8 episodes

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

Crypto Island PJ Vogt

    • Technology
    • 4.7 • 33 Ratings

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

    The Kidnapping of Ape #8398

    The Kidnapping of Ape #8398

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

    • 37 min
    The Drug Trader

    The Drug Trader

    This week we follow a dollar underground. For notes, further reading, or to support this project visit pjvogt.com.

    • 31 min
    The Lunatic Who Crashed Crypto

    The Lunatic Who Crashed Crypto

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

    Visit Crypto Island at pjvogt.com if you'd like to help support this project. There's a newsletter about how these episodes are made, too. 

    • 30 min
    Genesis

    Genesis

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

    Visit Crypto Island at pjvogt.com if you'd like to ask questions about this episode, help support this project, or to simply view a photograph of this reporter collapsed from a panic attack. There's a newsletter about how this episode was made, too. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Skeptic

    The Skeptic

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

    • 40 min
    Miguel

    Miguel

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

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

LivKate_KennetholHouse ,

Quickly becoming one of my favourites

I’m loving this meandering and fascinating look at the crypto world. I’m not a tech person at all but the way PJ weaves a story is so engaging. I highly recommend.

thedennis9 ,

Everything that’s been missing for my feed

It’s so good to have pj back on podcasts. Reply all has been missing his journalism and stories. He has a fantastic way off telling stories and his laugh always makes me smile. Hopefully this podcast gets the traction it deserves!!!

AussieJayHi ,

Crapto

Unfortunately, this podcast provides the answer to whether PJ is a good presenter or a creative talent. While I love his style, this show is all over the shop. No clear narrative or connective tissue makes this series feel like a meandering vanity project. It’s a shame, because the opening episode was promising.

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