Episodes

Artist Spotlight: Generative Meets Physical Prints with Dmitri Cherniak's Light Years

Nov. 28, 2022

Renowned generative artist Dmitri Cherniak joins Kevin on today's episode. Light Years by Dmitri consists of 100 unique NFT artworks, each complemented by a physical silver gelatin print. The artworks were developed iterativ…

Artist Spotlight: Tim Ferriss NFT Project Name and Artwork Reveal

Nov. 17, 2022

Famed podcaster, bestselling author, and PROOF Grails artist Tim Ferriss reveals his new NFT project artwork and name. Kevin chats with Tim about storytelling, where the line is drawn when creating serious work, and an FAQ f…

Artist Profile: Grant Riven Yun and the Business of Art

Nov. 16, 2022

Grant Yun , season 2 PROOF Grails artist, sits down with NFTStatistics to talk about the nontraditional digital origins of his art and how he harnesses the power of ADD as a medical student, pro breakdancer, and top-tiered N…

100 Proof: Live From Glitch Marfa in Texas with Snowfro, Tim Ferriss, and More

Nov. 14, 2022

Philip Mohun , Adam Lindemann , Erick Snowfro , and Tim Ferriss join Kevin Rose and Derek Edward Schloss on this special episode of 100 PROOF streamed live from the Glitch Marfa event deep in the heart of Texas. LINKS Glitch…

Collector Spotlight: A Masterclass in Outsmarting the NFT Trading Market With Cirrus

Nov. 10, 2022

Cirrus , the "Calculated Degen," has homed in on an NFT trading strategy that has worked across bull and bear markets, and he didn't get a head start by joining the game early. Cirrus runs a Twitter account with clear direct…

TokenTax With Zac McClure: NFT Trading Tax Tips That Will Save You from Heartache

Nov. 7, 2022

Zac McClure is the co-founder and CEO of TokenTax . Today he chats with Kevin about that thing you're all avoiding: crypto and NFT taxes and the implications of your trading habits. As the IRS begins to formulate more precis…

100 PROOF: Meeting XCOPY, Marfa, Project Faith, and Why Reddit Matters

Nov. 4, 2022

Kevin and Derek head to Marfa, Texas, so naturally, they discuss the Art Blocks Full Set and its implications for collector status. Derek talks about the process of losing faith in a project, and Kevin waxes poetic on why th…

Artist Spotlight: Ed Balloon is on the Run

Oct. 27, 2022

Ed Balloon is an artist, screenwriter, musician, and dancer. Here, Ed discusses the origins of the Run Ed collection as an amalgamation of all his artistic disciplines, the code-switching required as a BIPOC in WAGMI culture…

Project Spotlight: Memeland

Oct. 18, 2022

While the PROOF travel team prepares for the last leg of its EU roadshow tour, NFTstatistics bravely takes the wheel in this conversation with Ray Chan of 9GAG and Memeland fame. Here, we get a closer look at Memeland's ecos…

100 PROOF: NFTstatistics Floor Strategy, Christie's On-Chain Auction House, And Apple's 30% Cut

Oct. 7, 2022

Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss are joined by PROOF's very own NFTstatistics , who offers his usual data-backed hot takes on today's topics, including QQL's contract-level block of X2Y2, Punk 2924 selling for 3,300 ETH,…

Project Spotlight: QQL with Tyler Hobbs and Dandelion

Sept. 26, 2022

Art collectors have played a role in NFT minting simply by deciding to mint and inserting randomization into the algorithm at the moment of minting. QQL takes it a step further with a beautiful collaboration between famed ge…

100 Proof: Coders vs. Coders in Royalty Wars, MOMA Entering NFT Space, and $35k Frames

Sept. 21, 2022

Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss discuss the current state of artist royalty bypassing, and the controversial approach Magic Eden is taking to discourage royalty loss. They cover MOMA's decision to auction work by Picass…

Project Spotlight: OpenRarity

Sept. 19, 2022

OpenRarity is a new rarity protocol built by the NFT community for the NFT community. The project is a collaboration with OpenSea , Curio , icy.tools , and PROOF. Today, Kevin Rose chats with Arran Schlosberg , VP of Enginee…

100 Proof: A Conversation with Frank of DeGods and y00ts

Sept. 5, 2022

Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss are joined by Frank of DeGods and y00ts fame for this edition of 100 Proof. For early access to all PROOF episodes, join the Proof Collective here ! LINKS DeGods y00ts Scholarship The Pap…

100 Proof: Next Project Alpha with Erick Calderon/Snowfro of Chromie Squiggles

Aug. 26, 2022

Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss are joined by Erick Calderon (aka Snowfro), founder of Art Blocks and the generative artist behind Chromie Squiggles, for this edition of 100 Proof. Recorded on August 19, 2022. For early…

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…