BottomShelfCryptoTalk
BottomShelfCryptoTalk

BottomShelfCryptoTalk

Takes, tales, stories and musings from Necksus' travels in the crypto space, from no-coin to whole-coin, and written with a special dash of irreverence. Special Thanks: the Wolves of Alt Street & tip.cc Discord communities for providing encouragement and inspiration on my journey, alongside so many, many others...


Are Bitcoin Investors Buying Into A 'Money Cult'?

3 Aug 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Necksus

In the United States, we have a long, proud, storied tradition of calling people cultists for doing things outside the norm.  This isn't going to stop most people IRL from telling you that you're a weirdo for thinking like Fox Mulder from the X-Files...

EDITORIAL: The US Dollar, The Government, and the Measure of a Human

24 Jun 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Necksus

I don't know exactly when it was the dollar started to tank.  If you look at the chart, it looks like a steady decline since the start of the 20th century. I wasn't born until the Clinton era, so I remember a world before the internet ruled our lives...

The Drunk American's Guide to Crypto: 'the f&%k is a Bitcoin anyway, man?"

6 Jun 2021 11 minute read 0 comments Necksus

So I'm sitting in literally any bar in the United States, minding my own business, checking the charts, watching the candles, and thinking about making some trades over a cold beverage... ... and some random, stonedrunk son of a bitch comes up and si...

EDITORIAL: The Meaning of Work in 2021 and the Future of Money

29 May 2021 5 minute read 3 comments Necksus

I wonder, dear readers: are any of you trapped between two eras of philosophical thought about career, money, and life?  Between the 21st century world of the internet hobbyist, passionately squeezing an income out of multiple electronic sources, and...

RPG's, In-Game Items and Missing the CryptoWriting on the Wall

20 May 2021 4 minute read 3 comments Necksus

I was first told about Bitcoin while sitting in a friend’s dorm room around 2010. You might be thinking right now... “this guy got in early. This guy mined in the glory days. This guy is a Bitcoin millionaire.” Not so; quite the contrary.  I held off...