The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast
Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency for newbies

Passing Blockchain Legislation with Ryan Berman
Dec 10 • 58 min
It appears that the US Government is being slow to finalize regulation for blockchain and cryptocurrency, but that doesn’t mean progress isn’t being made. It’s said that all politics is local, and different states are moving forward with blockchain in…
Blockchain CMO with Aminopay
Dec 7 • 44 min
The financial industry is not the only industry to be positively impacted by blockchain. Advertising and Advertising Technology are using it in the ad space. Irrelevant ads. Fake ads. Spam ads. Ads that send you to a fake publisher… there are some ad…
Top 10 Most Valuable Blockchain Companies - Bad News For 12/5/19
Dec 5 • 47 min
Can you get arrested for teaching blockchain and cryptocurrency? Ask Virgil Griffith. Turns out if you are in the wrong place at the wrong time, bad things can happen. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has appointed Kelly Loeffler, CEO of institutional Bitcoin…
You Can’t Hide Your Crypto Face
Dec 3 • 46 min
Not all heroes wear capes, but some crypto traders wear masks. And it’s not because they don’t want anyone to know who they are. Well, maybe it is partly that. But today’s guest has a special for wearing a mask over part of his face as he shares his…
Titus: The God of the Digital World
Nov 30 • 51 min
Apollo, Prometheus, Zeus, Titus. Three of these are Greek gods. One of them is a god of the digital world. That would be Titus. I mean, did Zeus found uber-successful digital ad agencies, Razorfish and Schematic? Did Apollo sit on the board of Samsung?…
Bitcoin Pizza with Samantha Radocchia
Nov 26 • 46 min
It was May 17th, 2010, and Laszlo Hanyecz went down in history by becoming the first person to buy goods with Bitcoin. His now infamous purchase of two Papa Johns’ pizzas for 10,000 BTC has led to countless jokes about how much those Bitcoins would be…
The Most Secure Crypto Wallet Ever
Nov 23 • 45 min
Over the past couple years we’ve seen a number of crypto wallets designed to offer security to coin holders. We’ve been big fans of the Trezor and Ledger wallets, but some new technologies are creating opportunities for digital wallets to become even…
How Central Banks Print Money Out of Thin Air - Bad News for 11/21/19
Nov 21 • 48 min
Tom Lee says Bitcoin must hit $150,000 before ETFs can work. And if that happens, Millennials may be set to be the wealthiest generation yet. That is, if massive debt doesn’t get them first. Today we’ll take a look at the percent of world debt by country,…
Blockchain Analytics and Crypto Piggies
Nov 19 • 72 min
You’ve most likely heard of newest Financial Action Task Force guidelines from this past summer which include new anti-money-laundering standards as well as the Travel Rule. It seems the crypto industry is sweating and gnashing its collective teeth trying…
The Evolution of Crowdfunding with Maureen Murat
Nov 17 • 43 min
The IRS has issued new tax guidance for 2019. What does it mean to you? What regulatory challenges exist for crypto companies in 2020. And will smart cities lead to a smarter government? These and many more questions will be answered today by someone far…
Bullish, Bearish or Bad-ish? Bad News for 11/14/2019
Nov 14 • 46 min
Crypto price sentiment seems to turn on a dime. After seeing Bitcoin approach $10,000 we find ourselves once again in the $8700 zone. Some are bullish and some are bearish. And some people say Bitcoin isn’t even real. Samsung, Safeway and Alibaba enter…
Watch Your CryptoAssets
Nov 12 • 50 min
What kind of assets are there? There’s liquid assets. There are personal assets. There are goodwill assets. Gold and silver assets. There are smart assets. That’s us. In the 21st century, now we’ve got Crypto Assets, and that’s what this show is all…
Up Late with Trader Cobb - November Update
Nov 9 • 34 min
It’s tomorrow “down under”, but neither long flights nor weeks on the road will stop Trader Cobb from providing us with a crypto trader update. He’s here today to give us the lay of the land as we are in early November. We don’t make too many jokes at his…
How One Trader Created the Bullrun of 2017
Nov 7 • 54 min
Was the big Bitcoin run of 2017 caused by just one person? We’ve got a story that says it was… and another that says it wasn’t. Hey, we report, you decide. CZ predicts Bitcoin will hit $16,000 “soon”. Roger Ver says B-Cash could be worth $5000 some day.…
World Crypto Con 2019 Live
Nov 5 • 56 min
What do you get when you cross 2000 crypto geeks with Las Vegas? We don’t have a good punchline, but I guarantee it looks a little something like us to coming to you live from World Crypto Con 2019! Today we welcome William Quigley of WAX to the show.…
Crypto Mashup at World Crypto Con: Part 2
Nov 3 • 49 min
On our last episode we introduced you to a number of great people we spoke with at World Crypto Con in Las Vegas. Today we bring you part II of these interviews, and it is a packed show. We’ve got a crypto newbie who attended his first conference, a…
Crypto Mashup at World Crypto Con: Part 1
Nov 1 • 44 min
As we’ve been spending the week in Las Vegas for Vegas Blockchain Week and we’ve had opportunities to speak to so many blockchain-minded people. In fact we’ve got so much great content that the next 3 episodes will feature interviews from World Crypto…
Making Crypto Easy with Deana Burke
Oct 29 • 34 min
Crypto won’t go mainstream until people are using crypto. So if people aren’t using crypto, how can it go mainstream? That’s why we’re glad there are some who aren’t just concerned about hopping in a jet-fueled lambo and going to the moon, but want to see…
Blockchain Legalese with Felix Shipkevich
Oct 26 • 38 min
With blockchain becoming a part of societies around the world, getting the legal implications straightened out is a top priority. With big banks entering the crypto space (the new Wells Fargo Digital Cash, JPM Coin cryptocurrency and big banks’ use of…
The Most Influential Person in Blockchain - Bad News For Thursday, Oct 24
Oct 24 • 48 min
Once again, Bitcoin and crypto have taken a sudden downturn. Have we hit a new bottom? A fake Tor browser has been stealing Bitcoin for years. And an AT&T customer is suing the company because an employee aided in crypto theft totalling more than $1.8…
All the Internet of Things with Dan Simerman of IOTA
Oct 22 • 29 min
Once upon a time, Travis bought some IOTA. But since he didn’t have an iota of an idea of how to use their then-confusing wallet, Travis lost his IOTA. And he was sad Travis. Savis. But that could all change as we welcome Dan Simerman of IOTA to the show.…
Fascinating Crypto Convo with Samson Williams
Oct 19 • 43 min
We started this journey because the blockchain and crypto world fascinates us. And we knew that by doing so we’d have the opportunity to speak to some fascinating people. That is exactly what has happened. But nothing prepared us for the incredible…
Founders Abandoning Libra Foundation - Bad News
Oct 17 • 42 min
Big players are abandoning Facebook’s Libra project, but Zuckerberg says the show will go on. The SEC has halted Telegram’s $1.7 billion dollar token offering. The Blockchain has helped officials bring down a major child pornography ring. And a major…
Delete Google Chrome. Install the Brave Browser
Oct 15 • 47 min
The majority of the massive Silicon Valley social and web tech companies don’t see you as a customer. They see you as a product. Capturing your data and selling it to the highest bidder, you exist to meet their bottom line. The behemoth known as Google,…
Trading the Cryptos with Mati Greenspan of eToro
Oct 14 • 32 min
Welcome to Bad Crypto. Mati Greenspan, Sr. Research Analyst from eToro to talk all things trading. Boom. Episode 320.
New IRS Crypto Guidance - Bad News for 10/11/19
Oct 11 • 48 min
It’s been five years since the Internal Revenue Service has issued any guidance on the tax implications of cryptocurrency. Well, the wait is over. And we’re not sure it was worth the wait. Andreas Antonopolous says that Google’s Quantum supremacy doesn’t…
Who Wants to Be a Crypto Millionaire with Dan Conway
Oct 8 • 45 min
Who wants to be a crypto millionaire? Well, duh. Who DOESN’T want to be a crypto millionaire. We love stories of people who took risks to follow their dreams. And today’s show features a gentleman who escaped the 9-to-5 cubicle life to follow his gut…
Join Joel & Travis at Las Vegas Blockchain Week 2019
Oct 7 • 14 min
Are you ready to be truly bad? Join Joel Travis and the Bad Crypto Podcast team at Las Vegas Blockchain Week. In the special episode the guys welcome Adam Williams of World Crypto con to the show to discuss the epic events that are taking place the last…
How to Trade Crypto with Trader Cobb, Part 1
Oct 5 • 43 min
Do you trade in a land down under? Trader Cobb does. And as a recurring guest on this show, we thought we would call on Craig for his expertise, and discover how to become a crypto-trader. In the first part of a monthly series designed to teach you, and…
Crypto Wallet Explosion - Bad News For Thursday, Oct 3rd
Oct 3 • 44 min
Crypto giants are coming together to rate coins, the number of crypto wallets is at an all-time high, McAfee is STILL standing by his $1,000,000 Bitcoin prediction, and Gold seems to be currently preferred over Bitcoin as a safehaven for concerned…
Blockchain For Everyone with Sir John Hargrave
Oct 1 • 55 min
Greetings, Citizens of the Republic of Bad Cryptopia. Her Royal Highness welcomes you to an episode that would make Agent 007 proud. Blockchain is for everyone. And Sir John Hargrave wants the world to know about the cryptos. So he has written a book to…
Startup Funk with Bruno Ver
Sep 28 • 48 min
We met many super-interesting people while in Bali at the Altcoin Mastermind. One guy really intrigued us with his story. And we thought you’d be intrigued as well. After making and losing over one million dollars twice in a row, Bruno Ver struck gold…
Google Reaches Quantum Supremacy - Bad News For 9/26/19
Sep 26 • 42 min
We knew that the quantum computing barrier would be broken sooner or later, but we honestly thought it would be later then sooner. However, Google announced that they have already achieved quantum supremacy, and many are wondering how this will affect…
Fireside Chat with Crypto Pioneer, Jeremy Gardner
Sep 24 • 62 min
Despite pop culture opinion, It’s not always sunny in Philadelphia. But it was when we were in town for the Coinvention conference. We even did our show live on stage at the event. But sometimes technology just fails. And we don’t have a good recording of…
Crypto Community Supports The Bahamas
Sep 21 • 28 min
By now we’re sure you are aware of what Hurricane Dorian did to the Bahamas. The loss of life and property is truly unimaginable. And this has provided an opportunity for the blockchain community to come together and make a difference. Today we welcome…
Trump’s Crypto Ban? Bad News For 9/19/19
Sep 19 • 38 min
Good Crypto - Binance US is opening this week. Bad Crypto - Trump may issue an executive order banning a crypto Good Crypto - Africa is using Blockchain to drive change Bad Crypto - Roger Ver and BCash are back in the news Good Crypto - It’s Miller time…
Become a Crypto Millionaire
Sep 17 • 51 min
Do we have any board game fans in the house? Today we are pleased to welcome Jason Burwood to the show. Jason has developed a new crypto board game called Crypto Millionaire, and it’s a great way to introduce your friends and family to cryptocurrency.…
The $1 Billion Bitcoin Transaction - Bad News
Sep 14 • 36 min
A massive transfer of over 94000 Bitcoins took place all at once this week. Who dunnit? Apple teases that they are open to cryptocurrency and then let everyone down by not saying anything about it during their recent product announcement event. And the US…
Divi is in Altcoin Season
Sep 10 • 32 min
You can’t pick all the winners, but when Travis and I came across The Divi Project, we recognized something really unique. And during a season when altcoins have languished and suffered horribly, Divi’s token price has increased 300%. They must be doing…
Bringing Crypto Mainstream
Sep 7 • 46 min
The blockchain community can talk all it wants about crypto changing the world, but until real-world solutions that make adoption quick, easy and transparent take the stage, that’s just a dream. Perhaps dreams do come true. While attending the Altcoin…
Bad News from Bali For 9/5/19
Sep 5 • 40 min
Good golly, we are in Bali! That’s right, we are on the other side of the world for a crypto mastermind event. It’s absolutely beautiful here. And we could be on the beach right now, but there’s some blockchain news that needs to be covered. We’re here…
Building the World’s Best Crypto Exchange with Yoni Assia of eToro
Sep 3 • 42 min
For years, Coinbase has been the first point of contact for Americans wanting to enter the crypto world. But turns out there’s been a player on the other side of the pond for a number of years that has attracted over 11 million customers. That exchange is…
Real World Applications of Blockchain Technology
Aug 31 • 35 min
One of the keys to mainstream adoption of crypto is proof of real-world blockchain use cases. It would be an understatement to say there’s some stuff happening in the space. There’s a LOT happening. And on today’s episode we welcome Matt Harding of…
Overstock CEO Bows Out - Bad News For 8/29/19
Aug 29 • 45 min
Hello comrades. Welcome Democratic Republic of Bad Cryptopia. We added democratic because that’s what you do when you go full socialist. And big lead story today puts Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne in spotlight… something about him dating Russian spy and…
Crypto Coin Trader with Joe Blackburn
Aug 27 • 37 min
Sometimes it feels like the Republic of Bad Cryptopia is the center of the blockchain Universe. But we know that we’re more like a moon… with a lambo on it… and plenty of bacon. There are many cool communities and pockets of blockchain buddies all over…
Bad Cryptopia Fan Appreciation
Aug 25 • 65 min
It’s said that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth. But we’re not sure if that’s true. Because after speaking with a number of our fans today, we are going to petition the World Happiness Council to consider The Republic of Bad Cryptopia to unseat…
Bitcoins got Bakkt - Bad News For 8/22/19
Aug 22 • 41 min
The US government has given the go-ahead for the Bakkt ETF to launch next month. That’s right, Baby’s got Bakkt. The IRS knows exactly how much bitcoin users owe the US treasury. Cause they’re the taxman, oh yeah, they’re the taxman. And Binance announces…
Interesting Crypto Resources
Aug 20 • 51 min
Where can you go to find some of the most interesting crypto resources on the web? This podcast is a great place to start, because we’ve Duck Duck Go’d stuff for you! I mean, you’re too busy for searching like a peon. That’s why we’re here. Today we’ll…
Virtual Reality with Halsey Minor’s Live Planet
Aug 19 • 52 min
Imagine being in the front row to see the Rolling Stones and experiencing all the excitement of being completely immersed in a live show… without leaving your living room. Imagine sitting on the fifty-yard line for the Super Bowl with your favorite team…
World Economic Collapse Approaching? Bad News For 8/15/19
Aug 15 • 42 min
Is the world nearing financial collapse? Goldman Sachs publicly talks about the future of Bitcoin, the SEC delays Bitcoin ETF proposals… again, and Elon Musk has voiced support for a pro-crypto candidate for President. China’s central bank is close to…
Crypto Roulette Returns
Aug 13 • 47 min
Round and round and round she goes, where she stops, nobody knows. Today Travis and I are in Orlando for the Podcast Movement conference. And it’s one of those moments where we are together in the same room to record this show. So we thought we’d have a…
Bitcoin Creator: Who is the Real Satoshi?
Aug 10 • 48 min
Satoshi Nakamoto. He/she/they or zir is a mystery wrapped in an enigma shrouded in rumor, conjecture and conspiracy. Wrap all that in some bacon and you’ve got one heck of a tasty Bitcoin treat! So who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Today Travis NotaJoelo…
Bitcoin Benefits While Stock Market Tanks - Bad News For 8/8/19
Aug 8 • 48 min
The US stock markets take a hit and Bitcoin spikes. The Litecoin halving has happened with mining difficulty doubling. And Facebook tells investors they may have to cancel Libra due to regulatory issues. We’ve got all the freshest crypto and blockchain…
Southpark Meets Bitcoin
Aug 6 • 46 min
What do Southpark, Bitcoin and vegetables have in common? They all play a role in this episode. In fact, if you are a fan of Bitcoin, Adult Swim or Broccoli, you’ll find something for everyone today. We’re pleased to welcome Rob Allen, aka Broccoli Rob to…
The Most Amazix Podcast ever with Jose Macedo
Aug 3 • 44 min
Token economics, security tokens, token sales and much more are on the menu today. We’re pleased to welcome Jose Macedo to the show. He’s Partner & Head of Advisory at AmaZix, one of the largest community management and advisory companies in the space,…
More Crypto Cowbell with Crypto Christopher Walken
Jul 31 • 35 min
Christopher Walken is a legend of acting. But he’s not here today. Instead we’ve got a legend of the crypto mining with a similar name. Crypto Christopher Walken, as he goes by, has been mining Bitcoin since 2010. That’s like… almost the beginning. And…
Fake Crypto Exchange Volume with Dmitriy Budorin
Jul 28 • 50 min
The crypto markets are seeing higher volume then ever before. Certainly it must mean interest in Bitcoin is at an all-time high. Or could there be more subversive factors at play? Today we are joined by Dmitriy Budorin, CEO of Hacken. A global…
Bitcoin Billionaires with Ben Mezrich
Jul 24 • 48 min
Are the Winklevoss twins the lunk-headed jocks portrayed in the film, The Social Network? As author of The Accidental Billionaires, the book that became the inspiration for the film, Ben Mezrich has revisited his initial beliefs about the Winklevi and…
Technopolis Moscow with Andrey Peshkov
Jul 22 • 36 min
We hear a lot of stories about Russia. They want to outlaw crypto. They are hacking our elections. Russian women want to be mail-order brides. Some is rumor, some is true. But we do know that in some parts of Russia, blockchain is being encouraged. And…
Happy Birthaversary #2!
Jul 18 • 26 min
Celebrating two years of extreme badness, this show, the hosts and the audience have been on a rollercoaster journey of crypto ups and down, hundreds of interviews, journeys around the world and even starting an altcoin that’s just plain bad. Grab an…
Solid as a Block with Yael Tamar
Jul 17 • 36 min
Real estate on the blockchain, the tokenization of physical assets and security token regulation. They might not sound like sexy topics, but Yael Tamar of SolidBlock makes them super-interesting. As CMO and Partner of this real estate focused alternative…
CoinGecko with Bobby Ong
Jul 14 • 41 min
Since we got into crypto, has been a staple in our daily regimen. But that’s all changed ever since we discovered An analytics platform for tracking cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. CoinGecko is more feature-rich…
BCP Special: EOS Voice is Coming to Disrupt Social Media
Jul 12 • 35 min
As marketing technologists and futurists, we attempt to see pinpoint the trends that are going to impact the masses. With the current social media landscape being in a constant state of controversy, it seems that the market is primed for disruption. We…
In the Court of the Crypto Queen, Jillian Godsil
Jul 10 • 40 min
Today we welcome our favorite Irish crypto enthusiast, Jillian Godsil, to the show. Known to some as the Crypto Queen, Jillian has made a mark in the crypto world through her writings, speeches and leadership. We discuss the importance of having women in…
Taking Crypto Wallets to the Next Level with Paul Puey
Jul 7 • 50 min
Crypto wallets. What once started as storing your Bitcoin on a piece of paper has evolved into using apps and hardware to become the new secure storage facilities. Some software wallets are pretty basic, but others are upping their game by providing the…
Swapping Cryptos with Eric Benz of Changelly
Jul 3 • 58 min
Swapping cryptos should be as easy as clicking a button, right? Well with services like Changelly, that’s the point. And Eric Benz, the CEO of Changelly is with us today to discuss making crypto easy-to-use for the masses. We’re also super pumped to be…
McAfee: Live and in Exile!
Jun 30 • 59 min
It was way back on episode #100 that we first encountered John McAfee. It was… interesting. And then on episode #200 we welcomed Sir Mac back to the show for a second go around. It was interesting and entertaining. Well guess what? It’s time for a third…
Checking Your Cryptos with Blockfolio
Jun 26 • 67 min
Blockfolio. It’s the addictive app that has us swiping down many times each day to see the current price of cryptocurrencies. 5 million users track more than 8000 coins and tokens in the app every day. You are likely one of them. Today we welcome Edward…
The Big Business of Virtual Items with William Quigley of WAX
Jun 23 • 75 min
If you aren’t into gaming, you might not be aware that every year millions of people buy, sell and trade virtual items online. In-game currency, virtual weapons or armor and character skins are some just of the digital items that people buy with…
Is Hashgraph Better Than Blockchain?
Jun 19 • 63 min
Just when you thought you were dealing with game-changing, cutting-edge technology with Blockchain, someone has to come along and say “wait a minute.. We can do better.” And that’s exactly what the folks at Hedera believe. Inventors of the Hashgraph tech,…
IEOs 101 with Lionel Iruk
Jun 16 • 41 min
Old McToshi had a startup, EIEIO. And for that startup he needed cash, EIEIO. With a crowdfund here and a crowdfund there, here a block, there a chain, everywhere a blockchain. Yes, Old McToshi needed cash, but how to raise you know? In the past we’ve…
Crypto for Good with The Giving Block
Jun 12 • 48 min
Cryptocurrency. The promise of decentralized money that would bring power back to the people. Just imagine how much good can take place as a result? Unfortunately, anywhere financial gain makes an appearance, people with only their own profit in mind show…
The Crypto Trader Show with Ran Neuner
Jun 9 • 54 min
North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. Yes, cryptocurrency is the revolution heard around the world. Ok, Antarctica too. And today we’re pleased to welcome our friend Ran Neuner to the show. Host of CNBC Africa’s wildly popular…
The New Internet with Shannon Grinnell
Jun 5 • 39 min
What’s one way to know that mainstream crypto adoption is on the way? Not only does mainstream news report on it more frequently, but some filmmakers find it fascinating and begin documenting the industry. There are a number of blockchain-related…
Off the Blockchain with Jeremy Musighi
Jun 2 • 37 min
What does decentralized governance mean for the future of humanity? How will blockchain upgrade Web 2.0 to Web 3.0? And is Coke really better than Pepsi? Today we welcome Jeremy Musighi of Immutable Capital to the show to discuss two out of three of the…
Bad News for May 29, 2019 - LIVE on
May 30 • 49 min
You don’t get the title futurist by doing what everyone else is doing. You get it by trying new things and playing with the new toys before all the other kids. So in the spirit of trying something new, today’s episode was recorded live on a very cool…
Gold, Weed and News
May 29 • 52 min
Money can buy a lot of things. Many financial advisors will tell you to diversify and invest some of your funds in precious metals. Both Travis and I like gold, as does Andreas Kalteis, CEO of NovemGold. They are seeking to change how gold is bought, sold…
Building Blockchains with
May 26 • 47 min
Building blockchains ain’t easy. There’s programming to be programmed. There’s coding to be coded. There’s blocking to be blockified. The truth is, I don’t understand that part of it all that well. But does. And they’ve developed a new push-button…
Da Hongfei of NEO Live from Consensus 2019
May 22 • 48 min
It’s a cold and rainy day in New York City, but crypto and blockchain enthusiasts from all over the world are here for the continents’ biggest crypto event of the year, Consensus 2019 We’re encased in a see-through podcast booth, almost like animals in a…
The Blockchain Marketing Tech Space with Donny Dvorin
May 20 • 46 min
Advertising, content marketing, social media marketing, e-commerce and data. What do these marketing technologies have in common? All of them are poised for serious disruption as their blockchain equivalents are beginning to surface. Today, we welcome…
Security Tokens with Blueshare
May 15 • 30 min
It’s actually a cool sunny day in New York City and Mr. Travis Wright and what’s left of his voice and I are in New York for consensus. The continent’s largest blockchain event and we are talked out and yet we love you so much that we’re here to present…
Rating the Crypto Exchanges with On Yavin
May 12 • 44 min
When you think of crypto exchanges, which do you think are the best? Binance? HITBtc? Bittrex? Gemini? Wouldn’t it be good to have objective data on which crypto exchanges get the highest ratings for legitimacy and which are more on the questionable side?…
Binance Hacked for $40 Million - Bad News for 5/8/19
May 8 • 41 min
Binance is the latest crypto hack victim, with over $40 million in Bitcoin stolen. Fidelity is really close to rolling out institutional Bitcoin trading. And Facebook continues to work on their own crypto. We’ve got the latest blockchain news you need to…
Living on Bitcoin with Didi Taihuttu
May 5 • 46 min
Imagine believing in Bitcoin so much that you sold everything you had and pledged to live the truly decentralized life. That describes Didi Taihutti perfectly.Sell the house! Sell the car! Sell the kids! Wait, don’t sell the kids!Today we’ll speak with…
Unstoppable Domains & Cryptointegrity
May 1 • 32 min
What if domain names were truly useful in the blockchain space? If Brad Kam of Unstoppable Domains has his way, we’ll be sending crypto to domain names, as easy as email, instead of super-long and confusing wallet addresses.And what happens when research…
Blockchain Basics Revisited with Peter Kent
Apr 28 • 35 min
How long have you been listening to Bad Crypto? Are you a card-carrying member of the Republic of Bad Cryptopia or are you new to show?We thought it would be a good time to do a refresher on some blockchain basics. And to help us out, we’ve invited Peter…
BREAKING NEWS! BADcoin is Now Mineable
Apr 25 • 44 min
It started as token designed to serve our community. It was worthless. And people trading Badcoin on the bitshares exchange quickly discovered that when we said worthless… we meant it. But what started as a joke, soon became the seed of an idea that has…
Live from Paris Blockchain Week Summit
Apr 24 • 56 min
There’s nothing like surrounding yourself with people smarter than yourself. And that’s exactly what we are experiencing now as we are onstage at the Paris Blockchain Week Summit!Attended by over 1500 people at the incomparable Station F, the team has…
Viktor Radchenko Founder, Trust Wallet Binance
Apr 21 • 32 min
Mass crypto adoption will take place when it become simple and easy to buy, sell and store tokens. Viktor Radchenko, founder of Trust Wallet, intends to play a role in making this happen. Now owned by Binance, Trust Wallet is helping the massive crypto…
Crypto Legislation & The Future of Social Media
Apr 17 • 64 min
While United States citizens await official approval of ETFs by the securities and exchange commission and rulings on the future of cryptos from other government agencies, some states are taking matters into their own hands. The great state of Wyoming is…
Swimming with the Crypto Sharks with Kevin Harrington
Apr 14 • 40 min
Do we have fans of the hit TV show Shark Tank in the house? If so, you’re going to be as excited as we are today. We have the pleasure of welcoming one of the original sharks to the show. Kevin Harrington has gone down the crypto rabbit hole and is an…
The Blockchain Sisterhood with Jen Greyson
Apr 10 • 39 min
Are the robots going to take over? Or can AI and blockchain calm our fears about this?Jen Greyson has thoughts on this and more. As one of the Top 8 women in Crypto, Founder of the Blockchain Sisterhood, and CEO/Founder of CO.CO—the “Airbnb” of office…
Charting the Crypto Charts with Trader Cobb
Apr 7 • 35 min
Here at the Republic of Bad Cryptopia, we love our Aussie listeners. Well, we love all our listeners, but we want to give a special shoutout to our friends down under. And in the spirit of this recognition, today we welcome Trader Cobb back to the show to…
Blockchain Remembers with Annie Qi
Apr 4 • 41 min
How can blockchain solve real world problems? There’s so much more to it than just Bitcoin. AI, machine learning and the Internet of things are all wrapped up in this bundle of revolutionary tech. Today we are joined by Annie Qi, a blockchain and ICO…
Bad Crypto Bonus! - Bitcoin Bust Through Major Resistance.
Apr 2 • 20 min
We just released an episode yesterday titled “Will the Crypto Winter Ever End?” So, funny story… while many of you were listening to that show Bitcoin and the crypto markets suddenly and unexpectedly came to life! In fact, at one point Bitcoin passed…
Become a Coin Genius with Jeremy Born
Mar 31 • 42 min
Today we welcome Jeremy Born, the creator of Coin Genius, to the show to discuss a new platform that runs on AI and machine learning. If all goes according to plan, it will empower crypto traders with the most vital information needed to make sound…
State of the Cryptos with David Drake
Mar 27 • 39 min
Is the Crypto winter almost over? What lessons have we learned from last year’s crypto exuberance? And what role will active governance take in the blockchain world going forward?These are just some of the questions addressed as we welcome David Drake…
Gox Rising with Brock Pierce
Mar 24 • 67 min
Mt. Gox. The very mention of the now defunct exchange brings shivers to the bitcoin world and tears to those who lost their crypto in 2014. But all is not lost, says Brock Pierce. In fact, Brock is on a mission to make Mt Gox victims whole again with the…
BADcoin is Coming! Guest: Marshall Long
Mar 20 • 46 min
What started out as a worthless token created to help our listeners understand how crypto works is about to become a real thing with a real function… to make crypto fair for everyone to mine. Ladies and Gentlemen, today we welcome Marshall Long, crypto…
Digital Identity with Vinny Lingham of Civic
Mar 17 • 48 min
If blockchain can be used to solve the double-spending problem and keep an immutable ledger, why can’t it be used to validate identity? Well, it can. And if Vinny Lingham has his way, his project will lead the way in the global digital identity…
SPECIAL EPISODE: Paris Blockchain Week
Mar 15 • 26 min
Paris Blockchain Week is the biggest Blockchain & Digital Assets event in Europe. During one week in the City of Lights, numerous events will be held by the most prominent blockchain organizations. On April 13 2019, join us for a week in the biggest…
Changpeng Zhao (CZ), CEO of Binance
Mar 13 • 41 min
Founded in 2017, Binance is now the world’s biggest crypto exchange based on trading volume. Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ in the crypto world, is the CEO responsible for this virtually overnight success. Today we’re pleased to welcome CZ to the show for a…
Take Me To Your Masternode with Tim Sanders & Nick Saponaro of DiviProject
Mar 10 • 48 min
What the heck is a masternode and why should you care? Well, of all the topics we’ve been asked to cover on this show, masternodes have been requested again and again. Masternodes used to be complex, but with today’s guest you’ll discover how easy it can…
Crypto 101 with Matthew Aaron
Mar 6 • 45 min
We present, for your consideration, a tale of two podcasts. Both about blockchain. Both targeted for newbies. Both started within 3 days of one another. Both with at least one devastatingly handsome host. The Bad Crypto Podcast launched on July 18th,…
Live from ETHDenver
Mar 3 • 45 min
It’s a snowy day in Denver and we are surrounded by a cornucopia of intelligence and creativity at ETHDenver. The State of Colorado is a thriving hub of Ethereum blockchain innovation and today we’re going to bring you proof. John Paller was and Kevin…
The Crypto Factor with Paul Democritou
Feb 28 • 31 min
Andreas Antonopolous. John McAfee. Roger Ver. What do they all have in common? Well, yes, they have all been guests on this show. But what ELSE do they have in common? Along with a number of other blockchain luminaries, they are in a new book by Paul…
After the Hack with Ian Balina
Feb 26 • 33 min
You may remember in 2018 when crypto YouTuber Ian Balina had $2 million in crypto stolen from him while he was broadcasting live. We are pleased to say that we had nothing to do with it.And we’re also pleased to welcome Ian back to the show for his second…
Andreas M. Antonopoulos Drops Blockchain Knowledge Bombs
Feb 24 • 69 min
No person has been more requested as a guest for this show than Andreas Antonopolous. An incredible thinker with a passion for blockchain technology, Andreas has become one of the most trusted names in the industry. Today we’re pleased to welcome Andreas…
Elon Musk Says Paper Money is Going Away
Feb 21 • 43 min
It’s all sunshine and rainbows in the Republic of Bad Cryptopia as the crypto markets have taken a nice ride upwards this week. With Bitcoin dancing around $4000, people are wondering if the bull run could be near. Or is this just another head fake? The…
Is Craig Wright the Real Satoshi?
Feb 19 • 60 min
Brock Pierce. Roger Ver. John McAfee. The Bad Crypto Hall of Fame has welcomed many of these legendary blockchain personalities. But today we are pleased to welcome the man who has claimed to be part of the team who created the Bitcoin whitepaper… Satoshi…
Exploring the EOS Ecosystem with Kurt Braget
Feb 17 • 41 min
In what was one of the most unusual and successful ICOs in crypto history, EOS raised $1 billion dollars in their year long token sale. Now on it’s own blockchain, EOS is quietly gaining adoption for dAPP creation among the development community. We…
Crypto Love - Bad News for 2/14/19
Feb 14 • 46 min
Ah… It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. We love our cryptos and we love our listeners. So much love. Crypto ATMs are being installed in the Philippines. We love that. Mortgage rates are low and could fuel a crypto boom. Ya gotta love that. Brock…
Going Full tZero with Patrick Byrne
Feb 12 • 54 min
As the head of, Patrick Byrne has been on the front line of crypto adoption. His site has been accepting Bitcoin since 2014. But now Patrick is selling Overstock so he can focus full time on tZero, a blockchain-based trading platform. Today…
Anarchy and Liberty with Jeff Berwick
Feb 10 • 43 min
Depending on where you live in the world, you have a certain amount of freedom. If you live in North Korea, you don’t have much individual liberty. If you live in the United States, you are in the country founded on the greatest amount of individual…
Facebook Goes Blockchain - Bad News for 2/7/19
Feb 7 • 46 min
Some say a crypto rally is expected one year before the next halving, Facebook makes their first blockchain acquisition and a Canadian exchange has lost all their crypto in a story with a bizarre twist. But bizarre is the new normal in the blockchain…
The Most Insecure Cellphone Providers with Oz Sultan
Feb 5 • 55 min
After our last episode featuring Michael Terpin, the entrepreneur who had his cell phone sim card jacked and subsequently lost $24 million in crypto, we thought it would be important to understand which cell phone carriers were the most and least secure.…
$24 Million in Crypto Stolen with Michael Terpin
Feb 3 • 67 min
What would you do if you discovered that your cell phone had been hacked and that $24 million dollars in crypto was gone? It happened to Michael Terpin, founder of BitAngels, the world’s first angel network for digital currency startups. As a result,…
The Crypto Rollercoaster Continues - Bad News for 1/31/19
Jan 31 • 52 min
Round the world and home again That’s the podcast’s way Faster faster, faster faster There’s no earthly way of knowing (knowing) Which direction crypto’s going (going) There’s no knowing where it’s going (going) Or which way the market’s flowing (flowing)…
Crypto Spotlight 058: Drife, Eventchain
Jan 30 • 40 min
Imagine this. You’re ready for a big night out to go see a show. But you need tickets for the event and a way to get to your destination. Well hold up. Before you call for that Uber, consider there might be a better blockchain-based solution in the works.…
Ravencoin Forevermore with Tron Black
Jan 29 • 32 min
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I checked my crypto, weak and weary, Over many a tear for the volume of forgotten crypto lore— While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of someone gently rapping, rapping on my door. “’Tis some…
Introducing The Bad Boys of Tech
Jan 29 • 2 min
Technology news, reviews, software, apps, gadgets and enterprise solutions, all delivered with a healthy helping of attitude! The Bad Boys of Tech features Internet pioneers and best-selling authors Joel Comm, Stewart Rogers and Travis Wright. Welcome to…
Supply Chain on Blockchain with Eric Piscini
Jan 27 • 32 min
Don’t eat that fish. You don’t where it’s been! From fisher to vessel to buyer to processor to distributor to restaurant or grocery store to you. It’s a long-complicated chain that provides many opportunities for things to go wrong. But what if you could…
John McAfee in Exile - Bad News for 1/24/19
Jan 24 • 52 min
We hope John McAfee lives forever because watching his story play out is so dang entertaining. And now, the US government is charging him with using cryptocurrencies for criminal acts. He’s got a lot to say about it as he is in exile. Bitcoin continues to…
Crypto Spotlight 057: Loyakk & Rivetz
Jan 23 • 37 min
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, zes and zirs, humans and aliens, regardless of what you are, your life is going to be impacted by blockchain technology. The goal is for you to not even realize that the tech is helping you, just like swiping a credit…
Tokenizing The World With Bruce Fenton
Jan 23 • 53 min
Have you ever bought shares in a company on the stock market? A standard way of investing, blockchain digital securities may revolutionize this age-old model. Today, we welcome Bruce Fenton of the Satoshi Roundtable Conference to the show. Our own…
How to Do Your 2018 Bitcoin & Crypto Taxes with Drew Kernosky
Jan 20 • 42 min
It’s the most horrible time of the year. Time to get off your asses and calculate taxes cause taxman is near. It should be the IRS that you fear. Yes, blockchain buddies and crypto comrades, it’s time to start thinking about how to manage your crypto…
Bad News for Thursday, Jan 17th 2019
Jan 17 • 51 min
Bitcoin is going to dip below $3000 says one crypto trader, the Constantinople hard fork promises to upgrade Ethereum as it moves from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake, and Cryptopia was hacked. We’re knee-deep in virtual snow as the crypto winter goes on…
Crypto for Good with Tour de Crypto
Jan 13 • 27 min
A decentralized ledger such as bitcoin is not only good for freedom-loving people, but the nature of crypto can lead to many other positive benefits. In other words, you can do a lot of good with bitcoin and other digital currencies. Today we are pleased…
Bitcoin Turns 10 Years Old! Bad News for 1/10/19
Jan 10 • 56 min
Happy Birthday, Bitcoin! Yes, the little crypto that could has turned 10 years old. Ah, they grow up so fast. Proof of keys is kind of a big deal, and we’ll tell you why. The hacker group is threatening to release the truth about 9/11 unless paid in…
Crypto Turnaround with Jason Brink
Jan 6 • 43 min
2017 saw the rise of the ICO like never before. But with 2018’s market crash, many of these projects are having a hard time getting off the ground. So what do you do when your crypto project is struggling? And how do you evaluate which projects have real…
2019 Crypto Predictions
Jan 1 • 33 min
Happy New Year! It’s 2019 and we are one year closer to the next halvening. What will this year bring for blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts? Will we see a bull run or will the markets continue to languish? Will there be new crypto-friendly…
2018 Crypto Year in Review
Dec 30, 2018 • 35 min
2018 is coming to a close and what a year it has been! From the euphoria of all-time highs to the reality of one of the most dramatic corrections the crypto world has ever seen. We’ve seen it all. ICOs slowly went out of fashion, the SEC has taken action…
Female Founders: Tokenizing Art, Finance & Luxury
Dec 27, 2018 • 45 min
Technology has traditionally been a male-dominated space, but more and more women are bringing great value to the blockchain world. Yay, equality! Today, we are celebrating the female of the species by introducing you to three individuals born with two XX…
Giving the Gift of Crypto
Dec 23, 2018 • 19 min
Twas the night before Christmas, and all at Bad Crypto Were wondering when bitcoin t’would recover, you know From highs of last year to lows that hurt bad While blockchain is good, prices have been sad The hope of new ways to transact did burn bright…
Crypto Rallies and What’s Up with Ronnie? Bad News for 12/20/18
Dec 21, 2018 • 48 min
It would seem that Bitcoin and most crypto have taken a turn for the better this week as Bitcoin has crossed the $4000 threshold once again. Does this mean we’ve all been good little boys and girls? In spite of that, some are still saying Bitcoin is dead,…
Crypto Spotlight 056: Coinpayments, Darico & ZenSports
Dec 19, 2018 • 60 min
Blockchain technology is far ahead of adoption, but today’s show is focused on solutions intended to help further that adoption. You’ll discover a tool designed to help merchants accept over 1000 different coins as payment, a portfolio of tools designed…
Real Crypto Talk with Brock Pierce
Dec 16, 2018 • 64 min
He may have started off as a child movie star (remember The Mighty Ducks?), but he is also a tech and crypto pioneer who has been part of more projects than you know. He’s got much to say and we just want to get right to it. So welcome to episode #219 of…
Baby, It’s Cold Outside - Bad News for 12/14/18
Dec 15, 2018 • 2 min
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but not in the crypto markets. Frosty is feeling the cold of the bitcoin winter. And even if Santa Claus comes to town, he appears to be bringing the Grinch along with him. No matter, because we invite you to…
Crypto Spotlight 055 - Javvy, Worbli & Omni Bazaar
Dec 12, 2018 • 55 min
As we get closer to wrapping up 2018, it’s amazing to see how many blockchain projects continue to move forward in spite of a down market. In fact, some of these projects are even more innovative and revolutionary than the ones that preceded them. Today…
Crypto Data Your Way with Clay Collins of Nomics
Dec 9, 2018 • 32 min
There are so many ways to examine crypto market data. You can examine the numbers, make pretty charts and invite people over for a crypto data party. But for those serious about data analysis, the more tools we have the better. Today we welcome Clay…
The SEC Fines Two Celebrities - Bad News for 12/6/18
Dec 6, 2018 • 37 min
There’s one name in crypto who’s voice stands above the rest as a beacon of truth and light. Founded on integrity and rife with credibility, this person has proven his ability to prophecy on the future of bitcoin. That man is Trevon James. Today we’ll…
Crypto Spotlight 054 - Huddl & Elementus
Dec 5, 2018 • 40 min
Tech, team, timeline, tokenomics, traction, tribe, trust and Travis. These are the 8 T’s we explore as we examine crypto projects. It’s not that we are opposed to other letters. We just like alliteration. So don’t call us letterist. We’ve got cool…
The Truth about the Crypto Markets with Oz Sultan
Dec 4, 2018 • 50 min
What’s really happening in the crypto markets? What does the current reset tell us about the market in general. What impact did the Bitcoin Cash fork have? And how big a part is regulation, or lack of, it playing in the space? Everyone has an opinion. And…
The SEC Chairman and Taylor Monahan
Dec 2, 2018 • 53 min
Some say one of the reasons the crypto markets have tanked is lack of regulation. Many have many waiting on the sidelines for the day that the SEC issues policy. Naomi Brockwell had the opportunity to catch up with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton recently and…
Bitcoin Best-Performing Asset Class of Decade - Bad News for 11/29/18
Nov 29, 2018 • 44 min
It may be down 80% from it’s all-time high, but some say Bitcoin is the world’s best performing asset class of the past 10 years. Google searches for Bitcoin are on the climb. And Bitcoin is still more valuable than Venezuelan currency. One of the 50…
Justin Sun with TRON
Nov 28, 2018 • 42 min
From massive airdrop to being a major player in the crypto space, Tron promises to help people building decentralized apps on their blockchain 4.0 platform. Today you’ll meet the creator of Tron, Justin Sun, in an exclusive interview with Bad Crypto’s own…
Cover Your Assets with Vinny Lingham & Steve Sprague
Nov 25, 2018 • 30 min
You may have a secure wallet on your phone. But how secure is your phone? Making digital assets secure is one of the milestones that must be conquered if crypto is going to go mainstream. Today we welcome two guys who are concerned with this very task.…
Intro to Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency: Share This with Friends!
Nov 22, 2018 • 28 min
Holidays. It’s a great time to get together with family, friends and associates to eat, drink and talk about cryptocurrency. I mean, isn’t that what everyone does? Everyone knows people who really don’t know what you are talking about when you say words…
Crypto Privacy Down Under with Naomi Brockwell
Nov 20, 2018 • 44 min
Let’s face it. Crypto scares some people. Usually, those people are the ones who stand to lose something as people are empowered by blockchain. Think… Goverments and institutions. Would you be willing to hand your phone code and password over to a…
Edumacation with Teachur featuring Ben Blair & Josh Stanley
Nov 18, 2018 • 44 min
Is you ready to get learnt somethin? Then you needs an edumacation. All them fancy thangs you need to know in order to make somethin of yerself in this here wurld. Reckon we gonna hand that to you today as we welcome Ben Blair and Josh Stanley from…
Crypto Spotlight 053 - Substratum, Digitex, Codex & Vegan Nation
Nov 16, 2018 • 61 min
Don’t let the downturn in the crypto markets fool you. Blockchain technology is no respecter of prices. Brilliant and entrepreneurial people and businesses around the world are moving the crypto world forward. And we are fortunate to speak with these…
Bitcoin Drops Below $6000 - Bad News for 11/15/18
Nov 15, 2018 • 41 min
Was it Craig Wright? Was it the Bitcoin Cash fork? Was it rumours of Bitmain letting go of Jihan Wu? Or did someone forget to brush their teeth today? We’re not really sure what caused the markets to plummet this week, but Bitcoin has gone as low as…
Blockchain and Politics with Alex Merced
Nov 13, 2018 • 30 min
Politics. The mere mention of the word can disrupt friendships and turn Thanksgiving conversation into a food fight. But let’s face it… it’s going to take legislation to bring trust to the blockchain space. Today we welcome Alex Merced, Vice-Chairman of…
Crowdfunding Law with Mark Roderick
Nov 11, 2018 • 45 min
The past couple years have seen a boom in the ICO space, followed by a whole lot of uncertainty. That’s due not only to the prices of crypto tanking this year, but also because of the issues surrounding the legality of issuing tokens and coins. While we…
Stellar $125 Million Airdrop - Bad News for 11/8/18
Nov 8, 2018 • 41 min
Bitcoin keeps teasing us with a potential bull run. Charlie Shrem says he didn’t do it. John McAfee gets a tattoo and a coin goes up 17%. And a top 10 crypto is getting ready to airdrop $125 million in tokens to wallet-holders. It’s just another week in…
Financial Foundations Crumbling with Christopher Greene of AMTV
Nov 6, 2018 • 42 min
Did you learn what fiat currency was growing up? Most people today still don’t know what fiat is. And they have no idea that the old school financial world is already dead… we’re just waiting for it to give off its death rattle. Today, we welcome…
Surviving a Crypto Bear Market with Fred Schebesta
Nov 4, 2018 • 44 min
It’s been a rough year for crypto investors. And it’s important to know how to survive a bear market. Cause when you poke the bear, the bear pokes back. Today we’ll speak with Fred Schebesta, Co-Founder of the global personal finance comparison website…
Bad News LIVE from World Crypto Con
Nov 2, 2018 • 41 min
Elvis may have left the building, but Travis and I are with billions of cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts at World Crypto Con 2018 in Las Vegas! Morgan Stanley says crypto is a new institutional asset class, Coinbase says they aren’t doing an IPO…
Crypto Spotlight 052 - Naked Technologies &
Oct 31, 2018 • 49 min
The crypto world is kind of like the chocolate factory, full of new creations and wonders. It’s all fun and games until you drown in a pool of chocolate. But we invite you to embrace pure imagination and see the future of blockchain as we speak with…
The Mac is Back! John McAfee, Part II
Oct 30, 2018 • 63 min
Here we are, 100 episodes later, and the Mac is back for round two with Bad Crypto. From his Presidential run and his hacked, unhackable app, to continued thoughts on the severing of an appendage and the state of crypto, this is some fascinating and…
The Saga of Ross Ulbricht and the Silk Road (with Lyn Ulbricht & Sasha Hodder)
Oct 28, 2018 • 50 min
The silk road. A website that allowed the buying and selling of goods, both legal and illegal. It was shut down by the US government and the creator of the site was sentenced to double-life without parole for non-violent crimes. Regardless of what you…
Coinbase in Yo’ Face - Bad News for 10/25/18
Oct 25, 2018 • 58 min
‘Twas the show before Halloween and all at Bad Crypto Was quiet, yet spooky, like the full moon as night glows. Travis and Joel recovered from jet lag As their talks in Moscow and Kiev were in the bag. But excitement was high, ‘twas not really fear As…
The Future of Money with Chris J. Snook
Oct 23, 2018 • 56 min
Whoa! Did you feel that? A seismic shift is taking place in the tectonic plates of the financial world. It’s just not pointy-headed techie geeks that are talking about Bitcoin. The world’s largest and most powerful financial institutions are seeking to…
The History of Money with Mark Moss
Oct 21, 2018 • 44 min
We’ve come a long way from bartering with cowry shells, but the reasons we use money have not changed. It’s all about exchanging something for something else we perceive to be of value. However, we didn’t just hop from cowry shells to Bitcoin. And today…
Tether Gets Bitcoin All Twisted - Bad News for 10/18/18
Oct 18, 2018 • 42 min
Dear Stablecoins, I’m so glad you exist. You make it easier for people to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. You bring confidence and trust to the markets. And you’re just so darned handsome. But when one of your own goes rogue and decides to not be stable,…
Crypto Spotlight 051: CargoCoin, Art Pro & Cybermiles
Oct 17, 2018 • 56 min
Greetings Comrades. Mr. Travis Wright and I are coming to you from the other side of the world. I am in Moscow and he is in Kiev. We’ve had the opportunity to speak at different events, but while on the road we still make time for you, our most treasured…
Do DAOs Mark the End of For-Profit Corporations?
Oct 16, 2018 • 47 min
As blockchain marches on, new models for governance are emerging. The question can be asked … do decentralized autonomous organizations, otherwise known as DAOs, present a threat the prevalent model of for-profit corporations? We’re going to go down that…
Why Stablecoins Matter
Oct 14, 2018 • 38 min
If there’s one word that has characterized cryptocurrency, it’s volatility. And it’s a good reason to make the case of stablecoins. What exactly is a stablecoin, why do we have them and how do they work within the blockchain ecosystem? How will these…
Crypto Rollercoaster - Bad News for 10/11/18
Oct 12, 2018 • 41 min
Just when it looked like things might be going bullish, the fed raised interest rates again. The stock market took a big plunge and the crypto markets went right along with it. Roger Ver is considering opening a crypto exchange. Binance will be donating…
Crypto Spotlight 50: Pledgecamp, Lampix & Rubiix
Oct 10, 2018 • 51 min
Contrary to the obituaries that some people are writing regarding the ICO space, blockchain projects are moving forward at a fast and furious pace. In fact there is more development taking place now than there was a year ago. Huh… how ‘bout dat? On…
Blockchain Law with Wags
Oct 9, 2018 • 44 min
Blockchain technology has developed so quickly that many don’t understand the law when it comes to the new cryptocurrencies. If you fight the law, the law wins, so it’s probably a good idea to have an understanding. You don’t want to be wearing an orange…
HODL Rally with Virtue Nightingale
Oct 7, 2018 • 34 min
The crowd is excited as the race for blockchain is on. Will Bitcoin make a 4th quarter run for an all-time high. Will Ethereum see its glory days once again? And will Litecoin cash ever be taken seriously? So many questions and only time will tell. That’s…
FEDCOIN is Coming - Bad News for October 4, 2018
Oct 4, 2018 • 52 min
Amazing. Smart. Astounding. Incredible. Beautiful. Wonderful. Stupendous. Brilliant. Courageous. Magical. Awesome. Brave. Kind. Powerful. Loving. Handsome. Who are we talking about? Here’s a hint. It’s not Jamie Dimon. Nope, those adjectives describe you.…
Crypto Spotlight 049: Workchain, ClimateCoin & Origin Protocol
Oct 3, 2018 • 59 min
Who doesn’t like to eliminate intermediaries? Who isn’t in favor of a clean environment? And who doesn’t like to get paid for their work? We’re going to assume you like all three of these things. So do the founders of the companies that are joining us for…
Meet us in Las Vegas!
Oct 2, 2018 • 35 min
Crypto conferences, meetups, hackathons and special events are taking place all over the world. In fact, odds are that even as you are listening to this show an event is happening somewhere. But there is one event in particular that is coming up which we…
Blockchain Needs Women - Featuring Alice Hlidkova
Sep 30, 2018 • 39 min
Like many fields of technology, there is a preponderance of men involved in blockchain development. But that is changing. We all know that men and women are equal, but they are also equally different. Each gender brings unique talents and perspective to…
Banks of the Future? Bad News 9/27/18
Sep 27, 2018 • 47 min
The Mt Gox selloff has ended and the total figures are in. Binance looks to the future with a decentralized exchange and fiat trading. Google reverses their crypto ad ban for exchanges. And Wal-mart puts lettuce on the blockchain. What does this have to…
Crypto Spotlight 48: Formosa Financial, AltLending & Docademic
Sep 26, 2018 • 53 min
The ICO market has slowed, but crypto projects continue to move forward. That’s because nothing can stop blockchain from blockchaining. Smart people around the world are working on providing solutions to real problems, and we love welcoming them to the…
Don’t You Wish You Were as Smart as Charlie Lee & Sold All Your Litecoin at the Top?
Sep 25, 2018 • 53 min
It’s a beautiful day in San Francisco and we’re coming to you live from the very first Litecoin Summit! On today’s show we’ll welcome back Litecoin founder, Charlie Lee. Next Generation Day-trading platform, Openblock, will share their vision. We’ll cover…
Crypto Roulette
Sep 23, 2018 • 44 min
With over 1900 coins and tokens now listed on, there are tons of cryptos that we’ve never heard of. It’s easy to go through the top 100 and talk tokens, but today we spin the wheel of fortune and go down to the basement to see what lurks…
Crypto Market To Grow 1000x? - Bad News for 9-20-18
Sep 20, 2018 • 39 min
It’s a sideways week in the crypto world, but the blockchain news is anything but that. continues to lead the way, John McAfee makes a request that doesn’t go too well, and the Brave Browser is becoming a legitimate alternative to Chrome.…
Crypto Spotlight 047: Encrypgen & FreeCash
Sep 19, 2018 • 39 min
Right now, someone is building a better blockchain. Right now, someone is coding something revolutionary that will disrupt an entire industry. Right now, crypto is moving into the mainstream. It might not feel like it, because it’s been a tough year as…
Gaming on the Blockchain with Alex Casassovici
Sep 18, 2018 • 35 min
The video game and computer game industry has absolutely exploded over the past decade, with this form of entertainment bringing in more money than the film and television industry. It only makes sense the the token economy would find its way into the…
Ronnie Moas Goes on a Tour de Crypto!
Sep 16, 2018 • 58 min
Warm sunshiny days. Opening up a cold one. Snuggles with your new puppy. Ah… these are the glorious moments that make up a life. And on today’s show, it’s all of those things wrapped into one as we welcome back a dear friend of the show… Mr. Ronnie Moas.…
Crypto Assets Here to Stay - Bad News for September 13, 2018
Sep 14, 2018 • 41 min
Whenever Travis and I record an episode of Bad Crypto, I always write the teaser just before we get started. It’s a spontaneous thing. Sometimes I have bursts of creativity that make it hilarious. Other times it’s more matter of fact and to the point.…
Crypto Spotlight 046: Uncloak, Kinesis
Sep 12, 2018 • 41 min
In the past year we’ve spoken with companies creating blockchain solutions to tokenize energy, entertainment, cybersecurity, voting, real estate, travel, information, advice, banking, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, loyalty programs and much…
Health: Further Live from Nashville
Sep 11, 2018 • 53 min
It’s hotter than hades outside in Nashville, but it’s cool breezes inside the Music City Center hall as we’re in Tennessee for the Tokenizing Health conference. Today, we’ll welcome three guests to the stage to discuss how a platform, an investor and an…
Start Engine - Howard Marks Returns
Sep 9, 2018 • 28 min
Everyone has heard of the Internet. And by now, you’ve likely heard about the Internet of things. But have you considered that in the future, we’ll be tokenining all the things on blockchain? Art, real estate, automobiles and more can be tokenized with…
Goldman-Sucks Can Kiss My Assets - Bad News for September 6, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 39 min
Are you experiencing the doldrums due to a down crypto market? Do you long for the days of Bitcoin being at $20,000? Have you taken abuse from misinformed friends and family that mock the low prices? Well, we’ve got good news for you! The Bad Crypto…
Crypto Spotlight 045: GOeureka, Konkrete
Sep 6, 2018 • 38 min
I like Bad Crypto and I can not lie. You other shows can’t deny. When Travis and Joel come in and bust a rhyme with your bitcoin just in time, you guffaw, and you laugh and snort. We’re coming on strong with a witty retort. Covering the blockchain,…
Blockchain in Asia with Michael Joshua Johnson
Sep 4, 2018 • 41 min
It’s easy to get isolated and think of everything in terms of the western world, when you are from the western world. But the fact of the matter is that blockchain is moving forward in Asia at an unprecedented pace. Today we’ll flip hemispheres and visit…
Trading Cryptos with TraderCobb
Sep 2, 2018 • 46 min
Some people HODL their cryptos, but others enjoy the thrill of trading for fun and profit. Today, we’re pleased to welcome Craig Cobb, known as TraderCobb, to the show to discuss strategies and tips for trading tokens and being happy. And by happy, we…
McAfee’s “Unhackable Wallet” Hacked — Bad News for Sept 1st, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 • 47 min
Nasdaq is jumping on the crypto bandwagon. Binance profits rival Nasdaq but with just 4% of the staff. More confusion as courts say CFTC can regulate cryptos as commodities. And big names in banking continue their march towards blockchain. Remember John…
Crypto Spotlight: Blupass, PARQ, Digitex
Aug 29, 2018 • 57 min
Some people like to learn what companies are doing in the blockchain space. Some people do not. We are in that first group. And that’s why we do crypto spotlight episodes. Today you’ll hear from three companies that intend to disrupt, transform and…
Blockchain and the Fourth Age with Byron Reese
Aug 28, 2018 • 48 min
According to Byron Reese, CEO of GigaOM, we are entering the fourth age of humanity. Today, you’ll chat with Byron and we’ll go down the rabbit hole of artificial intelligence, machine learning and how it relates to blockchain. It’s episode #173 of The…
Vitalik Buterin Cameo - Bad News for 8/26/18
Aug 27, 2018 • 49 min
The SEC just doesn’t care for crypto ETFs. Ethereum may be ready to bounce off it’s lows for the year. And perhaps mining doesn’t take as much energy as we think. Our friends down under can now pay their bills with Bitcoin, and Apple has approved a crypto…
Crypto Spotlight: Latium, DINNGO, Mobu
Aug 22, 2018 • 57 min
Welcome to BCN, the Bad Crypto Network. I’m Joel Comm and today’s top story is ICOs. Even though the crypto markets are down, blockchain development soldiers on without a hitch. And today you’ll meet leaders from three companies that are on the front…
Ashley Scorpio is a Coin Genius
Aug 21, 2018 • 43 min
Today, we’re pleased to introduce you to Ashley Scorpio, marketing director for, a blockchain project designed to bring transparency to the cryptocurrency community through advanced market intelligence. After years as a marketing, brand and…
Miko Matsumura, Founder of Evercoin
Aug 19, 2018 • 51 min
The world of tomorrow. Artificial intelligence knows what you groceries you want delivered before you even ask. Your car picks you up on schedule. Your toast is flawlessly toasted and buttered precisely when you are hungry. It’s technology. And combined…
Bitcoin Hits 50% Crypto Dominance - Bad News for 8/16/18
Aug 17, 2018 • 24 min
The markets may be struggling, but Bitcoin has passed more than 50% crypto dominance for the first time this year. Facebook appears to be moving forward with Blockchain. And Jamie Dimon just can’t make up his mind. Or perhaps he just can’t shut up. Either…
Crypto Spotlight: Beaxy Exchange, Daox, Deconet
Aug 16, 2018 • 57 min
Bad Crypto Spotlight 7 T’s checklist. Tech? Check. Timeline? Check Team? Check Tokenomics? Check Tribe? Check Traction? Check Travis? I’m not here. Join us for the future of blockchain as we interview founders of companies innovating on the blockchain.…
Phillip Nunn of WealthChain Capital
Aug 14, 2018 • 49 min
Those into crypto are part of one big family, leading this, and the next, generations into the future. And just like many groups, we’re starting to see various blockchain and crypto clubs spring up. Today, you’ll meet Phillip Nunn of WealthChain Capital.…
Healthcare on the Blockchain - Stuart Lackey with Solaster
Aug 12, 2018 • 44 min
Healthcare is one of the most-discussed, and most important, social issues of the past decade. Doctors, patients, insurance companies and politicians are often at odds at resolving the best way to insure that we all get the care we need. Perhaps…
Crypto Spotlight 041 - Benchmark, Puma Pay, Project Aiur
Aug 10, 2018 • 60 min
There is nothing wrong with your podcast player. Do not attempt to adjust the audio. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control…
The World’s First Blockchain Baby - Bad News 8/9/18
Aug 9, 2018 • 46 min
Bitcoin continues going down, Ethereum is tanking and the sky is falling. If your name is Chicken Little, you’ll feel right at home. But if you are a forward-thinking citizen of the Republic of Bad Cryptopia, you’ll be optimistic as you believe crypto and…
Retail on the Blockchain with CyberMiles
Aug 7, 2018 • 22 min
The distant future, the year 2030. Blockchain and cryptocurrency rule the world. Affirmative. They rule the world. People no longer use fiat currency to buy things and stuff. Affirmative. Paper money is extinct. All ecommerce is on the blockchain.…
Disrupting Advertising with Blockchain
Aug 5, 2018 • 37 min
When we get older, driving lambos, many years from now. Will you still be sending me ethereum, Birthday greetings, smack on my bum. If Bitcoin dips and I lose my ass Will you lock the door. Will you listen to bad crypto, episode 164. Full Show Notes at:…
Bull Run Stalled? - Bad News for 8/2/18
Aug 2, 2018 • 47 min
After a long bear market, Bitcoin appeared to be gaining steam over the past couple weeks and the crypto markets seemed to be recovering. And then, not so much. Has the Bitcoin and crypto bull run stalled or is this just another pullback? The Winkevi were…
Crypto Spotlight 040 - TrustToken, Utrum, Aenco, Virtual Rehab
Aug 1, 2018 • 74 min
The crypto world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as crypto. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s…
Crypto Trading with Josh Olszewicz
Jul 31, 2018 • 33 min
There are two kinds of people in the crypto world… hodlers and traders. If you are investing for the long term, sit back and relax. You’ll either make a lot of money or lose it all. But if you have the stomach for the ups and downs of the crypto space,…
Crypto Taxes and Law with Andrew Gordon
Jul 29, 2018 • 36 min
It’s said there are two things certain in our lives… death and taxes. Today, we’re going to discuss just one of those. And it doesn’t include the grim reaper. But it’s still a little grim. We’ve invited Andrew Gordon, a lawyer and CPA, to the show to…
Big Week for Coinbase - Bad News for 7/26
Jul 26, 2018 • 35 min
Is Bitcoin coming back to life? Or is this week’s upward swing another false start? There’s big news coming from Coinbase, regulators and Wall Street. And it seems there are many bullish predictions coming from big players. Hopefully your portfolio is…
Crypto Spotlight 039: Hypernet, Tokenaire, ENVIENTA
Jul 25, 2018 • 49 min
And now we take you inside the minds of Joel Comm and Travis Wright… Bacon Guacamole When lambo When moon When Toyota Corolla When dunebuggy Women in bikinis Macaroni and Cheese Bacon Squirrels Silver and Gold Bitcoin Bullrun Jessica Alba Jennifer…
The Voice of Blockchain
Jul 24, 2018 • 24 min
The Chicago Blockchain Project is building Chicago to be the blockchain capital of the world by incentivizing collaboration. Travis & Joel chat with the project’s founder Disruption Joe
Silvio Schembri of Malta, the Blockchain Island
Jul 22, 2018 • 39 min
As the unstoppable crypto tide rolls forward, we are seeing more and more governments attempt to make decisions as to how they are going to manage the blockchain beast. More oppressive or regressive nations are opting to outlaw cryptocurrency. Others are…
Crypto Spotlight 038: Cache, Block66, BotChain
Jul 20, 2018 • 54 min
Over the past year, we’ve interviewed more than 150 ICO projects, companies innovating and seeking to develop new ways to tackle current problems. And we’ve barely scratched the tip of the iceberg. Innovation is coming fast and furious, and today we’ll…
Anniversary Show
Jul 19, 2018 • 41 min
One year ago today The Bad Crypto Podcast was unleashed on an unsuspecting public, and blockchain was never the same. Over 5,000,000 downloads, 200 recordings, 200 interviews, billions of Badcoin, and a couple funny jokes. Is it coincidence that the last…
Revisiting Crypto Wallets
Jul 17, 2018 • 23 min
You look like you may be new in these here parts, cowboy. You know your way around? Listen here, pilgrim, I’m just looking for a place to stash my crypto cash. You gotta be real careful. There’s hackers and thieves just waiting on the chance to take your…
Blockchain, Baby
Jul 16, 2018 • 26 min
Yeah Baby! It’s Bad Crypto, YEAH! We’re having a swinging, groovy good time talkin’ about Blockchain, baby! Does Blockchain make you randy? YEAH BABY! And if Bitcoin doesn’t get to one million dollars, it’s going to be very embarrassing for John McAfee Oh…
What is this Bitcoin Thing Again?
Jul 15, 2018 • 46 min
You may be a Bitcoin old-timer, but many to the crypto space are new. As a result, there are still many questions about what Bitcoin even is. How was it created? Why was it created? What does it do? Can I buy a pony with it? As part of our Birthday…
Bad To The Future
Jul 14, 2018 • 45 min
Marty! We’ve got a problem! We’ve got to go back in time and stop Travis Wright and Joel Comm from starting the Bad Crypto Podcast! They are going to ruin everything, Marty! The markets are going to crash in January 2018, and it’s the Bad Crypto’s fault!…
Mate Tokay on Bitcoin Cash
Jul 12, 2018 • 42 min
In 2017, a group of Bitcoinists forked Bitcoin to a new token which they believed was truer to Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper than Bitcoin in its current form. The new forked token was called Bitcoin Cash. A controversial and divisive topic in the Bitcoin…
Crypto Spotlight 37: LendLedger, Akash Network, TRIVVER
Jul 11, 2018 • 59 min
Sunshiney days. Puppies. Chocolate chip cookies. Traveling to new lands. These are all things that make me happy. What does that have to do with this podcast? Nothing. I just like to talk about things that make me happy. Don’t judge me. But on today’s…
Talkin’ Tokens Two with Travis and Joes
Jul 10, 2018 • 38 min
We have heard your feedback, citizens of The Republic of Bad Cryptopia. And you have told us that you enjoy (insert Talkin Tokens with Travis and Jos!). And so we’re back with a second edition of the show where we discuss the tokens that you have asked us…
Charlie Shrem
Jul 8, 2018 • 44 min
Momma always said, crypto is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you gonna get. And today we’re not sure what we gonna get as we invite Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem to the show. That’s a lot of ways to Shrem. You can even talk to one, like we…
Crypto Spotlight 036: 4New & 0xcert
Jul 6, 2018 • 43 min
There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears…
Top 10 Celebrities in Crypto - Bad News
Jul 6, 2018 • 40 min
Andy Warhol artwork is auctioned on the blockchain, one country will pass three pro-cryptocurrency bills into law and TRON locks up billions of their tokens. Who are the top 10 celebrities that are investing in crypto? And does it matter? It’s our weekly…
Colin LeMahieu of Raiblocks/Nano
Jul 3, 2018 • 31 min
Bonjour, mes amies! Bitcoin is awesome, but transactions can be slow. And those fees? Not it’s most attractive feature. But other developers are working on blockchains that are super-speedy with incredibly low transaction fees. Today we welcome Colin…
Ground tZero with Patrick Byrne of
Jul 3, 2018 • 31 min
The crypto market may feel like it has slowed down, but projects are continuing at an accelerating pace, with some of the biggest names in finance and new media taking interest in blockchain projects. Today, we are pleased to welcome back Patrick Byrne,…
Crypto Collapse Continues - Bad News June 28, 2018
Jun 29, 2018 • 38 min
How low can it go, how low can it go… that’s the question that many in the crypto space are asking right now as Bitcoin dips below $6000. And it’s not the only coin that is falling faster than tears on election night. We’ll look at the state of the market…
Crypto Spotlight 35: DREAM, You42, ContentBox
Jun 28, 2018 • 56 min
Once upon a time, there was a boy named Joel. One day, Joel was surfing the internet and a friend introduced him to a boy named Travis. Travis and Joel seemed to get along really swell. They talked about websites, current events and politics. One day,…
Building Crypto Communities with Bitbender
Jun 26, 2018 • 37 min
One of cryptos key foundations is it’s focus on community. Decentralized and developed through community activity, people working together towards a common goal is core to the spirit of crypto. Today you’ll meet Jason Brink, aka: BitBender, a crypto…
Jimmy Song Says Bitcoin is All that Matters
Jun 24, 2018 • 62 min
Are you sad when the crypto markets are down? Does a little tear come to your eye because you don’t want to look at blockfolio? Are you fearful that your coins are going to turn to dust? Brush away those tears and fears, because now there’s a solution for…
Tether Gets Transparent… Maybe - Bad News
Jun 22, 2018 • 49 min
The controversial tether coin has released a transparency update. Jack Dorsey and Square have received their Bitlicense in New York city. The CEO of Circle says every world currency will have a crypto version. And Travis’ beard is still growing. EOS, JP…
Crypto Spotlight 034: SquirrelCoin, Havven, OpenBlock
Jun 20, 2018 • 44 min
What do housing in Holland, Stablecoins and Trading Bots have in common? They’re all topics in today’s show where we bring you innovative solutions to real-world problems which may be solved on the blockchain. Mr. Travis Wright just hopped off stage in…
Bitcoin Mining Pioneer Marshall Long
Jun 19, 2018 • 39 min
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, there were some dudes that thought it would be a cool idea to mine cryptocurrency. Only a handful of people even knew what Bitcoin was, and you’ve got to wonder if they had any idea just how valuable one bitcoin…
Talkin’ Tokens with Travis and Joes
Jun 17, 2018 • 40 min
We regularly email and voicemail from you, the citizens of the Republic of Bad Cryptopia, asking us to take a look at various tokens, and to chime in with our thoughts. As the benevolent dictators of this fine Republic, we have heard your pleas and are…
Bad News: Crypto Markets Tanking - Really Bad News (June 14, 2018)
Jun 14, 2018 • 53 min
Crypto prices continue to slide, litecoin cash suffers a 51% attack, and Coinbase may be adding a new coin to the exchange. More info about tether indicates there may be shenanigans afoot. And Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea. So how is he involved with…
Crypto Spotlight 033: OSA DC, NextPakk, XYO Network
Jun 13, 2018 • 63 min
We’re back from Las Vegas, and leaving wasn’t as hard as you think. Amidst the dry heat and way too much cigarette smoke, we will tell you what we experienced and why you need to be in Las Vegas Halloween weekend. The spirit of Blockchain is all about…
Stan Bokov from
Jun 12, 2018 • 41 min
It’s an engine. It’s a platform. It’s social. It’s, and it’s one of the fastest-growing social platforms for investors and traders. Today, we’ve got Stan Bokov, co-founder and COO of TradingView with us. It’s not a dessert-topping or a…
Jared Tate from DigiByte
Jun 10, 2018 • 54 min
Bitcoin has long been the gold standard for cryptocurrency. Some would say it’s the only real cryptocurrency. And while it is the dominant form of crypto, it has its limitations. Although infinitely faster than wire transfers, check-writing and bank…
John McAfee for President? - Bad News (June 8, 2018)
Jun 7, 2018 • 43 min
The crypto job markets are exploding with opportunity, Forbes makes a Bitcoin price year-end prediction, and the SEC chimes in on ICOs. John McAfee for President in 2020? The renegade crypto-guru is making news again as he announces his repeat bid for the…
Crypto Spotlight 32: MEVU, BitLumens, TrustaBit
Jun 6, 2018 • 54 min
Imagine, if you will, a world in which transparency, accountability and efficiency ruled the day. A world in which the people were empowered to use their creativity, talents and ingenuity to make the world a better place for all. A world in which the old…
Howard Marks of
Jun 5, 2018 • 39 min
In the beginning, there was venture capital. And the VCs looked upon the fragile, small startups that they raped and pillaged for ludicrous profits and said “it is good.” But a new breed of entrepreneurs looked upon the cruel and unusual treatment many…
Joe Roets of Dragonchain
Jun 3, 2018 • 53 min
The Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains are not the only blockchains in existence. In fact, there are a number of blockchains that are seeking to improve upon privacy, transaction speed and features, among other things. Today, you’ll meet the CEO and Chief…
Digital Kitties & Decentralized Artificial Intelligence with Benny Giang & Simone Giacomelli
Jun 1, 2018 • 42 min
How will decentralized artificial intelligence help humanity? Simone Giacomelli, the co-founder of SingularityNet has some great ideas on how to combine AI and blockchain to create an open source technology accessible to all. Did you think Crypto Kitties…
Crypto Spotlight 31: Ubanx, BlockGrain, Swiss Alps Mining, CoVEX
May 30, 2018 • 67 min
The price of cryptos may be down, but that doesn’t mean innovation has ceased. And it’s certainly no indicator of the future. How do we know? Because we regularly have the opportunity to speak with companies who are building a better blockchain mousetrap.…
Moar Moas - Ronnie Revises His BTC Projections
May 29, 2018 • 36 min
The crypto world is crazy and Joel is so upset he is crying. Inconsolable. Maybe Ronnie Moas can cheer him up. It’s episode #133 of The Bad Crypto Podcast.
Top Ten Crypto Countdown (Part 2)
May 27, 2018 • 38 min
Welcome back to The Bad Crypto Podcast. We’re here for part two of The Top Ten Crypto Countdown, featuring the biggest cryptocurrencies in the world. The official site says these are the coins and tokens with the largest market…
Quickie: EOS Token Swap Deadline June 1st
May 25, 2018 • 14 min
EOS’s year-long ICO is about to come to a close. But many people aren’t aware that the current ERC-20 EOS tokens need to be swapped out by June 1st when the mainnet launches…. Or those tokens may be worthless. Losing crypto sucks and we don’t want that to…
Bitcoin Manipulation! Bad News for the Week Ending May 25, 2018
May 24, 2018 • 36 min
Is Bitcoin being manipulated by evil forces? The United States has begun a criminal probe into price rigging. Google tries to woo Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin for a top-secret crypto project. And what country has replaced the US dollar with their own…
Crypto Spotlight 030: Mandala, Ravn,
May 23, 2018 • 60 min
With more people interested in crypto than ever before, the exchange business is booming. After all, we need places to easily buy and sell coins. Today you’ll meet two companies that are looking to bring innovation to the exchange marketplace. And few…
Art on the Blockchain? VESA Says Yessa
May 22, 2018 • 36 min
Some would say that creating a token is more than just a science, it’s an art. And then, there’s art that can incorporate science. Today you will meet blockchain artist, Vesa, who is innovating a new art form that uses mixed methods of art styles with a…
Top Ten Crypto Countdown (Part 1)
May 20, 2018 • 35 min
Hello again and welcome to The Bad Crypto Podcast. I’m Satoshi Kasem (and I’m Casey Nakamoto) and we’re all set to countdown the biggest cryptocurrencies in the world. The official site says these are the coins and tokens with the…
Consensus, McAfee Under Siege and Goldman-Sachs Coin - Bad News May 18, 2018
May 17, 2018 • 42 min
Consensus 2018 in New York City has come to an end. Do we wish we had been there? And how did the crypto markets react to the event? John McAfee is going underground… again. And the Securities and Exchange Commission has punk’d the crypto world with a…
Spotlight: Cardstack, Coti, Artis
May 16, 2018 • 64 min
Remember when Jeff Bezos said he wanted to sell books out of his garage? Book retailers laughed. Remember when Netflix started a rent DVD-by-mail service? Blockbuster Video laughed. Remember the time Travis got hacked? He had the last laugh. Today we’ll…
Joel’s New Book, Listener Questions and TrustToken
May 15, 2018 • 47 min
BADCOIN is back, and for a limited time you’ve got an opportunity to get up to 1,000,000 of them! It may or may not have something to do with my new book (which is written so you’ll have more fun in your work and personal life). We dig into the mailbox to…
Cayman Enterprise City with Charlie Kirkconnell
May 13, 2018 • 61 min
It’s sunny in Grand Cayman, but by the time you hear this Travis and Joel will have returned to Denver and Kansas City. Hopefully it will be sunny there as well. The World Tokenomic Forum was a fantastic event and it turns out that Grand Cayman is a very…
Bad News: Bitcoin Going Up, Bitcoin Going Down - For the Week Ending Friday, May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018 • 44 min
Just when you thought we were entering a bull run, Bitcoin takes another hit. For those new to the space, it might feel like a roller coaster. To those who have seen this before, it’s just another day in crypto. Warren Buffet has some unkind words for…
World Tokenomic Forum, Bonin Bough, and Brickblock
May 9, 2018 • 55 min
It may be sunny in Kansas City and Denver, but we wouldn’t know because we are at Grand Cayman for the World Tokenomic Forum. Sucks to be us, huh? Today you’ll meet one of the top marketing executives in the world. He’s worked with Facebook, Twitter,…
Is Ethereum a Security?
May 7, 2018 • 44 min
Is Ethereum a token or is it a security? How the Securities and Exchange Commission defines it could change the face of crypto forever. In this episode we’ll dig in to the discussion, examining the pros and cons of how such a decision could impact the…
IBM on the Blockchain from Collision
May 6, 2018 • 44 min
Travis and Joel are freshly back from The Collision conference in The Big Easy, and Travis had more than his fair share of shrimp. They had the opportunity to take the stage and talk about the future of crypto as well as attend some great parties and hang…
Bad News For Week Ending Friday, May 4, 2018
May 5, 2018 • 50 min
Hi Neighbor. It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, the Republic of Bad Cryptopia. And we’re glad you’re our neighbors. Sure. It’s nice to see the altcoins continue to go up, isn’t it? Uh-huh. We think so. Another financial powerhouse is getting into…
Talking to Tim Draper About Betting Big on Crypto
May 1, 2018 • 39 min
The founding CEO of PayPal calls Bitcoin a scam. Some crypto holders are placing bitcoin under their skin to keep it secure. The major bank, BBVA, issued a $91 million loan using two blockchains. And, we have an exclusive interview with Mr. Tim Draper…
We’re off to See the Wizard of Oz Sultan
Apr 29, 2018 • 65 min
Is cryptocurrency being used for evil purposes? Is Bitcoin the primary method criminals depend on to sell illicit goods? And are terrorists benefitting from the rise of crypto? Get ready for some profound content and discussion as we welcome Oz Sultan,…
Joel Loses Crypto - Bad News for Week Ending April 27, 2018
Apr 26, 2018 • 44 min
Is the market getting ready to take a turn towards a bull run? Bitcoin and altcoins are showing signs of life after a several month downturn. Also a Bitcoin milestone happened today. After months of carefully and painstakingly minding his tokens, Joel…
Spotlight: DAOstack, PlayUp, CoinJanitor
Apr 25, 2018 • 57 min
If only the blockchain had a way to make decentralized collaboration of contracts as easy as a Wordpress plugin. If only there was a way for fantasy sports enthusiasts to have their own token which would be fully liquid. If only there was a way to sweep…
Breaking Down Centralized Social Media Platforms with Eric Ly and Sanket Raskar
Apr 24, 2018 • 50 min
A new blockchain startup called Basis has just raised $133 million in funding from big time investors for their new stable coin. Telegram has been temporarily banned in Russia, yet the CEO, Pavel Durov, continues to pose topless on sandy beaches. And…
Scott Adams & Dilbert Go All in for Crypto
Apr 22, 2018 • 62 min
You’ve created and illustrated one of the top comic strips of all time, selling over 20 million books and with your strip seen in in over 2,000 newspapers, in 57 countries, and in 19 languages. What do you do next? Well, if your name is Scott Adams,…
Forking Around with Bitcoin Girl
Apr 21, 2018 • 43 min
Naomi Brockwell, our favorite Austrianalian is back in the house, and she’s starring in a new blockchain-centric mini-series. We’ll speak with Bitcoin girl about this new project as well as her latest thoughts on crypto. There was a greater degree of…
Good News / Bad News for Week Ending April 20, 2018
Apr 19, 2018 • 46 min
Former Bad Crypto guest Ian Balina was hacked for $2 million in crypto while live-streaming. An ICO raises $50 million and then exits with the cash… or did they? Some believe we are in the very early stages of crypto. And did a Final Fantasy game released…
Bad Crypto Spotlight: Uulala, GoChain, EHO-TEX
Apr 18, 2018 • 64 min
Financial inclusion for the unbanked. Solving the problem with Ethereum’s scaling issues. And… a horse of a different color. Today you will meet founders of three companies seeking to bring change and progress to the world through blockchain technology.…
BitGuild Interview with CEO, Jared Psigoda
Apr 17, 2018 • 53 min
What’s up with the rise and fall of Bitcoin? Telegram might cancel it’s ICO. Ripple has made a “curious” investment of $25M into a blockchain fund. Tim Draper has a stunning Bitcoin prediction. And we’ll talk about how blockchain technology can be used to…
Tales from the Crypto: Stories of Hack Victims and How to Stay Secure
Apr 15, 2018 • 53 min
Wherever you find money you will find criminals. And the crypto world is a veritable feast for those seeking to steal from unsuspecting HODLers. In this show, you’ll meet four individuals who have been hacked by unscrupulous individuals. Some…
Good News / Bad News for Week Ending April 13, 2018
Apr 13, 2018 • 38 min
Bitcoin and the crypto markets are in the green today. Is it due to billionaire money rolling into virtual currency? Is it short sellers having to pay the piper after a bear market? Or can a religion move the price of crypto by saying it is compliant…
ICO Spotlight: Intiva Health, Shivom, DeedCoin, CriptoHub
Apr 11, 2018 • 74 min
Just because the ICO space is awaiting regulation in the United States and other countries, it doesn’t mean they have come to a halt. On the contrary, innovation continues as companies seek to find new ways to leverage blockchain technology to…
Introducing the Bad Crypto Chicks
Apr 10, 2018 • 55 min
Over the past 109 episodes, we’ve brought you some incredibly bright and forward-thinking women who are deeply engaged in using blockchain to make the world a better place. We lovingly and respectfully call them Crypto Chicks. We’ve been fortunate…
Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves Platform
Apr 8, 2018 • 37 min
As card-carrying Bad Cryptopians, we like to make waves in the blockchain world. So does Sasha Ivanov, the CEO of Waves Platform, an open-source blockchain platform that allows anyone to make their own cryptocurrency token. For example, there may or…
Bad News for Week Ending April 6, 2018
Apr 5, 2018 • 40 min
Bitcoin has it’s worst quarter ever, but the bulls says 2018 will be marked by a big run. 80,000 European stores will soon have the ability to take crypto from the big four. Twitter cracks down on cryptocurrency advertisements. And blockchain voting…
ICO Spotlight: CPROP, Bobs Repair, Social Wallet, Thinkcoin
Apr 4, 2018 • 67 min
Real estate. Social Media. Transparency in reviews. Multi-asset exchanges. It’s a veritable smorgasbord of variety. Today, you’re going to hear from companies that hope to shake the foundations of their verticals by offering new blockchain-based…
Education on the Blockchain with Jinglan Wang
Apr 3, 2018 • 54 min
Twenty years ago, most people wouldn’t have imagined how integrated the internet would be with our daily lives. By the same token, most people don’t see the blockchain revolution as it’s happening. Jinglan Wang is the executive director of the…
Ronnie Trump Ain’t No April Fool!
Apr 1, 2018 • 48 min
It’s April Fools Day in places where the ridiculous holiday is recognized and celebrated. And it’s a good thing, because it is April and we are fools. Rather than be like everyone else and try to pull a fast one on you, we’re going to pull a…
Desiree Dickerson is Empowering Women
Mar 29, 2018 • 49 min
Some people see crypto as an investment opportunity. Others see the potential for crypto to change the world. In today’s episode we welcome Desiree Dickerson, a super-cool crypto chick who is working to help empower women in post-conflict…
ICO Spotlight: Multiversum, Momentum, HelloGold
Mar 28, 2018 • 51 min
Gold. Artificial Intelligence. Loyalty programs. And a 4th Generation blockchain. Four projects from across the crypto spectrum, all attempting to ambitiously tackle a real-world problem with a blockchain solution. In this episode you’ll meet…
Breaking it Down with Forbes’ Rachel Wolfson
Mar 27, 2018 • 45 min
Joel and Travis, in the crypto flow Listen in now cause it’s time for the show Gonna break it all down cause ya need to know And right now Travis it’s your turn bro We got Rachel Wolfson, she writin’ all the stuff Workin’ for Forbes,…
BIG Luv: First Charity on Blockchain
Mar 25, 2018 • 38 min
John McAfee told us that those who are looking at cryptos as an investment only are missing out on the promise of blockchain. We tend to agree. And so does Marco Robinson, the founder of Big Luv, the first charity on blockchain. The United…
Crypto Regulation with David Drake
Mar 23, 2018 • 65 min
Is regulation of the crypto markets a good thing or bad thing? Well depending who you talk to you get differing opinions. Shocker. In this episode, we’re pleased to introduce you to David Drake, founder of LDJ Capital, a multi-family office…
Blockchain Strategist Jeremy Gardner
Mar 22, 2018 • 57 min
As benevolent dictators of The Republic of Bad Cryptopia, Travis and I care very much about our citizens. And because we’ve listened to you, you’ll discover a format change in this episode. You’ll meet blockchain strategist Jeremy Gardner. The…
ICO Spotlight: Amchart, DataBroker Dao, IPSX, Apex Token Fund
Mar 21, 2018 • 67 min
Travis and I are fascinated by blockchain technology and how it can be used to improve the way we work and live. Today you will meet founders from four companies seeking to leverage the power of blockchain do just that. We’re pleased to welcome…
John McAfee Raw and Uncensored
Mar 19, 2018 • 52 min
There is no one in the blockchain space more controversial than John McAfee. Once the founder of a software company that he now disowns, John has a rap sheet that’s longer than his biography. Some people love him. Some people hate him. And there’s…
The Best of Bad Crypto… So Far
Mar 18, 2018 • 47 min
Altucher. Lee. Ver. Moas. Shin. These and many others have joined us in the Republic of Bad Cryptopia to have epic discussions about bitcoin, blockchain and the future of digital money. In this episode, we’ll revisit some of the greatest moments…
Live at Crypto Summit
Mar 15, 2018 • 47 min
We’re in Austin, Texas, where the greatest virtue is being weird. The interactive portion of the annual SXSW conference is coming to a close and we are live on stage at the Crypto Summit. In this episode, we mourn the death of Bitcoin for the 256th…
ICO Spotlight: PolySwarm, PikcioChain, Celsius Network, Socrates Coin
Mar 14, 2018 • 69 min
What are your favorite acronyms? FBI? SEC? CIA? ABC? CBS? NBC? BRB? OPP? Yeah, you know me. Well, we are partial to ICO. And in today’s episode we’re going to introduce you to a variety of companies seeking to change the world, or at least their…
Bitcoin Gone Loco with Tone Vays
Mar 13, 2018 • 60 min
Ronnie Moas says watch the top 10-20 in market cap for investing in crypto. Ian Balina is all about those alt-coins. So what does Tone Vays say? We found ourselves actually without words a few times during our talk with this trader and analyst. That…
Live from SXSW at The Blokhaus
Mar 12, 2018 • 45 min
Austin, Texas has a reputation for being weird, and it’s about to get even weirder because Travis and I have arrived. We’re live on location at the Blokhaus, a venue where blockchain leaders are imagining the future together. In the news we’ll…
Quickie: SXSW
Mar 9, 2018 • 24 min
Bitcoin is in a free fall once again with the price hitting $9000. Of course, the rest of the crypto markets are following suit. What’s up with that? The US Congress is having a hearing to discuss ICOs. And Travis and I are heading to Austin,…
Talkin’ CryptoAssets with Jack Tatar
Mar 8, 2018 • 47 min
You don’t know Jack. But Bad Crypto does. And you’re about to meet him. His name is Jack Tatar and he is co-author of the book “Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond”. Jack joins us to discuss why crypto should be…
ICO Spotlight: True Reply, Elementh, CRYPTYK
Mar 7, 2018 • 63 min
Cool stuff is cool. And blockchain is cool stuff. We’re here to talk about some companies that want to bring cool stuff to the blockchain, and we think that’s kinda cool. Today you’ll meet founders of TrueReply, Elementh and Cryptyk, and…
Top ICO Ratings, Reviews, & Research Sites
Mar 6, 2018 • 45 min
With so many ICOs hitting the crypto markets, how can you tell which are the winners and which are the losers? In this episode, we’ll discuss some of the things to look for as you do your own research. We’ll also share how to stock up on free…
John Stossel on Crypto, The Media & Silk Road
Mar 4, 2018 • 47 min
It’s not often that you get to speak to a legend of journalism, but that’s exactly what Travis and I got to do recently. In this episode we welcome investigative journalist John Stossel to the show. John has a long history of reporting on network…
Ship it on the Blockchain
Mar 1, 2018 • 45 min
There are some industries that blockchain makes more sense for then others, and one of those is supply chain and all the tracking needed to make sure goods get from point A to B to C to D. In this episode, we welcome John Monarch and Brian D. Evans of…
ICO Spotlight:, DigiPulse
Feb 28, 2018 • 41 min
They say variety is the spice of life, and the blockchain projects that are soon coming to market intend to solve problems on many fronts. From securing who inherits your digital assets, to controlling your own football league on the blockchain, new…
How to Do Technical Analysis with Carter Thomas
Feb 27, 2018 • 45 min
Does trading cryptocurrency make you nervous? Do the Bitcoin ups and downs keep you up at night? Are you experiencing headaches and stomach pains? Maybe you should see a doctor. But if you want to hear the calm voice of reason, you’ve come to the…
Bad Crypto Quickie: Finding Crypto Community
Feb 26, 2018 • 27 min
Cryptocurrency and blockchain have brought like-minded people all over the world together in a quest to bring forth a new way of buying, selling, trading, investing and making the world a better place. As the leaders for The Republic of Bad Cryptopia,…
Two Dudes Talking Crypto
Feb 25, 2018 • 38 min
We are not professional athletes. We are not brain surgeons. We are not rocket scientists. We are not rock stars. We are not nuclear physicists. We are not investment experts. We are not financial advisors. We’re just two dudes talking crypto on…
Ian Balina is a Crypto Made Man
Feb 22, 2018 • 51 min
What does it take to pick winners in the ICO space? Ian Balina knows a thing or two as his system for choosing the companies most likely to moon has gone viral in the crypto community. Today, we welcome Ian to the show to discuss this system, his…
ICO Spotlight: Synapse, Kora, Incremint
Feb 21, 2018 • 56 min
In the next 60 minutes you will encounter three companies who are doing interesting things using blockchain technology. Synapse will discuss artificial intelligence. Kora wants to make financial services available to those without technology. And…
Cryptocurrency in Asia
Feb 20, 2018 • 36 min
A hotbed of technology, Asia has massive influence on the cryptocurrency markets. From chinese miners to regulation in south korea, knowing the players and what they are up to can be helpful for enthusiasts and investors. In this episode, we’ll…
Bad Crypto Live at d10e Silicon Valley
Feb 18, 2018 • 36 min
Bad Crypto is LIVE from d10e in Silicon Valley, where we are recording before a studio audience. In this episode you’ll discover how one emmy-award winning producer is seeking to disrupt media. You’ll also meet 10 people who are invited to provide…
Interview with DASH’s Amanda B. Johnson
Feb 15, 2018 • 59 min
Greetings to all citizens of the republic of bad cryptopia. We come in peace and we are delighted to spread the good news of crypto far and wide. On today’s episode we welcome a super cool crypto chick that is on the front lines of evangelizing for…
ICO Spotlight: PonderGold, FriendUp, Ceek
Feb 14, 2018 • 66 min
What if you could enter a magical world where concerts from top artists are brought directly to your virtual reality headset on demand? Where you can meet your perfect match, or get paid to play matchmaker to someone else? Where you participate in a…
Get Paid to Play with Current
Feb 13, 2018 • 38 min
Credit card companies are making it difficult to buy crypto. But Coinbase is making easier to accept crypto on your site. Millenials are a crypto-friendly generation. And how would you like to paid to stream media from YouTube, Spotify and others?…
Off the Chain with Laura Shin
Feb 12, 2018 • 61 min
In a world where bitcoin confusion and crypto craziness have gripped the hearts and minds of a forward-thinking people, and of those who are frightened because they can only see the past, two men stand strong in the fight to make complicated stuff…
Talking ICOs with John Wise
Feb 10, 2018 • 45 min
When lambo? When moon? Perhaps there are better questions we can be asking about ICOs. We’re pleased to welcome John Wise, CEO of Loci, back to the show to discuss how we should be paying attention to the business models offered by these companies….
ICO Spotlight: Winding Tree, Bankera, Birdchain
Feb 7, 2018 • 52 min
I want my choice in travel. I want to pay fewer fees and have zero intermediaries for my financial transactions. And I’d love to get rewarded for my unused SMS texts that I am paying for and not using. Well, I’ve come to the right place if the…
Joel & Travis Cheat on Each Other
Feb 6, 2018 • 30 min
You’ve heard Travis and myself do shows together, but what happens when we are interviewed by other podcast hosts? I recently was invited to be a guest on Curious with Calvin Wayman to explain blockchain and cryptocurrency. Travis was on Flip My…
Quickie: Stop Dipping, Dipstick
Feb 5, 2018 • 24 min
It’s been a sad couple weeks in the crypto markets as Bitcoin and all its children have taken an absolute pounding. With the market cap dropping more than 60% in just a few weeks, many people are beginning to ask if crypto is over? Travis and…
Securrency & BnkToTheFuture
Feb 4, 2018 • 51 min
Do you ever wonder why United States residents can’t participate in so many ICOs? What’s the real difference between a security token and a utility token? And what happens if someone who isn’t supposed to buy a token ends up doing it? We visited…
Ronnie Moas is Mad!
Feb 1, 2018 • 35 min
We got a message from Ronnie Moas this morning, and he’s steaming mad! Not at you or me, but at Paypal. So we thought we’d get him on to share what’s going on as well as catch up on his take of the current state of crypto. Looks like Ronnie is…
ICO Spotlight:, FluzFluz, Dether
Jan 31, 2018 • 55 min
It seems like hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about a company attempting to disrupt an industry with a new blockchain-based solution. It’s why we’re able to bring you current interviews with some of these innovators each week. Today…
Interview with Brian Kean of ICORating
Jan 30, 2018 • 46 min
Hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto have gone missing in what might be the biggest crypto theft ever. The exchange world is changing as Robinhood seeks to take from the very rich Coinbase and give back to all of us by eliminating trading fees….
The Davos Digest - Interviews from the Swiss Alps
Jan 28, 2018 • 85 min
It’s a beautiful sunny day in Davos, Switzerland. And Travis and I have just finished a series of interviews with some of the people here at the CryptoHQ house, presented by DecentraNet and Bueno Capital. In this episode, you’ll meet a number of…
Bad Crypto Live from Davos
Jan 25, 2018 • 47 min
It’s a beautiful sunny day in Davos, Switzerland and there’s enough snow here make Santa Claus feel like he’s at the north pole. Travis and I are at CryptoHQ surrounded by movers and shakers in the blockchain space, and we’re recording this…
Further Down the Rabbit Hole with Michael O’ Neal
Jan 23, 2018 • 45 min
Travis thought it would be a good idea to leave the country for a week… something about a Blockchain cruise with John McAfee and Ronnie Moas. But the show must go on, and go on it will. Way back on episode #22 we invited our friend Michael…
Crypto MLM Scams & Government Crypto Corruption
Jan 23, 2018 • 42 min
The blockchain cruise is over and Mr. Travis Wright has a lot to share about his experience aboard the USS Crypto. But, he’s lost his voice just a bit, so this should be interesting. What’s up with South Korea and the resulting fear, uncertainty…
World Tokenomic Forum - The Davos of Crypto
Jan 21, 2018 • 55 min
There’s much more to the blockchain revolution than cryptocurrency. We are living in an era of decentralization that is creating a new economic order designed to work for all humanity, to honor innovation and to secure sovereignty. And…
Quickie: 6 Month Anniversary
Jan 19, 2018 • 34 min
Can you believe this show has been around for six months already? We can’t. And on today’s episode, we’re going to discuss where crypto was at when we recorded the first episode and where it is today. Hop into the time machine with us and…
Quickie: Did the Bubble Burst?
Jan 18, 2018 • 24 min
This week found many people freaking out as the recent dips in crypto turned into a nosedive with bitcoin dipping into the 8000’s and altcoins tanking 40, 50 and 60 percent. I guess it’s time to shut the doors. Close down the store. And forget…
ICO Spotlight: Ink Protocol, Fluence
Jan 17, 2018 • 40 min
There are information age commodities that are at the top of the value list… data, and your personal reputation. And today we’ll introduce you to two companies attempting to harness the power of these to make blockchain magic. Get ready to explore…
How to Pay Your Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Taxes
Jan 16, 2018 • 48 min
It may look and feel like magical internet money, but the truth is that cryptocurrency is personal property. At least that is the statement from the United States Internal Revenue service. With so many questions surrounding crypto and taxes, we…
Jameson Lopp Drops it Like It’s Hot
Jan 14, 2018 • 59 min
If you met a cypherpunk in a dark alley, what would you say to him? If that cypherpunk was Jameson Lopp, you’d probably invite him to have a beer and discuss cryptocurrency. As luck we have it, we didn’t meet Jameson in a dark alley. We invited…
Fintech Talks with Lex Sokolin
Jan 11, 2018 • 51 min
The Financial technology world is changing faster than a newborn baby’s diaper.. There are some in the industry who are keeping their eye on how the financial sector will be affected by artificial intelligence, roboadvisors, neobanks and blockchain….
ICO Spotlight: BeeToken, Gatcoin
Jan 10, 2018 • 45 min
The number of ICOs hitting the cryptocurrency space seems to multiply faster than bunny rabbits. And in this episode, we’re bringing you two new companies seeking to change their industries by crowdfunding and launching their projects. BeeToken aims…
Ronnie Moas is Back!
Jan 9, 2018 • 53 min
Just ten episodes ago we had the opportunity to meet Ronnie Moas of Standpoint Research. With one of the best track records in the investing space, episode #60 educated, inspired and entertained us and our listeners, becoming one of our…
Crypto Trading in 2018
Jan 7, 2018 • 49 min
2018 is in full swing and the crypto markets are on fire! The market cap has passed 700 billion and people all over the world are now sitting up and paying attention to magical internet money. So what will the year bring? We know for sure that there…
Justin Wu of
Jan 4, 2018 • 41 min
What is growth hacking and is it possible you know someone who is a growth hacker, but you didn’t know it? Well, we just spent time with Justin Wu, Blockchain evangelist and growth hacker with and you are going to dig it. Should you…
ICO Spotlight:, Crowdvilla, RepuX
Jan 3, 2018 • 52 min
It’s time to feature some upcoming ICOs that have caught our attention. With Caviar, you’re going to discover what happens when you combine crypto and the real estate world. With Crowdvilla, you’ll learn how tokenizing the timeshare model can…
Brad Garlinghouse of Ripple
Jan 2, 2018 • 48 min
More than three billion people are now connected online. But the payment infrastructure is still stuck in the 20th century. The people at Ripple hope to change that by creating the world’s only enterprise system for global payments. And today, we…
Happy New Year 2018! (A Bad Crypto Quickie)
Dec 31, 2017 • 15 min
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Yes, it’s a new year and we’re excited about what is going to take place in the blockchain space in 2018. As crypto continues to enter the mainstream and real blockchain technologies begin bringing real solutions to real problems,…
Interview with the Cool Cats from CryptoKitties
Dec 28, 2017 • 39 min
How do you earn over $1,000,000 / day selling digital cats on the ethereum blockchain? The team at Axiom Zen has cracked the code with CryptoKitties. We’ve talked about these crypto-felines on a previous episode, and apparently we aren’t the only…
ICO Spotlight:,,
Dec 26, 2017 • 60 min
Have you ever outsourced workers online? is hoping you’ll use their AI-powered decentralized marketplace to do this in the future. Do you believe there is wisdom in crowds when it comes to investing? IgniteRatings wants to provide a…
Quickie: A Very Crypto Christmas
Dec 24, 2017 • 19 min
Merry Christmas to all, and Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish friends! It’s that joyous day when families unite to share each other’s company, and we remember the true meaning of the season. Here’s a hint.. It’s NOT about cryptocurrency. But…
Christmas Crypto Sale 30% Off - A Bad Crypto Quickie
Dec 22, 2017 • 16 min
The recent bull run in the crypto space sent prices into the stratosphere, topping a $600 billion dollar market cap. But many have woken up to see their precious coins facing the dreaded bear. What does this mean for you and me? We’ve got no idea….
Quickie: The Sky is Falling and Bitcoin Cash Comes to Coinbase
Dec 20, 2017 • 31 min
The sky is falling again! The sky is falling again! Bitcoin Cash comes to Coinbase and some people are freaking out. Panic selling is taking place and it reminds me of something. Oh yeah, that time where people have panicked before. Rest easy my…
Follow Successful Crypto Investors with Covesting
Dec 19, 2017 • 45 min
Trading cryptocurrency is not for those with weak stomachs. The volatility in the markets is a crazy roller coaster ride. In today’s episode, we’ll meet the CEO of, a new blockchain initiative designed to help investors match their…
ICO Spotlight #11: Experty, DNN, Clearpoll
Dec 18, 2017 • 65 min
News. Have you had enough of the fake kind. Your opinion. Would you like to make it known? Your expertise. Would you like to make money from it? If so, three companies placing their offerings on blockchain intend to offer you these opportunities….
Stan Larimer of Bitshares
Dec 17, 2017 • 48 min
Hey youz guys. Stan Larimer wants to make you an offer you can’t refuse. They don’t call him the Godfather of Bitshares for nothin. We’ve got him here on the show today and you gonna listen, see? You mugs also ask us a bunch o’ questions. …
Interview with Warren Wang of
Dec 16, 2017 • 51 min
You’ve probably heard of Jim Kramer, the Mad Money guy. Well we’ve had the opportunity to have a conversation with the Jim Kramer of China. Warren Wang is leading the charge for chinese investors in America surrounding cryptocurrency and the stock…
What is Net Neutrality?
Dec 14, 2017 • 41 min
Did someone strap litecoin and ethereum to a rocket heading for the moon? It sure seems that way as prices have shot up. We’re knee-deep in Bad Cryptomas. And we’re prepared to discuss Net Neutrality, a subject matter where no one is behaving like…
12 Days of Bad Cryptomas
Dec 12, 2017 • 8 min
It’s a celebration! Joel & Travis share an early Christmas gift with you and announce how you can WIN during The 12 Days of Cryptomas! Full Show Notes & How to Win at: DONATE CRYPTO TO THE SHOW: If you’d like to…
ICO Spotlight #10: Loyalcoin,, GetBabb
Dec 11, 2017 • 52 min
How many loyalty programs are you a part of? Loyalcoin wants to make it easy to share rewards between businesses. We’re all targeted by advertising, but often the ads don’t match the audience. Madhive wants to solve that problem by putting…
Bitcoin Mania and Bitcoin Futures
Dec 10, 2017 • 46 min
In 1964 the Beatles invaded America and Beatlemania took over. And in 2017, Bitcoin invaded the masses. Welcome to Bitcoin Mania. We’ve just seen a week of Bitcoin mania unlike any other and the word is getting out to the mainstream….
Ronnie Moas and the Future of Bitcoin
Dec 8, 2017 • 48 min
The last time we met, things got crypto-ridiculous as we discussed the CryptoKitties craze. But on this episode, we’re going to get crypto-serious as we welcome an extremely knowledgeable guest to the show. Many of you have questions about the…
CryptoKitties Craziness
Dec 5, 2017 • 36 min
The crypto world has finally gone insane. The pokemon of crypto has been unleashed and we are completely sucked in. Can you say “meow”? The world now has the first bitcoin billionaires. And there are more Bitcoin forks coming your way. Get ready…
ICO Spotlight #9 -,,
Dec 4, 2017 • 56 min
Send crypto via your phone. Trade securities and bitcoin futures with cryptocurrency. And trade digital options without a broker. It’s more blockchain innovation coming your way from Telcoin, and These companies are…
Bad Crypto Meets Alexander Kravets
Dec 3, 2017 • 27 min
What happens when Travis is traveling and won’t be back in time to record a show? Easy. I take over and release an episode anyway. Last week we had the opportunity to speak with Alexander Kravets, the Founder of, a platform that promises…
Cryptocurrencies Defined in Four Words or Less
Dec 1, 2017 • 40 min
It’s another Bitcoin all-time high… zzzz…Oh… what? Sorry, it’s just so common for crypto to go up up up these days. What is driving this crypto bull run and will The Big Bang Theory red-pill millions of new people to Bitcoin? And with so…
Charlie Lee of Litecoin Fame
Nov 29, 2017 • 47 min
Of the three cryptocurrencies on Coinbase, Litecoin seems like the baby brother that doesn’t get attention. Both Travis and I have been fans of litecoin since we first discovered it for a number of reasons. And in this episode we invite Charlie Lee,…
Bitcoin Breaks $10,000! ( A Bad Crypto Quickie)
Nov 28, 2017 • 18 min
What do you do when Bitcoin breaks the $10,000 mark? A special spur-of-the-moment celebratory episode! It’s short, but sweet. And it’s good for you. Travis and Joel discuss this landmark 5-figure value, talk about how other major currencies are…
ICO Spotlight #8 - Zilla, SpectivVR, Build1X
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
What do virtual reality, blockchaining construction, and purchasing ICOs with one tap have in common? You know us by now. We’re going to speak with representatives from three companies that are making blockchain great again. Put on your VR goggles…
Cryptocurrencies: The Next New Normal
Nov 27, 2017 • 41 min
How many times have we started a show saying Bitcoin has hit an all-time high? Well, you’re going to have to suffer through it again. It’s an exciting time to be alive and in this show we’re going to discuss the new normal of the cryptocurrency…
Naomi Brockwell, aka: Bitcoin Girl, Visits Bad Crypto
Nov 24, 2017 • 34 min
It’s the Thanksgiving weekend and hopefully you are spending time with family and friends. But if not, please consider yourself a part of the Bad Crypto family. And we’ve got a special gift for you. We’re excited to welcome a crypto chick to the…
Magical Internet Money
Nov 21, 2017 • 28 min
Do your friends and family members think you’ve joined a cult whenever you mention Bitcoin or blockchain? Well, you aren’t alone. The fact is that the vast majority of people fall into one of these camps: They’ve never heard of Bitcoin;…
ICO Spotlight: Locipro, Syncfab, Bitdegree
Nov 21, 2017 • 58 min
Hello Bad Cryptopians! It’s time to present you with three companies that intend to disrupt the way we do stuff using blockchain technologies. Check this out. You’ve got intellectual property. What if you could create, track, sell and…
Are We Entering a Crypto Bull Market?
Nov 20, 2017 • 44 min
Just one week ago the crypto markets shook as Bitcoin Cash scared Bitcoin into a 20% drop. But just one week later Bitcoin has passed the $8000 mark for a new all-time high. Ethereum, litecoin and many of the altcoins are also on the rise. Are we…
Blockchain Marketing with Jeremy Epstein
Nov 17, 2017 • 48 min
Who’s got Jeremy Epstein? We’ve got Jeremy Epstein. And we’re going to let you eavesdrop on our conversation with this blockchain marketing thought leader. We’ll answer some questions, hit you up with the latest news and maybe burst into song….
50th Episode Extravaganza: Salute to Our Fans
Nov 14, 2017 • 52 min
WELCOME TO EPISODE 50! Full Show Notes at: 3 Ways to Get Badcoin Like & Post on Facebook page - 50,000 - Review podcast, screencap and email to [email protected] - 100,000…
ICO Spotlight: DataWallet, INS Ecosystem, Quantstamp
Nov 13, 2017 • 56 min
Who should control your data? Most people would agree that you should be in charge of it. Would you like to take greater control of your grocery shopping by having more choice and better prices? We think you would. And wouldn’t it be great if…
Bitcoin Cash EXPLODIFIES!!!
Nov 12, 2017 • 43 min
Do you believe in magic like the Loving Spoonful? Or do you think it cuts like a knife like Bryan adams. Either way the bitcoin community has put down the fork and now there’s an even bigger mess in the crypto world. Cutlery aside, you may lose your…
Segwit2X Bitcoin Fork
Nov 9, 2017 • 53 min
First there was the Bitcoin Cash fork. Then there was the Bitcoin Gold fork. And coming your way to a crypto-Universe near you on November 16th is the Bitcoin Segwit 2X fork. You may think one fork is plenty to eat with. But when it comes to…
James Altucher Visits Bad Crypto
Nov 7, 2017 • 74 min
Will the crypto market cap be worth $200 trillion dollars one day? When will Amazon start taking Bitcoin as payment? And are 95% of all cryptocurrencies scams? Today on the show, we welcome New York Times best-selling author and prolific investor…
ICO Spotlight: Sensay,,
Nov 6, 2017 • 54 min
A chatbot token for all of your messengers? says so. Want renewable energy via the blockchain? The WePower Network says they can do that. And did you know that gamers around the world are getting paid to play eSports professionally?…
Get Paid Ether for your $0.02
Nov 5, 2017 • 46 min
Is it Tayzos or Teezos? We don’t know, but this ICO founder is being sued for potential securities fraud. In what seems to be a re-run of previous episodes, Bitcoin hits another all-time high. And how would you like to be compensated on the…
Bitcoin $1,000,000
Nov 4, 2017 • 36 min
Is Blockchain already obsolete? The creators of Hashgraph would have you think so. Bitcoin hits another all-time high. Just how high can it go? We’ll hear from a number of leading experts that are making some incredible predictions. Gather around…
Bitcoin Hits All Time High… Again (A Bad Crypto Quickie)
Nov 1, 2017 • 16 min
Another month has flown by in the Republic of Bad Cryptopia and it’s time for a monthly wrap-up. Bitcoin hits a new all-time high, Dilbert is getting in on the crypto action and we reveal if Travis or I picked the winning coin for the month. It’s…
Virtual Goods in a Real World -
Oct 31, 2017 • 33 min
People spend millions of dollars on virtual goods in games each year. One blockchain solution is seeking to work with game publishers to make the buying and selling of these items seamless and flawless. Is it easier to buy things in the real world…
How to Get Free Cryptocurrency
Oct 29, 2017 • 43 min
Bad Crypto to Bad Cryptopians, an airdrop is headed your way! What”s an airdrop you ask? Let’s just say there are companies out there that want to give you free tokens. In this episode we’ll tell you how to get yours. We’ll answer your…
Bitcoin, ATMs & The Meaning of Life
Oct 26, 2017 • 41 min
Did you ever wonder where ICOs come from? No, it’s not the stork. But our guest on today’s show is actually the creator of the world’s first ICO. And he’s joined by the CEO of a company that intends to place Bitcoin ATMs all over the country,…
Travis Gets Hacked!
Oct 25, 2017 • 43 min
Can your cellphone number and private data be stolen?
ICO Spotlight: Lampix, Miniapps & Flixxo
Oct 23, 2017 • 53 min
Augmented reality isn’t just for sci-fi films, as will attest. Chatbots aren’t just for large corporations, as we learned from the founder of And videos can have a home apart from the highly centralized YouTube, which is…
What is Bitcoin Gold?
Oct 23, 2017 • 32 min
Class, please be seated. Today on episode #40 of The Bad Crypto Podcast we’ll talk about Bitcoin Gold and what the fork is all about. We’ll get corrected by a listener. And there will be news. Now who has a question? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?…
12 Predictions for the Future of Blockchain
Oct 19, 2017 • 37 min
How will blockchain technology transform the future? We Google’d it so you don’t have to. Where does the currency from a bitcoin split come from? We Google’d that too, so you don’t have to. And how much bad could a badcoin coin if a badcoin…
Is Bitcoin Money or Currency?
Oct 17, 2017 • 39 min
We call it cryptocurrency, but is Bitcoin currency or money? Does it stand up to the criteria for money? Jamie Dimon just won’t shut up about Bitcoin, even though he says he would. And this show is now heard in 158 countries around the world. Your…
ICO Spotlight: Enjincoin & Paycent
Oct 16, 2017 • 39 min
Bad Crypto Podcast talks to up & coming ICOs
Overstock & t0 CEO Patrick Byrne Interview
Oct 15, 2017 • 23 min
The most entertaining crypto show in the world!
Bitcoinfusion! And a Chat with Chris Dunn
Oct 12, 2017 • 33 min
How does Bitcoin turn into gold? By forking and calling itself Bitcoin Gold! What about Bitcoin Segwit 2X? Coinfused? We are. How do you avoid paying large transaction fees when sending crypto? And crypto expert Chris Dunn is brave enough to sit down…
How Blockchain will Disrupt 30+ Industries
Oct 10, 2017 • 43 min
What do car sales, voting, ridesharing, real estate, insurance, sports management, loyalty cards and gun tracking all have in common? These and many more industries are poised to be turned upside down, completely disrupted by blockchain technology….
ICO Spotlight: &
Oct 9, 2017 • 40 min
Bad Crypto Podcast’s look at the latests ICOs
Max Keiser Rips on Jamie Dimon and Discusses the State of Crypto
Oct 9, 2017 • 42 min
Bitcoin Legend Max Keiser sits down with Joel and Travis
Biggest Cryptocurrency Mistakes
Oct 5, 2017 • 37 min
What’s the difference between an IPO and an ICO? Is the Trump White House friendly to blockchain tech? And what are the biggest mistakes people make when investing in coin and tokens? You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. Although they…
Cryptocurrency Definitions and Stuff
Oct 4, 2017 • 42 min
The most entertaining crypto show in the world!
ICO Spotlight - Horizon State, BlockRx & Power Ledger
Oct 3, 2017 • 51 min
Bad Crypto Podcast Highlights Up & Coming ICOs
Holy Schiff! The Bitcoin Naysayers and Bad Cryptober
Oct 2, 2017 • 46 min
An Interview with Peter Schiff
How to Get Paid in Bitcoin
Sep 29, 2017 • 41 min
The most entertaining crypto show in the world!
Where to Spend Your Bitcoin
Sep 26, 2017 • 40 min
The most entertaining crypto show in the world!
A Bad Crypto Parody: Bitcoin Buy Buy Buy
Sep 25, 2017 • 3 min
We told you we were bad! What did you expect?
Roger Ver, Bitcoin Jesus, meets The Bad Crypto Podcast
Sep 24, 2017 • 42 min
Atomic Swaps, Nexus Earth and Roger Ver
The Origin Story of Joel, Travis and Bad Crypto
Sep 22, 2017 • 56 min
On the Road with Joel and Travis
Buying Concert Tickets with Crypto
Sep 20, 2017 • 46 min
Disrupting Tickets with the CEO of
How the World is Reacting to Cryptocurrency.
Sep 18, 2017 • 37 min
Do you have to pay taxes on your cryptocurrency gains? How are world governments responding to bitcoin and crypto, especially with big news surrounding China’s questionable crypto-future.
Cash, Charge, or Crypto?
Sep 16, 2017 • 39 min
Debit cards for cryptocurrencies.
I Got the Musiconomi in Me
Sep 13, 2017 • 42 min
People who subscribe are happier! Cause… science.
Down the Crypto Rabbit Hole
Sep 10, 2017 • 46 min
Bad Crypto Podcast #22
Tokenize Your Stuff with LAToken
Sep 8, 2017 • 45 min
How to put your real estate and art on the blockchain
Much Doge. Very Podcast. Wow!
Sep 6, 2017 • 35 min
The #1 Cryptocurrency Podcast in the World!
Breaking News! China Causes Crypto Crash!
Sep 4, 2017 • 13 min
Why is the market so red? China bans ICOs.
Etherparty and I’ll Buy if I Want To
Sep 1, 2017 • 43 min
Behind the scenes of
Altcoins and Tokens and Law, Oh My!
Sep 1, 2017 • 36 min
What’s the difference between an Altcoin and a Token?
Crypto Cagematch: Joel vs. Travis
Aug 31, 2017 • 42 min
Who will make the best investment? Listen and learn
Wolk Like an Egyptian
Aug 28, 2017 • 45 min
ICO of the Week:
Bitcoin is Dead
Aug 25, 2017 • 36 min
Every time someone subscribes a kitten purrs
How to Avoid Crypto Scams
Aug 23, 2017 • 36 min
Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW this show!
Altcoins and the Problems they Solve
Aug 21, 2017 • 40 min
The Show for the Crypto-Curious - Please subscribe!
Tracking and Securing Your Cryptocurrency
Aug 19, 2017 • 36 min
Free BADCOIN for our listeners!
ICO: Getting in on the Ground Floor
Aug 16, 2017 • 36 min
Subscribe and share the Bad Crypto love!
It’s a Stellar Day!
Aug 14, 2017 • 41 min
We’re giving away cryptocurrency and Bitcoin hits $4300
What is Ethereum? Smart Contracts are the Future!
Aug 13, 2017 • 42 min
Bitcoin $4000, NEO $50 and Down the Rabbit Hole We Go!
Litecoin to the Moon?
Aug 9, 2017 • 38 min
Talking about Bitcoin’s Little Brother
What’s in Your Crypto Wallet?
Aug 8, 2017 • 39 min
Subscribe and Join the Bad Crypto Community!
Bitcoin Bull Run and How to Use Exchanges
Aug 5, 2017 • 40 min
Bitcoin Breaks All-Time Highs and We Tell You How to Send Cryptocurrency
The Bitpocalypse: Is Bitcoin Cash the End of the Crypto World?
Aug 1, 2017 • 37 min
August 1st arrives and Bitcoin Cash enters the market. What happened?
Bitcoin Mining: What the Fork?!
Jul 28, 2017 • 41 min
What is Bitcoin mining and how will the August 1st “fork” affect cryptocurrency prices?
Blockchain: What is This Technology About?
Jul 26, 2017 • 38 min
Blockchain makes a lot of sense, once you understand it!
What is Bitcoin? Explained in Simple English.
Jul 23, 2017 • 43 min
Are your friends talking about Bitcoin? Here’s what they know that you don’t.
The Ultimate Bitcoin and Crytocurrency Podcast for Beginners
Jul 18, 2017 • 38 min
Welcome to the Future of Cryptocurrency… today.