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Elon Musk Reinstates Those Who Want Connie Kendall Married On His Newly Aquired Site “FaceBase”

Austin, Texas – Today, billionaire Elon Musk announced that he will be reinstating a large group of people that had previously been removed from the social media site FaceBase. Former CEO Phil Lorsey had reportedly been censoring and suspending the accounts of these people who held some beliefs he disagreed with. 

Musk made headlines last month after the acquisition of FaceBase. The purchase reportedly cost him 35 Billion dollars. The new CEO has been making large cuts at the company and this included many ideologues who agreed with the former CEO Phil Lorsey. They seemed to routinely ban accounts that wanted Connie Kendall to get married. Musk claims to be for more free speech which includes reinstating accounts that may have been wrongly suspended. 

We reached out to one such person that recently got her account back. Julia Cowan who goes by @Connie+Mitch4Eva online responded to our journalist, “I think it is so great what Elon is doing for us! We once again have a voice on this platform and can spread our message far and wide even when people are tired of hearing it! I have poured my life into arguing with people on the internet about the fate of Connie Kendall and I’m so happy to be able to do this again!”

Our journalist also reached out to Phil Lorsey for comment who responded with a concise, “No.”

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November Odyssey Content

Let me start off by saying how sorry I am for failing to come through on this blog’s anniversary last month, but it’s been a busy month and really a busy year, so I haven’t had time to deliver on posts like I should. Anyway, it’s all in the past now, and it’s time for some real business. November is a great month to listen to seasonal episodes; with all the holidays finally starting to roll around and with me not posting a November Episodes post, it’s about time I made a list of all the Odyssey content to listen to this month.

Sunday Morning Scramble

This is a solid episode and aligns with the “fall back” time change that happens every November. It also serves as a great reminder of what church is all about and has the best end scene in AIO history.

The Election Deception

The most corrupt time of year is finally here, and that, of course, is elections. With politicians hammering at each other, it’s nice to have a toned-down take on the season. This episode is also above average, as most episodes are.

The Price of Freedom

With so much controversy about the value of the United States, compared with the price people paid to birth it and defend its freedom, it hurts to see it denounced so easily. This episode reminds us that soldiers paid the price for the nation’s freedom and serves as a perfect Veterans’ Day episode.

East Winds, Raining, and The War Hero

Another great set of episodes to listen to this Veterans’ Day Weekend as we remember the sacrifice of people here, abroad, and no longer with us. I like to put these in the Joe Finneman double since they match up in format and character.

Other Veterans’ Day Episodes

Here are some other Veterans’ Day episodes to listen to for the remembrance day.

  • Rescue from Manatugo Point
  • Operation Digout
  • Memories of Jerry
  • Sergeant York

Thanksgiving Episodes

Thanksgiving week is only two weeks away, and there are a whole slew of classic and new episodes focused on this holiday. (Canadians need not apply) Here’s a list of Thanksgiving Episodes:

  • Thank You, God
  • B-TV Thanks
  • Thanksgiving at Home
  • A Thanksgiving Carol
  • A Thankstaking Story

Great episodes, especially the last two being Christmas spinoffs, a great creative choice. Anyway, let’s move on.

Stepping Stones

This special Truth Chronicles episode is available in the Club. Though I haven’t listened to it in a while, I know it’s a great one and still is related to the topic of thanksgiving and the early Puritans moving to America.

Problems in Plymouth

Moving on to non-audio content now. This is the first Imagination Station book I ever read, and this is the book I read in 2020 when I found the AIO Club ad on the back and got the free trial and, yeah, I think you know the story (<<if you don’t there’s a shameless plug). Anyway back to the matter at hand, this is an easy read (unless you’re under the age of eight, apparently), but it’s a cool adventure and has a tinge of suspense with the whole Hugh storyline going on.

Elsewhere in Odyssey

No doubt, the AIO Club will pump out another comic on the first Monday of November, which will likely be Thanksgiving-related. These are nice little side hustles outside of the audio timestream that also don’t have too much bearing on the plot of the show are actually pretty nice.

Anyways, here’s the final anyway. If I missed anything, don’t feel shy to leave it in the comments. I can edit these things too, So if I missed something, you can always tell me to add it too. So here’s my post, as usual I always hope to post more often, and have a great thanksgiving!

Whit Cheerfully looks at the Events of the World While Saying, “that kind of thing never happens in Odyssey!”

WHIT’S HOUSE- Whit took a look at the shopping mall televisions while downtown shopping at the mall after another near death experience involving innocent civilians and children when he saw all the terrible news out in the world. He stopped for a while, then carried on nonchalantly. This afternoon, he was asked on the radio to give a comment on the events in the world today.

“It’s sad to see all the hurt and fighting in the world, as well as the current thing. I’m also so glad, we don’t have to worry about any of that happening in Odyssey. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have an appointment with the mayor, we’re discussing lowering crime rates in the city.”

In other news, Phil Lollar is considering writing a special episode about how Connie and Whit fight off the forces of inflation. We asked for a statement, but simply got a no.

Welcome.

Hey there, AWB readers! Welcome to the 2022 AIO Writer’s Block 2nd Anniversary Celebration, or if you hadn’t figured out, the ‘2’ event. This event will last from today, obviously, the creation date of the blog in 2020, to October 22, which nobody knows, but it was the intended release date of my first post. I’m excited for these 2 weeks as it will be a chance to get out some new content and get to some things I’ve put off in previous years, namely the podcast, the website upgrade, and the release of a new project I’ve been drafting up. I think this is one of my more creative ideas in the past few months, and although I don’t have too much in this year’s report, I still feel this can be a great anniversary. Get ready!

News Flash: AIO’s not being beaten to the punch.

News this week: AIO album image and name released

It happens every year, someone (usually Polehaus53) finds from some obscure place (usually Christianbook or Amazon) that a new album is being released, the title and image. It’s syndicated all over the fan community as news, there’s no secret, and we all speculate what it contains. This time around apparently, AIO was not letting that happen, so they gave little teasers until yesterday, when they released the name and image for the latest album, releasing next spring? That hasn’t happened in a while. Anyway, enough chitchat, the review!

“Buckle up!” album art revealed Wednesday.

First, as many have pointed out, it’s an obvious mirror of the original Twists and Turns art. Eugene is at the front; I’m not sure what that means. I think I heard somewhere that the team is deepfaking his voice, which is creepy, but if true, it could aid in his departure episodes. It could also be a tribute image; we’ll see about that.

Some people have suggested the title references the whole Buckles thing going on. AIO’s recent history is community involvement and listening to their fanbase (I’ll go over that in my 28 hours review whenever that happens), and if we’re being honest, Buck and Jules will have more chemistry than Jason and Jillian will ever have. But, seriously, there’s a rollercoaster on the front, and we know Odyssey; they’re referencing buckling up for the “adventure of this next album” or something. Renee on the cover obviously means she’s in the album. This brings up something else I learned this week: Club episodes are canon! I’m not surprised about the Renee thing; she’s been mentioned in the series twice now, but if Adventures in Odyssey has some major arc they want to start in the Club, that makes that arc pay to listen. That is already the case, but I find that not right at all. Hopefully, this never happens, but if AIO goes that route, that is unacceptable. But anyway, Renee will be in this album, so I’ll love to see her breaking real ground here in series album land. Horace may be there as well; we never know. (even though he was apparently there the whole time)

Visually, this is great on the eyes. It’s colorful, appealing, and is one of the better covers in the past couple of years. Also, Wooton is seen without his hat for the first time…weird! Otherwise, that’s a nice little teaser; good to see the team taking initiative. I’ll be looking out for that album. Goodnight!

Updated AIO Club: First Looks

The AIO Club app has not been updated in 2 years, and the online version has maintained its infamous design and structure since its launch in 2014. So when a new Club was announced, it was a big deal. Over the past week, I took a look at what has been the most significant update in 8 years.

At first glance, it appears as though this may double the new AIO website. That doesn’t seem likely. However, this may be what many Club members did already, which was just using this as the radio website if that makes sense.

There is a radio link, as well as a podcast one. It looked to me like there would be a shop as well. It did link to the store, but didn’t have a place to buy books right on the site, likely for security reasons.

I went back to log in, and it seemed the login page hadn’t been quite refined yet. It wasn’t rounded, which didn’t keep in theme with the rest of the site. I also noticed it redirected to a different site. Still, not too much to complain about, but not perfect either.

The website homepage changes a bit when you log in. You get a list of suggested episodes, but they don’t seem related to anything you’ve listened to previously. It is again, still a better experience. You also see some of the new episode images that have been popping up on the AIO Instagram and Facebook pages for the past few months.

Next, I was intrigued by these things called badges. Apparently, these are some of the ‘quests’ AIO was talking about in their advertisements. They can be partially filled, as I saw when I began to complete the first badge. I’ll look forward to completing these later. Another great new feature.

As I was going to find an episode, I stumbled upon another great new feature in the Club. The search function is significantly improved in this new Club. You can now search for albums, episodes, and even crew members. This is a huge jump from what we had in the past, and I cannot wait to fully take advantage of this.

*At this point in my review, I went back, and images stopped loading. I’ll still include screenshots. I found that obvious bug annoying. Anyway, enjoy these imageless screenshots of the new, improved search tool.

The randomizer is another excellent tool. Sometimes I’ll want to listen to something, but I’ll be scrolling for several minutes just trying to find the perfect episode or an episode I’ve not listened to yet. This feature is perfect for that. It’s also great for a reason given in the promo, listening with family or if my parents want to listen to an episode. Great job, AIO team, I love this one.

One of the last two things I want to cover in this review is the new player. It now resembles the new player found in the app. It’s not as advanced as I would have hoped, which is too bad. I expected a little more of the Apple Music or Spotify player experience. I also would have liked a skip recap and intro buttons, like found on Disney Plus. I’m not sure how much work those would take, but those would have been nice features as well.

In conclusion, I think the new Club was genuinely thought out, announced, and had a great test team. It still is riddled with bugs, and is missing some features, but really, it delivered on everything it promised. It’s really not too bad, but it’s not extremely incredible. What I can say is that it is a huge, significant update, and I appreciate the work and time put into it. For tonight, I’m Don, signing off.

10k. Yes!

So… remember that time I was so elated because I got 500 views after the blog was up for 2 weeks and I said “I want to thank everyone who helped the blog get this far in only a couple months, and I plan to run for many years more.” *cringe* Well 1 1/2 years later, I’ve definitely gone far with an astonishing 10,000. Life has started back up, so I haven’t really posted, but between multiple successful SONN posts and guests posts, this has found its way to this milestone. So get ready for more posts, more insights, and more comedy. For now, I’m signing off.

All SONN posts come true in the future

THE FUTURE- Our on-site reporter was stuck in the future after a glitch in our “where are they now” machine. The year 2026, which surprisingly we’re all still on earth in, has some news of its own. As well as every even semi-satirical political news post coming true, our own Odyssey-specific news came to pass as well.

Album 73 really is about Buck and Jules getting married, except Jason is there for some reason? I guess he was Eugene the whole time. Well, that’s the life of an NSA agent I guess.

Jillian is now Odyssey’s fan-suggested new character after Whit’s gone of suspic- unknown causes. Also she’s the Chairman’s daughter and married to Jason. Which we didn’t predict, but come on! Don’t tell me you didn’t see either of these coming.

Facebook changes its name to Nova and does things AIO technically predicted would happen by someone eventually.

The name of the show is Adventures in Mayberry and some random earlier dude is the town drunk again.

Ms. Adelade and Morrie take over and turn the country into a terrifying place to live, and oh– no that happens in the real world.

And finally, this website is as politically charged as it can be.

Alright, I think that covers all the other news for the next 10 years , except we have no plans for our reporter to return at this time. Hopefully, he never reads this.

Mr. Whittaker In Trouble After Details Of His Life Before Moving To Odyssey Emerge

ODYSSEY, USA – Local business owner John Whittaker is in hot water after The Odyssey Tattler leaked images of Mr. Whittaker online. These images purport to show the other life of John Whittaker, before he moved to the small town of Odyssey.

Mr. Whittaker has vehemently denied the allegations, despite the pictures clearly showing him in a jail of some sort and under the influence of alcohol. He told reporters that “this will all be cleared up soon enough.” However, we do not know when or how this will be cleaned up. Until then, Whittaker’s ice cream shop: Whit’s End, is being temporarily closed due to the number of parents yelling angrily at Whittaker. This wouldn’t be a huge issue, except for the fact that Whittaker claims to be a Christian. This incident would (and already has) hurt his reputation of being an upstanding Christian man.

Reportedly, Mr. Whittaker has been seen making phone calls to the NSTHE REST OF THIS STORY HAS BEEN CENSORED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT BECAUSE IT INCLUDES CLASSIFIED INFORMATION