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Dumbing Down America | Buttercup of Doom 2.4



This week I don’t just get angry at the system for dumbing down America, I spew about the sheep allowing it. From the blatant watering down of education to the mental tapeworm of media and entertainment… NSFW: language.

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

Sponsors:  Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter) |  Kelli’s Patreon | Justine’s Dress to Kill Cosplay & the Seattle Avengers

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

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: trivial pursuit (the blue box) | HBO’s Newsroom clip | George Carlin’s American Dream | Scares That Care (and the weekend/con) | Smile.Amazon.com automatic donations

Hashtag Hell: #charity #divisive #buzzwords #humpday #monday #tgif #youtube #civilwar #vicepresident #trivia #education #self #ego #subculturecorsets #scaresthatcare #newsroom #hbo #avengers #blackwidow #georgecarlin #carlin #americandream #facebook #twitter #instagram #PEN #projectentertainmentnetwork #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: genre – location location location – rules – legalizing pot – little white lies – and whatever you suggest I whine about. So suggest something, already!

 

Change | Buttercup of Doom 2.0

This week I return (kind of) with the launch of a new era of Buttercup—version 2.0—and discuss change. Not all change is good, but it happens. Period. And everyone deals with it…

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

Sponsors: Wes Southard’s The Betrayed | Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter) | Kelli’s Patreon

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

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: JF Gonzalez Clickers Forever | Politically Correct Lord of the Flies

Hashtag Hell:  #change #lordoftheflies #jfgonzalez #cancer #death #wessouthard #thebetrayed #scaresthatcare #patreon #wednesdaywisdom #humpday #subculturecorsets #facebook #twitter #instagram #PEN #projectentertainmentnetwork #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up:returning to my normal wednesdays, not necessarily weekly, but watch all locations and social media for updates.

Pitchforks for Everyone | Buttercup of Doom ep 53

bod53 - pitchforksPitchforks for Everyone, aka social media vigilantism, aka who needs facts when I can spread lies and hate and get someone killed. In the words of the immortal Charlie Brown, good grief… From police posting the wrong person to average citizens declaring themselves internet police. With a touch of editor pitchforks and some wisdom regarding which pitchfork to buy.

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

Sponsors: Subculture Corsets & Clothing (and twitter)| Black Water Crusaders | Project iRadio’s Patreon | Kelli’s Patreon page

Suggestions/Requests: Thanks to Frank Edler for “Facebook vigilantes” which became this episode…  (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Funny: Email Spammers & Toasters, by Mashable UK • 10 People Wrongly Accused by the Internet

Hashtag Hell: #scaresthatcare #spam #mashableUK #witchhunt #inquisition #vigilante #socialmedia #SandyHook #BostonBomber #KensingtonStrangler #compassion #GOT #gameofthrones #winteriscoming #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

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

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

LIVE at STC16 | Buttercup of Doom ep 51

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and now available on Google Play Music

Scares That Care charity weekend event is something you should all do… I did. Several listeners went as well. And while we were there, we taped this episode… be afraid. Writing questions, tips and tricks no one tells you, some forehead flicking (Buda) and then a spew that started with customer service, flirted with problem solving, and wrapped everything back around in a ribbon of insanity and gave birth to this week’s hashtag: #conboobs. It was fun. And special thanks to those in attendance: Alicia, Armand, Chuck, Frank, Tom, Nick, Annalise, Jess, Shayla, Ava, Chad, Amber, Dave, and Chris.

Sponsors: Subculture Corsets & Clothing | Scares That Care org / fb | Project iRadio’s Patreon

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

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-LinksduotropeThunderstorm BooksJohn SkippEraserhead PressDeadite Press

Hashtag Hell: #conboobs #cartrage #deadite #eraserhead #thunderstormbooks #duotrope #rosieokeefe #jeffburk #mikelombardo #customerservice #problemsolving #tommonteleone #briankeene #joelansdale #bobford #mauricebroaddus #natesouthard #apocalypse #shopping #public #underwear #conventions #charity #event #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #feareverything #language …and your suggestions?!

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

 

THIS JUST IN… Jess sent the file! Sung to the tune of The Lonely Island feat. Michael Bolton – Jack Sparrow

Scares That Care 2016

stcwWHERE TO FIND ME THIS WEEKEND…

at the DoubleTree by Hilton
Williamsburg, VA
July 22-24, 2016

$40 weekend pass / $25 single day ticket

 

SCHEDULE
Friday
Celebrity Room 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday
Celebrity Room open from 10:00am – 7:00pm
Author Reading Room: (Rooms A&B)   4:00pm – 4:45pm – Yvonne Navarro and Kelli Owen
Buttercup of Doom: 7:00pm (see my table for details)

Sunday
Celebrity Room open from 11:00am – 4:00pm

What will be with me? New to the table this weekend… the new release FLOATERS, the paperback for last winter’s release WILTED LILIES, and now in paperback for those who missed the hardcover opportunity, DECEIVER. As well as my other novels and novellas, some of which are dwindled down to the final few of stock, so grab ’em if you don’t have ’em!!

And this year… something new and fun… yup, I’m up to no good with the swag and goodies. For only a buck ($1/ea) — keychains!

Floaters - Kelli Owen  wiltedlilies-cover72colorBIG   deceiver-cover400   keychains

See you all in a few days…

Hipsters | Buttercup of Doom ep 49

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and now available on Google Play Music

I don’t remember who suggested this topic, but it was both a blessing and a curse. My brain hurt a lot this week, but it’s definitely a good topic! After “deconstructing” their definition, applying a lesson of sorts to writing, shaking our heads at their silliness, we learn more about them than they seem to know. From claiming fashion that predates them to pretending their trend isn’t a trend, these Fight Club wannabes wouldn’t stand a chance against a real lumberjack and need to accept themselves for what they are… the latest Borg.

SponsorsHarry Strange Radio Drama | Scares That Care org / wknd | Project iRadio’s Patreon

Suggestions/Requests: Hipsters as a topic… who said this?!  (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-LinksUrban Dic: HipstersHipster Wedding Announcement by Will Defries • Paul Murray • Honeyfund 

Hashtag Hell: #dragoncon #borg #trends #googleFU #hipsterbitch #britneyspears #fashion #80s #AndyWarhol #theGap #AmericanEagle #Abercrombie #Hollister #vintage #hiptwat #cliche #StephenKing #StandByMe #facebookofficial #soundofmusic #EliRoth #WillyWonka #BingCrosby #grandmasrags #LumberSexy #LikeAVirgin #Madonna #wankers #JackHaringa #JamesMoore #MelissaBaker #JessicaDeering #honeyfund #flappers #beatnicks #hippies #yuppies #greasers #preppies #punks #goth #emo #patchouli #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #feareverything #colors #labels …and your suggestions?!

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

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