Episodes

Artist Spotlight: The Storytelling and Collaborative Art of Dun

Dec. 28, 2021

NFT artist Dun joins Kevin to discuss retaining the warmth of human creation in a digital format, the joy of collaboratively combining individual pieces to create unexpected new and wonderful works, storytelling through art,…

From Web2 to Web3: Alexis Ohanian and Kevin Rose

Dec. 28, 2021

Kevin is joined by Alexis Ohanian , founder of venture capital firm SevenSevenSix and co-founder of Reddit . Here, they discuss youthful Digg vs. Reddit rivalry, Web2 lessons for Web3 aspirants, the cultural and economic ben…

Collector Spotlight: From CryptoPunks to Adidas Collaboration with gmoney

Dec. 21, 2021

Kevin is joined by gmoney , a well-known and highly respected early NFT investor and host of The Cutting Edge . Here, they discuss his collection, his foresight to purchase a CryptoPunk ape in January of 2021 for 140 ETH (th…

Consensus - Welcome to the Proof Collective with the Proof NFT, Sheep Game, Monaco, The Metaverse, and Feyyaz's alpha on Tomb Finance.

Dec. 3, 2021

Kevin and Feyyaz discuss the launch of the new Proof Collective NFT and all the benefits of the NFT holder. They also discuss Sheep Game, Jack Dorsey's rebranding of Square, Monaco NFT, the future of Facebook Metaverse, File…

Artist Spotlight: Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda is Dropping ZIGGURATS

Nov. 30, 2021

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and Fort Minor fame joins Kevin to discuss why he was initially reluctant to embrace the NFT scene (in spite of setting Kevin on the path to his own obsession), drumming up acceptance of NFTs in t…

Artist Spotlight: Alida Sun and the Glitch Crystal Monsters

Nov. 16, 2021

Kevin is joined by Alida Sun , a Berlin-based interdisciplinary artist and intersectional futurist who integrates generative art, large-scale installation, blockchain technology, and live performance. Her current studio prac…

Artist Spotlight: John Karel (AKA jjjjjjjjjjohn) and his Low-Poly Window Still Life Series

Nov. 9, 2021

Kevin is joined by John Karel (aka jjjjjjjjjjohn ), the low-poly animation artist best known for OBJKT generative PFP project Randomly Common Skeles and the Window Still Life series on Hic Et Nunc. SELECTED LINKS FROM THE EP…

Artist Spotlight: Nicolas Sassoon Views Multimedia Through a Retro Lens

Nov. 2, 2021

Kevin is joined by Nicolas Sassoon , a Franco-Canadian artist who uses early computer imaging processes to render visions of architecture, landscapes, and natural forces into digital animations, installations, prints, and sc…

Proof Consensus - Going Full-on Degen with Olympus DAO, KLIMA, Abracadabra, Shiba Inu, and More.

Oct. 29, 2021

Kevin, Feyyaz, and John cover the rise of Shiba Inu, Olympus DAO, KLIMA, Abracadabra, Fantom, and the new NFT photo platform Quantum. Quantum Art Quantum Mint pass Thor Starter Thor Chain Olympus DAO Klima DAO Toucan Abracad…

Fingerprints DAO: The Smart Contract Art Curators

Oct. 26, 2021

Fingerprints is the DAO that curates and collects artworks and uses smart contracts in exceptionally creative ways. It is the second-largest single entity to hold Larva Labs Autoglyphs , after Larva Labs itself. Today, Kevin…

Every Punk Has a Story: GFunk and the PUNKS Comic

Oct. 19, 2021

Kevin chats with GFunk , founder of Pixel Vault , about the roots of the PUNKS Comic , the project's Tokenomics, the benefits of burning vs. staking, and what the roadmap has planned for the future. SELECTED LINKS FROM THE E…

Artist Spotlight: Divergence and the Art of On-Chain Artwork NFTs

Oct. 14, 2021

Kevin is joined by Harri and Arran, aka Divergence , the team that brought you Brotchain -- generative NFT art with bitmaps generated from the Mandelbrot and related Mandelbar , Multibrot , and Burning Ship fractals and rend…

The Woodies PFP and a Guide to HEN Collecting with Chris Wallace

Oct. 12, 2021

Chris Wallace joins Kevin to discuss the Woodies PFP roadmap, including outdoor apparel, potential TV licensing, and the 960,000 trees planted with a portion of the proceeds from the NFT minting. They also cover UltraDAO , D…

Artist Spotlight: ZENFT Garden Society

Oct. 7, 2021

Creators 8ncient Gardener and Eternal Caretaker join Kevin to chat about ZENFT Garden Society , their 8,888 unique procedurally generated 3D bonsai trees. They discuss their influential time spent in Tokyo, the unconventiona…

Play-to-Earn Gaming with Yield Guild Games

Oct. 5, 2021

Yield Guild Games is the DAO that invests in virtual world and blockchain games. Co-founder Gabby Dizon joins Kevin to discuss YGG's origins in the Axie Infinity "scholarship" program, governance mechanics in the DAO, and up…

MoonCat's Path from Abandaned NFT Project to Sotheby's Auction House

Sept. 30, 2021

Kevin is joined by David and Anna from ponderware , the developers of historical NFT sensation MoonCats. Here, they discuss how the project was revived from relative obscurity and propelled into the stratosphere of collectib…

Artist Spotlight: Pindar Van Arman and His AI Canvas Painting Robots

Sept. 28, 2021

Pindar Van Arman joins Kevin to discuss his AI process, including the introduction of feedback loops. He touches on his feeling around imposter syndrome in the digital AI world and early influences from the earlier "digital …

PROOF Consensus — Keeping NFT assets safe, Front-running OpenSea Insider Information, LOOT, Tezzards, and more.

Sept. 24, 2021

Join Kevin and DCInvestor for our bi-weekly NFT and crypto news show.

Rise of AI-Generated Art: August Rosedale of Mirage Gallery

Sept. 17, 2021

Kevin chats with August Rosedale , the owner of Mirage Gallery , and the fictional AI-generated personas "Alejandro" and "Taylor," who create crypto-native evolving art. August discusses using OpenAI to create art as well as…

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Zucker, The Sarah Show

Sept. 15, 2021

Kevin chats with Sarah Zucker (aka @thesarahshow) about how she creates her unique voice in the art world. Here, they discuss the art of "quality degradation," the current glitch art community, platform loyalty, and the impo…

Artist Spotlight: Ringers with Dmitri Cherniak

Sept. 10, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Ringers with Dmitri Cherniak Kevin interviews Dmitri Cherniak , creator of the Ringers project. The Ringers series comprises 1,000 generative art NFTs made up of automatically generated "strings and pegs." …

Collector Spotlight: Chris, Flamingo DAO member

Sept. 7, 2021

"Chris" from Flamingo DAO breaks down his thesis on why long-term holding is the key to value accrual. They also cover the historical importance of key NFTs.

Nouns DAO with Punk 4156

Sept. 3, 2021

Kevin chats with 4156 about his new project 'Nouns DAO'. Nouns are an experimental attempt to improve the formation of on-chain avatar communities.

Artist Spotlight: Twin Flames with Justin Aversano

Sept. 2, 2021

Kevin interviews Justin Aversano, artist advocate and creator of the Twin Flames photography NFT series.