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Jamillah Knowles | 13:20 UK time, Tuesday, 9 June 2009

The Pods and Blogs podcast awaits! This week a variety pack of news, entertainment and online updates.

If we mentioned a place that you would like to visit online, then you can find all the links right here:

The anniversary of the Tiananmen protests brought about comprehensive internet blocking in China. Lonnie Hodge has been online working and blogging for the last four years, he shares his experience of life online, or not as the anniversary took place.

The liberalisation of URL extensions is not far off. What will this mean for citizens, consumers and businesses online? Joe White, COO of Gandi.net dropped by to tell us more.

Books that creep out of their covers? This week sees the release of Personal Effects, Dark Art a twisted tale told via a novel, many websites and more. The story was created by 7th Son podcast novelist JC Hutchins and Jordan Weisman who you may know from campaigns for Dark Knight and Nine Inch Nails' "Year Zero".

A podcast providing great family fun and a variety show to boot, fall into the Holey Void a cabaret club in space with many stellar turns. Bernie Hodge and Suzanna Van Hoylen are the co-stars, writers and producers.

Pods on TwitterIf you have seen a blog or heard a podcast that you think we should know about, drop me a line at podsandblogs -at- bbc.co.uk I'd love to hear from you. Or you can follow us on Twitter.

jk'Til next week!


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