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Cyber Stuff | Buttercup of Doom ep 67

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This week I offer up a quick and dirty PSA on cyber space, crimes, hacking and such. From how to deal with tech in your writing, to what you need to fear, pay attention to, and keep in mind in reality. Because tech arrogance and consumer ignorance is a dangerous combination.

Available FREE on: PEN Project Entertainment Network • iTunesStitcherAndroidTune-In • Google Play Music • Overcast

Sponsors:  Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter) | Mando Method podcast

Suggestions/Requests: n/a (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: If Google Was a GuyWiredBreaking News (app)

Hashtag Hell: #JurassicPark #tech #cyber #BoilerRoom #PSA #cellphone #deepweb #firewall #virus #malware #pirating #identitytheft #google #genX #rabbithole #internet #fear #apps #conspiracy #hackers netflix #youtube #hulu #amazon #ebay #russia #china #linkdin #terminator #wired #breakingnews #paranoid #passwords #cybermonday #blackfriday #humpday #subculturecorsets #facebook #twitter #instagram #PEN #projectentertainmentnetwork #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #genre #balance #xmas …and your suggestions

This Week’s Rating: R (definitely R, for language, oh yes, not safe for work) buttercup ratings system info here

Election 2016 | Buttercup of Doom ep 64

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This week I finally cave and lament about the presidential election of 2016. In two days, the world will change forever… I bring up some points, asks some questions, and wonder why all my friends have gone batshit. #franger #doomed2016

Available FREE on: PEN Project Entertainment Network • iTunesStitcherAndroidTune-In • Google Play Music • Overcast

Sponsors:  Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter)| Project Entertainment Network (P.E.N.)

Suggestions/Requests: n/a (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Six Days on SALENaNoWriMo • John Oliver & Last Week Tonight’s Why We Vote on Tuesdays • Lewis Black’s Longest Election CycleI Side With ← most important link ever

Hashtag Hell: #NSFW #election #politics #jaws #omen #obama #johnoliver #lastweektonight #voting #lewisblack #sixdays #nanowrimo #payhip #halloween #mulder #potus #flotus #propaganda #trust #bbc #wikileaks #anonymous #foxnews #cnn #msnbc #hillary #clinton #trump #amazon #democrats #republicans #vagina #crazy #ww3 #riots #martiallaw #civilwar #russia #china #syria #apocalypse #zombies #isidewith #subculturecorsets #facebook #twitter #instagram #PEN #projectentertainmentnetwork #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up:  #cyber stuff #thanksgiving #genre …and your suggestions

This Week’s Rating: R (definitely R, for language, oh yes, not safe for work) buttercup ratings system info here

Fighting in Straight Lines | Buttercup of Doom ep 56

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This week it’s not just about fighting in straight lines. I talk about getting from A to Z in the 101, with potholes, hiccups, side glances and pit stops along the way. I giggle as I toss the headphones article under the bus, or rather, across the border. And then discuss the lack of honor in our modern fighting styles, with a tiny sidebar for 911.

Available FREE on: Project iRadioiTunesStitcherAndroidTune-In • Google Play Music • Overcast

Sponsors: Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter)| It Cooks podcast | Project iRadio’s Patreon | Kelli’s Patreon page

Suggestions/Requests: n/a…  (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: The Modern Man’s article of great dispute • The Rebuttel: How to Talk to a Woman While She Flees for Her Life Across a Border

Hashtag Hell: #publishing #amazon #arc #lastsamurai #tomcruise #modernman #courting #mtv #pickupartist #spoof #headphones #dating #war #911 #honor #knight #samurai #zombie #apocalypse #olympics #loyalty #honor #fighting #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #potpourri #killingbabies #horrormovies …and your suggestions for #halloween #christmas #winter #seasons

This Week’s Rating: PG13 (language) buttercup ratings system info here

Opinions | Buttercup of Doom ep 42

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One for me, one for you, hell, let’s live big… opinions for everyone!! From how to deal with reviews to how to ignore the inbred, er, I mean, the uninformed stances which usually comes with a bullhorn. Editorials, politics, comedians, hell, even faith is nothing but opinion. So first we differentiate between fact, assumption and opinion, and then cover the types (tropes) of opinion, and then… Oh there’s just so much chewy goodness. And even a little commentary — because that’s yet another type of option, so I give you a link to “Don’t read the comments” by Just Between Us girls Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn.

Sponsors: Project iRadio’s Patreon Page | Kelli Owen Patreon Page | Scares That Care: org / weekend | Armcast Podcast

Suggestions/Requests: n/a (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Live Specimens | Black Bubbles | Six Days | Waiting Out Winter | Anne Rice vs. Amazon Reviewers | @RobertSwartwood |  The Horror Show w/ Brian Keene  | Arm & Toof | Necrocasticon | hashtag of the week: #goreexplode | *ahem* #putbuttercuponthebanner

Hashtag Hell: #thong #jimbelushi (I said Jim, I meant John) #johnbelushi #goreexplode #80sHorror #reviews #stephenking #amazon #goodreads #allisonraskin #gabydunn #justbetweenus #youtube #theview #rushlimbaugh #fox #wb #cw #dailyshow #jonstewart #trevornoah #satire #rightwing #leftwing #politics #faith #butthurtbrigade #IMO #trust #debate #roku #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #moviesVSbooks #graffiti #keene

This Week’s Rating: R (language) buttercup ratings system info here 

 

Superstitions | Buttercup of Doom ep 13

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Because this is the 13th episode, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss Superstitions, and because I promised last week, Urban Legends. From Bloody Mary to the Hook Hand, from black cats to pop rocks, from the truth to internet hoaxes, we cover campfire frights and facebook fallacies… I ask a couple questions (join conversation/answer here), I offer up some readings and links, and I request something of YOU this time. I hope you had a great Halloween, now come enjoy your sugar hangover with the Buttercup of Doom!

Sponsors: The God Beneath My Garden, by Robert Ford | Shroud #10, Halloween 2010

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Mentions/Shoutouts: Bloody Mary Snopes | Halloween-Website • Try Guys facebook | youtube • Kevin Lucia • Steven Gilberts • Danny Evarts • werewolf cat • Urban Legends Onlinesnopes

Robert Ford’s video readings on facebook — Georgie | Early Harvest | Samson & Denial (teaser) | Racing the Milk

This Week’s Rating: PG13

And don’t forget — for advertising inquiries, contact me at buttercup@kelliowen.com

Hashtag Hell: #robertford #bobford #amazon #bloodymary #snopes #urbanlegends #superstitions #tryguys #costumes #trickortreat #hallosmile #blackcat #werewolfcat #shroudmagazine

 

Barrell Full of Monkeys

aka, Catching up after a long weekend. Lots of exciting things have happened recently, and I’m going to lump them here but split them up elsewhere. ‘Cuz I can.

First up, if you’re local and get the York Sunday Paper there was a lovely write-up about me, my writing and my family (complete with fact-checking fubars of the funny kind). It’s not online but you can read it by clicking the image for a larger view.

Second, my online interview with Read Horror‘s Michael Wilson is now live. No need to locate a newspaper for this one. He asked some really fun questions, that took a bit of thought to answer. Of course, others were very easy. You should check it out!

Third, for those asking about paper versions of the out of print titles (Six Days and Waiting Out Winter), there are several on ebay at the moment. A few in the UK, a few in the US, all up for grabs.

Need a reason to go grab Waiting Out Winter? How about a new review? October County had all kinds of lovely things to say about this novella. And remember, if you’re not after the print version on ebay (mentioned above), this novella is now available for Kindle, and soon to be released as an ePub in the iTunes bookstore.

And just when I thought that was enough for the blog, F Paul Wilson emailed me to say this about Waiting Out Winter, “Excellent, Kelli. You created a genuine apocalyptic atmosphere that follows one around between readings.” And hell yeah, I was going to quote that =)

Then today, I see this tidbit…

Women seem to be writing the more innovative fantastica these days. Rhodi Hawk, Alex Sokolov, Mary Sangiovanni, Sarah Langan, Kelli Owen—they’re not recycling the same old tropes.

~ F. Paul Wilson, interviewed by The Accidental Author

Really? A double shot of F. Paul? Yeah, that will make any day better… and gives you another reason to get your hands on one of those copies, whether print from ebay or epub from Amazon.

And all that is definitely enough monkeys in to tip the barrel right over…

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