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An Extra Hour in the Ball Pit

An Extra Hour in the Ball PitBlendover Episode 130:

Peter Egan guests on Blendover, as we turn to 9/11 – where a Rep. Massie has held a press conference demanding that the redacted 28 pages from the Commission Report be revealed. Meanwhile, FedEx has been indicted by the Government, we have a strange tale from Florida about a “suicidal mannequin”, and Greg delivers his big report about DashCon.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • 9/11
  • FedEx indicted by US Government
  • Glutton4Punishment
  • Florida: Suicidal Mannequin
  • DashCon 2014
  • WTF: Giant Mysterious Hole in Siberia
  • Weird Al Yankovic

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

Benjamin Ezell @ Facebook

MH17 Misunderstandings

On this day, July 18, 1986, “A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station’s helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.”

Mandella Day

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

RIP Tommy Ramone

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 335: An Extra Hour In The Ball Pit

 


 

9/11

9/11 Link To Saudi Arabia Is Topic Of 28 Redacted Pages In Government Report; Congressmen Push For Release

Before we involve ourselves in ‪#‎Iraq‬, Congressmen and their constituents need to know more about the events leading up to 9/11

No Agenda 635: 28 Pages

Rep. Massie speaks at Press Conference Regarding 9/11 Documents

Secret 9/11 Documents: “Implausible” that the 9/11 Hijackers Acted Without Government Backing

Wikipedia: 9/11 Commission Report

Wikipedia: Criticism of the 9/11 Commission – Redacted Section

 


 

FedEx indicted by US Government

FedEx Indicted for Shipping Drugs for Online Pharmacies

How the Postal Service began prefunding retiree health care and fell into a deep hole

 


 

Glutton4Punishment

Glutton4Punishment @ SoundCloud

Glutton4Punishment – Official Site

Glutton4Punishment @ Facebook

Glutton4Punishment @ Last.fm

Glutton4Punishment @ MySpace

Glutton4Punishment @ Twitter

Glutton4Punishment @ YouTube

 


 

Florida: Suicidal Mannequin

Man Who Committed Suicide Mistaken For Mannequin Hanging In Garage, Taken To Landfill

 


 

DashCon 2014

DisasterCon: how a fan convention’s big dream became a nightmare

Emily S. Whitten: The DashCon Disaster Mystery

Over the course of a weekend, DashCon 2014 descended into chaos

 


 

WTF: Giant Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Giant Hole In Siberia Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Large crater appears at the ‘end of the world’

Mysterious giant hole suddenly appears in Siberia [Updated]

New video of mysterious giant Siberian hole filmed by investigation team

Wikipedia: Pingo

Large crater appears at the ‘end of the world’

 


 

Weird Al Yankovic

Exclusive Weird Al Yankovic Music Video: FOIL (Parody of “Royals” by Lorde)

Weird Al Yankovic @ Amazon

Weird Al Yankovic @ iTunes

Weird Al Yankovic – Official Site

Weird Al Yankovic @ Facebook

Weird Al Yankovic @ Instagram

Weird Al Yankovic @ Twitter

Weird Al Yankovic @ Wikipedia

Weird Al Yankovic @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Foil” by Weird Al Yankovic from the album Mandatory Fun
  • Graveyard of Empires” by Glutton4Punishment – free download at SoundCloud
  • America Fuck Yeah” by Glutton4Punishment – free download at SoundCloud

 


 

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]

Trigger Warnings: The New Censorship

Trigger Warnings: The New CensorshipBlendover Episode 128:

As seen in the 2014 4chan / Tumblr raid, “Trigger Warnings” has been spreading on the internet, and now creeping into the mainstream. Andy Sorcini joins Blendover in a discussion about triggers, how they began as helpful notices to people with PTSD, yet have evolved into a tool to stifle free speech. Also on this show: TSA, The Rolling Stones, and new movies from Terry Gilliam and Ridley Scott.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Trigger Warnings
  • TSA
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Zero Theorem
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
  • WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan
  • WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter
  • Fatboy Slim
  • Alice Cooper

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

Norwegian Black Metal

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

Soylent

The Drill Down

Wikipedia: World Population Day

 


 

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

 


 

TSA

New T.S.A. Rules for Electronics on Flights Bound for U.S.

TSA alternatives: Israeli airport screening methods suggested for U.S. by some

T.S.A. Fees for Air Trips to Rise

 


 

The Rolling Stones

45 years ago: Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones found dead

45 year ago: The Rolling Stones play Hyde Park

Marquee Club, London, July 12, 1962

World Cup 2014: Brazil fans blame ‘curse of Mick Jagger’ for their 7-1 defeat to Germany

The Rolling Stones @ Amazon

The Rolling Stones – Official Site

The Rolling Stones @ Facebook

The Rolling Stones @ Twitter

The Rolling Stones @ Wikipedia

The Rolling Stones @ YouTube

 


 

The Zero Theorem

The Zero Theorem – Trailer

The Zero Theorem @ IMDb

The Zero Theorem @ Wikipedia

 


 

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings – Trailer

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ IMDb

Exodus: Gods and Kings @ Wikipedia

 


 

Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II

Fox Orders Independence Day 2 Script Rewrite

IMDb: ID Forever Part I

IMDb: ID Forever Part II

Wikipedia: Independence Day – Sequels

 


 

WTF: Man loses phone in OK, gets it back from Japan

Unbelievable journey: Chickasha man loses phone, gets it back from another continent

 


 

WTF: Potato Salad Kickstarter

Potato Salad is serious business on Kickstarter

Q&A: Why This MIT PhD Candidate Backed the Infamous Potato Salad Kickstarter

The Kickstarter Potato Salad Guy Just Lost Nearly $30,000

 


 

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim @ Amazon

Fatboy Slim – Official Site

Fatboy Slim @ Facebook

Fatboy Slim @ Google+

Fatboy Slim @ Instagram

Fatboy Slim @ MySpace

Fatboy Slim @ SoundCloud

Fatboy Slim @ Spotify

Fatboy Slim @ Twitter

Fatboy Slim @ Wikipedia

Fatboy Slim @ YouTube

 


 

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper @ Amazon

Alice Cooper @ iTunes

Alice Cooper – Official Site

Alice Cooper @ Facebook

Alice Cooper @ IMDb

Alice Cooper @ Instagram

Alice Cooper @ Last.fm

Alice Cooper @ MySpace

Alice Cooper @ Twitter

Alice Cooper @ Wikipedia

Alice Cooper @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones from the album Out of Our Heads
  • Confessin’ the Blues” by The Rolling Stones from the compilation 12 x 5
  • Sympathy for the Devil” [Fatboy Slim Remix] by The Rolling Stones from the digital EP Sympathy for the Devil: Remix
  • Triggerman” by Alice Cooper from the album Dragontown

 


 

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]

Roswell Forever

Roswell ForeverBlendover Episode 127:

It’s 67th anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident! Jenn Wieda guests on Blendover as we rediscover the legacy this mysterious moment impacted on society. We discuss modern Roswell news, developments in space tourism, Pink Floyd’s new album, & the Independence Day sequels. Get intergalactic as we celebrate the Roswell anniversary with all beings both alien & human alike!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • 67th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident
  • Space Tourism Trial Launch in Roswell, NM
  • Roswell School Shooting
  • Buchanan and Goodman
  • Pink Floyd
  • Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II
  • WTF: Retired US Marine Defended Human Colonies on Mars
  • WTF: Raelians celebrate Swastika Rehabilitation Week
  • Jeff Wayne
  • David Bowie

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

Peter Egan @ Facebook

Peter Egan @ Twitter

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

poem435 @ Twitter

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

Wikipedia: Tanabata

 


 

67th Anniversary of the Roswell UFO Incident

Roswell UFO Festival draws the curious

Thousands converge in Roswell to mark 1947 UFO incident

Wikipedia: Roswell UFO incident

 


 

Space Tourism Trial Launch in Roswell

Arizona company sends capsule to edge of space

Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

 


 

Roswell School Shooting

Boy, 13, sentenced to state custody for N.M. school shooting

Chilling entries read from a diary written by Mason Campbell

CYFD cannot say in which facility Mason Campbell will be placed

Mason Campbell, New Mexico school shooter, chose victims at random: cops

New Mexico boy, 12, to be sentenced for school shooting

One of the photos from the evacuation on the day is interesting

Parents of Roswell school shooter apologize

Pictured: The ‘baby-faced school shooter, 12, who warned friends to stay home before he went on rampage critically wounding two classmates’

Police: NM school shooter is 12-year-old boy

We Don’t Rebuild. We Reload.

 


 

Buchanan and Goodman

Buchanan & Goodman – The Flying Saucer (1 and 2) [1956]

The Flying Saucer MP3 @ Amazon

Dickie Goodman @ Amazon

Dickie Goodman @ iTunes

Dickie Goodman – Official Site

Dickie Goodman @ MySpace

Dickie Goodman @ Wikipedia

 


 

Pink Floyd

Dark Side Of Pink Floyd’s ‘New’ Album

More details emerge on Pink Floyd’s new Endless River album emerge – including a possible audio preview

Pink Floyd to Release New Album in October

Pink Floyd to release new album The Endless River in October

Pink Floyd’s new album: how new is it?

 


 

Independence Day Sequels: ID Forever Parts I and II

Fox Orders Independence Day 2 Script Rewrite

IMDb: ID Forever Part I

IMDb: ID Forever Part II

Wikipedia: Independence Day – Sequels

 


 

WTF: Retired US Marine Defended Human Colonies on Mars

Retired US Marine claims he spent 17 years on MARS protecting five human colonies from Martians

 


 

WTF: Raelians celebrate Swastika Rehabilitation Week

Mark Your Calendars! It’s Swastika Rehabilitation Week!

GOTOPLESS DAY – AUG 24, 2014 – BoobMap

 


 

Jeff Wayne / The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds @ Amazon

The War of the Worlds – Official Site

The War of the Worlds @ Facebook

The War of the Worlds @ Twitter

Jeff Wayne @ Wikipedia

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds @ Wikipedia

 


 

David Bowie

David Bowie @ Amazon

David Bowie – Official Site

David Bowie @ Facebook

David Bowie @ IMDb

David Bowie @ Last.fm

David Bowie @ 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]

Accentuated

AccentuatedBlendover Episode 121:

Bookended by playful accents, Dwayne DeFreitas guests on Blendover, and we find that Jonathan Lee Richards has filed a new lawsuit. Meanwhile, the Patent War is coming to an end… but what’s next? Later, we discuss stereotypes vs. diversity in TV; and then we catch up on the film adaptation of the Elisa Lam case. Also, what’s up with those Anti-Homeless Spikes in London?

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism
  • Jonathan Lee Riches
  • The Patent Wars of the Early 21st Century
  • Makana
  • Stereotypes vs. Diversity in Television Media
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • WTF: Spikes for the Homeless
  • #YesAllWomen

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

Dwayne DeFreitas @ Twitter

Get To The Damn Point

The Drill Down

Terr Ciavarra – Media Nox @ BandCamp

 


 

Mass Shooting Events are now Terrorism

Police officer safety or surplus zeal: Military equipment spurs debate

THIS IS AN UNMISTAKABLE ACT OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM!

 


 

Jonathan Lee Riches

2014Exclusive: A Pair Of Future TMZ “Exclusives” Die Before Your Eyes. Exclusive.

Litigious inmate files motion to intervene in murderer Michael Ballard’s appeal

Michael Eric Ballard pleads guilty to four Northampton murders – UPDATE

Troll seeks restraining order against Donald Sterling, NRA

Wikipedia: Jonathan Lee Riches

 


 

The Patent Wars of the Early 21st Century

All Our Patent Are Belong To You

Apple and Google to end patent lawsuits, work together on patent reform

Apple Vs. Samsung: Apple Wins Battle But Losing War?

Supreme Court decision makes it easier to stick patent trolls with court costs

Two Supreme Court Rulings Making it Harder for Patent Trolls

 


 

Makana

We Are The Many – Makana

Makana sings Occupy protests songs to President Obama and APEC leaders

Makana @ Amazon

Makana – Official Site

Makana @ Facebook

Makana @ Google+

Makana @ Instagram

Makana @ MySpace

Makana @ SoundCloud

Makana @ Twitter

Makana @ Wikipedia

Makana @ YouTube

 


 

Stereotypes vs. Diversity in Television Media

Asian workers now dominate Silicon Valley tech jobs

Redefining Hollywood: ‘Diversity Makes More Money’

This Fall, TV Looks Much More Diverse: Now Don’t Screw It Up

Wikipedia: Silicon Valley (TV Series)

 


 

The Elisa Lam Case

Nicolas Winding Refn NOT Bringing the Elisa Lam Story to the Big Screen

 


 

WTF: Spikes for the Homeless

Anti-homeless spikes are part of a wider phenomenon of ‘hostile architecture’

Anti-Homeless Spikes Installed Outside London Apartment Building Spark Massive Outrage

Outcry over anti-homeless ‘spikes’ in London

Pay This Bench Money or It Will Poke You With Spikes

Supermarket Agrees To Remove ‘Anti-Homeless’ Spikes After Activists Pour Cement On Them

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

George Will: Colleges become the victims of progressivism

HOLD THE FUCK UP – Let’s step back for a second, Tumblr!

Washington Post Columnist Claims Being A College Rape Victim Is Now A ‘Coveted Status’

 


 

Music Featured:

  • We Are The Many” by Makana from the album Ripe

 


 

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]

Revelations

RevelationsBlendover Episode 119:

Dwayne DeFreitas joins Blendover, as we dive into the revelation of secrets, from the news that Edward Snowden may have been in KGB sights since 2008, to the leaks to come from the app known as Secret. Also, we pay tribute to Rik Mayall of The Young Ones who sadly passed, leaving a legacy of the most violent comedy ever conceived. Finally, we discuss more secrets, this time from Star Wars.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • RIP Rik Mayall
  • E3
  • Edward Snowden
  • #YesAllWomen
  • Harvard Books Bound In Human Flesh!
  • Secret
  • Star Wars
  • WTF: Man drives cross-country with corpse
  • Motörhead

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

Amy Vernon @ Facebook

Dwayne DeFreitas @ Twitter

Malwarebytes.org

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 329: Apple WWDC 2014 Review

Terr Ciavarra – Media Nox @ BandCamp

 


 

RIP Rik Mayall

Rik Mayall dies, aged 56

Rik Mayall’s wife: ‘We don’t know what happened’

Ace of Spades [Live on The Young Ones] by Motörhead

Living Doll by Cliff Richard with The Young Ones

My Generation by The Young Ones

Noble England by Rik Mayall

Rik Mayall @ Amazon

Rik Mayall @ IMDb

Rik Mayall @ Twitter

Bottom (TV series) @ Wikipedia

Drop Dead Fred @ Wikipedia

Rik Mayall @ Wikipedia

The Young Ones (TV series) @ Wikipedia

 


 

E3

Best of Microsoft’s XBOX E3 Press Event – Nerdist News @ E3 2014

Microsoft Reveals E3 Schedule

Most anticipated games to see at E3 2014

Star Wars Battlefront | Official Trailer |E3 2014

Nintendo at E3 2014: Fighting from behind

Sony Has The Most Number of Booths for E3 2014

 


 

Edward Snowden

Did Russia identify Snowden as a defector six years before leaks?

Edward Snowden’s Lawyer Expects Russia to Extend Asylum: Report

Edward Snowden was in Moscow’s sights six years before leaking U.S. secrets claims former KGB agent

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

#YesAllWomen says no to Rape Culture

Yes, All Men

HOLD THE FUCK UP – Let’s step back for a second, Tumblr!

Not Yours

Wikipedia: 2014 Isla Vista killings

Wikipedia: Violence against women

 


 

Harvard Books Bound In Human Flesh!

Antique book is bound in human skin, Harvard University confirms

Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh

The Human Skin Book at HLS

 


 

Secret

Secret Dens wants you to anonymously dish on school and workplace gossip [COMING SOON]

Secret Is Taking Its Anonymous Networking App To Schools, Workplaces With New “Secret Dens” Feature

 


 

Star Wars

How Mark Hamill Is Preparing for Star Wars Episode VII

It’s actually 12 pictures, but who cares, it’s the Falcon!

Mark Hamill Shows Off His Star Wars Episode VII Lightsaber Pose

Star Wars: Episode VII Adds Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o, Game Of Thrones Star Gwendoline Christie

Star Wars Episode VII: J.J. Abrams reacts to leaked set photos

These are the Star Wars set photos you’re looking for

Star Wars Bits: Luke Will Be Bearded In VII, New Rumors, James Earl Jones, Domhnall Gleeson, Gary Whitta and More

 


 

WTF: Man drives cross-country with corpse

Michigan man refuses to stop road trip when girlfriend dies, drives cross-country with corpse

 


 

Motörhead

Motörhead @ Amazon

Motörhead – Official Site

Motörhead @ Encylopaedia Metallum

Motörhead @ Facebook

Motörhead @ Instagram

Motörhead @ Last.fm

Motörhead @ MySpace

Motörhead @ Twitter

Motörhead @ Wikipedia

Motörhead @ YouTube

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Living Doll” by Cliff Richard with The Young Ones – out of print – but available online at YouTube
  • Noble England” by Rik Mayall from the MP3 Single Release Noble England
  • My Generation” by The Young Ones available online at YouTube
  • Ace of Spades” by Motörhead performed LIVE on The Young Ones – original studio version from the album Ace of Spades

 


 

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]

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomenBlendover Episode 117:

Amy Vernon joins Blendover, where we discuss #YesAllWomen & related topics. Many reacted to the ‪Isla Vista killings, & many have read the powerful stories on the ‪#‎YesAllWomen‬ tag online. These feelings center on gender issues that are significant – and are part of a discussion that’s been a long time coming. A woman’s perspective, & a man’s perspective, discussed in a united setting…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • #YesAllWomen
  • Tori Amos
  • The Dating Ring: Questionable PR?
  • Respecting Women in Metal
  • WTF: South Korean Female Parking Spaces
  • Bikini Kill
  • Rollins Band

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

#YesAllWomen says no to Rape Culture

AmyVernon.net

Amy Vernon @ Facebook

Amy Vernon @ Twitter

Jennifer Wieda @ Facebook

Malwarebytes.org

Peter Egan – Official Site

Peter Egan @ Facebook

The Drill Down 328: Our Brilliant and Terrifying Future

 


 

#YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen @ Twitter

#AllMenCan @ Twitter

#EachEveryWoman – Trigger warning for rape, violence

#YesAllWomen is an important hashtag. But why stop there?

#YesAllWomen says no to Rape Culture

About Feminism

Apparently, the misogynists are out in force, trolling the hashtag I previously posted and so I’m not using it here…

Elliot Rodger video removed by YouTube

HOLD THE FUCK UP – Let’s step back for a second, Tumblr!

How the #YesAllWomen Hashtag Began

I wrote this article for @litdarling last week on #YesAllWomen

Not Yours

Police Did Not Watch Virgin Killer Elliot Rodger’s Videos Despite Warnings

RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion

Wikipedia: 2014 Isla Vista killings

Wikipedia: RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Wikipedia: Rape Culture

Wikipedia: Steubenville High School rape case

Wikipedia: Violence against women

Wikipedia: YesAllWomen

 


 

Tori Amos

Tori Amos @ Amazon

Tori Amos @ Barnes & Noble

Tori Amos @ iTunes

Tori Amos – Official Site

Tori Amos @ Facebook

Tori Amos @ Instagram

Tori Amos @ Last.fm

Tori Amos @ MySpace

Tori Amos @ Tumblr

Tori Amos @ Twitter

Tori Amos @ Wikipedia

RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Wikipedia: Me And A Gun

Wikipedia: RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

 


 

The Dating Ring: Questionable PR?

I Got Shipped to California to Date Tech Guys

 


 

Respecting Women in Metal

Are you talking to me: Respecting women in metal

 


 

WTF: South Korean Female Parking Spaces

South Korea introduces ‘she spots’ – but do women really need bigger parking spaces?

 


 

Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill @ BandCamp

Bikini Kill @ Amazon

Bikini Kill – Official Site

Bikini Kill @ Last.fm

Bikini Kill @ MySpace

Bikini Kill @ Twitter

Bikini Kill @ Wikipedia

 


 

Rollins Band

2.13.61 Official Store – Henry Rollins

Rollins Band @ Amazon

Henry Rollins – Official Site

Henry Rollins @ Facebook

Henry Rollins @ IMDb

Rollins Band @ Last.fm

Henry Rollins @ Twitter

Rollins Band @ 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]

Godzillapocalypse Now

Godzillapocalypse NowBlendover Episode One Hundred and Twelve:

Andrew Sorcini guests as we celebrate the return of Godzilla to the big screen. The UK Government has been withholding THOUSANDS of documents that should have been released to the public by now; and we turn to news that Apple acquired Beats. Later, we look into the coming films of Eric Snowden’s NSA leaks, and the Elisa Lam Case.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • David Cameron and Swearing
  • UK FSO Secret Files Scandal
  • Apple Acquires Beats
  • Eric Calderone
  • Edward Snowden
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • WTF Story of the Show

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

Lyria @ IndieGoGo

Peter Egan – Official Site

Peter Egan @ Facebook

The Drill Down

 


 

David Cameron and Swearing

26 Creative Ways To Insult David Cameron On Twitter

Shakespeare Insult Kit

Periodic Table of Swearing

 


 

UK FSO Secret Files Scandal

Academics consider legal action to force Foreign Office to release public records

Foreign Office hoarding 1m historic files in secret archive

Will the UK Government ever release these secret files to the public?

Wikipedia: Public Records Act 1958

 


 

Apple Acquires Beats

Turn the Beat around! Why Apple buying Beats for $3.2 billion makes sense

 


 

Eric Calderone

Godzilla Meets Metal

Eric Calderone – Official Site

Eric Calderone @ Facebook

Eric Calderone @ Know Your Meme

Eric Calderone @ Last.fm

Eric Calderone @ Patreon

Eric Calderone @ Twitter

Eric Calderone @ YouTube

 


 

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden Movie Coming From Bond Producers

 


 

The Elisa Lam Case

Nicolas Winding Refn Bringing the Elisa Lam Story to the Big Screen?

Nicolas Winding Refn In Talks To Direct Horror Inspired By Elisa Lam Mystery ‘The Bringing’

 


 

WTF Story of the Show

31-year-old sophomore at E. Texas high school arrested

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Godzilla Meets Metal” by Eric Calderone available for download at ShredGuitarEric.com
  • Godzilla” by Blue Öyster Cult from the album Spectres

 


 

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]

Whispering Silence

Whispering SilenceBlendover Episode One Hundred and Ten:

Rick Reid guests as we look into the UFC and what must happen to make the MMA movement grow. We investigate claims of a “1500 Year Old Bible” in Turkey, in articles that propagated social media this week. We look into the band that trolled Spotify for $20K without playing a note, as reported by Tom Cheredar over at VentureBeat. And we debate Snapchat, after this week’s FTC settlement.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • UFC
  • The 1500 Year Old Bible
  • Shawna Pat
  • Spotify and Vulfpeck
  • Snapchat

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

Rick Reid @ YouTube

Ryan Miller Online

 


 

UFC

Dana White willing to increase UFC fighter pay, but ‘no more f-ing bonuses’

Boxing should take cues from the UFC

 


 

The 1500 Year Old Bible

1500 year-old Syriac Bible found in Ankara, Turkey: Vatican in shock!

A question about the 1500 year old Bible

Higher Perspective: 1500 Year Old Bible Claims Jesus Christ Was Not Crucified – Vatican In Awe

The Gospel of Barnabas hoax

Turkey’s 1500-Year-Old, $28M Bible Linked to Gospel of Barnabas?

Wikipedia: Gospel of Barnabas

 


 

Shawna Pat

Small City, Big Cheese – Big Mike, LA J, and Shawna Pat (Clean)

Shawna Pat @ Amazon

Shawna Pat @ Facebook

Shawna Pat @ MTV

Shawna Pat @ ReverbNation

Shawna Pat @ SoundCloud

Shawna Pat @ Twitter

Shawna Pat @ Vimeo

Shawna Pat @ YouTube

 


 

Spotify and Vulfpeck

This band trolled Spotify for $20K in licensing fees without playing a note

 


 

Snapchat

5 Ways Snapchat Violated Your Privacy, Security

Another Tech Company Finds the F.T.C. Looking Over Its Shoulder

FTC finds Snapchat guilty of deception

Off the Record in a Chat App? Don’t Be Sure

Snapchat Admits Its Photos Don’t ‘Disappear Forever’

Snapchat ‘deceived users’ about disappearing messages, will be monitored by gov’t

Snapchat Settles FTC Case, Admits Your Snaps Don’t Really ‘Disappear’

Snapchat’s expired snaps are not deleted, just hidden

Yikes: Snapchat Doesn’t Delete Your Photos After All, It Just Hides Them

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Small City, Big Cheese” by Shawna Pat, with Big Mike and LA J available online at SoundCloud

 


 

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]

The Executable Prediction

The Executable PredictionBlendover Episode One Hundred and Eight:

Peter Egan guests & we review predictions after our listeners called us ‘the Nostradamus of podcasts’. We follow up on the Oklahoma Execution, Boko Haram / Nigeria, & Star Wars. Elsewhere, Manhattan has been in ‘NYPD Drunk Week’, while the Satanic Temple statue is revealed. We also uncover more native advertising on Kurt Cobain…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Clayton Lockett Execution in Oklahoma
  • Boko Haram and Nigeria – #BringBackOurGirls
  • Star Wars
  • NYPD Drunk
  • The Satanic Temple and Oklahoma
  • SkyBurnsRed
  • Kurt Cobain
  • Racism in Sport / Racism on the Internet

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

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

 


 

Clayton Lockett Execution in Oklahoma

Botched execution could slam brakes on death penalty

Death penalty spurs Wild West scramble for drugs

Death row inmate dies after botched execution; second execution stayed

OCCA Order Denying Stays of Execution 4-18-14

Oklahoma high court clears way for two inmates’ executions

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Death-Row Inmates’ Claims

Wikipedia: Midazolam

Wikipedia: Potassium chloride

 


 

Boko Haram and Nigeria – #BringBackOurGirls

200 girls are missing in Nigeria – so why doesn’t anybody care?

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

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls

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

Wikipedia: 2014 Chibok kidnapping

 


 

Star Wars

Full Star Wars Episode VII Cast Officially Announced

Star Wars Episode VII Casting: It’s Not Over Yet

 


 

NYPD Drunk

NYPD Cops Can’t Stop Getting Drunk And Shooting At People

 


 

The Satanic Temple and Oklahoma

Capitol Satanic monument revealed: Have a look

Facebook KSWO Comments on Satanic Temple

Here’s the first look at the new Satanic monument being built for Oklahoma’s Statehouse

Satanic Temple unveils mold for Oklahoma monument

Satanists launch campaign to stop corporal punishment in schools

Website releases images of proposed Oklahoma Capitol Satanic monument

 


 

SkyBurnsRed

SkyBurnsRed @ BandCamp

SkyBurnsRed @ Amazon

SkyBurnsRed @ Facebook

SkyBurnsRed @ ReverbNation

SkyBurnsRed @ SoundCloud

SkyBurnsRed @ Twitter

 


 

Kurt Cobain

Courtney Love releases ‘Wedding Day’ single as Kurt Cobain note surfaces

Letter found in Kurt Cobain’s wallet was actually written by Courtney Love

Note found at Kurt Cobain’s death scene newly unveiled by Seattle Police

The Full Letter…

 


 

Racism in Sport / Racism on the Internet

Twitter Blows Up With Racist Reactions After P.K. Subban Scores Game Winner In 2nd OT

 


 

Jonathan Coulton

Jonathan Coulton @ Amazon

Jonathan Coulton – Official Site

Jonathan Coulton @ Facebook

Jonathan Coulton @ Last.fm

Jonathan Coulton @ MySpace

Jonathan Coulton @ Twitter

Jonathan Coulton @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Human Malfunction” and “You CAN Stop… Just Saying” by SkyBurnsRed from the upcoming album Machines
  • First of May” by Jonathan Coulton from the album Smoking Monkey

 


 

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]

Darkly Dreaming Digital

Darkly Dreaming DigitalBlendover Episode Sixty Four:

It’s dark news this week, as we examine the case of a policeman who murdered a man who wanted to be killed & eaten. Ian Watkins (Lostprophets) pleads guilty of charges related to child rape, in a case where he may have abused hundreds of kids. The NSA monitors porn viewing habits to discredit people; & we have details about a new Steam Machine…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Doctor Who
  • Helicopter Crashes Into Scottish Pub
  • German Cannibal Police Case
  • NSA and the Edward Snowden Files
  • Gumi Vocaloid
  • Lostprophets: Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty
  • Valve Steam Machine

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

Blendover @ Google+

The Drill Down 304: It Whips the Llama’s Ass

Hey everyone – I’m leaving Facebook and moving on to other social networks…

 


 

Doctor Who

Day of the Doctor Inside Look

Day Of The Doctor Sets Guinness World Record

Day Of The Doctor Thoughts and Theories

Deleted Scene From The Day Of The Doctor

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 Title, Artwork & Details

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 Teaser Trailer

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

TARDISblend 70: Day Of The Doctor

 


 

Helicopter Crashes Into Scottish Pub

Helicopter crashes into Scotland pub; numerous injuries reported

Police helicopter crash: ‘Multiple injuries’ at The Clutha pub in Glasgow

Search on for trapped victims after helicopter crashes into pub in Scotland

 


 

German Cannibal Police Case

German policeman arrested in possible ‘cannibal’ case

 


 

The NSA and the Edward Snowden Files

NSA planned to shame ‘radicalizers’ by revealing their porn-browsing history: report

Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit ‘Radicalizers’

Twitter sets up new tech to thwart government spying on users

 


 

Gumi Vocaloid

Bad Apple!! Shadow Play – English & Chinese Sub – Gumi

Vocaloid Wiki: GUMI

Vocaloid Wiki: Megumi Nakajima

 


 

Lostprophets: Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty

HMV removes all Lostprophets albums from sale following Ian Watkins trial

Ian Watkins: Ex-girlfriend claims she warned police Lostprophets singer was a paedophile four years ago

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Admits Rape Attempts

Lostprophets Ian Watkins: New Leads After Appeal

LOSTPROPHETS Singer Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Rape Baby

Names of mums involved in Ian Watkins abuse case mistakenly included on court service’s listing site

Peaches Geldof faces police investigation after naming moms who allegedly offered babies to Lostprophets pedophile rocker Ian Watkins

 


 

Valve Steam Machine

Steam Machine prototype from iBuyPower for revealed, runs at 1080p and 60fps

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Bad Apple !! Shadow Play” by GUMI available at YouTube

 


 

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]

Gatecrash: Leviathan

Gatecrash: LeviathanBlendover Episode Thirty:

This week on Blendover, we jump ahead of the mainstream media and examine what the upcoming Middle East Peace Talks are REALLY about (Hint: it involves $$$$$), and take a look at a new documentary film about online privacy called Terms And Conditions May Apply. Later, we glance at the Swiss Train Crash in the news, and the Bradley Manning Verdict. But that’s not all: we have aliens too…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Terms And Conditions May Apply
  • Middle East Peace Talks
  • Swiss Train Crash
  • Putin and the Gay
  • Pope Watch
  • Bradley Manning Verdict
  • World Order
  • Nintendo Wii U
  • UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop
  • WTF: Wind Turbine Mystery
  • Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations
  • The Return of Monster Magnet
  • Australian Media Prices
  • EVE Online

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting pod-cast 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.

 


 

Terms And Conditions May Apply

Terms and Conditions: A movie about privacy policies you’ll actually want to watch

Terms and Conditions May Apply – Official Trailer

 


 

Middle East Peace Talks

Cyprus hopes to have liquefied natural gas from Israel by 2015

Cyprus seeks to import Israeli gas by 2015

Google Maps: Middle East

US to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

Wikipedia: Leviathan gas field

 


 

Swiss Train Crash

Swiss train crash: Dozens hurt in Granges-pres-Marnand

Switzerland Train Crash Injures 44, Fatalities Possible

 


 

Putin and the Gay

Gay Bars’ Ban on Russian Vodka Is Going Global

 


 

Pope Watch

On Gay Priests, Pope Francis Asks, ‘Who Am I to Judge?’

 


 

Bradley Manning Verdict

Bradley Manning has just been awarded the 2013 Sean MacBride Peace Award by the International Peace Bureau

Bradley Manning Trial Court Sketch 1

Bradley Manning Trial Court Sketch 2

Bradley Manning verdict to be announced on Tuesday

Defense Motion for Reconsideration and for Mistrial – dated July 24, 2013

Defense Renewed Motion for Mistrial

Manning a whistleblower, not a traitor, defense concludes

Manning Judge Alters Charges to Assist Gov’t Ahead of Verdict

Manning Protesters take on Fort McNair

Military judge set to rule in Bradley Manning case

Tension Between Journalists, Army Continues At Bradley Manning Trial

 


 

World Order

World Order – Official Site

World Order @ Amazon

World Order @ Facebook

World Order @ Google Plus

World Order @ Wikipedia

 


 

Nintendo Wii U

Wii U no longer being stocked by UK retailer Asda

 


 

UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop

The former police lieutenant who became the target of worldwide ire after dousing Occupy UC Davis protesters with pepper spray, John Pike, is appealing for worker’s compensation, claiming psychiatric injury caused by the incident

UC Davis ‘pepper spray cop’ seeks workers comp for ‘psychiatric injuries’

 


 

WTF: Wind Turbine Mystery

UFO Destroys Wind Turbine: Still A Mystery

 


 

Varg Virkenes Arrested Under Terrorism Accusations

Neo-Nazi and black metal musician Varg Vikernes arrested in France on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack

Terrorism in France, part I

Terrorism in France, part II

Terrorism in France, part III

VARG VIKERNES And Wife Released From Custody

War in Europe: Part I – Cui bono?

 


 

The Return of Monster Magnet

MONSTER MAGNET Announce New Album! Confirm First North American Tour in Over 10 Years! Debut New Song

Monster Magnet – The Duke (of Supernature)

New MONSTER MAGNET Album ‘Last Patrol’ Due Oct. 15; Track Premiere

 


 

Australian Media Prices

Australian IT Pricing Inquiry Concludes High Games Prices Can’t be Justified

 


 

EVE Online

A single mistake started the largest space battle EVE Online has ever seen

 


 

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]

The Googuns Twitter Mystery

Blendover Episode Eleven

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The Googuns Twitter MysteryTopics Discussed:

  • Steubenville Rape Case
  • EA CEO Resigns
  • The Googuns Twitter Mystery
  • Gormathon
  • Pope Watch 2013
  • Zombie Apocalypse

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting pod-cast 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.

 


 

Steubenville Rape Case

CNN News Report that everyone is bitching about

CNN no-comments outcry over breaking coverage of rape verdict

Guilty Verdict in Steubenville

How Blogger Helped Steubenville Rape Case Unfold Online

Jessica Valenti @ Twitter

Steubenville Football Players Found Guilty in Ohio Rape Trial

Steubenville, the media and ‘rape, essentially’

Two teens found guilty in Steubenville rape case

Wikipedia: Steubenville High School rape case

 


 

EA CEO Resigns

EA CEO Riccitello Resigns – /r/games

EA CEO Riccitello Resigns – /r/gaming

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello to step down

 


 

The Googuns Twitter Mystery

The Real Weird Twitter is Espionage Twitter

@googuns_staging – tweets every 5 mins

@googuns_prod – tweets every 5 mins

The whole thing reminded me of Numbers Stations

A good analysis of Googuns

Some Twitter noise…


Which leads me to крейсер уничтожены aka “cruiser destroyed” – tweeted Oct 25


Which connects to the Dutch warship destruction of a Somali pirate cruiser


And another article with a clip


THE CONNECTION: Somali Pirates connected to Botnet Hackers and Cybersecurity Attacks – the Googuns accounts are cryptic public “logs”

 


 

Gormathon

Gormathon – Official Site

Gormathon: Land of the Lost (Official Music Video)

Gormathon @ Amazon

Gormathon @ iTunes

Gormathon @ Spotify

Gormathon @ Last.fm

Gormathon @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Gormathon @ Facebook

Gormathon @ MySpace

Gormathon @ Twitter

Gormathon @ YouTube

 


 

Pope Watch 2013

After Frosty Past, Pope Meets Argentine Leader

Catholic faithful get wired for papal selection

Chimney ready to signal papal vote

How to spot a fake cardinal in the conclave?

Pope Francis: ‘I would like to see a church that is poor and is for the poor’

Pope resigns – Nostradamus and St Malachy predictions

Vatican admits secretly bugging its own clergy

Well, that was quick

Wikipedia: Pope Francis I

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Donor in rabies cases had symptoms, wasn’t tested

Antibiotics and drug resistance: how do we compare?

Antibiotics resistance ‘as big a risk as terrorism’ – medical chief

Coronavirus hCoV-EMC has killed 9 of the 15 people confirmed to be infected with it

Coronavirus: is this the next pandemic?

Coronavirus victim’s widow tells of grief as scientists scramble for treatment

Deadly New Virus Warning Issued After Eight People Die

Health officials investigate norovirus outbreak at Andina in Portland

How the zombie apocalypse affects interest group politics

A Maryland man recently died of rabies that he contracted from a tainted organ he received in a transplant operation more than a year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

Nomavirus Is Everyone’s Virus and Everyone’s Cost

Life imitating Scrubs: Patient dies from rabies-infected transplant, says the CDC

Patient killed by rabies from organ transplant, CDC says

Pesticide water may spread norovirus

Rabies-infected organ donor was thought to be poisoned by fish

Researcher: Zombie Fads Peak When Society Is Unhappy

Tainted kidney causes rabies, death

Ten years after SARS, a novel coronavirus causes global health concerns

Wikipedia: Antibiotic resistance

Wikipedia: Norovirus

Yep, It’s A Slingshot That Shoots Chainsaws

 


 

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]

Zombie Dorner and the Dead Zeppelin

Blendover Episode Seven

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Zombie Dorner and the Dead ZeppelinTopics Discussed:

  • RIP Mindy McCready
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • Christopher Dorner
  • Led Zeppelin
  • RIP Richard Briers
  • Burger King Twitter Hacked
  • Scotland Schools and the Morning After Pill
  • Pope Benedict XVI Resigns
  • Meteor over Russia

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting pod-cast 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.

 


 

RIP Mindy McCready

The AP story for Mindy McCready’s suicide begins: “Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready”

Chris Talbott @ Twitter

Did Mindy McCready’s brain injury kill her?

Mindy McCready dead of apparent suicide

Singer Mindy McCready dies in apparent suicide

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Anthrax – Fight ‘Em ‘Till You Can’t (Zombie Music Video)

Bogus emergency alert message transmitted

Brace for MORE ZOMBIE ATTACK ALERT pranks, warns security bod

Canada has become prepared for the zombie apocalypse

Full News Reel feature from Dawn of the Dead DVD Bonus Features

Security experts say zombie TV warning exposes flaws

Time to protect America from zombies!

TV Station’s Emergency Alert System Hacked, Warns of Montana Zombie Apocalypse

When the Zombie Apocalypse was mentioned in the House of Commons

Zombie Attack! Hackers broadcast emergency alert messages about a zombie attack on several TV stations

Zombie Hackers Exploited Emergency Alert System Security Flaws

 


 

Christopher Dorner

Can’t Corner The Dorner

Christopher Dorner in gun battle with authorities, source says

Chris Dorner video game hits the web: Play Dorner’s Last Stand

Christopher Dorner Shootout – Cops say “Burn It Down”

Dorner Case Timeline Part IV

Dorner Case Timeline Part V

Dorner Case Timeline Part VI

LAPD chief: Review of cop firing vital for public trust

Enid church recalls encounter with Christopher Dorner

Photo from the “Officer-Involved Shooting” injuring two women in a blue truck

Protesters show support for Christopher Dorner

Reality Check: Did Cops Intentionally Set Fire To Chris Dorner’s Cabin?

Redditors capture and transcribe police radio detailing arson by law enforcement at Dorner standoff

Responses to Dorner case contain surprises

Why the LAPD’s Dorner Pursuit is Indefensible: The hunt for Christopher Dorner, which injured innocent civilians, reveals how little the department has changed

Women shot during LAPD ex-cop manhunt had no warning, lawyer says

Wikipedia: Christopher Jordan Dorner

 


 

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin Reunion Possible, Robert Plant Says

Robert Plant hints he’d be open to a Led Zeppelin reunion

Robert Plant open to Led Zeppelin reunion: “I’ve got nothing to do in 2014″

 


 

RIP Richard Briers

Richard Briers, 79, British sitcom star

Richard Briers has died

Richard Briers, The Good Life star, dies aged 79

 


 

Burger King Twitter Hacked

After Monday Twitter hack, Burger King reigns again

Burger King’s Twitter account has been hacked

 


 

Scotland Schools and the Morning After Pill

Experts call for schools to provide morning-after pill

Experts: ‘Give morning after pill at Scots schools’

 


 

Pope Benedict XVI and the next Pope

Dolan Says It’s ‘Highly Possible’ the Next Pope Could Be a Non-European

Is the Next Pope the Last Pope?

The Last Pope: Examining Nostradamus and Malachy

Pope Benedict XVI to resign, citing age and waning energy

Pope Benedict XVI’s leaked documents show fractured Vatican full of rivalries

Pope Conclave Change? Vatican Raises Possibility Of Early March Election

The Pope is to resign in an entirely unexpected development, reports from the Vatican say

Pope resigns – Nostradamus and St Malachy predictions

Quatrain II.41

Why the buzz over St. Malachy’s ‘last pope’ prophecy outdoes 2012 hype

Wikipedia: Prophecy of the Popes

 


 

Meteor over Russia

02.15.2013 – Meteorite Hits Russia! [HD] Video Footage

2003 – 2013: He knew!

Chelyabinsk Meteor Explosion, Windows Shattered, Guy breathes deeply – Russia motherfucker…

Cuban Meteorite Video

Meteor clean up operation begins in Russia

Numerous Sightings Of Fireballs Or Fiery Celestial Objects Over Cuba, Canada, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, And Kazakhstan

Possible meteor shower reported in eastern Russia

Russian Meteor: A Cosmic Flesh Wound

So, this just happened in Russia

 


 

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]

Looking Back at Social Blend from 2007 to 2012

Looking Back at Social Blend from 2007 to 2012Five years. It’s a long time by most standards, but to be working at something that you love doing for five years, it’s a blessing. Social Blend was born out of the need for a podcast that was originally for the community from Mixx, but also created out of a firm idea as to how this ground-breaking thing called Social Media would revolutionize the way we see the internet, technology in general, and how content was shared.

In the first phase, my original co-hosts, Jay Fowler and Brian Hill, and I were addicts to the social media bug. We were early adopters, taking on board all kinds of social platforms, from the giants of the early days (being Digg and Reddit), the new toddlers on the block (Twitter and Facebook at the time), and those that never lasted as long as some hoped (Pownce and Plurk as examples).

As Social Blend became the go-to podcast for both the staff and users of Mixx.com, it also covered how social media was changing the landscape. We rode the wave of the new media format – occasionally in a controversial fashion, which resulted in insults (at best) and death threats (at worst).

But, I think more importantly, we correctly predicted and had a clear vision as to where social media would end up: in the psyche of the mainstream.

In the opening year of Social Blend, we began to notice that news was breaking much quicker on social media than it was on TV and other sources. This is commonplace, perhaps even mundane now, but in 2007 and 2008 it was an extremely new phenomenon and an incredible experience to be a part of.

As the new media formats evolved into mainstream, SB also evolved. With the death of Mixx.com at the beginning of 2011, we lost a core and key component of our audience and, for some time, were lost in this difficult void, searching for a new niche that suited the show in attitude and style.

Taking a lesson from the beginning of our West Memphis Three reportage in 2009, and also by luck of chance, we accidentally stumbled across our new sub-niche in the form of the England Riots in 2011. We noticed the tense and significant moment was getting zero coverage on American TV news, and zoned in on the event and the news for an episode.

The reaction was immediate. We received a great deal of positive impact from that episode – and noticed the return of the insults and death threats… which meant we had pricked the right nerves. In 2011 and 2012, Social Blend became a show that zoned in on news events not being covered in the United States, while also being a source for significant developments in social media, and what was getting the most attention on the web.

This advanced even further in 2012, when we began to stumble across odd stories getting no attention at all (some might call them curiosities) and deconstruct them and analyze them. In addition, we began to expose fads as frauds, as SB became the first podcast to unveil Kony 2012 as the scam that it was, compiling evidence and discussing the true motivations. This analysis also generated feedback – good and bad – which also like the previously mentioned hullabaloos (and the future discourse on universal health care on Reddit and in a different episode), resulted in more insults and death threats yet again.

This characteristic of following up on analysis of curiosities and intriguing news stories not getting mainstream coverage is an aspect I’d like to continue to evolve in the new BlendoveR podcast if at all possible. In fact, I already have some news items in mind and lined up…

Perhaps more importantly, Social Blend from year one became a source of irreverent and no-holds-barred attitude. From the serious expulsions of bile, piss, vinegar, and anger, to the off-the-walls explicit humor as well, the podcast held a “nothing is sacred” attitude that permeated through the entire history of the show, giving us a unique voice in the ether of the tubes.

For some, while SB was “just another podcast”, for me it was a labor of love, sleepless nights, migraines, learning curves, prolonged hours of research, experimentation, and (when it boils down to it) workaholism. The last five years have been a blessing, yes, but has also been an incredible amount of work.

Notwithstanding this, I always believed that the Blend should be free, that we would never cave in to advertising or sponsorships on the show. The exception we had was some Google Ad-Sense links on the web site, which was owned by Brian Hill to assist with hosting costs – though this never generated anything near “break even” status.

Although entrepreneurs and the social media consultant wannabe morons were trying to work out how to monetize, I was ensuring that we stayed free, and that we did it for free. This was significant to me. I didn’t covet profit or potential monies to replace the motivation of “doing the show because we love it”. If we didn’t love it, why do it? But we did, and it was important to me for the integrity of the show to stay within that respect. I think many of our listeners appreciated this.

As I close out this harangue of memories, I’d like to thank all of those who’ve served as co-hosts since 2007: Jay Fowler, Brian Hill, Tamar Weinberg, Josh Olson, Reem Abeidoh, Terr Ciavarra, as well as Corey Koehler who served as co-host on the Craniumelody music versions of Social Blend.

Thanks also to those of you who guested on the show. You know who you are.

But more significantly, thanks to YOU, our listeners, who have stuck with us through all this time. Social Blend has been a wild ride… but if you think that is over, just wait until you hear the new BlendoveR podcast.

See you on the other side, over at BlendoveR.com.

DILLIGAF!

- Greg Davies


Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from cGt2099.com), Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox), and Jay Fowler (SilentJay74 from JuicySnake.com) the Social Blend is a fun, and hard-hitting, podcast, with no respect for rules.


Music used in the Social Blend Intro Theme was performed and written by EMERALD CITY
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]

A Disquisition Show

As we transition from Social Blend and Disquisition into our new BlendoveR podcast, I decided to post a couple episodes here for new visitors to see where we came from…

This episode of Disquisition was our most listened-to show. It featured guest Andy Sorcini aka Mr Baby Man, as we dissected the death of old Digg, and the birth of new Digg…

A Disquisition ShowTopics Discussed:

  • Contemporary Digg – The Preview
  • Rethink Digg or Rethunk Dugg?
  • The Decline and Fall of Ancient Digg
  • Migratory Patterns of Internet Users
  • Facebook Suburbanization
  • What we’re reading

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Disquisition is a podcast documenting the meandering tangents and discursive ramblings within ongoing conversations between Greg Davies aka cGt2099 and Lee Garnett aka ncomment. The show goes in depth into a variety of thoughts ranging from socio-cultural elements and political elements within social media; to history and philosophy, and a variety of book and film recommendations.

Music used in the Disquisition Intro and Closing Theme was performed and written by Terr Ciavarra aka Media Nox

Catch Greg Davies online at the Social Blend Podcast and on Twitter @cGt2099

Catch Lee Garnett online at his ncomment comics blog and on Twitter @ncomment