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Nifty News: Playboy’s revealing tokens, SNL’s NFT skit sold as an NFT, and more …

Playboy bunnies are set to hop into the NFT market, Saturday Night Live sold that NFT sketch for more than $360,000 with all the proceeds going to charity.
Playboy centerfolds will be sold as NFTs after the classic men’s magazine announced a partnership with Nifty Gateway today. The entertainment and lifestyle brand, famous for its Playboy bunnies, distinctive logo, and the dubious claim that men “only read it for the articles”, is planning to tokenize its art, cartoon and photography archive built up over 67 years, as well as release onew original artworks. According to a April 6 announcement, the brand does not reveal specific details for its NFT Drops on Nifty, but did state plans to “support emerging and underrepresented artists entering the NFT art community,” with the first set of NFTs to drop in collaboration with former playboy magazine contributor “Slimesunday”, better known as Mike Parisella, and a following drop set for June, with 3D artist Blake Kathryn to create a pride-focused series of NFTs.Slimesunday X @Playboy coming soon to @niftygateway ☺️ pic.twitter.com/1GXG0z8udY— slimesunday (@grimemonday) April 6, 2021
Speaking to Business Insider, Rachel Webber, Playboy’s chief brand officer and president of corporate strategy, relayed her enthusiasm for adopting NFTs:”We see the digital asset revolution as an enormous business opportunity, we see huge growth potential in integrating tokens into our streetwear business, our live experiences, and events, creating a social token economy with our network of talent.””In the first issue of Playboy magazine, there’s this …
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