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Trigger Warnings: The New Censorship

Trigger Warnings: The New CensorshipBlendover Episode 128:

As seen in the 2014 4chan / Tumblr raid, “Trigger Warnings” has been spreading on the internet, and now creeping into the mainstream. Andy Sorcini joins Blendover in a discussion about triggers, how they began as helpful notices to people with PTSD, yet have evolved into a tool to stifle free speech. Also on this show: TSA, The Rolling Stones, and new movies from Terry Gilliam and Ridley Scott.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Trigger Warnings
  • TSA
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Zero Theorem
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
  • WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan
  • WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter
  • Fatboy Slim
  • Alice Cooper

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

Norwegian Black Metal

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

Soylent

The Drill Down

Wikipedia: World Population Day

 


 

Trigger Warnings

9 Trigger Warnings for Hamlet

1990 KISS Interview: Paul and Gene Talk PMRC, and more

A Look at Resilience

A trigger warning is a spoiler alert for reality

Addictions: Identifying and Managing Triggers

Building Resilience in a Turbulent World

Bullying and Suicide Risk — Building Resilience

Geek Feminism Wiki: Trigger Warning

History of PTSD: World War I

How The Trigger Warning Took Over The Internet

How To Bully Proof Your Children by Building Their Resilience

In Defense of Being Offensive: Jonathan Rauch on the New Threats to Free Thought

Know Your Meme: 2014 Tumblr – 4chan Raids

New Edition Of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Removes The N-Word

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD, Cutting, and Other Forms of Self-Injury

Recognize 4chan “raids” as internet crimes, and hold the participants responsible for their harmful actions

Stop 4chan Spamming

The Illusion of Safety / The Safety of Illusion

The trouble with trigger warnings

That all users of Tumblr be labelled as mentally handicapped landwhales

Treatment, Not Trigger Warnings

Trigger Happy

Trigger warnings on classic literature are one small step from book banning

We’ve gone too far with ‘trigger warnings’

What is a Trigger?

What’s Really Important About ‘Trigger Warnings’

Why I Stopped Rolling My Eyes at Trigger Warnings

Wikipedia: Trauma Trigger

 


 

TSA

New T.S.A. Rules for Electronics on Flights Bound for U.S.

TSA alternatives: Israeli airport screening methods suggested for U.S. by some

T.S.A. Fees for Air Trips to Rise

 


 

The Rolling Stones

45 years ago: Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones found dead

45 year ago: The Rolling Stones play Hyde Park

Marquee Club, London, July 12, 1962

World Cup 2014: Brazil fans blame ‘curse of Mick Jagger’ for their 7-1 defeat to Germany

The Rolling Stones @ Amazon

The Rolling Stones – Official Site

The Rolling Stones @ Facebook

The Rolling Stones @ Twitter

The Rolling Stones @ Wikipedia

The Rolling Stones @ YouTube

 


 

The Zero Theorem

The Zero Theorem – Trailer

The Zero Theorem @ IMDb

The Zero Theorem @ Wikipedia

 


 

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings – Trailer

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ IMDb

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ Wikipedia

 


 

Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II

Fox Orders Independence Day 2 Script Rewrite

IMDb: ID Forever Part I

IMDb: ID Forever Part II

Wikipedia: Independence Day – Sequels

 


 

WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan

Unbelievable journey: Chickasha man loses phone, gets it back from another continent

 


 

WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter

Potato Salad is serious business on Kickstarter

Q&A: Why This MIT PhD Candidate Backed the Infamous Potato Salad Kickstarter

The Kickstarter Potato Salad Guy Just Lost Nearly $30,000

 


 

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim @ Amazon

Fatboy Slim – Official Site

Fatboy Slim @ Facebook

Fatboy Slim @ Google+

Fatboy Slim @ Instagram

Fatboy Slim @ MySpace

Fatboy Slim @ SoundCloud

Fatboy Slim @ Spotify

Fatboy Slim @ Twitter

Fatboy Slim @ Wikipedia

Fatboy Slim @ YouTube

 


 

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper @ Amazon

Alice Cooper @ iTunes

Alice Cooper – Official Site

Alice Cooper @ Facebook

Alice Cooper @ IMDb

Alice Cooper @ Instagram

Alice Cooper @ Last.fm

Alice Cooper @ MySpace

Alice Cooper @ Twitter

Alice Cooper @ Wikipedia

Alice Cooper @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones from the album Out of Our Heads
  • Confessin’ the Blues” by The Rolling Stones from the compilation 12 x 5
  • Sympathy for the Devil” [Fatboy Slim Remix] by The Rolling Stones from the digital EP Sympathy for the Devil: Remix
  • Triggerman” by Alice Cooper from the album Dragontown

 


 

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

BatfleckBlendover Episode Thirty Eight:

It’s time. We couldn’t keep our mouths shut any longer. The podcast the internet deserves finally looks at the decision to cast “the bomb in Phantoms yo” as Batman in the next DC movie where the Man of Steel goes head-to-head against Ben Affleck. Now that the internet furor has died down, we offer a variety of views, as we hope to be surprised but prepare to be disappointed…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Pressy
  • The McLelland Murder Case
  • Corey Koehler
  • Square Enix
  • Ben Affleck as Batman

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.

 


 

Pressy

Pressy Smartphones’ Answer To Swipe Fatigue

Pressy – the Almighty Android Button!

 


 

The McLelland Murder Case

Herald reporter, Loyd Cook, dies

Preliminary pre-trial motions in prosecutor slayings case against former Kaufman JP must be filed by Nov. 4

 


 

Corey Koehler

Corey Koehler @ BandCamp

Corey Koehler – Official Site: PlanetCorey.com

Corey Koehler @ Facebook

Corey Koehler @ ReverbNation

Corey Koehler @ Twitter

 


 

Square Enix

Square Enix reverses policy on Final Fantasy XIV video monetization

 


 

Batfleck: Ben Affleck cast as Batman

Ben Affleck is Batman!? Angry Rant

Ben Affleck is Batman in Man of Steel 2!

Patton Oswalt Defends Casting Ben Affleck As Batman

Wait, What? WB Chooses Ben Affleck To Replace Christian Bale As Batman

Watch Now: Superman vs. Batman Fan Trailers With Ben Affleck As Batman

WHY BEN AFFLECK IS BATMAN

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Frac Sand Blues” by Corey Koehler from the album FM

 


 

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]

Prism Schism II: Den Of Snow

Prism Schism II: Den Of SnowBlendover Episode Twenty Five:

While the mainstream media begin “Mandela Watch”, we continue our PRISM SCHISM special this week, as we enter the “Den Of Snow” & take a look into Edward Snowden. Later, we open up a frightening story of a massive Child Abuse Scandal in the UK with connections to a former Prime Minister’s government…

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Topics Discussed:

  • NSA Leak Scandal – PRISM and More
  • Nelson Mandela
  • The Drill Down
  • Little Blue Penguin Crafts
  • Nazi Dad Heath Campbell
  • Kickstarter Controversy: Above The Game
  • Disharge
  • Moors Murders
  • The Jersey Abuse Scandal / The Aristocratic Pedophile Ring
  • Star Wars
  • Xbox One
  • Congressman Ted Poe
  • Sony PlayStation
  • Corey Koehler

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.

 


 

NSA Leak Scandal – PRISM and More

3 Former NSA Employees Praise Edward Snowden, Corroborate Key Claims

China wants USA to explain snooping scandal

Ecuador foreign minister says he doesn’t know where Snowden is after NSA leaker missed flight

Facebook, Microsoft reveal surveillance request figures

George Takei Fears NSA Spying Programs – “But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp.”

Greg’s Reaction

Hong Kong says it will not turn over NSA leaker Snowden if it determines that U.S. charges are political

MORE Than Half The Current U.S. Senators SKIPPED NSA Spying On Every American Briefing On Friday

NSA Chief Says Phone Logs Halted Terror Threats

NSA: If Your Data Is Encrypted, You Might Be Evil, So We’ll Keep It Until We’re Sure

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

Obama’s hands-off approach to extraditing Snowden draws criticism

Player in Leaks Case, Out From Behind Camera

Rep. Stockman requests subpoena of NSA to obtain phone records between the White House and IRS, “If Obama has nothing to hide, he has nothing to fear”

Senators Skip Classified Briefing ON NSA Snooping To Catch Flights Home

Skype Provided Backdoor Access to the NSA Before Microsoft Takeover

Snowden Complaint – Direct Link

Snowden Complaint – Facebook Link

Snowden Still in Russia, where next?

The Drill Down 282: PRISM of Secrets

“The Government Spooks Are Drunk With Power!” Congressman Ted Poe

The NSA has been spying on us for years. They see our emails, our searches, our conversations, everything. But can they see why kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch?

US files charges against NSA leaker

View from inside Verizon’s security SWAT team

White House Plays Down Data Program

 


 

Nelson Mandela

Are you a cunt or do you just love pissing people off?

Obama trip to South Africa to go ahead

Nelson Mandela’s condition becomes critical

South Africa leader: Mandela ‘asleep’ during visit

Thoughts and prayers with the Mandela family: US

Zuma: ‘What we need to do as a country is to pray for’ Mandela

 


 

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 282: PRISM of Secrets

 


 

Little Blue Penguin Crafts

Little Blue Penguin Craft@ Etsty

Little Blue Penguin Craft@ Zibbet

Little Blue Penguin Craft@ Facebook

Little Blue Penguin Craft@ Google+

 


 

Nazi Dad Heath Campbell

Dates correlate with NSA news

Hitler dad claims he was assaulted in Easton’s Centre Square

Nazi-Naming Dad Fights for Right to See His Son

New Jersey Couple Loses Custody of Son Named Adolf Hitler

NJ Nazi dad, pregnant fiancée want baby to be ‘lil Eva Braun or Rommel

WATCH: ‘Nazi dad’ proposes to girlfriend

White Supremacist Stork Is Bringing Another Nazi Baby to Jersey

Wikipedia: Operation Mockingbird

 


 

Kickstarter Controversy: Above The Game

Above The Game Part 7: Physical Escalation & Sex

I am devastated and troubled by the allegations that my book, Above The Game: A Guide to Getting Awesome with Women, promotes rape. That couldn’t be further from the truth…

Kickstarter apologizes for $16K raised by misogynistic ‘seduction guide’ creep

Kickstarter: ‘We were wrong’ about controversial seduction guide campaign

WayBackMachine – Archived / Cached version of Kickstarter Page

 


 

Disharge

Discharge @ Amazon

Discharge – Official Site

Discharge @ Last.fm

Discharge @ Facebook

Discharge @ MySpace

Discharge @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Discharge @ Wikipedia

 


 

Moors Murders

Evil Ian Brady seduced a woman visitor in plan to break free

Ian Brady is manipulative, fiercely bright and a child murderer but is he sane or insane?

Moors Murderer Brady To Address Tribunal

Moors Murderer Ian Brady appears at mental health tribunal

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Appears ‘In Public’

Moors murderer Ian Brady ‘only comes out of his room at night’

The full Lesley Ann Downey tape transcript. Lesley Ann had been kidnapped and murdered by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in 1964

Similar Case: The Moorhouse Murders by David and Catherine Birnie

 


 

The Jersey Abuse Scandal / The Aristocratic Pedophile Ring

“…Clear intelligence linking powerful paedophile ring to UK parliament, government and Number 10…”

Home to something evil

Jersey Abuse Case Exposes Vast Conspiracy

Jersey Child Abuse Scandal

Jersey: Haut de la Garenne children’s home abuse scandal ends with one last conviction

Jimmy Savile linked with Haut de la Garenne children’s home scandal

Journalist Banned From the U.K. For Exposing “The Torture & Rape of Children”

Leah McGrath Goodman on Jersey Child Abuse

Leah McGrath Goodman, “We Will Name Them !”

Two further ‘punishment rooms’ found at former Jersey children’s home

Wikipedia: Elm Guest House child abuse scandal

Wikipedia: Harold Wilson

Wikipedia: Haut de la Garenne

Wikipedia: James Callaghan

Wikipedia: Jersey child abuse investigation 2008

Wikipedia: Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal

Wikipedia: North Wales child abuse scandal

 


 

Star Wars

First ‘Star Wars’ Spinoffs Will Follow Young Han Solo and Boba Fett

George Lucas finally tied the knot with Mellody Hobson

Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe & Fringe Star John Noble Talk Star Wars; Would You Want To See Them Cast?

JJ Abrams: ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ starts filming in early 2014

Lucasfilm has confirmed that the casting details that leaked are authentic

Official Star Wars Episode VII character breakdowns released: Commence theorizing!

Star Wars dubbed into Navajo gets film premiere

Star Wars Episode Seven lead character details, 100% confirmed

Star Wars: Episode VII Casting Calls Unveiled, Asking For ‘Teenage Girl,’ ‘Military Type’ And More

Star Wars Episode VII to Shoot at U.K.’s Pinewood

Star Wars Plush Balls from ThinkGeek

Star Wars Prank Freaks Out College Students, Goes Viral With Easy Premise

When I overhear someone suggest a Star Wars marathon…

 


 

Xbox One

Fortunately we have a product for people who aren’t able to stay connected…

Grandma Angry At XBox One Even After Policy Change

Microsoft removes Xbox One DRM – WE DID IT REDDIT!!!!

Microsoft reveals Xbox One headsets aren’t included with base system

Microsoft threw out its only good idea with the Xbox One DRM policy reversal

Microsoft to Pull Complete Reversal on Xbox One DRM Policies

Updated: Xbox One account ban comment clarified by Microsoft

Wow, WTF, Microshaft: If your account is banned, you also forfeit the licenses to any games that have licenses tied to it as listed in the ToU

Xbox 180: Microsoft Fully Reverses Xbox One’s DRM Policies

 


 

Congressman Ted Poe

Congressman saved by fellow Republican and GOP staffer after choking on popcorn in Capitol Hill canteen

Rep. Ted Poe (R-Tex) Expresses Outrage Over Conditions at “GITMO University in the Caribbean”

“The Government Spooks Are Drunk With Power!” Congressman Ted Poe

“These Are Just A Few Courses Offered At GITMO University In The Caribbean!” Congressman Ted Poe

 


 

Sony PlayStation

Free-to-play games won’t require PlayStation Plus for online multiplayer

Official PlayStation Used Game Instructional Video

PlayStation 4 is FreeBSD inside

PlayStation 4 operating system is called “Orbis OS”; a modified version of FreeBSD 9.0

Playstation Network Down for Maintenance June 25

PS3 Firmware 4.45 fix set to arrive on June 27, should fix all PS3 consoles affected by last week’s update

PS3 Firmware 4.45 FIX: You first need to wait until tomorrow once sony uploads the fixed firmware to the playstation website…

PSN down June 25 for maintenance – check times in your area

PSN will be unavailable on June 25 due to scheduled maintenance

R.I.P. PlayStation 2: 18 years of greatness (including PS1)

Sony Confirms the Playstation 4 will be Used Game Friendly

Sony marketing exec: Physical games are here to stay

Sony Releasing Fix for Bricked PS3 Consoles June 27

Sony will roll out PS3 firmware update June 27 to fix systems bricked by 4.45 update

 


 

Corey Koehler

Corey Koehler @ BandCamp

Corey Koehler – Official Site: PlanetCorey.com

Corey Koehler @ Facebook

Corey Koehler @ ReverbNation

Corey Koehler @ Twitter

 


 

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]