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Silencing the Zenblender

Silencing the ZenblenderBlendover Episode 141:

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

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Topics Discussed:

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

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

 


 

Shout-Outs

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

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jenn Weida @ Facebook

Doctor Who TARDISblend 77: The Caretaker

Doctor Who TARDISblend 78: Kill The Moon

Media Nox

Rise and Future of Shock Rock

Pew Research Center’s News Quiz

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

 


 

The Diegel Sisters Case

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

 


 

The Jesse Tedford Case

Clarence Tedford was arrested after he…

 


 

Hammock

Hammock @ Amazon

Hammock – Official Site

Hammock @ Facebook

Hammock @ Last.fm

Hammock @ SoundCloud

Hammock @ Twitter

Hammock @ Wikipedia

 


 

Star Wars

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

Black X-Wing Spotted at Star Wars Episode VII Filming

First Look at Star Wars Episode VII Chrome Trooper

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

James Earl Jones to voice Darth Vader in Star Wars Rebels

No One Expects the Sith Inquisition

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

Star Wars Episode VII Villains Revealed

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

 


 

Kevin Spacey and Netflix

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

Kevin Spacey urges TV channels to give control to viewers

Streaming Review: House Of Cards – Season One

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

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

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

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

 


 

WTF: Heroin Candy for Kids

Child thinks heroin is candy, shares at day care

 


 

WTF: Share a COKE with Trey

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

Wikipedia: Trey Radel – Arrest, conviction, and resignation

 


 

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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]

Krokodil: The Russian Controller

Krokodil: The Russian ControllerBlendover Episode Forty Six:

Eddie Izzard has announced he’s going to run for mayor of London, and meanwhile, a drug with grotesque effects called Krokodil makes its appearance in the USA, having been known for its use in Russia. Also, Pussy Riot are in the news, and we ponder, “Why?” Valve steams forward with their console, as gamers react with mixed opinions on their controller…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Eddie Izzard
  • Krokodil
  • Vienna Teng
  • Pussy Riot
  • Valve Steam Machine

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.

 


 

Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard declares he will stand for London mayor in 2020

 


 

Krokodil

VICE Documentary – Krokodil: Russia’s Deadliest Drug (NSFW)

Ariz. poison control center reports first U.S. cases of krokodil use

First cases of flesh-eating narcotic Krokodil suspected in U.S.

Flesh-rotting ‘krokodil’ drug emerges in USA

Havocscope: Heroin Prices

Krokodil, the Drug That Eats Your Flesh: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Russia’s flesh-eating drug Krokodil actually has origins in America

Wikipedia: Desomorphine

Wikipedia: Narcoterrorism

Havocscope: Heroin Prices

 


 

Vienna Teng

Vienna Teng – Official Site

Vienna Teng @ Bandcamp

Vienna Teng @ Amazon

Vienna Teng @ iTunes

Vienna Teng @ SoundCloud

Vienna Teng @ Last.fm

Vienna Teng @ Facebook

Vienna Teng @ MySpace

Vienna Teng @ Twitter

Vienna Teng @ Wikipedia

Vienna Teng @ YouTube

 


 

Pussy Riot

Jailed Pussy Riot member starts hunger strike against Russia prison ‘slave labour’

Russian Pussy Riot punk Nadezhda Tolokonnikova moved to isolation after hunger strike

 


 

Valve Steam Machine

Steam Controller Announced, Will Be Included With Valve’s Steam Machines

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Level Up” by Vienna Teng from the tribute album Aims

 


 

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]