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Technologists and crypto-enthusiasts Joel Comm and Travis Wright attempt to demystify the world of bitcoin, blockchain, litecoin, ethereum, alt-coins, token generation events, and ICOs in this podcast for cryptocurrency newbies.

Technologists and crypto-enthusiasts Joel Comm and Travis Wright attempt to demystify the world of bitcoin, blockchain, litecoin, ethereum, alt-coins, token generation events, and ICOs in this podcast for cryptocurrency newbies.

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United States

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Technologists and crypto-enthusiasts Joel Comm and Travis Wright attempt to demystify the world of bitcoin, blockchain, litecoin, ethereum, alt-coins, token generation events, and ICOs in this podcast for cryptocurrency newbies.

Twitter:

@badcrypto

Language:

English

Contact:

970-215-5635


Episodes

The Fed Goes Down...Literally Bad News For Thursday, Feb 25th

2/25/2021
The Fed Goes Down...Literally Bad News For Thursday, Feb 25th The crypto markets had the anticipated pullbacks this week as we saw Bitcoin drop over $10,000 in the blink of an eye. Are we going back up soon or will the bears take over for a time? Bitcoin and pizza are in the news once again as delivery driver received a pretty awesome tip. Merchants are looking towards crypto as VISA and Mastercard raise their rates. And the Federal Reserve’s wire and ACH systems went down. And we don’t mean...

Duration:00:44:06

Bringing Crypto to the Masses with Crypto Wendy O

2/21/2021
Bringing Crypto to the Masses with Crypto Wendy O Here at the Republic of Bad Cryptopia embassy, Travis and I are but two humble blockchain and crypto enthusiasts seeking to bring you news and entertainment. And let’s face it, two middle-aged guys telling bad dad jokes aren’t everyone’s slice of pie. So it’s a good thing that there are other ambassadors who appeal to unique audiences. Crypto Wendy O is one such content creator and we’re pleased to welcome her to the show today. With over...

Duration:00:36:45

Bitcoin Breaks $50,000! Bad News For Feb 18th, 2021

2/18/2021
Bitcoin Breaks $50,000! Bad News For Feb 18th, 2021 It seems like just one year ago that Bitcoin was at $9600. In fact, one year ago on this date, one Bitcoin was worth $9618. Fast forward to today and we are more than five times that as Bitcoin has skated across the $50,000 threshold and even tapped $52K. Uber may start accepting Bitcoin for rides, Dapper Labs is crushing it with NBA Top Shot and a new $2 Billion dollar valuation, and Elon Musk says Mars settlers will use crypto for...

Duration:00:57:38

How to Pay Your Crypto Taxes in 2021 with Clinton Donnelly

2/14/2021
How to Pay Your Crypto Taxes in 2021 with Clinton Donnelly We once again approach the time of year that most people face with fear and loathing… tax season. And with crypto now part of the equation, many people have no clue how to calculate their crypto taxes and keep the IRS at bay. In this episode, we’re pleased to welcome Clinton Donnelly back to the show to provide all the latest tax info and answer our questions. You might not want to listen to a show about taxes, but you should. And we...

Duration:00:45:21

Tesla Goes In on Bitcoin - Bad News For Feb 11, 2021

2/11/2021
Tesla Goes In on Bitcoin - Bad News For Feb 11, 2021 He need only wave his magic wand and things happen. No we aren’t talking about Houdini. We’re referring to Elon Musk, the world’s richest man. He announced that Tesla now owns $1.5 billion in Bitcoin, and the markets reacted with great delight. $50,000 is now in sight as some speculate that Apple could be the next domino to fall in line with Bitcoin acquisition. In fact, Bitcoin has now overtaken gold as the 4th most popular investment...

Duration:00:47:23

Is DUST the Crypto of the Internet?

2/7/2021
Is DUST the Crypto of the Internet? A decade ago in this very galaxy, anyone could set up a bitcoin miner. You’ll be pulling down 55 bitcoin in nothing flat. You could even go to an online faucet, open it up, and bitcoin would flow into your wallet. Those days are gone. But finding ways to innovate making crypto accessible to all is something that continues to this very day. Today we’re pleased to welcome a previous guest back to the show to tell you the story of DUST, a crypto that you...

Duration:00:40:35

Elon + Bitcoin = BOOM! - Bad News For Feb 4th

2/4/2021
How do you move the price of Bitcoin? Well, if you’re Elon Musk you put Bitcoin in your Twitter bio, stand back and watch the fireworks. Robinhood is shelving their IPO in light of the recent Gamestop debacle. A crypto fund manager may face several years in prison for running a ponzi scheme. If you’re not convinced by now that NFTs are the future, we’ve got some news that will likely put you over the edge. The biggest one being a 100,000% flip on an NFT in just 3 days! We’ve got some news...

Duration:01:00:41

Algorithmic Finance with HODLCommunity

1/31/2021
Have you ever heard of algorithmic finance? Until recently, we hadn’t either. But this new transparent way of manage money apart from the traditional financial markets has our attention. In this episode, we welcome pioneers of algorithmic finance to the show to discuss how this revolutionary earnings system embedded into a smart contract can change how we invest. Jean-Phillipe Beaudet and Patricia Popert from HODLCommunity are going to make it easy to understand. That guy over there with the...

Duration:00:44:49

GameStop Stops Wall Street - Bad News for Jan 28th

1/28/2021
GameStop Stops Wall Street - Bad News for Jan 28th Bitcoin momentarily dipped under $30,000 only to recover to $32,000. Who’s in charge of the market right now? The bears or the bulls? An amazing case study in the power of the people happened this week as Wall Street shorters were caught by the shorts when a subreddit moved GameStop’s stock from $20 to over $400. And the powers that be have responded as heavy-handed as you would expect. And major Universities are moving endowment funds into...

Duration:00:58:26

The Rise of Social Money with Bradley Miles

1/24/2021
The Rise of Social Money with Bradley Miles In 2017 ICOs were so hot. In 2018 STOs were so hot. In 2020 DeFi was so hot. In 2021 NFTs are going to be so hot. Once upon a time we were hot. Now we’re just a couple of old curmudgeons. But you want to know what else is going to be super hot in 2021? Social Money. In fact, we’re already seeing signs of it as rappers, rockers, artists, athletes, collectors and others are launching their own social money. In this episode, we welcome Bradley Miles...

Duration:00:57:54

Janet is Yellen about Crypto - Bad News For Jan 21st

1/21/2021
Janet is Yellen about Crypto - Bad News For Jan 21st If anyone can mess up the fight for freedom and decentralization, it’s the government. Need more proof? Biden’s nomination for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, referred to cryptocurrencies as being used for “illicit financing” and the markets responded with fear. At the same time, Joe is putting a halt to FinCEN’s proposed crypto wallet regulations, which could be a good thing. Goldman Sachs is looking to enter the crypto custody arena,...

Duration:00:47:05

Could This Be Satoshi? An Interview with The Blue Wizard

1/17/2021
Could This Be Satoshi? An Interview with The Blue Wizard Many people over the years have been suspected to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. Some who advertise that they are have been the punchline for many jokes while others have allowed suspicion to foster without making claims. In episode 479, we interview a whale in crypto space. If his claims are true, and we’ve no reason to believe they aren’t, he was there at the beginning. His voice is disguised to protect his identity,...

Duration:01:19:02

Bitcoin is Dead. Bitcoin is Alive! Bad News For Jan 14th

1/14/2021
Bitcoin is Dead. Bitcoin is Alive! Bad News For Jan 14th Since our last news episode, Bitcoin has died once again. It went from almost $42,000 to $32,000 in a flash crash. Some people panicked and mourned the demise of Satoshi’s creation. But for those of us who have been around for a while, we just smiled and waited. It didn’t take long, because 3 days later Bitcoin soared back up to $40,000. Dead, my ass. Pantera Capital says Bitcoin will reach $115,000 by August of this year. The Biden...

Duration:00:48:40

Enter the Encyclosphere with Larry Sanger

1/10/2021
Enter the Encyclosphere with Larry Sanger The internet is rife with misinformation. Fake and biased news. So-called fact-checkers that are nothing more than political activists. Snopes. And then there’s Wikipedia. Yes, there are people out there that think Wikipedia is a trust-worthy source for information. If you are one of them, we’re sorry to say that your bubble is going to be burst today as we welcome Larry Sanger to the show. The Co-Founder of Wikipedia, Larry has much to say about...

Duration:01:06:25

Trillion Dollar Crypto Market Cap?! Bad News For Jan 6th

1/6/2021
Trillion Dollar Crypto Market Cap?! Bad News For Jan 6th Forget the moon. Bitcoin’s rocket is headed straight for Mars! Ethereum is headed for the moon. And many altcoins finding there way outside earth’s atmosphere as the crypto markets have absolutely exploded. We’re just about at one trillion dollars. In other news… wait… there’s other news? Well, we do have an entire show to fill. Yes, there’s other news. We’re here to deliver it to you on silver platter so you can om nom nom it all up...

Duration:00:38:12

Securing Your Vote with Blockchain

1/3/2021
Securing Your Vote with Blockchain Voting on blockchain. It’s a topic we’ve referenced many times in the past. Is it a good idea? Is it safe? Is it secure? Will it make you sexier? In episode 475, we welcome Eloisa Marchesoni and Giacomo Arcaro to the show to discuss this controversial topic. Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/475 SUBSCRIBE, RATE, & REVIEW: Apple Podcast: http://badco.in/itunes Google Podcasts: http://badco.in/google Spotify: http://badco.in/spotify FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL...

Duration:00:42:43

Is This the End of Ripple? Bad News For Dec 30th

12/30/2020
Just when you thought the SEC was done harassing crypto projects for the year, Chairman Jay Clayton dropped the hammer on Ripple, stating that the company offered an illegal security. As a result, the price has tanked. Not so for Bitcoin as $29,000 is looking good and the magical $30,000 level not too far behind. This is Bitcoin’s longest winning streak since 2019 and whales are jumping on board at an unprecedented rate. An NFL player is receiving half of his salary in Bitcoin, many are...

Duration:00:54:15

2020 Year in Review and 2021 Predictions

12/27/2020
Are there any Deadheads in the house? For those that don’t know, that means you are a fan of the legendary band, The Grateful Dead. Are there are any Parrotheads listening in? That makes you a Jimmy Buffet fan. Now, are there any Cryptoheads in the hizzle? I think so. And today we welcome Todd Phillips, Executive Producer and star of Crypto Heads, the Movie, to the show to discuss the upcoming motion picture. 2020 has been one heck of a year. We’ll review the year in crypto and take a look...

Duration:00:38:17

One NFT Sells for $3.5 Million - Bad News For Dec 23rd

12/23/2020
One NFT Sells for $3.5 Million - Bad News For Dec 23rd All eyes are on the prize as the Bitcoin community watches for our precious to hit $25,000. Elon Musk inquires about moving large transactions to Bitcoin. And the SEC is suing Ripple calling XRP a security. In just another piece of proof that NFTs are here to stay, one piece of digital art sold for $3.5 million on Nifty Gateway. Sadly, it’s wasn’t a Blockchain Hero card. We’ll take you around the world to Nigeria and Switzerland as the...

Duration:00:43:25

Growing the Price Sharing Economy with Peter Harrigan

12/20/2020
Growing the Price Sharing Economy with Peter Harrigan You’ve got your white swans. Beautiful and elegant birds. You’ve got your black swans. Also beautiful, but made for a creepy movie. And then you’ve got your grey swans. In a world that’s not all black and white, perhaps the most reasonable of swans. And reasonable is what we are going for today as we introduce you to Peter Harrigan of Grey Swan Digital. They are introducing a decentralized, global platform that will serve as the...

Duration:00:32:04