Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. Since Robert Leshner couldn’t make it, Laura also decided to hop on the show too! Show topics:

  • how Terra is trying to rebuild
  • what its value proposition is
  • why Laura is surprised at how fast Do Kwon began shitposting again
  • how teams affected by the Terra collapse, like Delphi Digital and Mars Protocol, are responding
  • how its implosion will affect Cosmos
  • why Tarun thinks Osmosis’ purchase of Keplr was the “best” purchase in crypto history
  • whether the collapse of UST could help Cosmos in the long run
  • what the legal implications of UST’s depeg will be
  • whether Terra was a fraud like Theranos
  • why Tarun thinks that investors should be sued for getting clients involved in Terra
  • why Tarun thinks regulators are against 24-hour trading
  • why Tarun thinks Matt Levine is a “boomer”
  • what FTX’s chances are in getting approval from the CFTC to be the engine for 24-hour derivatives trading
  • why NFTs are denominated in ETH/SOL instead of fiat
  • why Tom doesn’t think airdrops matter
  • what went wrong with the OP token drop






Show Topics


Unchained Coverage on Optimism


Unchained Coverage on Osmosis and Keplr


Unchained Coverage on FTX x CFTC


Previous Unchained Terra Coverage


Haseeb’s summary of the Terra collapse:


Tarun’s thoughts on algorithmic stablecoins