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Deep Cuts of Weed in Guam – Choogle On! #125

Beginning with a static-y 1996 AM radio interview during a power outage on the island of Guam Micronesia, then checking in from a goat farm in Japan decades later, then again from tiny isle in Indonesia, Uncle Weed weaves hempen stories and personal anecdotes about life on this remote USA “territory” including: selling hemp bags at Jeff’s Pirate Cove, advocating for legalization of cannabis in all forms, weird jobs (and quitting same), and current situation as Grassroots activists seek to fulfil will of voters for medical and recreational uses.

Ensure you have batteries for: Deep Cuts of Weed in Guam – Choogle On! #125 (.mp3, 192k stereo, 97MB, 1:10:33)

Namechecks include:

  • DJ / gracious hostess Kelly Craine (Crane?)
  • Industrial Hemp and Hemp Horizons (books by John Roulac)
  • Hemp for Victory (book by Kenyon Gibson)
  • Cannabis Culture magazine
  • Heads Lifestyle magazine
  • Journal of International Hemp Association
  • King Tana of Samoa
  • Hempstead
  • Hempy’s
  • Grassroots Guam & exec director Andrea and Let’s Be Blunt

Jobs at: SS Neptune, JFK High School, Star Sand Private Beach Club and Uncle Weed’s HempenWare

Anecdotes about cannabis use in: BC, Netherlands, Japan, Palau, and Federation States of Micronesia/Saipan (or is that Commonwealth of…), cloth from China and Hungary

Plus call-in question by: my Mom, Lauralee Elliottt (RiP)

Snippets of music from: Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, Bad Religion, Black Crowes, Talking Heads

Original music by boat captain Chris Jacobsen (Spilt Milk Music) and a story about Shabba Ranks and greetz from Black Ras in Westmoreland, Jamaica… and bespoke outro music by Bex (Lonesome Lost Traveler).

Thanks to John Bollwitt (audio tuning), David White (photo collage) and mysterious Japanese surfer girl 

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Hitch a Thousand Miles to See a Friend – Postcard #56

Pod cover - Postcards - Hitchhike 1000 miles

From Halfmoon Bay on Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island, Dave gives it up for zen poet hero Gary Snyder and recounts beat history from The Old Ways and logging culture from Myths and Texts plus poems about hitchhiking, girls, baths, clear-cuts and the Buddha – then finishes with original freeverse poetry about the transient experience called “Railyards Passing By.”

Hit the road to Hitch a Thousand Miles to See a Friend – Postcard #56 (128k mp3, 29:04, 26MB)

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