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PATRIOT ACTors

PATRIOT ACTorsBlendover Episode 165:

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

Our Craniumelody band this week is Zimmers Hole.

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Topics Discussed:

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

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

 


 

PATRIOT ACTors

McConnell Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Patriot Act Until 2020

Patriot Act Renewal Divides GOP Establishment From Libertarian Conservatives

Representatives passes Cybersecurity bill despite privacy protests

Revamped USA Freedom Act Still Faces Congressional Hurdles

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

Wikipedia: Controversial invocations of the Patriot Act

Wikipedia: Executive Order 12333

 


 

Copyright and Piracy

Hollywood Anti-Piracy initiative requires a VPN outside the US

 


 

Zimmers Hole

Zimmers Hole @ Amazon

Zimmers Hole – Official Site

Zimmers Hole @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Zimmers Hole @ Facebook

Zimmers Hole @ Last.fm

Zimmers Hole @ MySpace

Zimmers Hole @ Wikipedia

 


 

Jared Leto is The Joker

Jared Leto As The Joker: First Look Reveals Tattooed Villain

 


 

KISS and Scooby-Doo?

Rock and Roll Mystery

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

New Charges Brought Against Cannibal

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

Woman allegedly attacks family dog while high on bath salts

Woman reportedly on bath salts when she crashed through window

 


 

WTF: Tech Support

Colorado Man Ends Battle With Computer by Shooting It 8 Times

 


 

WTF: Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers

China Says Please Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers

 


 

WTF: Winner of the WTF Cup

Dad unknowingly impregnated daughter…

 


 

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]

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
[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]

Metallic on the Fourth of July

Metallic on the Fourth of JulyBlendover Episode 126:

Recorded on 7/4, Peter Egan joins Blendover, where we discuss the NSA, as their oversight board has given the thumbs-up to sucking up all your data from the web, and then onto the case of illegal immigrants detained on military bases. Later, we move from patriotism to metal, where we find a Motorhead fan hospitalized for headbanging? Then we preview new tracks from two metal giants.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • NSA
  • Illegal Immigrants detained at US Military Bases
  • Riot
  • Headbanging
  • Overkill
  • Cannibal Corpse
  • WTF: White Sox
  • WTF: Oklahoma Politician Imposter?
  • Declaration of Independence
  • KISS
  • Team America: World Police

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

It’s not about abortion, nor is it about Birth Control pills

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

Rick Reid: Get To The Damn Point

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

 


 

NSA

If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance

It’s considered legal because of Executive Order 12333

NSA permanently targets the privacy-conscious: Merely searching the web for the privacy-enhancing software tools outlined in the XKeyscore rules causes the NSA to mark and track the IP address of the person doing the search

NSA Targets the Privacy-Conscious for Surveillance

Privacy Watchdog Says NSA Spying Legal, Effective

Repeal Executive Order 12333

U.S. Privacy Panel Backs N.S.A.’s Internet Tapping

 


 

Illegal Immigrants detained at US Military Bases

Feds threaten Kit Daniels with prison over report on Illegal Immigration

Oklahoma lawmaker denied access to illegal immigrant holding facility in his own state

 


 

Riot

Riot – Riot

Riot Lyrics

Riot @ Amazon

Riot – Official Site

Riot @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Riot @ Facebook

Riot @ Last.fm

Riot @ Wikipedia

 


 

Headbanging

Headbanging To Motorhead Causes Fan’s Brain To Bleed

 


 

Overkill

OVERKILL – Armorist (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

 


 

Cannibal Corpse

Cannibal Corpse “Sadistic Embodiment” (OFFICIAL)

CANNIBAL CORPSE To Release A Skeletal Domain In September (Updated w/New Song!)

 


 

WTF: White Sox

White Sox Gave Fans White Ponchos, Which Turned Into Pictures of People in White Hoods

 


 

WTF: Oklahoma Politician Imposter?

GOP Candidate Charges Opponent Is Dead, Represented By A Body Double

Oklahoma Republican claims congressional opponent is dead, replaced with body double

 


 

US Declaration of Independence

Wikipedia: United States Declaration of Independence – Annotated Text of the engrossed Declaration

 


 

KISS

KISS @ Amazon

KISS – Official Site

KISS @ Facebook

KISS @ Twitter

KISS @ Wikipedia

KISS @ YouTube

 


 

Team America: World Police

Team America: World Police @ Amazon

Team America World Police: Music From The Motion Picture @ Amazon

Team America: World Police @ IMDb

Team America: World Police @ Wikipedia

KISS @ 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]

Repeal Executive Order 12333

Repeal Executive Order 12333Blendover Episode Ninety Nine:

Blendover is looking for a new permanent co-host – let us know if you’re interested!
The NSA can still collect your data thanks to Executive Order 12333. Jennifer Wieda joins this episode that revealing this old “loophole”. Also on this show, legal marijuana and a cryptocurrency known as PotCoin, another glance at TMNT, & news from metal band Overkill!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Executive Order 12333 and the NSA
  • Marijuana
  • TM
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Overkill

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

Rick Laprade @ Geeks Of Doom

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

Villanelle

 


 

Executive Order 12333 and the NSA

Executive Order 12333

NSA reform proposals fail to fully protect privacy

Obama to Call for End to N.S.A.’s Bulk Data Collection

The Drill Down 319: Executive Order 12333

Wikipedia: Executive order

 


 

Marijuana

Banks Won’t Do Business With Legal Marijuana Sellers. Enter PotCoin.

BSA Expectations Regarding Marijuana-Related Businesses

Marijuana Clinic Owner’s Penis Cut Off; 4 Charged

Meet PotCoin, the Cryptocurrency That Could Solve the Marijuana Industry’s Biggest Problem

PotCoin – Official Site

PotCoin @ Reddit

Stoners Now Have Their Own Cryptocurrency: PotCoin

The Biggest Problem for Legal Marijuana

U.S. Issues Marijuana Guidelines for Banks

 


 

TM

TM @ Audiomack

TM @ Facebook

TM @ SoundCloud

TM @ Twitter

TM / Nationa Top Secret @ Twitter

TM @ YouTube

 


 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Enyclopaedia Britannica: Bishamon

Enyclopedia Mythica: Bishamon

New Descriptions of Michael Bay’s “Darker” TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (Via Toys)

Prints of Japan – Bishamon Standing [Pic]

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Artist Responds to Michael Bay’s Alien Race Idea

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES – Official Trailer (2014) [HD]

The 7 Propitious Gods: Bishamonten 毘沙門天 – Wealth or War – Which is it?

Watch Now: The First Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reboot Trailer Debuts

Web Goes Wild Over Possible Origin Alteration Revealed by TMNT Teaser Trailer Debut

Wikipedia: Kappa

Wikipedia: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014 film) – Production (Development)

 


 

Overkill

OVERKILL To Release White Devil Armory In July

 


 

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]