Saturday, November 03, 2012

Show Notes 10/28/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 10/28/12

Frankenstorm': Worse than sum of its parts
The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with high winds, drenching rains, extreme tides, flooding and probably snow is much more than just an ordinary weather system. It's a freakish and unprecedented monster.

Marines and police prep for mock Zombie invasion
Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special operations forces, soldiers, police, firefighters and others to prepare them for their worst nightmares.

Prince of Sealand dies
Paddy Roy Bates, who occupied an abandoned fort in the North Sea and declared it the sovereign Principality of Sealand with himself as its prince, has died aged 91, his son said on Wednesday.

Secret Service asks Americans to report tweets that concern you
The Secret Service has expanded its operation to Twitter, urging Americans to report on their fellow citizens whose tweets “concern you.

12th century chanting re-imagined by Madonna producer
A series of compositions by Hildegard of Bingen, a Benedictine abbess who died in 1179, have been released as an album. 

Elvira's made millions off Halloween
If you want to learn all about Christmas, you ask Santa Claus. If you want to learn all about Halloween, you ask Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.

Pro-Obama Ad Has Children Singing About an America Where ‘Sick People Just Die’ & ‘Oil Fills the Sea’
The founders of the ad agency behind the iconic “Got Milk?” ad campaign and some of the other most well-known advertisements in the country have a new message: re-elect President Barack Obama, or your children will live in an America where “sick people just die” and “oil fills the sea.” Here's the lyics.