Episodes

Peter McCormack Undone

March 3, 2019

Special guest Peter McCormack muscles his way onto the pod to defend his honor, and a battle to the death occurs! Reach out to us on Twitter or FB if there's a topic or guest you'd like us to discuss or interview next! Our S…

What Peter McCormack Did

Feb. 28, 2019

Michael takes down Peter McCormack. JJ and Michael defend Brock?! OK, maybe we don't defend him. Michael defends Jed McCaleb. Damn, how many micks are involved in crypto!? Michael's Irish, so he's allowed to say that. Our So…

Does Money Equal Intelligence?!

Feb. 14, 2019

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week JJ and Michael delve into the idea of being successful and whether that correlates with having intelligence. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you h…

Unemployable in 10 years

Feb. 9, 2019

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear.This week Michael and JJ free out about being old and how the robots are going to take all our jobs. Be scared. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a top…

No Free Speech?!?!?!

Jan. 29, 2019

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week we break down "Free Speech". What is it? Does it truly exist? Do we deserve it? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to d…

2018 CAN SUCK IT!!! A year in review

Dec. 31, 2018

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week we break down 2018, year that almost broke crypto...at least the people trying to make a quick buck off of it. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you …

Slave to Google

Dec. 22, 2018

Welcome to another exciting episode of Keyword Crypto (formerly Michael and the Bear). This week we find out another browser has bit the dust, leaving Google the king of ownership of all our data. This is why we need blockch…

The Boss of Bitcoin - BK in the House

Dec. 12, 2018

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week, Brandon BK Kelly, The Boss of Bitcoin, joins the pod to chat about conspiracy theories and what it takes to make it in crypto Youtube. We also answer a …

Blockchain Imperialists

Dec. 4, 2018

Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week we question the Imperialist values of blockchainers who travel to developing nations to live like kings. We also can't stop laughing at Richard Heart, th…

Sh&*ty Super Villain of Crypto

Nov. 15, 2018

This week Michael and JJ vent about Craig Wright openly being crypto's super villain and what his actions mean for the ecosystem in general. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to discuss. Th…

Bitcoin Is Centralized. Lord Arthur Hayes. Craig S Faux-toshi.

Nov. 6, 2018

This week Michael and JJ vent about Arthur Hayes and whether Bitmex is good for crypto's longevity. Michael still doesn't like Bitcoin as a currency, or for anything in its current form. And they go down a deep philosophical…

An apology to Brave browser CEO Brendan Eich. Small Cap Sampler #1 for AltSZN!

Oct. 24, 2018

Michael makes a full-throated apology to Brave's Brendan Eich (AKA, JJ's hero...) and JJ discusses small cap coins people are watching right now. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to discus…

You too can predict a global financial crisis! Blockchain sportsfans. How an IRA works.

Oct. 13, 2018

This week we discuss how ready crypto is for the real world as well as how IRA's work. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to discuss. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show! Our Socials: We…

Red Flags - Don't Say We Didn't Warn You - Intellectual Property and Blockchain

Oct. 6, 2018

This week we discuss the red flags waving in our faces right now. Be careful. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to discuss. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show! Our Socials: Website: ke…

We're not saying we hate rich people, but...

Sept. 26, 2018

This week Michael rants about Tim Draper and people who are born on third base and think they hit a triple. With the roots of crypto and Bitcoin seemingly being coopted by the very elites Bitcoin was created to circumvent, t…

Pay your taxes in Bitocin, world currenices, and why everyone in crypto is a douchbag

Sept. 14, 2018

This week Michael has the sniffles, JJ wants free reign to say "Hi" to his neighbor, and why every single person in crypto is a douchebag. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a topic you'd like us to discuss. Than…

Jackson Palmer says burn it all to the ground!

Sept. 10, 2018

This week Michael and JJ have Dogecoin creator, Jackson Palmer, on the podcast. He laments the sad state of crypto and how it's devolved into the very thing crypto was designed to fight against. Let us know on Facebook or Tw…

What's the plan? Can crypto get away with only thinking a few years down the road?

Sept. 6, 2018

This week Michael and JJ discuss the anxiety of dips in the market and the group of crypto people who will have to think long term about how crypto will change the world. It can't ALL be about making sick gains and lambos. L…

The prophesy has been fulfilled and why you will always suck with money.

Aug. 30, 2018

This week Michael and JJ discuss the bane of JJ's existence, crypto Twitter. Michael discusses how trading doeesn't actually help society become a better place. Happy times :) Let us know on Facebook or Twitter if you have a…

Kill your baby! What Bitcoin and the iconic Wall St Bull have in common.

Aug. 29, 2018

This one's a week late, but we think you'll get the gist of it. Welcome to another exciting episode of Michael and the Bear. This week Michael and JJ discuss the pain that all artists face of letting go of our art (our baby)…

How does mass adoption happen? PundiX, Turkey and the Lira

Aug. 12, 2018

This week Michael questions the crypto community's current approach to achieve mass adoption. Is PundiX a better way? Or will Turkey's collapsing Lira be the thing that drives world-wide adoption? Let us know on Facebook or …

JJ's not-so-crazy Tether conspiracy theory

Aug. 9, 2018

This week JJ goes down a rabbit hole of his own with a no-so-crazy conspiracy theory about Tether. Are his fears warranted? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show! Our Socials: Website: k…

Michael goes Bear...what does it all mean!?

Aug. 5, 2018

“Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!” This week, Michael turns full bear on Bitcoin and his favorite tech coin, Nano, and JJ, aka Mr. Bear miraculously tries to talk him down off the ledge. What's …

Will crypto revolutionize gambling?

Aug. 2, 2018

This week, Michael and JJ discuss gambling on the blockchain. Many Americans have been frustrated with the online gambling laws, crypto is knocking down these barriers, what else can it do? Thanks for listening and we hope y…