligence and its efforts to blame others for Canada’s worst railway disaster in more than a century.

Second Louisiana Plant Explosion Kills One, Injures Several

Train wheels slip off MM&A track southeast of Montreal- Rail line owned by company at centre of Lac-Mégantic disaster

West officials sue plant owner over fertilizer blast

Wikipedia: Lac-Mégantic derailment

 


 

Serial Killing in Ohio?

Discovery of 3 Bodies Wrapped in Bags Fuels a Search in Ohio

Michael Madison, registered sex offender in Ohio, charged with murder after police find 3 bodies

Ohio man charged in discarded-bodies case

 


 

Houston Captives Freed After 10 Years

Charges filed in Houston captivity case

Eight people have been held captive in a north Houston home, and some for as many as 10 years, police said Friday

Four Elderly Men Held Captive in Houston Home

Four homeless men found in Texas ‘dungeon’

Houston police: 4 lured into captivity with promise of cigarettes, food

 


 

Diclofenac and Zubsolv

10,060 men die annually of painkiller overdose vs. 6,631 women. Guess where the concern lies?

CDC: Women’s painkiller overdose deaths up 400 percent over last decade

Drugmakers spend money on pols, doctors and new meds

FDA approves Orexo drug to treat opioid addiction

MARKET REPORT: Reckitt Benckiser shareholders see £1.8bn wiped off value of health and hygiene group

MHRA confirms codeine and diclofenac advice

Orexo patents

Orexo Questions & Answers

Painkiller Overdoses: Killing More Women Than Car Accidents or Cervical Cancer

Voltaren comes with risk of heart attacks – Medsafe

Wikipedia: Buprenorphine

Wikipedia: Naloxone

Wikipedia: Orexo

 


 

WTF: Woman Found Dead In Suitcase

Body found in suitcase in north London

Woman found dead in suitcase at Mill Hill sports ground

 


 

San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Guardians Of The Galaxy Panel

Joss Whedon Reveals Avengers Sequel Title: Age Of Ultron

Joss Whedon: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Not Based On Recent Comic

Kick-Ass 2: Extended NSFW Trailer

Loki Takes Over Thor Panel

Riddick Panel With Restricted Trailer

Riddick – Restricted Trailer

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Title Card; Marvel Studios Concept Posters

Video: Kick-Ass 2 Stuntmen Stop Suicidal Woman From 14-Story Jump Near Comic-Con

Video: Watch Zack Snyder Announce The Superman/Batman Movie At Comic-Con

Watch Loki Take Over Comic-Con’s Hall H At Marvel Studios Panel

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Machine” by Chirinuruwowaka from the album Analog

 


 

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]

Something Squirrelly This Way Comes

Blendover Episode Eight
Featuring Jeremy Rosen

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Blendover 8Topics Discussed:

  • RIP Kenji Eno
  • YouTube Networks
  • Metal News
  • #FreeSuperDaE
  • Canadian Penny
  • Alan Bean
  • Exoplanet Kepler-37b
  • Vulcan: Pluto’s Moon?
  • Christopher Dorner
  • Pope Benedict XVI Resigns
  • Recommended Reading

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.

 


 

RIP Kenji Eno

Game designer and musician Kenji Eno dies at 42

Game designer Kenji Eno, best known for his work on the D series, passes away at the age of 42

Kenji Eno, Japan’s Maverick Game Creator, Dead at 42

Memories of Kenji Eno

 


 

YouTube Networks

The Orchard Video Network

All Hail Retcon

AVbyte

YouTuber Zack James Deletes Videos & Uploads Protest Against Machinima and Maker

YouTuber Zack James Videos – Reddit Thread

 


 

Metal News

Metal News @ Reddit

 


 

#FreeSuperDaE

AFP Media Release: The AFP and FBI unite against terrorism and transnational crime

FBI involved in raid over Xbox secret

FBI raids home of SuperDaE hacker over the next Xbox

The Incredible Rise and Fall of a Hacker Who Found the Secrets of the Next Xbox and PlayStation—And Maybe More

Microsoft denies involvement in FBI raid on Xbox 720 leaker SuperDaE

One of FBI’s most wanted caught in Sydney

Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: Addressing Convering Threats to National Security – July 2011

 


 

Canadian Penny

Canada officially eliminates the penny, 35 billion pennies will be collected and melted down

A Farewell–Of Sorts–to Canada’s Penny

The most worthless coin in the world

 


 

Alan Bean

The Alan Bean Gallery

The Fourth Man on the Moon

Reflections – Alan Bean, fourth person to walk on the Moon, during Apollo 12 – the second manned mission to land on the Moon [4095×4095]

Wikipedia: Alan Bean

 


 

Exoplanet Kepler-37b

Astronomers Find the Tiniest Exoplanet Yet

Exoplanet Kepler 37b is tiniest yet – smaller than Mercury

A team of researchers detected Kepler-37b, the smallest planet ever spotted outside the solar system

 


 

Vulcan: Pluto’s Moon?

Vulcan and Cerberus win online poll to name Pluto’s smallest moons

Vulcan has a strong lead as the name for one of Pluto’s newly discovered moons

Vulcan Tops Online Voting to Name Pluto’s Moons

 


 

Christopher Dorner

After manhunt, L.A. police again have an image problem

Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe S01E04

Chris Dorner action figure

Christopher Dorner in gun battle with authorities, source says

Christopher Dorner Shootout – Cops say “Burn It Down”

Dorner Case Timeline Part VI

LAPD chief: Review of cop firing vital for public trust

Photo from the “Officer-Involved Shooting” injuring two women in a blue truck

Reality Check: Did Cops Intentionally Set Fire To Chris Dorner’s Cabin?

Responses to Dorner case contain surprises

Women shot during LAPD ex-cop manhunt had no warning, lawyer says

 


 

Pope Benedict XVI and the next Pope

Cardinal who covered up child abuse considers himself a scapegoat, compares his plight to that of Jesus, and will help elect the next pope

How to Become Pope

Is the Next Pope the Last Pope?

Pope Benedict XVI to resign, citing age and waning energy

Pope Conclave Change? Vatican Raises Possibility Of Early March Election

Pope resigns – Nostradamus and St Malachy predictions

Pope Struggling to Tame Intrigue Won’t Let Cardinals See Dossier

Tim Minchin – Pope Song

Top British Cardinal Resigns, a Day After Charges of ‘Inappropriate Acts’

Vatican scandal cited in Pope resignation

 


 

Recommended Reading

China: A History by John Keay

Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Chang

 


 

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]