Monthly Archives: July 2023

CS 537: ZILCH and the Writer’s Strike pt 1

Today Trevor sits down for a solo show to talk thru his current views of the writer’s strike as well as its possible outcomes.  With a semi-deep dive into wall street to show how it is itself a Panzi scheme to help illustrate the rationale of the executives of studios and streamers and then in part 2 goes all in on how he believes the strike will end and who will benefit and who will be cast aside.

Links mentioned in this episode are:

Age of Easy Money (full documentary) | FRONTLINE –

Not Vice:

SBA Potentially Lost $200 Billion In Covid Pandemic Relief To Fraud And Abuse, Government Watchdog Finds:

How the Paycheck Protection Program went from good intentions to a huge free-for-all:

‘Biggest fraud in a generation’: The looting of the Covid relief plan known as PPP:

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Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA ( Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (