The 9pm Heartwarming Schadenfreude of Popping Bubbles with David Gerard

David Gerard brandishes his second book Libra Shrugged: How Facebook Tried to Take Over the Money. (Supplied, digitally altered by Stilgherrian)

The autumn series of The 9pm Edict concludes with the implosion of cryptocurrencies and NFTs. Our special guest is David Gerard, author of Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain and Libra Shrugged: How Facebook Tried to Take Over the Money.

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The 9pm Election Unhinging: The Aftermath

Australia’s new Foreign Minister, Senator Penny Wong, and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, boarding Royal Australian Air Force Airbus KC-30A registration A39-007 in Canberra before departing for Tokyo on 23 May 2022. (Screenshot: 10 News First)

Well then. It happened. Anthony Albanese is Prime Minister and Australia has a new Labor government. There’s a sense of hope in the air, but there’s also a sense of hesitation.

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The 9pm Election Unhinging: Week the Fifth

The final handshake: Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands at the end of Channel 7’s leaders debate, The Final Showdown, 11 May 2022. (Photo: Channel 7)

Nine sleeps to go! As Australia’s federal election campaign enters its final days, the unhinging is going through the roof — and it’s not just the politicians who are losing their minds.

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