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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.

The Bad Crypto Podcast Joel Comm and Travis Wright

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    • 4.5 • 1K Ratings

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.

    NFTs Moving Towards Mainstream - Bad News For 1/30/23

    NFTs Moving Towards Mainstream - Bad News For 1/30/23

    Bitcoin is on the move again and the rest of crypto is following suit. What is causing this rise in price? The US Congress has an FTX problem, and it may not be what you think. And a major player has announced that they will be getting into the NFT space. As if we couldn’t see that coming.  Who is it? You’ll find out today on our mark of the beast episode #666 of The Bad Crypto Podcast.

    Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/

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    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
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    • 26 min
    Learning about Zero Knowledge Proofs

    Learning about Zero Knowledge Proofs

    A young man walks into a bar and says “gimme a vodka tonic”. Unsure of the man’s age, the bartender must ask to see his identification in order to prove he is old enough to drink.

    What if the bartender knew from the blockchain that the guy was old enough without even asking for an ID?  He would be accepting proof with no knowledge of actually having seen the proof.  That’s zero knowledge proof… or ZKP.

    Today on the show we welcome Dor Garbash of the Mina Foundation to discuss ZKPs and why they are essential to building a web3 future with privacy and scalability in mind.  

    By the time we are done, you will have proof that you’ve got some knowledge of zero knowledge proof on episode #668 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. 

    Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/

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    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 45 min
    Uncovering Capitalism’s Corruption with Raymond Baker

    Uncovering Capitalism’s Corruption with Raymond Baker

    The Western world’s way of capitalism has brought about more prosperity than any other system in the history of man. But there are those who have corrupted the principles of capitalism to benefit themselves without any concern for society in general.  It’s that crony capitalism that is a direct threat to real democracy, at least according to our guest today, Raymond Baker. Raymond is author of a new book titled Invisible Trillions, and he has some keen insights into what is broken in today’s financial systems and how to fix it.

    Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum may also stop by to share his thoughts on eating crickets and the latest in fashion.  It’s the “you vill eat ze bugs and like it” episode #664 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. 

    Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/

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    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 51 min
    What in the World is Happening with Teeka Tiwari

    What in the World is Happening with Teeka Tiwari

    What in the world is happening with the financial markets? How about the crypto markets? Are we on the cusp of a recession and dystopian hellscape?  Or are there reasonable steps you can take to ensure your financial and emotional security?

    We are pleased to welcome Teeka Tiwari of The Palm Beach Letter back to the show to discuss all these things and more. 

    So if you are ready for a healthy dose of optimism and financial literacy. You’ve come to the right place as we welcome Teeka Tiwari back to the show for episode #663 of The Bad Crypto Podcast.

    Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/663

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    Twitter: @badcryptopod - @joelcomm - @teedubyaFacebook: /BadCrypto - /JoelComm - /teedubyawFacebook Mastermind Group: /BadCryptoLinkedIn: /in/joelcomm - /in/teedubyaInstagram: @BadCryptoPodcastEmail: badcryptopodcast[at]gmail[dot]comPhone: SEVEN-OH-8-88FIVE- 90THIRTY

    BE A FEATURED GUEST: http://badco.in/apply

    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The State of Crypto 2022 - Bad News For 12/28/22

    The State of Crypto 2022 - Bad News For 12/28/22

    Crypto Billionaires lost over $116 billion in 2022. In spite of that, Microstrategy added to their portfolio. A market exploiter has been arrested here in Puerto Rico.  SBF is out on bail. And the Twitter Files show that we were once again correct in our so-called “conspiracy theories”.

    Are we going to take some victory laps? Hell yeah. And so should you as you join us for our Bad News episode #662 of The Bad Crypto Podcast.

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://badco.in/662


    TIME STAMPS00:00 Intro
    02:45 - Crypto market review; marketcap $830bln
    07:30 - Crypto billionaires lose more than half of their wealth in 2022
    09:00 - Crypto miners accumulating Bitcoin and crypto
    09:30 - Michael Saylor’s MicroStrategy is stacking Bitcoin
    12:05 - Mark Cuban is defending Bitcoin; Gold is a bad investment (?)
    13:12 - Mango Markets market manipulator arrested in Puerto Rico
    15:00 - SBF released on $250mln bail; FTX scam continues
    19:15 - Twitter Files reveal the truth in so many “conspiracy theories”. 
    28:28 - What does this have to do with blockchain and crypto? Everything.
    29:50 - Travis is reading “Survival in the Killing Fields”
    31:00 - Bullet Train on Netflix is a great 2 hour film with Brad Pitt
    32:20 - Outro

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    Twitter: @badcryptopod - @joelcomm - @teedubyaFacebook: /BadCrypto - /JoelComm - /teedubyawFacebook Mastermind Group: /BadCryptoLinkedIn: /in/joelcomm - /in/teedubyaInstagram: @BadCryptoPodcastEmail: badcryptopodcast[at]gmail[dot]comPhone: SEVEN-OH-8-88FIVE- 90THIRTY

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    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 36 min
    Is HEX Crypto a Scam? with Tom Gillespie

    Is HEX Crypto a Scam? with Tom Gillespie

    One of the most controversial figures in the crypto world is none other than Richard Heart. A former guest on this show, we found him to be quite likeable and knowledgeable. And yet the question remains, is the HEX token he created a scam? His community of followers, who call themselves Hexicans, would certainly say no. Others are more skeptical.

    Film-maker Tom Gillespie has gone down the HEX rabbit hole to learn more about Richard and his community in a new four-part documentary series called Hexicans and the Time Value of Money.

    We’ve got Tom with us today to discuss his previous film, this new documentary and other stuff.  And maybe some things.

    If you love Hex and are south of the border, that makes you a Mexican Hexican. Welcome amigos to episode #661 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. 

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://badco.in/661


    00:00 - Intro07:30 - Do we have to pay to watch the Fakefluencer movie? 
    09:45 - You’ve written for mainstream media publications. What are your thoughts on mainstream media outlets? 
    12:30 - We’ve had Richard Heart on the show. Tell us about your HEX documentary series. 
    18:30 - The Hexicans voted for the investigation into HEX beginning July 2020. 
    20:20 - If you search anything online HEX scam related, you will immediately be presented with Hexican content. They’ve figured out a way to actually hijack the scam narrative to their advantage. 
    24:11 - I went into this primarily from the perspective of the Hexicans. I have never definitively said this is a scam. 
    28:30 - The cult aspect of supporting cryptocurrencies. 
    33:20 - Which coin - Solana, XRP, USDT - is leading the community vote for your next investigation at cryptoscamdemic.com? 
    38:00 - The documentary on HEX is scheduled for release soon. Follow Tom on social for updated information. 
    40:52 - Outro

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    Twitter: @badcryptopod - @joelcomm - @teedubyaFacebook: /BadCrypto - /JoelComm - /teedubyawFacebook Mastermind Group: /BadCryptoLinkedIn: /in/joelcomm - /in/teedubyaInstagram: @BadCryptoPodcastEmail: badcryptopodcast[at]gmail[dot]comPhone: SEVEN-OH-8-88FIVE- 90THIRTY

    BE A FEATURED GUEST: http://badco.in/apply

    DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency. We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us.

    We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations.

     
    Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.com
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

@teedubya ,

It’s not the Great Crypto Podcast, but close!

The Bad Crypto Podcast with Joel and Travis is a must-listen for anyone interested in the world of cryptocurrency. Not only is it informative, but it's also incredibly funny and entertaining.

The dynamic between Joel and Travis is great, and their silly humor makes for a refreshing change from the often dry and serious tone of other crypto podcasts. Highly recommend giving it a listen!

This review written by ChatGPT and paraphrased with Quillbot. 🤣

oxt13 ,

Another Christmasy Review

Well, I stuck around since fall of 2017 so I think I deserve the title of the Virtual Bad Crypto Dame. As an awesomely bad side note my last review of the show was featured in your 2019 Christmas edition episode, the one with your traditional 12 days of Christmas goofy song. It was super nice to hear it with my son while driving around Maui that day.
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SteepBrook ,

Unlistenable now :-(

This used to be a funny, sometimes informative podcast, with 2 guys living the dream in Puerto Rico. Travis’ conspiracy theories used to be sprinkled in and Joel kept things on target, but no longer - this has gone full echo chamber. It’s now a conspiracy podcast with a side of crypto. They admittedly get their news from Twitter, they will retort that people like myself can’t handle their uncovered truths, but I do try. I frequently research their statements but there is never more proof in the conspiracy. I would love for them to find someone on that island with different views and as much idle time - to be on the podcast as a sounding board to keep them in check - that would be an awesome podcast if they could find somebody smart.

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