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🐧 Underwater Penguins and Discord Hymns
🐧 We bought penguins (and lots of other crap) at the top
📢 Davening on Discord
🏀 John Wall's plagiarized NFT project
|Sep 27, 2021|
🔷 Eyes Shining like Ethereum Diamonds
🚸 DOGE mania and why it's actually more respectable than a lot of Top 30 coins
⛹️♂️ Selling .eth domains to NBA owners (Call me, Vivek!)
💍 Aaron goes true believer on ETH while Jay returns to shitcoining
💸 Aaron's new podcast about Quadriga and Gerald Cotten EXIT SCAM is out now
|May 10, 2021|
👺 Confessions of a Man Who Bought 20 Hashmasks.... w/ Ledger Status
🏦'Wut is Defi'
🧠 Changing our minds about ETH
Follow Ledger Status: https://twitter.com/ledgerstatus
|Feb 04, 2021|
🖼 'Smack It Like E. Honda': Buying NFTs for Pleasure and Profit
🔮The crypto-influenced r/WSB degens do a 51% attack on Melvin Capital. Jay somehow bets the wrong way.
👨🎨Jay buys a piece of original NFT art featuring E. Honda
🎨 Aaron mints original CoinTalk loyalty badge NFTs which will someday be worth millions
☾ With the GME incident, Epic Games saying they will open up to the blockchain, and more - is this the most bullish day ever for Ethereum?
|Jan 28, 2021|
🥙 Falafel.eth and Our 2nd Bull Run
Jay and Aaron reunite as Bitcoin crosses 35k and the inverse Kang line is breached:
👮♀️ Bitcoin pumps as the Capitol is swarmed
🏦 Aaron goes DeFi and speculates on Ethereum domain names
⛏ Bitcoin mining options degen-ing
|Jan 07, 2021|
🏡 Suburban Satoshi
🦝 How Aaron trapped a live raccoon
👴🏻 Old coins on the move
👮♂️ Justin Sun is a snitch
|May 23, 2020|
💊 Boner Pills Make More Money Than Plague Cures
💉 Remdesevir and the misaligned incentives of pharma-development
💰 The Digital Dollar
🌍 How many dollars are there? How much money is there in the whole world?
|Apr 18, 2020|
🪂 Super Airdrop Stimulus
🆔 Gov't issued bank accounts aka why is it so hard to give everyone $1200?
🤿 How much surveillance would people accept in order to go outside?
🇺🇸 Nation-states and the secession of California
|Apr 10, 2020|
👬 CoinTalk™️ Reunion™️
🦇 Bitcoin preppers vs. goldbug preppers
🤦♂️ Blockchain elections
🔪 The Halvening
🍾 Thanks to all the fans who HODLed this feed
|Apr 03, 2020|
👋 The Last Episode (For Now)
|Aug 07, 2019|
📯 The Tweet We Have Been Waiting For
🦆 Trump finally tweets about Bitcoin... and Libra?
🐝 Betting odds on whether Libra ever launches
🧱 AOC says Libra is like coal-company 'scrip'
💦 Ethereum can't say Goodbye to Vitalik
|Jul 24, 2019|
🍭 The Libra Hearings w/ David Z. Morris
|Jul 18, 2019|
💣 Was Satoshi an International Drug and Arms Smuggler? (w/ Evan Ratliff)
💣 "Was Bitcoin Created by This International Drug Dealer? Maybe!" (Evan Ratliff, Wired, July 2019)
💣 "The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal." (Evan Ratliff, Random House 2019)
|Jul 17, 2019|
🎻 Decentralized Playlists w/ Roneil Rumburg from Audius
🥁 The advantages of decentralizing communities like Soundcloud's
🎤 Building on VC money vs. token money
🐖 Why Oink was the greatest music service ever
|Jul 11, 2019|
⚰️ Bury Me With My Cardano
🇨🇭 Is Libra a 'false flag' operation? Will it ever launch?
🌋 Novogratz sold the top, Jay bought the top
😿 Craig Wright cries in court
🔮 Our updated 2019 "who is Satoshi' odds
|Jul 03, 2019|
🐮 The Bulls Are Back In Town
♎️ You can't talk about Libra without talking about Bitcoin
💹 Price manipulation is back, baby!
🛴 Why all the exchanges are rooting for altcoins
|Jun 28, 2019|
👨🍳 Interview with a Libra Nodeholder: Bison Trails' Joe Lallouz
|Jun 21, 2019|
♎️ Libra Mania
Goodbye Facebook, hello Libra.
|Jun 19, 2019|
🍔 GLOBALCOIN™️ IS FOR THE PEOPLE
💌 Brian Armstrong's open to letter for a (former?) friend
🌍 Facebook's GLOBALCOIN is debuting with a... .whitepaper?
📉 GLOBALCOIN is pegged to fiat currencies, so the only way to gamble on it is... buy Facebook stock?
|Jun 12, 2019|
🍽 My Dinner with Justin
🍔 Jay attempts to find his place in the XRP army
🍕 Justin Sun of TRON wins the auction for a lunch with Warren Buffett
🥗The "Bitcoin is going to go to zero" narrative grows stale
We also like XRP tips: @cointalkshow
|Jun 05, 2019|
🏧 Jay Bought Ripple and Other Signs of the Apocalypse
🏸 We revisit the 5 reasons for Bitcoin's rise two weeks later after a flash crash and two rallies
🤴Jay explains why he bought Ripple
👨🔬 We discuss dumb trader psychology for the next bull run, having experienced the last run as newbs ourselves
|May 29, 2019|
📉 Market Manipulation (with Ledger Status)
📠 How a big sell order on Bitstamp brought Bitcoin down to earth
🤯 Speculation on the intentions and methodologies of market manipulators
👮♂️ What constitutes illegal trading in crypto vs. traditional markets
🛰 Altcoins and the future of the Bitcoin dominance
|May 21, 2019|
🛸 The Binance Time Machine and the Rally No One Understands
SEND US A LIGHTNING NETWORK TIP: https://tippin.me/@COINTALKSHOW (If you leave a message in the notes field, we will read it on the show!)
Thanks to Medium for making this show possible.
|May 15, 2019|
🧁 Artisanal Counterfeit $100s: The Reginald Fowler Story
⛹️♂️ BTC rebounds hard off the Kang Line, reaching close to 2x
🏰 All your base are belong to FacebookCoin
🙈 Bitfinex::Tether as Garth Brooks::Chris Gaines
👮♂️ Crypto Capital's Reginald Fowler ripped Bitfinex off for $850mil, was caught with counterfeit $100s, is a flight risk AND used to own the Vikings
|May 08, 2019|
📚 Book Club: "Radical Markets" with David Z. Morris
|Apr 24, 2019|
🏝 When Trolls Get Rekt
🕶 The mystique of CZ
🌴 Antiguan BSV assholes Craig "You Can't Prove I'm Not Satoshi" Wright & Calvin Ayre threaten a bunch of fake lawsuits and get themselves delisted
📹 PewDiePie leaves Youtube for DLive
🏀 NBA Playoff Gambling
|Apr 17, 2019|
🧞♂️Crypto Shaman w/ Marty Bent
🚨 Price signals at the office
🤷♂️The amorality of Bitcoin
💰 Jack Dorsey's bullishness and the future of the Cash app
🚗 Self driving cars and electricity as currency
|Apr 12, 2019|
🌞 FOMO KANG 3: This Time It's Personal
🌅 Is Alt Season finally here? Will the same alts from the last mania come back to life?
🆚 Is Bitcoin inherently ideological?
🤜 RIP Bitcoin enthusiast Nipsey Hussle and crypto in marginalized communities
LIghtning Tip us here: https://tippin.me/@COINTALKSHOW
|Apr 03, 2019|
🏚️ Broke-Ass No-Volume Exchanges
🏦 Coinbase's volume is in the toilet and maybe we don't really need exchanges?
🍎 When your choice of bank is Apple (er, Goldman Sachs) vs. Bitcoin
🌤️ Satoshis are pretty cool
Lightning Tip us here https://tippin.me/@COINTALKSHOW
|Mar 27, 2019|
🤖 Marktoshi Zuckermoto
🆘 Tether changes its TOS to show that it doesn't actually have the money
🎠 The bull case for Facebucks
🇳🇿 Bitconnect and the Christchurch shooting ("Making Sense of the New Zealand Shooter’s Mention of BitConnect" by David Z. Morris, BreakerMag)
🥴Send us a tip on the Lightning Network https://tippin.me/@COINTALKSHOW
|Mar 20, 2019|
🧳The Corruption Episode
🎓 The College Admissions scandal
🧳 Would a Bitcoin future be more or less corrupt?
😶 How to disappear completely
|Mar 13, 2019|
✉️ Hacking Team Wants To Connect On Linked-In!
🦹♂️ Coinbase acqui-hires (then fires) Neutrino, a blockchain analytics firm that previously sold spyware under the name Hacking Team
🎲 Can you buy a BTC button in Vegas?
🇳🇿Cryptopia re-opens and Aaron's $SUMO bag is still there!
|Mar 06, 2019|
#67: 🛢 Would Oprah Move the Needle? + Venezuela + JPM
🍇 Coinbase adds XRP
🗣 When ICOs snitch on themselves
🤖 Elon Musk and Bitcoin
🏦 JP Morgan Coin (JMP) and Programmable Centralized Stablecoins
🇻🇪 The Venezuela Op-Ed and Local Bitcoins
|Feb 27, 2019|
#66: 🎰 Hxro Is A Crypto Game That Is Definitely Not Gambling
🎰 Hxro is "everything you love about trading Crypto, now as a game"
🎰 Players either short or long 5 minute BTC candles and the payouts are weighted by which side was more heavily (not) gambled on
🎰 Our friend Ledger Status tells us about how he won over 400,000 Hxro starting with 2,000 in the beta
|Feb 20, 2019|
#65: 💽 Slanted and Enchanted w/ Mark Yarm (BreakerMag) talking #freeross
🧙♂️Litecoin goes MIMBLEWIMBLE
🦄Fluffypony's Tari lets you store unique items on a blockchain that is mined alongside XMR
🎟 What would Jay & Aaron actually like to collect digitally?
Thanks to Medium for making this show possible. Become a member for $5 month!
|Feb 13, 2019|
#64: 🐄 Aaron's Farm (I Don't Want to Mine In-Game Rewards at. ..) + Quadriga
🧧 GRIN fails to raise a salary for a single dev, Yeastplume
🧔Quadriga's CEO dies with the private keys for $190mil (OR DID HE!?!??!!?!)
⛏ We try to figure out how one currency could work across multiple games.
|Feb 06, 2019|
#63: 🐑 Ska, Selling Out, & the Bitcoin ETF
🤷♂️ Should Bitcoin change the financial system from within or without?
🕴 Ska-Punk vs. Ska-Pop
|Jan 28, 2019|
#62: 🏝 Fyre Fest Was the Original Airdrop
🔥 Fyre Fest's Billy McFarland is an icon for the ICO age
🎸 Is GRIN an industry plant? Why does everyone agree that no one should buy it yet?
📱 Would you use a crypto Venmo?
⚾ All Your Altcoins Are 'COMMON" Baseball Cards
|Jan 23, 2019|
#61: 🧙♂️Grin & the MIMBLEWIMBLE Protocol
Jay and Aaron return to talk:
🧙♂️Satoshi in the whitepaper : "we can a gain a territory of freedom for several years" Only several years?
🧙♂️GRIN and the MIMBLEWIMBLE protocol
🧙♂️Monero (XMR) makes a guest appearance on Fortnite and in the saga of a Norwegian kidnapping
Thanks to Seed CX "the institutional platform for trading digital assets" for sponsoring this week's show.
|Jan 16, 2019|
#60: 🥩LIVE on the 10th Anniversary of the Mining of the Genesis Block
CoinTalk returns in 2019 with our first ever live show, in which we consider Satoshi as a literary figure. Thanks to Iterative Capital for having us! Tales From the Crypt also did a live taping after ours and we highly recommend a listen.
|Jan 08, 2019|
#59: 🧔Flashbacks and Fake Beards, A Crypto 2018 Year in Review
JAN 3 IN NYC - 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MINING OF THE GENESIS BLOCK
🎱With a year wasted on Bitcoin podcasting under our belts, we revisit topics from past episodes and remember where the price was when we talked about them.
🎭How to disappear completely and then reappear as an ICO fraudster with a new beard: "Two identities, one man: the story of $800 million hedge fund fraudster Boaz Manor who led the alleged $31 million Blockchain Terminal ICO"
|Dec 19, 2018|
#58: 🎊The Kang Line / Airdrop Festival
🎉 The Kang Line is crossed! Below 3300 we go.
🆓Did doorbuster giveaways on the Korean exchange Bithumb bring volume that artificially held the price of BTC at $6,000?
🚙 Our new game show "Would You Trade Your Car For 1 BTC?"
|Dec 11, 2018|
#57: 🏓 Crypto vs. Journalism + An interview w/ Erik Townsend (Macro Voices)
👋 STEEMIT (STEEM) layoffs and how crypto projects are weathering winter
💸 CVL stiffed its employees with inflated token promises
🗞 A study shows the media coverage of Bitcoin tipped from mostly positive to mostly negative in 2017
🏦 Erik Townsend from Macro Voices comes on to talk about govenment issued crypto
|Dec 05, 2018|
#56: 🤡 BCash 2: Electric Boogaloo (Satoshi's Vision)
🛹 Craaaash!!! Wha happened..!??!?!!?
🍿Roger Ver (BCH ABC) vs. Craig Wright (BCH SV): Revenge of the Assholes
|Nov 27, 2018|
#55: ＱThe Bull Case for Initiative Q
🗳Crypto's most influential figures set aside their differences to encourage everyone NOT to vote
☄️ Initiative Q is the ponzi mailing list scheme that juuuuust might work
🥳 This episode is short because we taped an introductory segment right before the crash in which we complained about how boring stable BTC has been. Oops! We cut it so we could pretend it never happened. Next episode will be about the crash!
|Nov 21, 2018|
#54: 🦁Brave 🦇BAT
Aaron & Jay download the Brave browser and attempt to use the 25 BAT that come with it.
|Nov 14, 2018|
#53: 👨💻 Are We Crypto Influencers?
Aaron & Jay discuss old tweets, altcoin hypocrisy, and what standards we should hold our crypto influencers to. Plus: some hot TI-82 takes.
|Nov 07, 2018|
#52: 💉 Hopium Is A Helluva Drug w/ Doug Kim
Actor-poker degen Doug Kim returns from North of the Wall to talk about the long winter, alt-hopium, and whether anyone actually knows anything about crypto.
|Oct 31, 2018|
#51: 🍿 But What Do You Really Think About Civil (CVL)?
💾 Aaron & Jay finally get around to talking about the failed Civil (CVL) token sale.
💸 Tether ceases to be a stable coin
|Oct 25, 2018|
#50: 🐟 "If Vitalik is a 9/10, I'm a 2/10" ft. Nick Paumgarten from The New Yorker
|Oct 22, 2018|
#49: 🎸 Senate Hearing Jam Session Pt. 2 w/ Brian Patrick Eha from Breaker Magazine
|Oct 15, 2018|
#48: 🎸 Senate Hearing Jam Session Pt. 1 w/ Zack Voell from Messari
|Oct 12, 2018|
#47: 🐛 Bitcoin Bugz / 🌱 Weed Stock Mania
🐞 Bitcoin gets bedbugs
🌱 Weed is the new crypto
🎤 Tokenized Soundcloud rap
🎟 Aaron gets a CVL token sale ad in his Instagram feed
😴 Is Bitcoin stable?
|Oct 03, 2018|
#46: 📉 Are We Ready To #CallABottom?
|Sep 19, 2018|
#45: 🌍 'The Psychology of Mass Movements' w/ Tony Sheng
🍑 ViaCoin (VIA) related ass-eating
🤥 Aaron's reluctant turn towards ETH buying
🎭 Shapeshift, Changelly, and the end of anonymity
🌍 Tony Sheng (writer and Product Lead at Decentraland) talks about applying the ideas of Eric Hoffer's 1951 book "The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements" to crypto
|Sep 12, 2018|
#44: 🤷🏻 'Wut Is Governance?' w/ Brady Dale from CoinDesk
|Sep 04, 2018|
#43: 🇨🇳 Impressions of Crypto China w/ Chris Dannen
Chris Dannen, who mines and manages a crypto fund (Iterative Capital), talks about a research trip to Shenzhen and Beijing.
Thanks for our friends at Medium for helping make this show possible!
|Aug 28, 2018|
#42: 🇧🇶 Excerptoshi Truthers!!! / Ethereum and the End of the ICO Boom
|Aug 22, 2018|
#41: 🍴Where Were You When BCash Forked?
Jay & Aaron use the 1-year anniversary of the BCash fork as an excuse to review the last year in crypto: the winners, the losers, the narratives and the fake outs.
Thanks to our partners at Medium.
|Aug 16, 2018|
#40: 📭 Mailbag! Vol. 2
Aaron & Jay read and answer questions listeners have emailed in.
|Aug 13, 2018|
#39: 🤷 We Called a Craigslist "Crypto Consultant"
|Aug 10, 2018|
#38: 🥃 No Market, No Bounce ft. Doug Kim
|Aug 02, 2018|
#37: 💣 Decentralized Assassinations + Pee-Tape Markets + Interview w/ @Coinyeezy and @NonDualRandy of Honeyminer
Jay and Aaron talk about the coverage of Augur assassination markets and Aaron loads up his Metamask account with REP to make a live betting market based on whether the Trump pee tape will come out.
|Jul 30, 2018|
#36: 💸 We Made A Bet on Augur (w/ @LedgerStatus)
Jay & Aaron download Augur, sync the ETH blockchain, and place their first bet on the decentralized prediction market.
|Jul 25, 2018|
#35: 🛍 Coinbase Goes Shopping / 🇷🇺 Russian Hackers Don't Know About Monero
|Jul 18, 2018|
#34: 🕶 The Real Slim Satoshi
A book excerpt ("Duality") purportedly from a memoir by Satoshi Nakamoto appeared online. Aaron & Jay do a close read and guess what the real Satoshi has actually been up all these years.
|Jul 09, 2018|
#33: 🚽 How Tezos Went Awry (w/ Gideon Lewis-Kraus)
WIRED's Gideon Lewis-Kraus visits the crypto cave to discuss his cover story on the tragicomic scandal that is Tezos and how well-intentioned projects can end up just as troubled as scams.
|Jul 05, 2018|
#32: 📚 Interview with Saifedean Ammous, economist and author of 'The Bitcoin Standard'
📚 The Fake Internet Money Book Club Vol. 1 concludes with a discussion of what a world run on the Bitcoin Standard would look like.
|Jun 27, 2018|
#31: 💩 Kidnapped by the Triads and Other Sh*tcoin Adventures
🇨🇳 The CEO of Skycoin claims he was kidnapped by his own Chinese marketing team and encourages investors to dump and rebuy.
💩 Bitcoin maximalists are sick of sh*tcoins.
🏧 Speaking of sh*t, Steve Bannon has come out as a coiner.
🦄 Would Bitcoin be better off if Ethereum had never existed?
|Jun 20, 2018|
#30: ⛏ Interview with a Miner (Chris Dannen of Iterative Capital)
|Jun 13, 2018|
#29: ⚰️ R.I.P. SUMOKOIN
|Jun 08, 2018|
#28: 📚 Book Club, "The Bitcoin Standard" (Part 2)
The Fake Internet Money Book Club returns with our second episode on "The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking" by Saifedean Ammous.
|Jun 04, 2018|
#27: 🔫 Bitcointopia, Where the Murder Rate is 100%/ Interview: A Real XRP Fan
🤖 After Ripple fans were offended by Jay's suggestion that they are mostly bots, we asked the most reasonable XRP-fanatic we could find to tell us why he is so passionate about Ripple. (Thx, Kieran)
🔫 Should we move to Bitcointopia in the Nevada desert?
💉 Cansecoin is not real, but Jose Canseco's twitter crypto-calls have been DEAD ON.
|May 30, 2018|
#26: 🐧 🚀 Penguin Jetpacks w/ Nathaniel Popper from NYT
|May 23, 2018|
#25: Fear and Loathing at a Cryptokitty Auction 🙀
|May 17, 2018|
#24: 📚 Book Club, "The Bitcoin Standard" (Part 1)
📚Fake Internet Money Book Club: Part 1
🌽 Safidean Ammous ’s The Bitcoin Standard
🚕 The Kang guide to taxi medallion speculation
🚽 How Michael Cohen got rekt by Uber
|May 14, 2018|
#23: 🤖💬 Are Ripple (XRP) Fans Bots?
|May 11, 2018|
#22: 🕵️ The Bitcoin-Ransoming of aaronlammer.com w/ Brady Dale from CoinDesk
|May 03, 2018|
#21: Will ZRX Be the Next Coin Added to Coinbase? 🤯🤯🤯
|Apr 27, 2018|
#20: The Return of FOMO Kang w/ Doug Kim
|Apr 20, 2018|
#19: Alt Spring on the Campus Quad
|Apr 13, 2018|
#18: 'The Fundamentals Remain Strong' w/ @Ledgerstatus
@Ledgerstatus, the only trader on Twitter that Jay & Aaron trust, returns to the show to talk about why the fundamentals on Bitcoin have never been stronger, the future of altcoins, and how he remains optimistic during downswings.
PLUS: The Floyd Mayweather / DJ Khaled-shilled coin Centra is unsurprisingly a scam. Which celebrity ICO promoters would we trust? And a full breakdown of everything we got wrong in our blockchain episodes (thanks to the listener fact-checkers out there!)
|Apr 05, 2018|
#17: It's Like a Mailbag Episode, But Decentralized
Plus the Satoshi Vision Conference and the creepy stuff that's getting logged for eternity into the Bitcoin blockchain (Mailbag starts at 21:00)
|Mar 29, 2018|
#16: The Rise and Fall of Kang & Lammer, America's Worst Crypto Traders
Aaron & Jay got into crypto as the market skyrocketed, then rode the crashes down. Now as they sit near break even, they discuss all the mistakes they made as amateur traders: chasing alt highs, panic selling the bottom, getting swept up in Twitter hype, and generally making the wrong decisions at every juncture.
|Mar 26, 2018|
#15: 'What's So Great About the Blockchain?' Part 2 — Electric Boogaloo w/ Adrianne Jeffries of the Verge
After failing to internalize the business/humanitarian potential of blockchain technologies in the last episode, Aaron talks to the reporter Adrianne Jeffries about her Verge article "Blockchain is Meaningless".
|Mar 23, 2018|
#14: What's So Great About the Blockchain?
Aaron & Jay try (and fail) to wrap their heads about the blockchain itself and how it could be revolutionary in realms outside currency.
Thanks to Adrianne Jeffries whose Verge article '‘BLOCKCHAIN’ IS MEANINGLESS' inspired this episode.
|Mar 19, 2018|
#13: Coinbase Index Fund / Did Mt. Gox's Japanese Trustee Personally Crash Bitcoin?
Aaron and Jay are back on their bullshit for a late night chat about Coinbase's newly announced Index Fund (which includes a full buffet of the 4 Coinbase coins weighted by market share) and revelations that Mt. Gox's Japanese trustee dumped one of the world's largest cache's of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, decimating the market just as it reached an all time high. Plus a really stupid Bitcoin Cash (BCH) rap video.
|Mar 10, 2018|
#12: What is an ICO? / Interview with Coin Center's Peter Van Valkenburgh
Jay and Aaron talk about:
And then interview Peter Van Valkenburg, the director of research at Coin Center which is the "leading non-profit focused on the policy issues facing cryptocurrencies."
|Mar 05, 2018|
#11: When Strongmen ICO—Nicolás Maduro and the Petro (PTR)
Aaron & Jay try to wrap their heads around yet another scammy ICO—the Petro (PTR) issued by Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro.
33:33 The Petro Hasn't Raised a Dime (Alejandro Machado, Caracas Chronicle)
|Feb 28, 2018|
#10: Journalism and the Blockchain with Maria Bustillos / Telegram's ICO
Aaron and Jay talk about Robinhood, the Telegram ICO and the TON token, and then bring on Maria Bustillos to talk about the Civil project which aims to bring the blockchain to journalism and includes her Popula publication.
8:32 Brokerage App Robinhood Thinks Bitcoin Belongs in Your Retirement Plan (Max Chafkin, and Julia Verhage, Bloomberg)
10:45 Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies (Nathaniel Popper, New York Times)
21:19 @EricWl "Just looked through the Telegram ICO 132-page whitepaper for their TON Blockchain. Essentially a 100% premined, centrally issued, unbounded supply, PoS sharding shitcoin. One of the worst whitepaper I ever read. Full of blockchain armchair guessing and baseless estimates. 0/10."
|Feb 23, 2018|
#9: Privacy Coins Explained—A Deep Dive into Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC)...and also SumoKoin
Aaron & Jay go inside the privacy altcoins Monero (XMR) and ZCash (ZEC):
|Feb 20, 2018|
#8: Interview w/ Adrian Chen, the first journalist to write about Silk Road and Bitcoin
Adrian Chen wrote the first article about the darknet marketplace Silk Road and Bitcoin, causing the price of BTC to go from $10 to $14. Adrian discusses:
*whether crypto has scrambled Jay’s brain
Plus, Aaron shills his bags HARD.
7:30 Bitgrail hacked
7:33 Nano (XRB)
14:03 "The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable" (Adrian Chen, Gawker 2011)
17:33 BitcoinTalk forum
48:30 "Suspected AlphaBay founder dies in Bangkok jail after shutdown of online black market" (Washington Post, July 2017)
55:01 Bail Bloc
56:29 The New Inquiry
1:04:53 [Dogecoin (DOGE)] 15
|Feb 14, 2018|
#7: Giancarlo 2020 (The Senate Hearings on Bitcoin) / Augur (REP) Wants You To Hack Them
On the official podcast of Bitcoin crashes, Aaron & Jay:
16:01 Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money (Nathan Popper, Harper 2016)
19:16 Augur (REP)
19:30 Augur Ahead? One of the Oldest ICOs Is Almost Live (Coindesk)
|Feb 09, 2018|
#6: How Low Can You Go? / Jameson Lopp Interview
|Feb 02, 2018|
#5: Tether (USDT) is the new Disneybucks
Aaron and Jay try to understand how Tether works and whether its collapse could bring down the entire crypto house of cards. Plus the Coincheck hack and some listener questions from Twitter.
(Since this episode was taped last night, it was reported that Tether and Bitfinex had received a subpoena from the CFTC on December 6th.)
"U.S. Regulators Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether" (Matthew Leising, Bloomberg)
7:50 Tether (USDT)
17:09 Tweet by @Nouriel
25:13 "Japan’s Cryptocurrency Whiz Kid Faces $530 Million Reckoning" (Takashi Mochizuki, Wall Street Journal)
27:04 Stablecoin (SBC)
33:47 "More than 1 million people sign up for early access to Robinhood's new crypto trading service" (Evelyn Chang, CNBC)
36:42 Tweet by @PeterLBrandt
44:32 Oink's Pink Palace
46:09 The Silver Jews
|Jan 30, 2018|
#4: "Do You Guys Even Believe in Crypto?" / Own Your Own Casino w/ Buzzfeed's Charlie Warzel
In this episode:
Send us mailbag questions: email@example.com
4:40 RaiBlocks (XRB)
11:19 "What It's Like To Be Absolutely Obsessed With Bitcoin" (Jay Kang, Vice News Tonight)
13:22 Local Bitcoins
24:09 "There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite" (Nathaniel Popper, New York Times)
31:13 "Satan’s Credit Card: What The Mark Of The Beast Taught Me About The Future Of Money" (Charlie Warzel, Buzzfeed)
36:00 "Bitcoin Boom is a Boon For Extremist Groups" (Craig Timberg, Washington Post)
|Jan 23, 2018|
#3: We Survived the Crash w/ Doug Kim
The biggest Bitcoin crash in over 2 years has come and gone—and we still don't totally understand what happened. We talk hodling, panic selling, and why each successive crash in your own crypto history is easier (and funnier?) than the last with professional poker player and actor Doug Kim.
27:27 Zoin (ZOI)
28:34 "A Theory About the Recent Crypto Price Plunge" (Matthew C. Klein, FT Alphaville)
40:50 "Just Doug is one of the few good Facebook Watch series in a sea of clickbait" (Shannon Liao, The Verge)
|Jan 19, 2018|
#2: Korean Crypto-Mania and the Kimchi Spread
An interview with Nathan Park, an attorney who has been active in crypto regulations in the Korean market, about:
Plus San Francisco's crypto-rich and the J-Pop band "Virtual Currency Girls."
This episode was taped Monday, January 15th and 11am EST. The Bitcoin Price Index was $14,066.
"Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not" (Nellie Bowles, New York Times)
"Japan has a new cryptocurrency-themed J-pop band" (Thuy Ong, The Verge)
|Jan 16, 2018|
#1: @Ledgerstatus on Learning and Teaching Trading
Aaron and Jay ask one of their favorite Twitter trader @ledgerstatus what every crypto noob should know, plus C.E.S.' saddest product the "Kodak Kashminer," blockchain dentistry, Toshi serfdom and highlights from a Warren Buffett interview on Bitcoin.
3:30 Kodak Kashminer
27:02 Warren Buffett on CNBC
57:52 The Ledgercast
|Jan 11, 2018|
#0 Preview / Ripple Mania and Sumokoin Feudalism
Introducing COIN TALK —a new show for crypto-noobs.
An overview of the show, plus a bonus chat about Ripple mania, how Aaron became a Sumokoin ($SUMO) baron, and why Jay draws no distinction between altcoin buying and sports gambling.
9:55 @NathanielPopper: On the rise of Ripple. If this is a tulip fever, the fever has spread to chrysanthemums and poppies. (thread)
12:00 The Ripple Effect (Izabella Kaminska, FT Alphaville)
21:41 Sumokoin (SUMO)
23:00 HQ Trivia
|Jan 08, 2018|