The NoRights Podcast: S3E29 – Talking About Robin Williams with Doug Live!

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This week Ben and Ian are joined once again by Doug of the CrushCast. They discuss the current situation in Ferguson, MO, the recent passing of Robin Williams, and other current events. But first, Ian brings us this week’s headlines.

Google reinforces undersea cables after shark bites. A company will scan your Tumblr pictures to work out what brands you love. The government shouldn’t regulate smartphone kill switches. Seven arrested, 1 shot as police use tear gas on protesters defying Ferguson curfew.

Ian shares Ferguson: Everything You Need to Know

and Ferguson: Everything You Need To Know Part Two

Ben brings up points highlighted in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Ferguson, MO and Police Militarization (HBO)

There’s a lot to cover this week considering the violence and racial tension in Ferguson. There’s also the question of can you mourn somebody you never really knew?

Ian also brings in the topic of micropayments in video games.

Finally, our three hosts face off in a round of movie trivia. Who will win? Tune in to find out!