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Opinions | Buttercup of Doom ep 42

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and now available on Google Play Music

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 

 

AMA | Buttercup of Doom ep 41

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I said, Ask Me Anything… they did. And I answered. From questions on raising a family to my opinions on extreme horror, from why podcasting to what I really think of The Horror Show with Brian Keene, from blood on the page to vices to con stories… and even the never spoken of political views of a wayward Buttercup. They asked. I answered. You get to listen to it! And remember, this is the edited version. The uncut, unedited, full-disclosure version is available only to my patreons. Become my patreon, support my crazy, get rewards and perks.

Sponsors: Project iRadio’s Patreon Page | Kelli Owen Patreon Page | Harry Strange Radio Drama

Suggestions/Requests: Questions asked by: Russell, Chris (x15!), Alan, Amber, Armand, Chad, Chuck, Michael, Josh, Mary, and Nathan (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Buttercup of Doom on facebook | The Horror Show w/ Brian Keene | Ed Lee | Wrath James White | Jeff Burk | Carlton Mellick III | Jeremy Robert Johnson | Harlan Wilson | Arm & Toof | Brian Keene’s column in Cemetery Dance | George Takei FB | James Moore | Jack Ketchum | Bob Ford & No Lipstick in Avalon

Hashtag Hell: #DeanKoontz #GoneGirl #BreakingBenjamin #SixxAM #LinkinPark #5FingerDeathPunch #ChrisCornell #TommyLee #NikkiSixx #GunsnRoses #Aerosmith #Tool #Schism #8tracks #JoshPenrod #HWSNBN #horror-web #horrorwench #WHC #JeffStrand #writersblock #horror #bizarro #frankenstein #maryshelley #tomojoe #joebranson #abortion #deathpenalty #marijuana #prostitution #guns #gaymarriage #healthcare #globalwarming #terrorism #deficit #republicans #democrats #deadpool #spiders #dessert #pizza #starwars #startrek #captainkirk #picard #sulu #roku #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #moviesVSbooks #graffiti #opinions

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

*note: the Left for Dead blood alluded to is not what you might think, my dad is awesome!

TMI | Buttercup of Doom ep 40

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For this week’s rant I cover everything from “Angry Sherry” to schmoosy-wooshy, as I discuss all those the things people discuss loudly in public (usually on their cellphone) that make the rest of us a little bit crazier. In the kiddie pool, I discuss your privacy as a writer, and then I bring you happy twitter accounts to make your day a little brighter.

Sponsors: Necrocasticon | Project iRadio’s Patreon Page | Kelli Owen Patreon Page

Suggestions/Requests: “Overheard” offered by Thomas Clark, Chris Schaefer, Joe Branson, Valarie Botchlet, Amber Fallon, Bracken MacLeod, Joe Ripple (of Scares that Care) and Matt Blazi (to suggest/request use the form or post on FB)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Buttercup of Doom on facebook | Shower Thoughts | Daniel Tosh | AMC cellphone thing | The Horror Show w/ Brian Keene | Liquid Poop No-More™© | Frisbee, Brian (not Keene) and maybe Willie | The Neighborhood | White Picket Prisons

Hashtag Hell: #patreon #necrocasticon #womeninhorror #motleycrue #sixxam #nikkisixx #kiddiepool #privacy #funnybone #bod40 #lifehacker #AMCtheaters #cellphones #overheard #ama #tmi #omfg #stfu #public #mute #japan #ringtone #etiquette #Floaters #movietheater #twinkies #bananaflips #generationselfie #socialharmony #beachcomber #fencesnotwalls #theneighborhood #whitepicketprisons #roku #patreon #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

Coming up: #AMA #moviesVSbooks #graffiti

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

Nerf the World | Buttercup of Doom ep 32

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Knee pads, elbow pads, brain pads… there’s no adventure left in childhood. No stitches. No scars. No proof of survival. No stories to tell… We’ve bubblewrapped an entire generation, mentally and physically, accepted trigger words, created safe places, and Nerfed the World*

This week, I talk about bleeding on the page vs exorcising demons for public consumption, the disappearance of adventures and scars from childhood, and how much blood is really necessary for a bandaid. Join me, and find out WTF all those hashtags are for…

Sponsors: The Horror Show with Brian Keene | Bizzong (also, as promised: bizzong on FB and Books, Beer & Bullshit Frank’s “other” podcast) | Project iRadio’s Patron Page

Suggestions/Requests: none this week (to suggest/request, use the form here)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Joe Rogan on Marijuana* | The Neighborhood (The Ravine) | BOD ep 2

Hashtag Hell: #bleedonthepage #muse #bubblewrap #nerftheworld #scars #weapons #playgrounds #schoolshootings #iphone #playboy #adventure #seatbelts #creepycrawlers #helmets #kneepads #stitches #latchkeykids #triggerwarnings #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

This Week’s Rating: R (it went all to hell with the language this week) buttercup ratings system info here

Awards | Buttercup of Doom ep 26

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This week we look at the silliness of award-season tantrums, the ridiculous behavior that comes with being nominated to be nominated to maybe be on the final ballot, and the irony of back stabbing instead of back patting when colleagues are honored. Yes, it’s award season… bring on the #OscarsSoWhite and the #AwardsSoPenis and, of course, as is apropos for a horror writer, the #stokers.

Sponsors: Project iRadio’s Patron Page | Necrocasticon | Project iRadio People’s Choice Awards (go vote for me!)

Suggestions/Requests 101 topic, thanks to Angela Bodine (to suggest/request, use the form here)

Mentions/Shoutouts and Linky-Links: Six Days and Live Specimens by Kelli Owen | Thunderstorm Books | Horror Show with Brian KeeneKelli Owen on Patron | Jim Carrey at Golden Globes | Darwin Awards | Chris Rock interview |

Hashtag Hell: #OscarsSoWhite #oscars #awards #AwardsSoPenis #stokers #patreon #briankeene #horror #stephenking #mötleycrüe #motleycrue #butthurtbrigade #willsmith #leonardodicaprio #darthvader #obama #jamesmoore #chrisrock #jimcarrey #darwinawards #facebook #twitter #instagram #projectiradio #buttercupofdoom #podcast #kelliowen

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

 

Trick or Treat | Buttercup of Doom ep 12

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Episode 12: Trick or Treat, aka The Kitchen Sink… as I cover all the little stuff not previously mentioned or big enough for a show of its own. From the history of Trick or Treating, “fun size” candy, and haunted houses, to decorations, traditions, and my refusal to mention the X(mas) word, making a strange “mmm-hmm” noise throughout whenever it intruded on my holiday (and later editing those mouth bleeps for real bleeps because well, they sounded horrible). Everything. Trick or Treating… tricks and treats, highs and lows, this one covers a LOT of ground.

Suggestions/Requests: to suggest/request, use the form here
• from a listener wondering which books of mine are good for season, here’s two ghostly tales: Crossroads | Wilted Lilies 
• Tricks & Treats from Val and Robin (no links or full names without permission, they’ll tag themselves if they want it out there)  

Mentions/Shoutouts: Brian Keene (again?! seriously, why? I really must stop that!) • The Horror ShowThriller House (halloween light shows)

Hashtag Hell: Halloween 1, 2 & H2O • Rob Zombie • John Carpenter’s Vampires • Nightmare Before Christmas • Jack Skellington • Night of the Living Dead • Dracula • The Wolfman • The Mummy • Jeepers Creepers • Carrie • Trick or Treat • Halloween • Mumming • Guising

This Week’s Rating: PG13 — G(they started it!) L(s,bs – not bad)

Discussion includes: My own little “glad” system… and a giggle
G – god, or religion in general
L – language (s/sh*t, f/f*ck, x/truly tabboo words, g/genitalia mentions)
A – adult themes
D – drugs
S – sex or sexual situations
RR – rock and roll

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