Podcast Appearances

Table of Contents

Crypto Critics’ Corner [TOP]

  • Episode 1 – The early history of Bitfinex and Tether
  • Episode 2 – The more recent history of Bitfinex and Tether
  • Episode 3 – Questions and answers about Bitfinex and Tether
  • Episode 5 – (Cas did episode 4 alone) A discussion on Tether’s asset breakdown
  • Episode 6 – Cas and I discuss the history of Crypto Capital Corp
  • Episode 7 – Cas and I discuss QuadrigaCX
  • Episode 8 – Cas and I discuss Coinbase media, fact checking, and journalism more broadly.
  • Episode 9 – Cas and I discuss the epidemic of shillfluencers in crypto.
  • Episode 10 – We discuss what is a Tether redemption.
  • Episode 11 – We discuss El Salvador adopting Bitcoin as legal tender.
  • Episode 12 – We discuss regulatory capture and regulatory arbitrage
  • Episode 13 – We are joined by David Canellis to discuss the pseudo-decentralized social media platform BitClout.
  • Episode 14 – Cas and I discuss him traveling to Hong Kong on a Quixotic journey to find Bitfinex and Tether.
  • Episode 15 – Cas and I are joined by David Z. Morris of Coindesk to discuss Enron.
  • Episode 16 – Cas and I are joined by Rohan Grey of Willamette Law to discuss money transmitters, stablecoins, CBDCs, and the STABLE Act.
  • Episode 17 – Cas and I are joined by Preston Byrne to discuss stablecoins, DeFi, regulations, and decentralization theater.
  • Episode 18 – Cas and I discuss charity fraud and malfeasance in the cryptocurrency space
  • Episode 19 – Cas and I are joined by Frances Coppola to discuss inflation, deflation, and stablecoins.
  • Episode 20 – Cas and I are joined by Frances Coppola to discuss regulation for stablecoins and algorithmic stablecoins.
  • Episode 21 – Cas and I discuss Bitcoin! Why we got involved, why we like it, why we worry about it.
  • Episode 22 – Cas and I are joined by Robert Green, a marketing consultant who had worked for Blockchain Terminal and we discussed the issues with that project.
  • Episode 23 – Cas and I discuss the leaked Tai Chi document that details Binance and Binance US regulatory arbitrage strategy.
  • Episode 24 – Cas and I discuss Cumberland Global, the cryptocurrency offshoot of DRW, and one of the most important firms in the space.
  • Episode 25 – Cas and I discuss WorldCom, one of the largest corporate frauds of all time.
  • Episode 26 – Cas and I discuss cryptocurrency lending platforms like BlockFi, Celsius, and Nexo and the problems we see with them.
  • Episode 27 – Cas and I are joined by David Morris of Coindesk to discuss Evergrande.
  • Episode 28 – Cas and I discuss Liberty Reserve and the lessons that can be learned from it.
  • Episode 29 – Cas and I discuss the Pandora Papers, why we think they’re important, and why we think this kind of journalism is so important.
  • Episode 30 – Cas and I are joined by Sam Reynolds to discuss the importance of Taiwan to the Tether story.
  • Episode 31 – Cas and I are joined by Oliver Beige to discuss network effects, cryptocurrencies, and the dynamics that prevent a single chain.
  • Episode 32 – Cas and I are joined by Daniel Goldman to discuss his history as a Tether skeptic and his role with Arbitrum and developing on layer 2.
  • Episode 33 – Cas and I discuss the recently released President’s Working Group Report on Stablecoins.
  • Episode 34 – Cas and I are joined by David Canellis to discuss the recently released Tether Papers investigative report on Tether.
  • Episode 35 – Cas and I discuss how stablecoins are the ultimate arbiters of forks.
  • Episode 36 – Cas and I discuss the strange ‘Bitcoin Bond’ created by El Salvador, Blockstream, and Bitfinex.
  • Episode 37 – Cas and I discuss a strange idea to ‘burn’ the short sellers by issuing a NFT dividend.
  • Episode 38 – Cas and I discuss how not everything is a ponzi scheme, not everything is a scam, and maybe we should stop saying they are.
  • Episode 39 – Cas and I discuss the history of the SEC and the ways in which they often fall short.
  • Episode 40 – Cas and I are joined by Nicholas Weaver to discuss The Silk Road and other dark net marketplaces and what they mean for Bitcoin.
  • Episode 41 – Cas and I discuss Craig Steven Wright and his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto.
  • Episode 42 – Cas and I are joined by Elizabeth Lopatto to discuss Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes.
  • Episode 43 – Cas and I discuss Bitcoin mining in Kazakhstan and what it means for Bitcoin mining more broadly.
  • Episode 44 – Cas and I are joined by semi professional poker player Jason Bral to discuss Black Friday in the poker world.
  • Episode 45 – Cas and I are joined by Doomberg to talk about what could go wrong for Bitcoin.
  • Episode 46 – Cas and I discuss the lies inherent in most DAOs.
  • Episode 47 – Cas and I discuss Michael Patryn being exposed as 0xSifu.
  • Episode 48 – Cas and I are joined by Travis Kimmel to discuss crypto, the dollar, inflation, how they fit together.
  • Episode 49 – Cas Piancey and I discuss one of the largest thefts of all time: the Wormhole hack.
  • Episode 50 – Cas Piancey and I discuss one of the largest thefts of all time: the Bitfinex hack, and the two who have been arrested for trying to launder the proceeds.
  • Episode 51 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Ben McKenzie and Jacob Silverman to discuss crypto, celebrities, and end-stage casino capitalism.
  • Episode 52 – Cas and I are joined by Mike Green to discuss Bitcoin, inflation, and the Federal Reserve.
  • Episode 53 – Cas and I discuss a recent epidemic of compromised verified accounts being used to shill NFTs and crypto.
  • Episode 54 – Cas and I are joined by Web3IsGoingGreat maintainer Molly White to discuss how Web3 is going.
  • Episode 55 – Cas and I are joined by Dr. Ángela Vergara to discuss the past, present, and future of company towns.
  • Episode 56 – Cas and I are joined by ZachXBT to discuss hunting scams and frauds.
  • Episode 57 – Cas and I discuss the Russian invasion of the Ukraine and what it means for cryptocurrencies.
  • Episode 58 – Cas and I discuss the tendency of cryptocurrency projects to decide they can build utopian cities of the future.
  • Episode 59 – Cas and I discuss Justin Sun, the king of degens, ambassador to WTO, and creator of Tron.
  • Episode 60 – Cas and I are joined by Francine McKenna to discuss auditors, auditing, and crypto.
  • Episode 61 – Cas and I are joined by John Reed Stark to talk about crypto, the SEC, and frauds.
  • Episode 62 – Cas and I are joined by Josh Cincinnati to discuss whether money laundering should be a crime and the financial surveillance panopticon.
  • Episode 63 – Cas and I are joined by Mario Gómez and Oscar Salguero to discuss the reality of Bitcoin in El Salvador.
  • Episode 64 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by münecat to discuss crypto, web3, and whether or not a neofeudalistic state run by Peter Thiel is desirable.
  • Episode 65 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Rohan Grey to discuss the ECASH Act and whether the government can create a private digital dollar.
  • Episode 66 – Cas reveals his identity and we discuss why it had to be revealed now.
  • Episode 67 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by skeptic OG David Gerard to discuss what he thinks about cryptocurrency.
  • Episode 68 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the sentencing of Virgil Griffith for trying to evade North Korean sanctions.
  • Episode 69 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by the richest man in the world to discuss ICOs, wash trading, and NFTs.
  • Episode 70 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the guilty pleas of Reginald Fowler of Crypto Capital Corp.
  • Episode 71 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the algorithmic stablecoin Terra and the corresponding governance token Luna.
  • Episode 72 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the collapse of Luna and Terra.
  • Episode 73 – Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Lily Francus to discuss how to understand risk in DeFi.

Innovated [TOP]

Season 1

  • Episode 1 – Cas Piancey and I introduce the blockchain city.
  • Episode 2 – Cas and I discuss the moneyed interests behind the blockchain city.
  • Episode 3 – Cas and I discuss company towns.
  • Episode 4 – Cas travels to the desert to see what actually exists for this desert utopia, and talks to a local investigative journalist who has been covering the story.

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management [TOP]

  • Guest Lecture – I gave a guest lecture to serve as an introduction to Tether and Bitfinex

Grant Williams Podcast [TOP]

  • First Appearance – I am joined by George Noble on the Grant Williams Podcast to discuss the history of Bitfinex and Tether and its role in the market more broadly.

The Blockchain Debate [TOP]

  • First Appearance – Larry Cermak and I debated whether or not Tether and Bitfinex are bad actors and were joined by Patrick McKenzie of Stripe.
  • Second Appearance – I debate Sam Kazemian to discuss whether or not algorithmic stablecoins are actually possible to execute on well.

Law of Code [TOP]

  • First appearance – I discuss my philosophy and history in crypto, and the history of Bitfinex and Tether.

COINTELPRO [TOP]

  • First Appearance – My interview begins a little after the 15 minute mark. We discuss what is crypto, why is crypto, and what has crypto inherited from the archetype of the classic American con.
  • Second Appearance – We discuss cryptocurrency fraud by an indicted Florida GOP consultant and how crypto can be used for money laundering.

Scam Economy [TOP]

Tech Won’t Save Us [TOP]

  • First appearance – I discuss the collapse of Luna and Terra, stablecoins, and crypto morality.

When The Music Stops [TOP]

  • First appearance – We discuss Tether, Dai, Binance, the market structure of crypto and what are systemic risks.

This Week in Startups [TOP]

  • First appearance – I appear on This Week in Startups to discuss the collapse of Luna and Terra.

Coindesk TV [TOP]

  • First appearance – I went on Coindesk TV to discuss the collapse of Luna and Terra.

TastyTrade [TOP]

  • First appearance – I went on TastyTrade to discuss the collapse of Luna and Terra.

Keyword Crypto [TOP]

Great Minds [TOP]

  • First appearance – we discuss whether or not I’m a bitcoiner and whether or not Tether is a fraud.

The Deep Dive [TOP]

  • First appearance – We discuss the NYAG investigation, the history of Bitfinex and Tether, and more.
  • Second appearance – We discuss Bitfinex and Tether, specifically discussing the bank fraud probe.

Coffeezilla [TOP]

NFT QT [TOP]

  • First appearance – I discuss my opinion on various parts of the NFT ecosystem and specifically on various NFT coins.

Proof of Work [TOP]

  • First appearance – I discuss Tether/Bitfinex and Bitcoin and crypto more broadly.

Chit Chat Money [TOP]

The Bitcoin Cash Podcast [TOP]

Twitter Spaces [TOP]

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