Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast
Marty Bent

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.

EPISODE: 0.1.8 BLOCK: 679950 PRICE: 1756 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin transaction fees, taproot, discreet log contracts @evankaloudis: https://twitter.com/evankaloudis @benthecarman: https://twitter.com/benthecarman Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC:   twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​  youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21​  telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart and Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss: - The Austin scene - Migrations in the US - DLCs - Lessons from DeFi - Taproot activation - Speedy Trial - Coinflip - Milk cattle - much more Check out Suredbits Follow Chris Follow Ben 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Speedy Trial taproot activation method merged  - Comments by greg maxwell  - COPA sues CSW  - CCI releases first report stating there is minimal "illicit activity" using bitcoin  - VanEck "bitcoin" ETF DAPP that does not hold bitcoin directly  - btc-rpc-explorer v3.0  - trezor suite beta v21.4.1  - Alleged paxful KYC leak claimed to be fake  - Gladstein biweekly column  - shitCOIN IPO, currently valued at ~$66B  - Mexico fingerprint KYC for phone sim cards 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

EPISODE: 0.1.7 BLOCK: 679055 PRICE: 1592 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin nodes, self hosting @futurepaul: https://twitter.com/futurepaul @proofofkeags: https://twitter.com/proofofkeags Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC:   twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch   youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21   telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - coinbase IPO on april 14th, ticker COIN  - NYDIG raises another $100M  - African P2P volumes hit new all time highs  - Ukrainian civil servants own more than 46k bitcoin  - Crypto Council for Innovation announced  - Square Crypto grant for mempool.space  - Peter Thiel comments on bitcoin and china  - Arthur Hayes surrenders  - Circle and Polo ordered to provide info on users to IRS  - Kraken received similar but judge says they must narrow request  - former chainalysis chief technical counsel now head of fincen  - Blue Wallet v6.0.8  - Hexa Wallet v1.5.0  - Coldcard v4.0.2  - Sphinx-relay v2.0.9  - Sparrow Wallet

Join Marty as he sits down with Untapped Growth (Joel) to discuss: - The Fiat Farming system - Top soil - Roundup in everything - Using cattle for regenerative farming - Creating a cattle ranching/land management co-op - Distributed asynchronous citadel networks - much more Follow Untapped Growth  Check out the site 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

EPISODE: 0.1.6 BLOCK: 678040 PRICE: 1719 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin privacy, coinjoin chris belcher: https://twitter.com/chris_belcher_ Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21​ telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - coldcard physical attack  - Kentucky signs bitcoin mining incentives  - Strike launches in El Salvador without banking partners  - Azteco adds lightning  - Goldman to start offering bitcoin exposure to rich clients  - Morgan Stanley prepping to add bitcoin exposure to major funds  - Brink's first round of dev grants  - Gemini provides grant to mempool.space  - Specter v1.3.0  - Coldcard v4.01  - Bisq v1.6.1  - BTCPay Server v1.0.7.1  - sphinx-relay v2.0.7  - c-lightning v0.10.0  - MyNode v0.2.29  - Umbrel v0.3.8  - Zeus v0.5.1  - JoininBox v0.3.4  - Wasabi v1.1.12.7  - HWI

EPISODE: 0.1.5 BLOCK: 677022 PRICE: 1701 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin privacy, coinjoin nopara73: https://twitter.com/nopara73 openoms: https://twitter.com/openoms Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21

Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo to discuss: - Ledn's recent raise - Proof of Reserves - Risk Management - Duration matching - Hyperinflation - Good people succeeding - Bitcoin scaling in layers - Ledn users sending within the platform - The Petro - much more Follow Mauricio on Twitter Check out Ledn  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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Join Marty as he sits down with Bob McElrath to discuss: - NY BitDevs - Mining pools - P2Pool - Braidpool - Making decentralized pools viable - How they may fail - Adversarial thinking - Bob's Bitcoin journey - much more Follow Bob on Twitter Bitcoin Munich Meetup Video Braidpool IRC 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Tesla now accepting bitcoin and will hodl  - Podcasting 2.0 on breez  - Microsoft launches layer 2 decentralized identity on top of bitcoin mainnet  - FTX closing $7M per year deal for Miami Heat Arena  - Fidelity files for a bitcoin etf  - Lolli raises $5M from Serena Williams and her husband - CFTC fines coinbase $6.5M for litecoin bullshit  - FATF releases enhanced KYC guidelines  - Coincenter analysis  - Surveillance firm Elliptic explaining Hydra innovative dead drops  - JoininBox v0.3.3  - RoninDojo v1.9.0  - Sparrow Walet v1.3.1  - Tails v4.17  - Sphinx relay v2.0.6  - BlueWallet v6.0.7  - Specter DIY v1.5.0  - eznode simple pruning-friendly setup for a personal bitcoin full node  - New liquid wallet  - Test release of coinswaps statechain

EPISODE: 0.1.4 BLOCK: 675990 PRICE: 1820 sats per dollar TOPICS: lightning network, video games andreneves: https://twitter.com/andreneves sputn1ck: https://twitter.com/sputn1ck Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21

Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, founder of BTC Media, to discuss: - How bullish is David? - How high will bitcoin go? - Timing the birth of his children up with bull markets - Bitcoin 2021 events - Bitcoin 2021 location - Bitcoin Magazine content - much more Check out Bitcoin 2021 (Use code "SATOSHI" for 10% off) 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - FTX negotiating naming rights to miami heat arena https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article249892678.html - miner revenue priced in dollars hits all time high https://twitter.com/_Checkmatey_/status/1370901101403238400 - Kentucky passes tax breaks to bitcoin miners https://www.coindesk.com/kentucky-approves-bills-providing-incentives-for-crypto-miners - Pakistani province experimenting with mining using hydro https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-pakistan/pakistani-province-plans-to-build-pilot-crypto-currency-mining-farms-idUSKBN2BA0KW - Oakland Athletics bitcoin suites https://twitter.com/AthleticsPR/status/1371144942735609859 - Morgan Stanley wealth management now offering bitcoin funds https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/17/bitcoin-morgan-stanley-is-the-first-big-us-bank-to-offer-wealthy-clients-access-to-bitcoin-funds.html - Signal now accepting bitcoin https://signal.org/donate/#cryptocurrency - India attempted ban rumored https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-cryptocurrency-ban-idUSKBN2B60R0 - JPMorgan says retail flows comparable to institutional https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-15/retail-bitcoin-traders-rival-wall-street-buyers-as-mania-builds - Third coincenter letter to fincen about proposed enhanced kyc https://www.coincenter.org/coin-center-uses-additional-time-provided-by-fincen-to-file-another-comment-in-ongoing-surveillance-rulemaking/ - Binance probed by CFTC https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-12/crypto-exchange-binance-investigated-by-u-s-over-who-s-trading - BitMEX cofounder Ben Delo surrenders and released on $20M bail https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-15/bitmex-founder-delo-surrenders-to-face-u-s-laundering-charges - Coldcard v4.0.0 https://blockclockmini.com/firmware/ - Blockclock mini v1.0.8 https://blog.coinkite.com/version-4.0.0-released/ - HWI v2.0.0 https://github.com/bitcoin-core/HWI/releases/tag/2.0.0 - Nodl dojo v0.1.2c - Rudefox Burrow v0.1.1 https://www.rudefox.io/burrow/quick-start.html - Anthony Towns on UASF http://www.erisian.com.au/wordpress/2021/03/14/fixing-uasf - Ryan Gentry on bitcoin governance https://ryanthegentry.medium.com/a-theory-of-bitcoin-governance-13510eff42a6 Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo cod

Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Itoi, co-founder of Stakwork and Sphinx Chat, to discuss: - Sphinx chat - Content monetization without ads - Encrypted chat over the Lightning Network - Paying anons around the world - Banking the unbanked - Rearchitecting the Internet using BTC/LN - How BTC/LN can help parents unschool their kids - Bringing back grazing cattle via Sphinx - Training personal AIs - much more Check out Stakwork Check out Sphinx Chat Delly's Article 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Epstein, Author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, to discuss: - Green energy jobs v. oil jobs - Subsidies driving energy prices higher - Using fraud as a heuristic to question the anti-energy movement - Developing our environment to protect from climate - "Climate catastrophe" - Why not nuclear? - Moralizing energy conversion - Bitcoin and energy - much more Follow Alex on Twitter Check out The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

EPISODE: 0.1.3 BLOCK: 674925 PRICE: 1776 sats per dollar TOPICS: practical bitcoin privacy, open source licenses btcxzelko : https://twitter.com/btcxzelko likewh0a : https://twitter.com/likewh0a Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21

Join Marty as he sits down with Kelly Lannan, the mind behind Bitcoin Urbanism, to discuss: - Parasitic ideas - How Bitcoin Urbanism came to be - Being a real estate developer - Building materials inflation - How fiat money destroyed city planning - How city codes hamstring builders - Fixing the Fiat Standard one block at a time - Classical architecture making a come back - much more Follow Kelly on Twitter Subscribe to Bitcoin Urbanism 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 Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Join Marty as he sits down with Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert to discuss: - Occupy Wall Street - Wall Street in the 80s - Independent media - Propaganda and gaslighting - Bitcoin as an anti-war movement - Comedy in NYC in the 70s & 80s - much more Follow Max on Twitter Follow Stacy on Twitter 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