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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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    • 4.8 • 608 Ratings

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.

    #300: Doomer optimism with Tucker Max

    #300: Doomer optimism with Tucker Max

    Join Marty as he sits down with Tucker Max to discuss doomer optimism and Bitcoin.

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    • 2 hr 26 min
    Rabbit Hole Recap #184: The IRS wants your face and the Treasury hates you

    Rabbit Hole Recap #184: The IRS wants your face and the Treasury hates you

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - new bill would allow US Treasury to prohibit any transaction without public notice or input

    - robinhood starts rollout of bitcoin withdrawals

    - coldcard MK4 presales open

    - bitcoin mining difficulty hits new all time high

    - Phoenix v1.4.20

    - Bisq v1.8.2

    - Zap v0.7.6-beta

    - Joininbox v0.6.6

    - BTCPay Server v1.4.0

    - nix-bitcoin v0.0.63

    - Sphinx Relay v2.2.5

    - Lightning Terminal v0.6.2-alpha

    - satoshi energy raises 60 bitcoin with focus on bitcoin mining infrastructure

    - IRS begins requiring selfies for some services using third party company

    - puerto rico tax breaks for outsiders stirs outrage

    - free four day passes to Bitcoin 2022 for contributors of 30 open source projects



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    • 2 hr 21 min
    #299: North American mining (pools) with Alex Brammer

    #299: North American mining (pools) with Alex Brammer

    Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Brammer from Luxor Mining to discuss the state of North American Bitcoin mining.

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    • 2 hr 4 min
    #298: Is it a BLIP or a BOLT with Lisa Neigut

    #298: Is it a BLIP or a BOLT with Lisa Neigut

    Join Marty as he sits down with Lisa Neigut to discuss everything going on with the Lightning Network.

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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Rabbit Hole Recap #183: Intel hopping in the Bitcoin mining game and Presidents meeting to talk Bitcoin

    Rabbit Hole Recap #183: Intel hopping in the Bitcoin mining game and Presidents meeting to talk Bitcoin

    This week Marty and Matt discuss:

    - Intel to announce new bitcoin ASIC in feb

    - GRIID has signed a deal with Intel for their ASICs

    - BitMEX to acquire 268 year old German Bank

    - Taproot funds burned

    - mempool v2.3.0

    - mercury wallet v0.5.9

    - onionshare v2.5

    - simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.27

    - lightning pool v0.5.4-alpha

    - umbrel v0.4.11

    - tdex v1.2.4

    - El Salvador Gov is using pegasus spyware against journalists

    - Bukele meets withs Erdogan

    - UK Gov planning publicity campaign against encrypted communication

    - Ethiopia should turn to bitcoin

    - Congressional Hearing on Bitcoin

    - btcpolicy.org fact sheet focused on the hearing

    - Citadel Dispatch will no longer be on TFTC podcast feed going forward, search Citadel Dispatch in your favorite podcast app



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    • 1 hr 53 min
    #297: Becoming a cockroach in the Bitcoin mining world with AJ Scalia and Drew Armstrong

    #297: Becoming a cockroach in the Bitcoin mining world with AJ Scalia and Drew Armstrong

    Join Marty as he sits down with AJ Scalia and Drew Armstrong from Cathedra Bitcoin to discuss the Bitcoin mining world.

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    • 2 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
608 Ratings

608 Ratings

Mariann!! ,

Great podcast!

Excellent podcast with incredible concepts.
Extremely valuable and free content!

marcofthebeast ,

lol. downhill.

i been listening to tftc forever.
i’m down with the boring episodes and i’m 100/. anti baccs/ you name it.
but
did you just meet this eric carson at some bar?
his own parents know he’s an idiot..
this is some sad jacking off abt nothing.
see you at a better future.
maybe
citadel dispatch…

nkback ,

Had to update my review

Didn’t feel right leaving this pod poorly rated. Marty toned it down with some of the stuff I found annoying and not relevant to Bitcoin. The Bitcoin info here is still great and Matt and Marty are two of the best in the space.

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