Crypto Island

By PJ Vogt

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Reviews: 5

Excellent work
 Sep 24, 2022
Even if you don't necessarily care at all about the subject matter (crypto, in this case), the production and storytelling chops are so good, you really need to give this a listen.

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Highly recommended!
 Mar 25, 2022
Dude is a storytelling legend, so glad to hear more of his work.


A new series from a founding host of Reply All. Crypto Island explores the frontiers of a strange new world. (This series is best experienced by beginning at episode one).

Episode Date
Introducing: Weekly, with PJ Vogt
No question too big, no question too small. A new show that’ll be out soon. You can hear it here, on this feed. The one you're on now. Question you'd like answered? Email
Jan 13, 2023
The End

A trip to Greenland, a chance encounter with Coolio, and the end of the world.

Dec 22, 2022
Sole Proprietor

Is it going to be OK? 

(Here's a link to that Bad Bets trailer I mentioned.)

Sep 24, 2022
The Kidnapping of Ape #8398

An art heist in the crypto world plunges us headfirst into another mystery — why did so many celebrities suddenly start selling us on NFTs last year? (To help support the show or subscribe to the free newsletter, check out

Jun 28, 2022
The Drug Trader
This week we follow a dollar underground. For notes, further reading, or to support this project visit
May 26, 2022
The Lunatic Who Crashed Crypto

This week, a story of about how crypto just imploded due to one risky, financial product. And the fight-loving, Twitter-addicted founder who invented that product for his adoring army of lunatics.

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May 13, 2022

This week: Bitcoin. We trace it from its humble origins in a .PDF to the movement it has spawned, all over three days at an enormous Bitcoin conference in Miami. 

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May 07, 2022
The Skeptic

The strange journeys of Cas Piancey, a baker turned crypto skeptic. (For notes & further reading on this episode, check out my newsletter at

Apr 05, 2022

A conversation with Miguel Piedrafita. Why would a 19-year-old from Spain want to buy the US Constitution? 

Mar 25, 2022

A story about a strange auction for perhaps the most valuable piece of paper in America. (Listen to introduction episode before this one, if you haven't! Also for notes & further reading on this episode, check out my newsletter at

Mar 23, 2022
Welcome to Crypto Island

An introduction to this limited series. A video of a mysterious tropical island populated entirely by Bitcoin dynasts and Dogecoin princelings sends a reporter on a new journey. 

Mar 14, 2022