Madge took the pilgrimage to Bitcoin Beach, also known as El Zonte, El Salvador and met some of the people who started the amazing thing that’s happening here. El Salvador recently became the first country to make Bitcoin legal tender. The story of how this happened is fascinating, and my guest Roman Martinez (Chimbera) is here to tell it. After Roman tells his story, you’ll take a soundseeing walk with me back to my hotel on Bitcoin Beach. I forgot to get a picture of Roman and myself to use as album art so instead, I offer a pic of a tiny papusa stand that accepted Bitcoin. I payed $3.5 using lightning network to pay for five papusas. They were delicious! More on El Zonte to come in upcoming grums.
Fellow lesbian Ninja of Rebel Matters joins Madge for a thoroughly engaging chit chat. After this, listen to a wonderful artifact of late 1960’s US politics. You’ll love it!
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Show notes by Ninja:
Bitcoin and replacing the banking system
Fungus and Mold
Mushrooms: the fruit of the Fungus and Mycelium
The stoned ape hypothesis
Female Values – Sharing and Empathy
The use of religion
Deep tech talk about ground loops
Famous old people mentioned:
TV shows mentioned:
Mini series about some of Michael Jackson’s victims – Leaving Neverland
Dancer in the Dark – Lars Von Trier
Requiem for a Dream – Darren Aronofsky
Eraserhead – David Lynch
Threads – Mick Jackson
Even Dwarves Started Small – Werner Herzog
Immortality Key – Brian C. Muraresku
The Entangled Life – Merlin Sheldrake
True Hallucinations – Terrence McKenna
The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss – Dennis McKenna
Alien Information Theory – Dr. Andrew Gallimore
On Fire – Naomi Klein and The Green New Deal
A Hundred and Fifty Years of Gynarchy – Viola Voltairine
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Madge goes for a stroll during one of the last days of this year which is still skort weather. She talks about the books she’s reading as well as Bitcoin. Finally, we get to hear and old recording of Ladybird Johnson.
Nice letters from Roger Smalls and Madge’s surgeon. Then Madge disgusts current events such as, Trump’s ratings replacement, headline dissonance, Cheney’s censure, The Squad crying, #medicareforall #m4a, Stimulus, #bitcoin, Israel cures covid?, Biden and the South African Covid variant. Finally, Madge plays some real talk that she had after they recorded Pod Save the Queens Podcast the other day with Debra and Ragan.