SNL: “What the hell’s an NFT?”

Non-fungible tokens have been the crypto story of 2021 so far, despite having been around since 2015. Blockchain-based digital pieces by artists such as Beeple have sold for tens of millions of dollars, and mainstream media coverage has arguably outshone even Bitcoin. But has the hysteria finally reached its zenith?

In a stamp of mainstream approval few would have seen coming just months ago, NFTs made a glorious appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Here’s Janet Yellen (aptly depicted by Kate McKinnon) and Batman’s sidekick, Robin (AKA Pete Davidson) to break them down for you, Eminem-style.

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