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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcas‪t‬ Marty Bent

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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.01

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.01

    This week Marty and Matt discuss:

    - bottlepay flagging samourai whirlpool coinjoin deposits 

    - bitstamp flagging wasabi coinjoin usage post withdrawal 

    - I2P network support merged into bitcoin core 

    - Regtest demo of zcash based bitcoin sidechain 

    - Arthur Hayes negotiating surrender agreement 

    - Umbrel v0.3.6 

    - BlueWallet v6.0.6 

    - Whirlpool CLI v0.10.10 

    - Eclair v0.5.1 

    - Lightning Terminal v0.4.1 

    - BTCPay Server added to Voltage 

    - Citi bank bullish report 

    - Goldman Sachs bitcoin trading desk 

    - HRF $70K in bitcoin dev grants 

    - Bull Bitcoin and Wasabi Wallet $40K grant to Luke-Jr 

    - Unchained Capital $5.5M seed round led by NYDIG 

    - Bitcoin voicepaper 

    - Kentucky bitcoin mining incentive 

    - PayNyms 101 

    - This month in bitcoin privacy 

    - DEA report mentions bitcoin and 'virtual currency' 

    - Mempool joins COPA

    - Germany considering KYC for emails and texts

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

    HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

    • 2 hrs 19 min
    #233: Raising money in 2020, hashrate derivative products, why no hashrate growth?, and off-grid mining with Nick Hansen

    #233: Raising money in 2020, hashrate derivative products, why no hashrate growth?, and off-grid mining with Nick Hansen

    Join Marty as he sits down with Nick Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Luxor Mining, to discuss:

    - Raising money in 2020

    - Building as the price of bitcoin crashed

    - Hashrate derivative tokens

    - Why a miner would sell hash

    - Why a retail investor would buy a hash rate token

    - Why isn't hash rate keeping up with price

    - Mining off grid

    - much more

    Follow Nick on Twitter

    Check out Luxor Mining 

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

    Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it’s never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Citadel Dispatch e0.1.1 - Trading vs Stacking, Open Source Dev, and Taproot Activation with @jamesob and @evankaloudis

    Citadel Dispatch e0.1.1 - Trading vs Stacking, Open Source Dev, and Taproot Activation with @jamesob and @evankaloudis

    EPISODE: 0.1.1

    BLOCK: 672886

    PRICE: 2107 sats per dollar

    TOPICS: Trading vs Stacking, Open Source Dev, and Taproot Activation

    STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

    • 2 hrs 45 min
    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.22

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.22

    This week Marty and Matt discuss:

    - Taproot LOT OF LOTS 

    - BitPay Sanctions Violations 

    - Bitfinex and Tether settle with NY AG without admitting fault 

    - MicroStrategy bought another ~19.5k bitcoin for a ~$1.03B, they now hold 90.5k bitcoin 

    - Square quarterly earnings 

    - Coinbase discloses number ahead of Nasdaq listing 

    - Teleport Transactions CoinSwap implementation 

    - Arthur Hayes emerges 

    - Specter v1.2.0 

    - Onion Share v2.3 

    - RTL v0.10.1 

    - Hexa Wallet v1.4.5 

    - Samourai Dojo v1.9.0 

    - MyNode v0.2.27 

    - Sparrow Wallet v1.2.0 

    - Blockstream Green adds encryption to wallet metadata 

    - River raised $17.3M 

    - BottlePay raised $15.5M 

    - Can Governments Stop Bitcoin? 

    - BitMEX provides third grant for Michael Ford

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

    HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

    • 1 hr 51 min
    #232: Treasuries, inflation, history lessons, and Bitcoin & energy with Lyn Alden

    #232: Treasuries, inflation, history lessons, and Bitcoin & energy with Lyn Alden

    Join Marty as he sits down with Lyn Alden, Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, to discuss: 

    - Current market environment

    - Commodities pumping

    - Rates jumping

    - Repo markets

    - Inflation

    - Historical inflationary event

    - Bitcoin + energy arbitrage

    - much more

    Follow Lyn on Twitter

    Check out Lyn's website

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Citadel Dispatch e0.1.0 - Bitcoin Self Custody, Security, and Privacy with @craigraw and @econoalchemist

    Citadel Dispatch e0.1.0 - Bitcoin Self Custody, Security, and Privacy with @craigraw and @econoalchemist

    EPISODE: 0.1.0

    BLOCK: 671870

    PRICE: 2085 sats per dollar

    TOPICS: Bitcoin Self Custody, Security, and Privacy

    STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

    • 2 hrs 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Alwynw ,

Awesome

There’s a good bit I don’t understand in terms of the technical stuff but wow, these guys know. They KNOW.

Dan The Awakened ,

It’s The Best.

Read title again.

#Bitcoin.

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TFTC the standard

If you are into Bitcoin or even thinking about it, you can’t not listen to these guys. Truly authentic. Love you guys.

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