The long-lasting American comedy duo, Abbott and Costello, can now make us chuckle on the blockchain, because of an interesting assortment of NFTs. The undertaking works with an unique license from the estates of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello through Unforgettable Licensing and is offered by Energy Up NFTs. The NFT assortment is “Who’s on First,” named after the comedy duo’s well-known “Who’s on First” routine. There’s a whole of 8,791 NFTs up for grabs, and the drop will occur on October twenty eighth.
An Abbott and Costello NFT assortment is right here
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello had been a particularly widespread comedy duo for over twenty years. In truth, they labored collectively from 1935 – 1957. Throughout this time, the pair had large success throughout radio, movie, and tv. Their routine, “Who’s on First?” is Time journal’s ‘best comedy routine of the 20th century.’
Now, Abbott and Costello have their very own assortment of 8,791 NFTs, that are nonetheless photos from a well-known routine. In 1951, on an episode of The Colgate Comedy Hour, the pair carried out an iconic six-minute sketch. Now, the routine is what makes up the NFT assortment.
As a result of the NFTs are every particular person nonetheless photos from a 1951 TV present, they aren’t crystal clear. Nevertheless, this solely provides to the historic nature of the NFTs, and the realism they provide.
The primary 500 NFTs shall be 0.1 ETH (~$133.77) and the next 500 can be found for 0.125 ETH (~$167.22).
The long-lasting comedy duo will reside ceaselessly on the blockchain
“I’m delighted that the “Who’s On First” legacy lives on with over 50 million YouTube views,” stated Chris Costello, daughter of Lou Costello, “And now, in addition to being enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame, the routine will be forever preserved as NFTs.”
Considerably, the discharge of the Abbott and Costello NFTs coincides with the primary sport of the 2022 World Collection of Baseball – a nod to the origin of the legendary “Who’s on First” routine.