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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]

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]