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Ban the Box

Ban the BoxBlendover Episode 161:

Ban the Box: it’s a movement across the United States, yet some of you may not have heard of it. The campaigns are seeking to remove the “Convicted Felon” box from Employment Applications, and now there’s rumor that Obama may mandate the removal via Executive Order…

Our Craniumelody band this week is Revival

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Topics Discussed:

  • Ban the Box
  • War Memorials
  • Revival
  • Metallica
  • Australian Aboriginal Rights
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Demonic Cheetos
  • WTF: If Obama follows you, watch out!
  • WTF: A Reincarnation Story

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.

 


 

Ban the Box

Ban The Box: Obama Could Sign Executive Order

 


 

War Memorials

Parents, please don’t let your kids do this at veteran’s memorials

Photo of kids climbing on Vietnam memorial draws anger

 


 

Revival

Revival @ BandCamp

Revival @ Amazon

Revival @ Facebook

Revival @ Last.fm

Revival @ Twitter

Revival @ YouTube

 


 

Metallica

Was Lars Ulrich to blame for lack of bass on Metallica’s “And Justice For All”?

 


 

Australian Aboriginal Rights

Aboriginal ‘Lifestyle Choice’ to Live in Australia’s Outback Will No Longer be Supported

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

33,000 Total Servings…

Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Demonic Cheetos

Priest Calls Cheetos ‘Evil, ‘Demonic’ Chips

 


 

WTF: If Obama follows you, watch out!

Woman Held In Psych Ward For Saying Obama Follows Her On Twitter… Even Though He Does

 


 

WTF: A Reincarnation Story

10-Year-Old Boy Claims He Is the Reincarnation of a 1930’s Hollywood Actor

 


 

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Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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Clip Show #2

Clip Show #2Blendover Episode 149:

We look to the past, with our second clip show. We return to our accurate predictions on how the media began to define terrorism, & then our Trigger Warnings deconstruction from earlier this year. Later, we take a listen to clips from episodes of TARDISblend and Heavy Metal Historian. Clips in the show feature Dwayne DeFreitas, Rick Reid, Andy Sorcini, & Tom Cheredar.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism
  • Trigger Warnings
  • Heavy Metal Historian: Thrash Metal
  • Doctor Who / TARDISblend

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

Get to the Damn Point

Jennifer Wieda @ Reddit

The Future of Thrash Metal

Media Nox

RIP R.A. Montgomery 1936-2014, founder of Choose Your Own Adventure

TARDISblend

The Drill Down

Tom Cheredar @ VentureBeat

Get to the Damn Point

 


 

Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism

Police officer safety or surplus zeal: Military equipment spurs debate

Public Records for Pulaski County, Indiana

THIS IS AN UNMISTAKABLE ACT OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM!

U.S. Revives Domestic Terror Unit Amid Rise in Right-Wing Shootings

 


 

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

 


 

Heavy Metal Historian

The Rise of Thrash Metal

 


 

Doctor Who / TARDISblend

TARDISblend 72: Deep Breath

 


 

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]

Cinco de Late-O

Cinco de Late-OBlendover Episode One Hundred and Nine:

A day late & a dollar short for Cinco de Mayo, Ryan Miller guests as we follow-up on news from Nigeria. We look into an aspect of the Benghazi tragedy as requested by a listener, and later learn of Foursquare’s Swarm app. After some Transmetal, we listen to Rob Zombie’s cover of Enter Sandman, and preview some new music from Rodrigo y Gabriela.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Boko Haram and Nigeria
  • Benghazi
  • Foursquare and Swarm
  • Transmetal
  • Rob Zombie
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela

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

Lyria @ IndieGoGo

Peter Egan – Official Site

Ryan Miller Online

 


 

Boko Haram and Nigeria

Boko Haram: No more dialogue, it is time for war – David Mark

Obama Pledges U.S. Help for Nigeria to Find Abducted Girls

Over 200 girls are missing in Nigeria – Please RESCUE THEM! #BringBackOurGirls

UK To Help Nigeria In Fight Against Terror

 


 

Benghazi

Filmmaker Behind Anti-Islam Film Released From Halfway House

Hillary’s Unconscionable Benghazi Lie

Media organizations challenge order to take down anti-Muslim video

New battle for Obama’s Benghazi scapegoat

The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants

The Truth About the Video and Benghazi

Uncloaking the layers of the Benghazi tragedy

Wikipedia: 2012 Benghazi attack

Wikipedia: Innocence of Muslims

Wikipedia: Nakoula Basseley Nakoula

 


 

FourSquare and Swarm

Check-in focused Swarm app by FourSquare announced as unbundling trend continues

Foursquare Splits Into Two Apps, But Will Either Be Strong Enough To Survive?

How Foursquare Plans to Break Its App Without Enraging Users

 


 

Transmetal

Transmetal @ Amazon

Transmetal – Official Site

Transmetal @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Transmetal @ Facebook

Transmetal @ Last.fm

Transmetal @ MySpace

Transmetal @ Wikipedia

 


 

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie Covers Enter Sandman By Metallica LIVE @ HOB Myrtle Beach 4/29/14

 


 

Rodrigo y Gabriela

9 Dead Alive now available in US

Album Review: Rodrigo y Gabriela – 9 Dead Alive

Review: Rodrigo y Gabriela find magic on new album

Rodrigo y Gabriela – The Soundmaker – Acoustic [ Live in Paris ]

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ BandCamp

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Amazon

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ iTunes

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Official Site

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Facebook

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Last.fm

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ MySpace

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Spotify

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Twitter

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Wikipedia

 


 

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]

Dawn of the Automation Age

Dawn of the Automation AgeBlendover Episode Ninety Seven:

Blendover is looking for a new permanent co-host – let us know if you’re interested!
Ryan Miller joins this episode of Blendover, as we turn our eyes to the new reality of Facebook acquiring Oculus VR, but also to the future, into automation and robotics. Later, we pay tribute to Oderus Ungerus of GWAR, and have a listen to the new Metallica song, and discover the low-fi theater remake of Terminator 2.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Chicken From Hell
  • Facebook acquires Oculus VR
  • The Future: Robotics, Automation, and the Economy
  • GWAR
  • Metallica
  • Terminator Too: Judgment Play

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

Ryan Miller Online

 


 

Chicken From Hell

Giant-Bird Research Illuminates “Chicken From Hell” Dinosaur

It’s a bird! It’s a dinosaur! It’s the Chicken from Hell!

 


 

Facebook acquires Oculus VR

Facebook Acquires Oculus Rift VR Company For $2 Billion

Facebook to Acquire Oculus

Oculus Joins Facebook

Oculus VR

 


 

The Future: Robotics, Automation, and the Economy

According To A Nasa Funded Study, We’re Pretty Much Screwed

Bill Gates: Yes, robots really are about to take your jobs

The Future Of Jobs: The Onrushing Wave

 


 

GWAR

GWAR Frontman DAVE BROCKIE A.K.A. ODERUS URUNGUS Dead At 50

Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus Has Died

GWAR @ Amazon

GWAR – Official Site

GWAR @ Facebook

GWAR @ MySpace

GWAR @ Wikipedia

GWAR @ YouTube

 


 

Metallica

METALLICA “Lords of Summer” official live video (New Song)

METALLICA Release Official “Lords of Summer” Demo Track)

 


 

Terminator Too: Judgment Play

Terminator Too: Judgment Play – Official Site

Terminator Too: Judgment Play @ Facebook

Terminator Too: Judgment Play @ Instagram

 


 

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]