Christie’s Is Selling a Set of 9 Rare CryptoPunks as an NFT

Christie’s will sell a single lot of nine rare CryptoPunks, a continued reach for the famed auction house into the world of digital art. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have become a popular collector’s items in recent months. HYPEBEAST wrote a comprehensive explainer on the buzzy blockchain asset last month. CryptoPunks, regarded as one of the first NFTs ever created on the Ethereum […]

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How ‘The Crown’ changed Prince Philip’s image.

Prince Philip’s death is affecting millions today, many of whom only knew of him from Netflix’s “The Crown.” Since 2016, the hit show has taken viewers inside the British royal family, showing it in all its glittering — and frequently grubby — glory. And for Prince Philip, it’s fair to say the show transformed his image, at least in Britain. […]

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DMX, a Profound Vessel for Pain

Even when DMX was the most popular rapper on the planet, he was a genre of one: a gruff, motivational, agitated and poignant fire-starter. Pure vigor and pure heart. A drill sergeant and a healer. In 1998 and 1999, he released three majestic, bombastic albums: “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot,” “Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood” and […]

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Celebrity Zookeeper Jack Hanna Diagnosed With Dementia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Celebrity zookeeper and animal TV show host Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life, his family said. In a news release Wednesday, his family added that it’s believed he now has Alzheimer’s disease that has quickly progressed in the last few months. The 74-year-old Hanna was director of the Columbus […]

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