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S10 E2: Theo Goodman on Rare Pepes and Bitcoin Counterparty NFTs


Theo Goodman is a man of many talents: he writes, records, and produces music videos about Bitcoin, he draws frog memes, and also gives talks at conferences. Theo was one of the earliest Rare Pepe scientists. In this episode, he shares his wisdom. Season 10 of the Bitcoin Takeover Podcast is sponsored by Vaultoro (the gold and bitcoin exchange), Wasabi wallet (the best Bitcoin privacy wallet you can use), and Bitcoin Reserve (European BTC exchange by bitcoiners and for bitcoiners). Check them out if you want to support the show. 8:38 – Theo’s Bitcoin art-themed shows on World Crypto Network 9:50 – Bitcoin memes against Reddit censorship 25:44 – The Counterparty burn address and XCP genesis 31:30 – Does Counterparty help Bitcoin become more of a free speech computer network? 37:33 – NFTs getting traded just like shitcoins 41:38 – Why Ethereum sucks 46:33 – Bitcoin will outlive us, and therefore Counterparty is the vinyl of NFTs 54:30 – Counterparty NFT transactions pay for Bitcoin’s security budget 01:08:50 – How Counterparty can get censored 01:11:50 – Mercury wallet is really cool 01:14:32 – RGB on Lightning is a more scalable Counterparty 01:15:40 – The jpeg or gif from the NFT doesn’t get uploaded to the blockchain 01:17:31 – The token is the art 01:23:10 – Why didn’t Counterparty NFTs take off at first? 01:29:24 – Why is Pepe so important for the community? 01:31:14 – ICOs vs NFTs 01:34:09 – Where should Counterparty go from here? 01:36:20 – Theo’s “Economics” and “I am Satoshi” hit songs 01:36:58 – Music NFTs? 01:38:00 – Naming assets on Counterparty 01:39:50 – If the answer is 42, then what is the question? 01:40:14 – Theo’s dance moves and rareness 01:41:00 – Rare Pepes vs Fake Rares 01:49:25 – NFT NYC and Rare Pepes 01:50:30 – Are Rare Pepes alt-right? 01:52:00 – Dan Dark Pill feeling salty about not having access to the Pepes he created

Categories | Season 10


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