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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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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.








On the Run with John McAfee

John McAfee was without a doubt one of the most controversial guests we’ve ever had on this show. We got to interview him six times before his death, and we wish he was still around for a seventh go-round. But in lieu of that, the next best thing would be to speak with someone who was with McAfee while he was on the run from authorities. Alex Cody Foster is that guy. You may recognize him from the blockbuster Netflix special “Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee”. Today he...


Web Pioneer Legend Brendan Eich

A long time ago in a galaxy the same as this one, pointy-headed nerds built the foundation of the Internet. One of those pointed-headed nerds was the CEO of Mozilla, a co-founder of the Firefox browser and the creator of Javascript. Today he is the creator of the Brave browser, a wonderful privacy-based alternative to Chrome and the rest of the corporate browsers. His name is Brendan Eich and today he joins us to discuss the early days of the web, the mess he helped create and how he is...


Grim Outlook for Bitcoin - Bad News For 11/21/22

Is Bitcoin in big trouble? Many say we are in danger of much lower prices because of the continued fallout from the FTX scandal. More than 3500 Bitcoin that have slumbered for more than 10 years are now awake. And rumor is that Elon Musk is working on a crypto wallet for Twitter. Speaking of Twitter, it has officially become more fun to watch than Netflix. Finally, a long-time friend of the show has won his AT&T simjack court case. Get ready for hijinks and lowjinks on our Grim outlook for...


Is ALL DeFi Bullsh*t? with Brad Mills

If you had been paying attention to the guest on today’s show, you may have gotten out of Luna or Celcius before they came crumbling down. His take on DeFi back on our April show got our attention. And with the aftershocks of FTX still rumbling through the crypto and financial world, we thought we’d invite him back to go deeper down the rabbit hole. What is the next domino to fall and how you can avoid getting burnt? We’ll discuss with Brad Mills today on our “Is all DeFi BS?” Episode #651...


Using Data to Predict Bitcoin Price with Continuum Market

While the world is focused on the FTX debacle, there are many things happening in the broader economic, political and cultural marketplaces. How can we assimilate all the happenings to determine how to best position ourselves for success? Today we welcome Kristina Bruhahn of to the show to make sense of it all. Known to many in the industry as “datapoints”, Kristina makes a compelling case for where things are headed, and ties it all together with a shocking Bitcoin price...


The FTX Collapse - Bad News For 11/14/2022

If you’ve not been living in a cave this past week, you’re aware of the massive scandal surrounding FTX and Alameda research. The name Sam Bankman-Fried is the talk of crypto Twitter. And his cryptic tweets make for even more interesting conversation. Billions of dollars in crypto are now gone as centralized exchange continue to fall, and people are angry… as they should be. The info that is turning up as people dig into the story is making for one heck of a Netflix movie. We’re going to...


‘Monumental Step’ for Blockchain - Bad News for Nov 11, 2022

The new British Prime Minister is pushing for Central Bank Digital Currencies, but down in Africa Nigerians are rejecting their governments’ push for the same. The SEC says Trade Coin Club members are part of a ponzi scheme. And there is big news around the Solana blockchain as a new Google partnership could bring the chain to the masses. Poor Zuck’s Meta may be getting trashed, but Instagram could bring NFTs mainstream. We salute all our United States Veterans who have fought for our...


$3 Billion in Bitcoin Seized - Bad News for Nov 9 2022

The US DOJ has seized over 3.36 billion in Bitcoin tied to Silk Road. CZ has made an investment to Twitter, and you can tell him what you think about it for $8. And Vitalik has unveiled the next phase of the Ethereum upgrade, The Scourge. Also, the SEC is after influencers who have promoted HEX, Pulse and Pulsechain. Will Richard Heart be in the firing line as well? Let’s go down the rabbit hole together and maybe make some rabbit stew on our Bad News episode #647 of The Bad Crypto...


FTX WTF? SBF & CZ = LOL - BAD NEWS for Nov 7, 2022

Bitcoin is now less volatile than the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq, as BTC seems to come to life just before the US elections. Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX is under fire from the public and CZ as there may be trouble in paradise for the popular exchange. And do US voters care about candidates positions on crypto? We’ll tell you what a recent poll says on this FTX WTF with SBF and CZ as we LOL Bad News episode #646 of the BCP. Time Stamps Full Show Notes at: SUBSCRIBE, RATE, &...


Decentralizing the Film Industry with Alveena Khalid of Filmio

The entertainment industry is a global multi-billion dollar sector. Video games, television and movies help us to escape and recharge. But there are some serious problems with the film industry as it is. While there are plenty of creative projects on the table, movie studios have no cajones and rarely take a chance on something new or different. Marvel, we’re talking to you. Today we welcome Alveena Khalid from to the show to discuss the decentralization of the film industry. If...


Tips to Get Through the Bear Market - BAD NEWS for Nov 4, 2022

What changes can we expect from Twitter and how will crypto be involved? VISA has some new crypto and blockchain patents. And more news from the SEC vs Ripple case. It’s a mishmash of badassery. Plus, we’ve got some expert tips to help you survive the bear market. It’s just the tips on our Bad News episode #644 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. Full Show Notes at: TIME STAMPS Future of NFTs LinkTree SUBSCRIBE, RATE, & REVIEW: Apple Podcast: Google...


The Future of The Metaverse - Bad News for Nov 3, 2022

There’s so much talk about the Metaverse right now as brands and platforms are hustling to find their place in the brave new world that is coming. Interpol, Nike and Nokia are just a few of the names you’ll hear discussed today. On top of that, we’ve got some alleged experts opining on the biggest Metaverse predictions. You can be whatever you want in a virtual world, so we choose to identify as ourselves. That’s all we really know what to do as we share the latest metaverse news on episode...


Tinder Founder Builds Web3 Social Platform

Swipe technology has changed the way we consume content. Whether flipping through reels on Instagram, the vacuous communist hellhole known as Tik-Tok, or swiping left or right for dates on Tinder, how you swipe determines your choice. Today we welcome one of the founders of Tinder and Bumble to the show to discuss how those apps have impacted our society, as well as to introduce a new Web3 social app designed to empower users. You are already listening to this show, so swipe right...


Bitcoin Whitepaper 14th Anniversary - Bad News For October 31, 2022

It’s Halloween once again but the crypto markets aren’t very spooky. In fact, it appears that we’ve got a tiny Halloween bounce that isn’t blood red.. It’s green like money. It’s fortuitous that the little bounce coincides with the 14th anniversary of the legendary Bitcoin white paper. To celebrate, today we cover the latest stories from the Bitcoin world. So put on your best Satoshi Nakamoto costume as we trick and treat you on our Bad News episode #641 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. Full...


Jim Cramer Cries 😢 Over Meta Fail 😂 - Bad News For October 28, 2022

It’s a great day for the social media world as Elon Musk fires top Twitter execs and promises big changes. And just when you think it can’t get any better, Zuckerberg’s Meta is deep in the hole and so-called pundit Jim Cramer apologizes for issuing a buy signal months ago. However, another big tech company is being greedy and controlling when it comes to NFTs. If you are a Cash app user, Bitcoin Lightning is a thing. In short, Twitter good, Meta bad, Cash good, Apple bad. But we think...


Elon Musk Buys Twitter - Bad News For October 26, 2022

Bitcoin and crypto have had an up day and we think we know why. Green is always better than red, unless you are a short-seller. Meanwhile, there’s a bunch of bitcoin miners just sitting in boxes, Reddit has out-NFT’d OpenSea, and Elon Musk is finally buying Twitter this week. Liberals are angry. What else is new? Let’s take a look a the big news for the day and make fun of people worthy of mocking on our Bad News episode #639 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. FULL SHOW NOTES:...


Dogecoin Finds Utility on Dogechain with Roc Zacharias

Nine years ago, Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus founded Dogecoin. Initially intended as a joke memecoin, Doge has taken on a life of its own. Doge culture is very real, with many people using Dogecoin as a currency for buying, selling, donating and tipping. But like Bitcoin, without additional utility, Dogecoin is simply a cryptocurrency. That is changing as Dogechain has entered the space. Designed for NFTs, Games, DeFi and more, Dogechain intends to provide utility to Dogecoin. Today we...


Rich Dad Author Says US Dollar is “Toast” - Bad News For October 24, 2022

UK Prime Minister of the Month Club has a new featured member, Google is sued over biometric data collection that took place without consent, and financial guru Robert Kiyosaki says the US dollar is “toast”. The Dogechain token price has tripled over the last week, women remain bullish on crypto in spite of bear market, and Polkadot hits an all-time high in on-chain development. Talk.. talk.. It’s only talk. Babble, burble, banter, Bicker, bicker, bicker, Brouhaha, balderdash, ballyhoo....


Coding with Smart Contracts - Alex McCurry of

If you want to code a smart contract on blockchain, odds are you will be working with Solidity, the primary software being used to conduct such activities. Today we have the opportunity to speak with Alex McCurry, the founder of, a blockchain solutions provider that has seized upon the brand name and built a business serving many large businesses and brands to help create the future. What does the future of blockchain look to solve problems like ticketing, real estate and...


Whales Dumping Crypto? 🐳💩 Bad News For October 21, 2022

Dapper Labs is restricting Russian users thanks to new EU sanctions, Binance is training law enforcement around the world on how to combat crypto crime, and ether becomes deflationary for the first time since the merge. Whales are dumping USDC, Tether is now backed by T-bills and the ongoing Celcius saga continues. Whales aren’t the only ones dumping. Travis is just getting back from a trip to the restroom. We’ve got a smattering of news and bad dad jokes for you on our Bad News episode...