Episodes

December 12, 2018

The Boss of Bitcoin - BK in the House

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 q...

December 04, 2018

Blockchain Imperialists

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, the...

November 15, 2018

Sh&*ty Super Villain of Crypto

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. Tha...

November 06, 2018

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

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 ...

October 24, 2018

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

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 discuss...

October 13, 2018

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

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: Web...

October 06, 2018

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

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: key...

September 26, 2018

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

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, th...

September 14, 2018

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

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. Thank...

September 10, 2018

Jackson Palmer says burn it all to the ground!

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 Twi...

September 06, 2018

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

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. Le...

August 30, 2018

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

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 ...

August 29, 2018

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

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) ...

August 12, 2018

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

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 T...

August 09, 2018

JJ's not-so-crazy Tether conspiracy theory

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: ke...

August 05, 2018

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

“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 g...

August 02, 2018

Will crypto revolutionize gambling?

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 yo...

July 30, 2018

A deep dive into the history of banks and the U.S. dollar over the last 100 years in America

This week, Michael and JJ discuss why they, and the crypto community in general, are against big banks in America. They go pretty in depth discussing Glass-Steagal, Fractional Reserve policy, the Gold Standard, and the Great ...

July 26, 2018

ETF's, Bitmex, and stopping to smell the crypto roses (ie. don't try to guess the future!)

Michael and JJ discuss ETF's, Bitmex, and why so many people in life shoot down the ideas of dreamers; Michael doesn't blame them one bit. Had a few technical difficulties this episode, but JJ the master sound guy, was able t...

July 17, 2018

Coinbase, Securities, and Paid Groups...What Could Go Wrong?

Michael and JJ discuss Coinbase making partnerships to be able to list securities...could this be XRP's big moment? Michael joins a paid group...what could go wrong? Thanks for listening! Our Socials: Website: keywordcrypto.c...

July 08, 2018

Crypto Evangelizing and Questioning the Foundations of Crowdfunding

Michael and JJ take a break from the blistering Los Angeles heat and podcast from the park (levels are a bit funky) to discuss the uncomfortable blank stares family and friends give us while we excitedly talk about crypto and...

July 01, 2018

Is Crypto Self-Regulation a Crypto Pipe Dream?

Michael and JJ talk self-regulation, inflation vs deflation (and realize we need to bring on an economist), governance, Decentralized Exchanged (DEX), and of course Nano being king. Sit back and enjoy the show! Our Socials: W...

June 27, 2018

"Why Do You Think Everything Is Crashing Right Now" Tether, Tron, Pornhub - Episode 6

Thanks for tuning in! This week, Michael and jj talk: Tether and Bitfinex'ed, Tron and Pornhub, Craig Wright is better than Rwanda, How long will the market be bearish...And other stories for the kids. Why do you think crypto...

June 20, 2018

The Despicable Cryptos - EOS WTF? 06/19/2018

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