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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson Protests

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson ProtestsBlendover Episode 134:

Ferguson rages in protests, riots, militarized police, and now the entrance of the National Guard. The situation has escalated since our last show – Jennifer Wieda joins as our guest as we zone in on the unrest and the chaos, and look to where things are going. Also later: we update news items Blendover has been following; and Greg gets to the TRUTH of those comments by Gene Simmons of KISS…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Ferguson, Missouri
  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Marijuana Industry and the Banks
  • Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy
  • Message to Venus
  • Gene Simmons / KISS
  • WTF: Skellow Google Bomb
  • WTF: The Penis Collector

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.

 


 

Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos erupts again in Ferguson

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

Every item distributed to local law enforcement by the Pentagon’s 1033 program over two years

Ferguson Police Chief: Officer Didn’t Stop Michael Brown as Robbery Suspect

Ferguson police say Michael Brown was suspect in robbery

Ferguson police tear gas PEACEFUL protestors

‘I Just Saw Someone Die’: The Man Who Live-Tweeted Michael Brown’s Shooting (PHOTOS)

I was just talking with a friend about the tyrannical conduct by law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri…

Picture of the Year

RAW: Ferguson police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

This needs attention. Police in Ferguson tear gas the press, dismantle their gear after they flee.

Two reporters arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

You all should be pleased that heroic police officials are protecting the public from such a dangerous individual.

One thing I’m not conflicted about is that I still believe there was no reason for Michael Brown to die and whatever the particulars, his death is still part of an ongoing problem where unarmed black men are being killed by police…

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

Geeks of Doom

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down

 


 

Marijuana Industry and the Banks

Colorado Bill HB14-1398 (Creation of banking alternatives for marijuana businesses)

Colorado law sets up world’s first marijuana banks; feds must OK

House Approves Marijuana Industry’s Request For Banking Access

U.S. House OKs bill that may open door to bank accounts for pot shops

Remarks of Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – August 12, 2014

 


 

Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy

Execution Dates Set For Okla. Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma death row inmates sue over ‘unsound’ execution practices

Oklahoma inmates file lawsuit over ‘unconstitutional’ executions

Oklahoma: Inmates’ allegations in lawsuit false

Warner Complaint filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

 


 

Message To Venus

Message To Venus @ BandCamp

Message To Venus @ Amazon

Message To Venus – Official Site

Message To Venus @ Facebook

Message To Venus @ ReverbNation

Message To Venus @ Twitter

Message To Venus @ Wikipedia

 


 

Gene Simmons / KISS

Gene Simmons: ‘I deeply support’ those suffering from depression

Gene Simmons of KISS tells depressed people to ‘kill themselves’: The backlash has reached all the way to Australia, with Triple M today announcing they would remove all KISS songs from their playlists nationwide.

KISS’ Gene Simmons Tells Depression Sufferers: ‘F*** You! Kill Yourself’

Mike Fitzpatrick @ LinkedIn

MMM / Austereo Network: 2Day FM – 2012 Royal Hoax Call Incident and the Death of Jacintha Saldanha

MMM confusion over racist jibe

Nikki Sixx calls out Gene Simmons over comments on depression

Nikki Sixx does not condone ‘Anti-Gene Simmons Bashathon’

SongFacts.com: Gene Simmons interview

 


 

WTF: Skellow Google Bomb

Google’s ‘Skellow’ search results in X-rated naked man shock

 


 

WTF: The Penis Collector

Man Arrested After Jars and Jars Of Human Penises Discovered In His Apartment

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Friend Like Me” by Robin Williams from the soundtrack Aladdin
  • Five Minutes” by Bonzo Goes to Washington from the vinyl single Five Minutes
  • Come Together” by Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin from the album George Martin: In My Life

 


 

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]

What Dreams May Come: Remembering Robin Williams

What Dreams May Come: Remembering Robin WilliamsBlendover Episode 133:

Dwayne De Freitas guests on this edition of Blendover where we mourn the loss, but celebrate the life of Robin Williams. Recording on the night of his passing, we review his astounding career, as he leaves behind countless memorable performances – and we remember many of those and how they impacted us.

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Topics Discussed:

  • RIP Robin Williams
  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Frances Abbott Scholarship Scandal
  • Bonzo Goes to Washington
  • Amazon vs. Hachette
  • Terminator Genisys
  • WTF: Steve Jobs Alive?
  • Aladdin
  • George Martin

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.

 


 

RIP Robin Williams

Entertainers React to the Death of Robin Williams on Twitter

Oscar winner Robin Williams dead at 63

President Obama and more release statements on Robin Williams’ death

RIP Robin Williams: Mork Calling Orson

Robin Williams @ IMDb

Robin Williams dead at 63

Robin Williams’ daughter responds to her father’s final tweet

Robin Williams’ last tweet pledges love to his daughter

The world has changed, my friends, and not for the best…

Twitter reacts to Robin Williams death

Wikipedia: In My Life (George Martin album)

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

August 11, 1984: We begin bombing in five minutes

August 12, 1981: First IBM Personal Computer Released

Megaspice – Wannabe Peace

The Bombing of Nagasaki

Peter Egan @ Facebook

poem435 @ Facebook

San Diego has until Sept. 10 to appeal convention center ruling

The Drill Down

 


 

Bad Cop No Donut

Cops gun down Ohio man holding toy rifle in Walmart ‘like he was not even human’

Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

EMTs who stopped NYPD cops from beating handcuffed, emotionally disturbed patient turn officers in

Medical Examiner Rules NYPD Choke Hold Death A Homicide

Mom arrested for allowing 7-year-old son to go to park alone

New ‘chokehold’ video shows NYPD scuffle with pregnant woman

Salt Lake City police department clears officer who shot dog

Using a Taser on an 8-year-old? Mom sues police, city

 


 

Frances Abbott Scholarship Scandal

University of Techology Sydney student Freya Newman charged over leaking scholarship on Prime Minister’s daughter Frances Abbott

 


 

Bonzo Goes To Washington

Bonzo Goes To Washington – 5 Minutes

Five Minutes (Bonzo Goes to Washington song)

Bonzo Goes To Washington (Vinyl) @ Amazon

 


 

Amazon vs. Hachette

Amazon Escalates Its War of Words With Hachette

 


 

Terminator Genisys

Terminator: Genesis Is Actually Titled Terminator Genisys

Everyone On Twitter Made Fun Of Terminator Genisys

 


 

WTF: Steve Jobs Alive?

Steve Jobs is in Rio de Janeiro, alive.

 


 

Aladdin

Aladdin – Friend Like Me

Aladdin @ Amazon

Aladdin @ IMDb

Aladdin @ Wikipedia

 


 

George Martin

George Martin @ Amazon

George Martin @ IMDb

George Martin @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Friend Like Me” by Robin Williams from the soundtrack Aladdin
  • Five Minutes” by Bonzo Goes to Washington from the vinyl single Five Minutes
  • Come Together” by Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin from the album George Martin: In My Life

 


 

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]