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Stop Taking Photos of Macaque

Stop Taking Photos of MacaqueBlendover Episode 132:

Andrew Sorcini guests on Blendover, as we take a look at the “Monkey Selfie” making the rounds on the web, and the legal battle behind it all. We dive into a commentary on the shifting landscape of entertainment, as the Internet takes more ground from Hollywood. And finally, we preview the new song from Slipknot!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • That Wikipedia Monkey Selfie
  • Bad Cop No Donut
  • Internet Entertainment vs. Hollywood
  • Bill Ward
  • Slipknot
  • WTF: The Meth Head Poltergeist
  • Spiderbait

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

August 8, 1974: The Resignation of President Richard Nixon

August 9, 1945: The Bombing of Nagasaki

First shots of WWI fired – in Australia???

Megaspice – Wannabe Peace

MH17 Misunderstandings

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Twitter

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

The Drill Down



That Wikipedia Monkey Selfie

Monkey steals camera from photographer to snap himself a selfie. Gets uploaded to Wikipedia. Photographer sues Wikipedia to remove it. Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as ‘monkey owns it’.

Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as ‘monkey owns it’

Wikipedia: Celebes crested macaque – Copyright test case



Bad Cop No Donut

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

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

N.J. cop: Obama doesn’t follow Constitution

Salt Lake City police department clears officer who shot dog



Internet Entertainment vs. Hollywood

Internet piracy isn’t killing Hollywood—Hollywood is killing Hollywood

Survey: YouTube Stars More Popular Than Mainstream Celebs Among U.S. Teens



Bill Ward

Bill Ward – Bombers (Can Open Bomb Bays)

Ward One: Along the Way

Bill Ward @ Amazon

Bill Ward – Official Site

Bill Ward @ Facebook

Bill Ward @ Twitter

Bill Ward @ Wikipedia




Slipknot – The Negative One [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Slipknot @ Amazon

Slipknot – Official Site

Slipknot @ Facebook

Slipknot @ Twitter

Slipknot @ Wikipedia



WTF: The Meth Head Poltergeist

Poltergeist Under Couple’s Bed Turns Out to Be Meth Head




Spiderbait @ Amazon

Spiderbait – Official Site

Spiderbait @ Facebook

Spiderbait @ Instagram

Spiderbait @

Spiderbait @ Twitter

Spiderbait @ Wikipedia

Spiderbait @ YouTube



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]