Originally aired on November 6, 2023
Wendy O hosted an episode of her crypto show despite being under the weather. She discussed the rally in XRP price and issues at the Bored Ape Yacht Club event. Wendy also shared a viral clip of herself from another show she was in, and laughed off attempts by some on social media to cancel her.
Other topics covered included regulation in crypto, a questionable SEC climate disclosure coordination with a firm, crypto adoption by institutions like Fidelity and a German bank, and Elon Musk’s new AI chatbot. Wendy provided market analysis of Bitcoin and XRP price charts. She also reacted to crypto references on The Simpsons and defended the value of NFTs and board apes.
What sparked the recent XRP price rally?
- Dubai approved XRP for licensed crypto firms
- Ripple working with Georgian national bank on digital currency project
How did Wendy respond to cancel attempts on social media?
- Shared funny clip from reality show she was in
- Not worried since she’s been canceled before unsuccessfully
- Different social media have different audiences
What questionable action did an SEC official take?
- Worked on climate disclosure rules with a firm that benefits from them
- Then left SEC to work for that firm in a top role
How did Wendy critique the crypto maximalists?
- They angrily oppose altcoins and memes
- Don’t actually onboard new people to crypto
- Will buy Bitcoin high when others sell to take profits
What warning did Wendy give about trading platforms?
- Read terms of service carefully
- Remember “not your keys, not your coins”
How did Wendy defend the value of NFTs?
- Help creators monetize and have ownership
- Entire businesses based on licensing and royalties
00:00 – Intro
00:30 – The difference between entertainment and real life
02:10 – Martial arts is for everyone Karate combat
04:55 – Why Killer Whales is different
10:00 – The entire crypto market
10:30 – BTC weekly, daily & 4h
12:55 – Huge Ripple XRP pump
15:30 – A tale of 2 SEC Commissioners
18:20 – Squidgrow is building cool stuff!
20:00 – SEC worked with AI firm to financially benefit
27:00 – HHongkong considers spot crypto ETFs
29:25 – Huge bank enters the crypto space
31:15 – FTX moves #solana & wants to sell more assets
33:10 – Funny SBF trial tweets
34:55 – DCG is next target for the DOJ
35:15 – Elon Musk launches AI platform ChatGPT
36:40 – Italian women
38:40 – The Simpsons NFT episode
39:40 – NFTs and the music industry
41:00 – What happened at Ape Fest?