C&M54: Viraliciousness


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In Viraliciousness, Carl and Mike talk about the changing media landscape where going viral leads and journalism follows. Plus conversations on dildos on power lines in Portland, the emergence of tattoos and Project Semicolon, latest hairstyles and the “dickishness” of the videographer behind the Planned Parenthood “sting”.

[00:49:] Dildos on Power Lines, Locks on Bridges and Nude Beaches: Mike reports on a woman in Portland who is hanging dildos over power lines. And the conversation somehow turns to other declarations of love and getting naked in a crowd.

[08:35:] Tattoos and Project Semicolon: Mike thinks about getting a tattoo. Carl shares information about the Project Semicolon tattoos for mental health. Plus, tattoos as a way of joining a club and the emergence of tattoos with the 20-something generation.

[14:16:] Haircuts, Beards and Devil Horns: Carl and Mike discuss the latest in hairstyles. Plus other forms of self-expression through hair.

[19:55:] Facebook News Feed and Carl and Mike Flipboard: Carl talks about how he’s crafted his Facebook News Feed. Mike talks about how he’s developed a Carl and Mike Flipboard.

[24:45:] Planned Parenthood, Manipulating Media, and Viraliciousness: Carl and Mike talk about the recent Planned Parenthood video and how going viral is more important now than what shows up on television news.

[28:01:] Viraliciousness: Carl and Mike talk more about the viral nature of media today and come up with a new word – viraliciousness.

[29:50:] What a Dick Award: Carl nominates two people for their What a Dick Award . David Daleiden the videographer behind the Planned Parenthood videos and the Hacking Team who sold surveillance tools to governments with a history of violating human rights.

[34:18:] A Viralicious Episode: Carl and Mike ask their listeners to celebrate this viralicious episode by sharing it on Facebook and other social media.



Woman Says She’s Responsible for Hundreds of Sex Toys Dangling from Portland Power Lines: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2015/07/woman_says_shes_responsible_fo.html

Shoes on Power Lines: http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/sneakers.asp

The Gum Wall: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum_Wall

Semicolon Tattoos Project: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-33540232

Why So Many People Are Getting Inked with Semicolons: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/people-inked-semicolons/story?id=32362811

Right-wing extremists have no qualms about destroying people’s lives. http://www.salon.com/2015/07/16/what_the_planned_parenthood_hoax_really_proves_right_wing_extremists_have_no_qualms_about_destroying_peoples_lives/

Planned Parenthood Sting: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/21/planned-parenthood-official-jokes-about-buying-lamborghini-with-fetus-tissue-profits.html

Maker of Planned Parenthood Video Called Abortion “Genocide”. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/15/who-made-the-planned-parenthood-video.html

Human Rights Group Blasts Hacking Team: http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/251127-human-rights-group-blasts-hacking-team

The Dark Web: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Web

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