508 #160: Take the beer by the horns

posted by Mike on July 8th, 2011

508 is a show about Worcester. This week’s panel is Adrienne LaPierre and Brendan Melican.

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You can watch 508 Fridays at 7pm on WCCA TV13.


[0:15] Adrienne talks about the “Making a Green Solidarity Economy” conference July 23.

[2:50] Adrienne also talks about Worcester Time Trade. Mike has posted an offer to see what happens.

[9:45] Life is suffering.

[10:00] Beer.

[10:15] News of the month: Paul Stamets unveiled a new “fermentation” method for preparing mushroom culture substrate in a talk at Clark.

[13:10] Blogging Orthodox priest Peter-Michael Preble has been criticized for his management of tornado relief donations. Mike is confused as to what he supposedly did wrong.

[14:50] ICT swimsuit issue.

[15:55] Brendan’s favorite tattoo shop.

[16:15] New Happiness Pony out this week.

[16:20] Worcester restaurant Duck Yao on (Australian) Gizmodo for accepting Bitcoin. Update: We can confirm Duck Yao HAS received Bitcoin for food.

[16:50] Bitcoin app for Android.

[16:55] St. John’s soup kitchen expanding.

[17:20] Abbott’s Worcester offices expanding.

[18:00] Half-assed nazis to return to Worcester for well-protested but poorly-attended meeting.

[18:48] Does Worcester suck?

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  1. On July 8, 2011 at 23:20 Brad Wyatt said:

    Worcester commercial property taxes DO suck!

    But, there are plenty of great thing about Worcester, starting with the people!

    Keep up the great work guys!

    –Brad

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