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The Affluenza Meme

The Affluenza MemeBlendover Episode Sixty Nine:

Blendover is looking for guest co-hosts for January 2014 – let us know if you’re interested!
We focus on Ethan Couch, who killed 4 people in a DUI case, sentenced to 10 years PROBATION – defense claimed he suffered from Affluenza. We kick off looking at Uruguay’s legalization of cannabis, & later discuss Star Wars news. Also, why is YouTube blocking videos?

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Google + DARPA = Skynet
  • Uruguay Legalizes Cannabis
  • The Ethan Couch Case
  • Michael Guy Bowman
  • Star Wars
  • YouTube Blocks Game Videos

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

 


 

Google + DARPA = Skynet

Google buys producer of military robots

 


 

Uruguay Legalizes Cannabis

Uruguay marijuana move ‘illegal’ – UN drugs watchdog

Wikipedia: Legality of cannabis in Uruguay

 


 

The Ethan Couch Case

A Wealthy Teen’s Defense For a Deadly Drunken-Driving Crash: “Affluenza”

Affluenza Definition: Ethan Couch Sentencing in Fatal DWI Case Stirs Ire

‘Affluenza’: Is it real?

Attorney General’s Office Looking Into Ethan Couch Case

Burleson teen charged with four counts of manslaughter

Cleburne Sheet Metal (Site Not Up at time of posting)

Cleburne Sheet Metal (via WayBackMachine @ Archive.org)

Ethan Couch: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Ethan Couch Sentenced To Probation In Crash That Killed 4 After Defense Argued He Had ‘Affluenza’

Find The Company: Cleburne Metal Works Llc in Fort Worth, Texas

‘If he were poor like us, he would’ve gotten 10 years, I bet’: Parents of teenage soccer star paralyzed by drunk who avoided jail ‘because he was rich’ hit out at judge

Judge who gave Ethan Couch his ‘affluenza’ punishment should have studied Chris Clary’s case

Killer driver ‘too spoilt’ for prison: Case illustrates ‘double standards’

Manta: Cleburn Sheet Metal

Molina vs Couch

New courtroom details emerge from ‘Affluenza’ trial

Psychologist: “Affluenza” is Junk Science

Psychologist and witness in north Texas trial regrets ‘affluenza’ wording

Teen kills 4, gets probation due to ‘affluenza’

Teen sentenced to 10 years probation, rehab in 4 deaths

Texas teen Ethan Couch: For ‘affluenza’ the solution is parenting (+video)

Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years’ probation for driving drunk, killing 4

The Rich Kid Defense – Affluenza – Ethan Couch

Too Big to Jail (Book Excerpt)

 


 

Michael Guy Bowman

Michael Guy Bowman @ Bandcamp

Michael Guy Bowman @ Homestuck Bandcamp

Michael Guy Bowman – Official Site

Michael Guy Bowman @ Soundcloud

Michael Guy Bowman @ Last.fm

Michael Guy Bowman @ YouTube

Michael Guy Bowman @ Facebook

Michael Guy Bowman @ Tumblr

Michael Guy Bowman @ Twitter

 


 

Star Wars

Star Wars Episode VII Script Expected To Be Finished By January

 


 

YouTube Blocks Game Videos

YouTube Blocks Game Videos, Industry Offers Help

 


 

 


 

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 Irish Factor

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The Irish FactorTopics Discussed:

  • Allen Carr’s Easyway to stop Smoking
  • Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome
  • Black Mirror
  • Vincent Browne
  • Michael D. Higgins vs. Michael Graham
  • Steubenville Rape Case
  • The Amanda Knox Case
  • Imprisoned But Innocent
  • Homestuck
  • ESA Planck Mission
  • Cyprus

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.

 


 

Allen Carr’s Easyway to stop Smoking

Allen Carr’s Easyway to stop Smoking – Amazon

Allen Carr’s Easyway to stop Smoking – Official Site

Penny Arcade: Market Savvy

Redditors helping Redditors to Stop Smoking

Wikipedia – Allen Carr

 


 

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome

David Eick on ‘Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome’ And The Future of ‘BSG’

Wikipedia – Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

 


 

Black Mirror

Charlie Brooker: there are scripts for series 3 of Black Mirror

Wikipedia – Black Mirror

 


 

Vincent Browne

Irish Journalists don’t mess around

Vincent Browne Making Bankers Squirm

Wikipedia – Vincent Browne

 


 

Michael D. Higgins vs. Michael Graham

Michael D Higgins v Michael Graham (Newstalk 106-108fm, 2010)

Wikipedia – Michael D. Higgins

Wikipedia – Michael Graham (radio personality)

Wikipedia – Michael D. Higgins

 


 

Steubenville Rape Case

CNN no-comments outcry over breaking coverage of rape verdict

Henry Rollins comments on Steubenville Rape Case

How Blogger Helped Steubenville Rape Case Unfold Online

A Pandora’s Box on Public Shaming

Steubenville Football Players Found Guilty in Ohio Rape Trial

Two teens found guilty in Steubenville rape case

 


 

The Amanda Knox Case

Amanda Knox “very anxious” ahead of Kercher retrial decision

CNN: Amanda Knox (U.S.) vs. Amanda Knox (Intn’l)

Italian court to rule on Amanda Knox retrial

Italian Supreme Court ruling on Amanda Knox retrial expected within hours

Italy court delays until Tuesday decision on whether US student Knox’s murder acquittal stands

 


 

Imprisoned But Innocent

Cancer-stricken man, 58, who was kept in solitary confinement for TWO YEARS with no trial after DWI arrest is finally awarded $15m after prison appealed payout

Fred Steese: Man Who Served 20 Years For Murder He Didn’t Commit Could Return To Jail

Man Found Innocent After 20 Years in Prison

Stephen Slevin, Dona Ana County Detention Center inmate, awarded millions after months in solitary

The tragedy of Stephen Slevin: torture within the US

 


 

Homestuck

Homestuck @ Bandcamp

Homestuck @ Know Your Meme

Homestuck @ Wikipedia

MSPAINT Adventures

 


 

ESA Planck Mission

European Space Agency Releases Image Of 14 Billion Year Old Light From Begining Of The Universe

New Map Of Universe Shows What Earthly Physics Can’t

The Planck space mission has released the most accurate and detailed map ever made of the oldest light in the universe, revealing new information about its age, contents and origins

The Universe Is 13.82 Billion Years Old

 


 

Cyprus

Asian shares, euro spooked by Cyprus bailout details

Cyprus bailout: Banks to stay closed until Thursday

Cyprus VOTES NO to bailout plan!

 


 

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]