A shiny trying documentary sequence centered on the historical past of cash and cryptocurrency premiere on August 19th at 7:00 am UTC, and options interviews from an extended checklist of prime crypto figures.

The 12 episode video sequence is considerably confusingly known as “Cash Podcast” and the primary two episodes  drop on YouTube at present. The present is hosted by Patrick Mclain of blockchain accelerator Mousebelt, and narrated by actor Robert Davi, who has performed roles in Die Exhausting, James Bond: License to Kill and Predator 2.

The docu-series options interviews with crypto proponents and key figures within the sector equivalent to FTX founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, ShapeShift CEO Erik Vorhees, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson, founder/CEO of Global Macro Investor Raoul Pal, and Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky to call a couple of.

Nearly all of the Cash Podcast was shot on the Previous San Francisco Mint, which is a historic landmark and a department of the US Mint, a Treasury bureau chargeable for producing coinage within the U.S.

The sequence will discover key factors within the historical past of cash equivalent to President Richard Nixon’s removal of the gold standard in 1971 that noticed fiat foreign money untethered to something tangible, and the numerous affect crypto and blockchain tech have had on the worldwide monetary system since 2009.

Key crypto narratives may also be explored equivalent to scams, hacks, illicit exercise, billionaires and the bankrupt.

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Talking in an Aug.17 promo for the sequence, OG Bitcoin proponent Erik Vorhees acknowledged that:

“It’s a very good reminder to individuals that cash is a narrative that has modified all through human historical past […] and Bitcoin is clearly like this subsequent evolution of how cash and worth can work.”

“And a part of understanding it’s to grasp the historical past of monies that got here earlier than,” he added.