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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, and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from, 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 @

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 @

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





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