Episodes

Collector Spotlight: JDH on Strategic High-End Investing to Low-Risk Entry Points

Aug. 10, 2022

NFT collector JDH joins Kevin Rose to discuss how he got on board so early in the game, the variables that determine his investment in a project, celebrated hits and regretful misses, and advice for aspiring collectors who w…

100 Proof: The Next Big NFT Genre, a Case For Generative Art, and Collector Strategy with Todd Goldberg

Aug. 5, 2022

Tech entrepreneur, investor, NFT collector, and Curated co-founder Todd Goldberg joins Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss for this edition of 100 Proof. Here, they discuss collector strategies in a crypto bear market, the …

Old Sport: The First Members-Only Speakeasy

July 26, 2022

EightBit co-founder and product designer Addison Kowalski joins Kevin to discuss his project Old Sport , the first real-world speakeasy accessible only by NFT. Its genesis token, minting on July 27 at oldsport.xyz , is a mem…

Artist Spotlight: Marina Abramović's Genesis NFT Project, "The Hero 25FPS"

July 22, 2022

Legendary performance artist Marina Abramović and activist/artist Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot, Unicorn DAO) sit down with Kevin Rose to discuss Marina's genesis NFT project The Hero 25FPS , body art, endurance art, femin…

100 Proof: Incentivizing Fan Fiction, The Fashion NFT Vertical, and the Value of ENS Domains

July 19, 2022

Kevin Rose and Derek Edward Schloss are joined by Overpriced JPEGs host Carly Reilly to discuss the mechanics of setting prices on new NFT projects, creative NFT gamification, the curiously escalating value of ENS domains, t…

Artist Spotlight: Community Driven Lore with Josie Bellini and CyberBrokers

July 18, 2022

Cryptoartist and CyberBrokers founder Josie Bellini joins Kevin Rose to discuss the distinction between crypto art and NFTs, bridging art from the physical world to the metaverse, what inspired the creation of CyberBrokers, …

Proof Roundtable: Financialization of Culture, #Block-Talk, and Unboxing a Damien Hirst Physical

July 6, 2022

Priyanka Desai , Derek Edward Schloss , and Kevin Rose gather around to discuss the wild times at NFT.NYC , futureproofing NFT art, CryptoPunks making history (again), second-tier collections seemingly destined for greatness…

Proof Roundtable June 16, 2022: Down Market, Stable Bluechips

June 20, 2022

Derek Edwards Schloss , gmoney , and Kevin Rose gather around the table to discuss gmoney's latest NFT project, the current state of the market and what it might mean for the future of NFTs, NFT wish lists, guessing what mig…

Building the Monkeyverse and Beyond with 100% On-Chain PFP OnChainMonkey

June 17, 2022

Kevin is joined by Danny Yang , CEO of OnChainMonkey , the first 100% on-chain PFP NFT collection. Here, they discuss OnChainMonkey's origin and evolution, doing well vs. doing good, community connection, and the upcoming Ka…

The Premiere of Proof's Roundtable Discussion: Derek Edwards Schloss and Maria Shen

June 9, 2022

Derek Edwards Schloss , Maria Shen , and Kevin Rose sit around a table and discuss what's going on in the wide world of NFTs. You might even be inclined to call this a PROOF roundtable discussion! Just don't call it a comeba…

The Future of Self-Custody with Ian Rogers of Ledger

June 2, 2022

Ian Rogers , the Chief Experience Officer at Ledger , joins Kevin Rose to discuss the current state of security and self custody of blockchain assets, the future of self-custody, and smoothing over the current problems with …

Artist Spotlight: Tigerbob Launch with Gossamer Rozen

June 1, 2022

Kevin Rose joined Gossamer Rozen (aka grelysian) for live Dutch auction minting of Tigerbob , their run of 1,000 NFTs made from handmade tiger designs. LINKS Gossamer Rozen Tigerbob by Gossamer Rozen Massachusetts College Of…

Artist Spotlight: Tom Sachs and the Trans-Dimensional Rocket Factory

May 16, 2022

Sculptor and conceptual artist Tom Sachs joins Kevin Rose to discuss his Rocket Factory , how a sculptor even gets into NFTs, changing the world through art, parody vs. parity laws, Mars rocks and motherships, exploring the …

UnicornDAO: Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova's Fight for Equality in Web3

April 28, 2022

Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot fame is building the future of feminist equality beginning with UnicornDAO , a community-led investment fund that invests in minority and marginalized artists. Nadya speaks to Kevin about he…

Alexis Ohanian and the Seven Seven Six Announcement

April 25, 2022

Alexis Ohanian and Kevin Rose make an exciting Seven Seven Six and PROOF Partnership Announcement. LINKS Connect with Alexis Ohanian: Website | Reddit | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Medium | YouTube | Twitch Seven Seven …

Crafting Community with Gary Vaynerchuck's VeeFriends Series 2

April 25, 2022

Gary Vaynerchuck returns to talk VeeFriends Series 2 and his playbook for real-world utility NFTs, the latest expansion of the VeeFriends universe. LINKS Connect with Gary Vaynerchuck: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagra…

We're Going To Make It: Thomas Mancini and the NFT Portfolio Tracker

March 31, 2022

WGMI is the indispensable portfolio tracker and account valuation tool NFT collectors use. Kevin chats with the founder Thomas Mancini, aka nftommo.eth about the origins of the tool, its current capabilities, and its promisi…

Proof PFP Moonbirds Take Flight on Diamond Wings

March 29, 2022

On April 16th, PROOF will be launching a mighty flock of 10,000 Moonbirds , beautiful utility NFTs that can be "nested" to unlock more rewards over time. Here, Kevin is joined by Head of Design Justin Mezzell and COO Ryan Ca…

Proof Grails Protoglyph and the Secret of the Pig Numbers Treasure Hunt

March 24, 2022

In this episode, Ryan Carson joins Andrew Badr and Apely.eth from the PROOF Collective on Twitter Spaces. Here, they retell the incredible treasure-hunting story that took the NFT world by storm on March 14th, 2022. The disc…

Nexo — NFT Lending and High Yield Savings

March 22, 2022

Kevin is joined by cryptocurrency lending platform Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev to discuss how the company is able to offer its clientele such high interest rates, the pros and cons of federal regulation over digital asse…

Artist Spotlight: Tyler Hobbs and Proof Collective's Grail #19, Wall

March 22, 2022

Tyler Hobbs , the NFT artist of Art Blocks fame, walks PROOF Collective COO Ryan Carson through his process in creating the photorealistic image of "Wall" in Grails by PROOF Collective , revealed to be entirely generative. L…

Collector Spotlight: NFT Alpha with Derek Edward Schloss of Flamingo DAO

March 17, 2022

Derek Edward Schloss of Collab+Currency and Flamingo DAO joins Kevin to discuss his philosophy on the value of scarce digital objects and how this value can be measured for future projects. LINKS Connect with Derek Edward Sc…

Artist Spotlight: Scott Campbell and the Scab Shop Tattoo Art and Culture Pass

March 15, 2022

Renowned tattoo artist Scott Campbell teams up with Josh Hubberman and a collection of top-tier artists to transform the tattoo industry via NFT shop passes. Proof Collective members will have allowlist access on Scab Shop P…

Quantum Art "Keys" — Unlocking Real-World NFT Community

March 10, 2022

Kevin is joined by Justin Aversano and Jonas Lamis , co-founders of Quantum Art , a platform focused on curating digital culture through NFTs. Here, they discuss the Quantum Keys, which give access to exclusive online and IR…