Web3 Comedy Roast - Cardano Meetup Feb 15th 2024

Cardano & Crosschain Meetup - “Web3 Is a Joke” Web3 Comedy Roast

On February 15th, DRMZ Web3, in collaboration with Cryptoheadz and Monas Comedy, proudly presented “Web3 Is a Joke,” a unique comedy roast that delved into the intricacies of web3 culture. Held in the vibrant heart of southern California, this event marked a strategic partnership aimed at bridging diverse communities within the cryptocurrency space. Cryptoheadz, known for their enthusiastic crypto-centric gatherings in Imperial Beach, California, have previously joined forces with us to introduce the Cardano ecosystem to their predominantly EVM-focused audience. In our quest to infuse humor into the web3 dialogue and foster local engagement, we reached out to Mona, the creative force behind “Web3 is a Joke.” This collaboration was born out of a shared vision to bring a fresh, comedic perspective to the web3 conversation in San Diego, connecting and expanding our community through laughter and insight.

Despite the entertainment-focused nature of our approach, “Web3 is a Joke” was designed with the primary purpose of demystifying the often complex world of web3 and blockchain technology through the universal language of comedy. This unique event aimed to foster a sense of community and collaboration among Cardano enthusiasts, newcomers to the blockchain space, and the broader web3 curious populace. The objectives were multifold:

  • To provide an engaging platform for networking and community building within the Cardano ecosystem.
  • To onboard new users to the Cardano blockchain by offering wallet support and NFT Ticketing experiences.
  • To educate attendees on the practical uses of blockchain technology in a fun and accessible manner.
  • To showcase the creative potential within the Cardano ecosystem through art and innovation.

Event Agenda and Activities

The agenda for “Web3 is a Joke” was meticulously crafted to balance entertainment, education, and networking opportunities, ensuring a comprehensive and enjoyable experience for all participants.

  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM: Setup - Preparation of the venue to welcome guests, including tech setups and organization of support stations.
  • 6:00 PM: Doors Open / Check-In - Attendees were greeted, checked in, and provided with QR codes for token claims if they had wallets and NFT Tickets. Those new to the ecosystem were assisted with wallet setups and minting NFT Tickets.
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM: Mingling with Food and Craft Beer - An hour dedicated to networking, accompanied by pizza and craft beer from Hopnonymous Brewing Company, fostering a relaxed atmosphere for community building.
  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM: Comedy Roast - The centerpiece of the event, featuring comedians roasting the web3 space, offering humor-filled insights into the blockchain world.
  • 8:00 - 8:15 PM: Sponsors Promo - A moment to acknowledge and thank the sponsors, highlighting their contributions to the Cardano community and the event.
  • 8:15 - 9:30 PM: Extended Networking and Wallet Support - Further time for attendees to network, with ongoing wallet support for new users, ensuring everyone could engage with the Cardano blockchain.
  • Gallery Walk with Art and Craft Beer - Following the comedy roast, a gallery walk showcased Cardano ecosystem art, complemented by craft beer, enhancing the cultural and social experience of the evening.

Number of Attendees

The event successfully attracted a diverse crowd, with an official count of 51 attendees, many of whom created new Cardano wallets for our event. This number not only reflected the community’s interest and engagement but also demonstrated the growing curiosity and enthusiasm for understanding and participating in web3 and blockchain technologies, even amidst the challenges of a bear market.

Nucast Streaming

The inclusion of a live stream through Nucast collaboration expanded the event’s reach, inviting a global audience to join in the festivities and discussions, despite some audio challenges.

This innovative approach underscored the event’s commitment to accessibility and inclusivity, marking “Web3 is a Joke” as a significant step forward in community engagement within the web3 and blockchain spaces.

Educational Materials

To enhance our guests’ understanding and appreciation of web3 technologies, we crafted and shared educational materials aimed at simplifying the complex blockchain landscape. These resources provided a succinct overview of web3, with a focus on Cardano, and briefly explained the roles of Bitcoin and Ethereum as the pioneering generations of blockchain.

The content spanned from basic terminology to the distinct features of Cardano, including the critical function of its 3000+ stake pools in decentralizing and securing the network. We also explored the UTXO model versus traditional accounting, and offered practical insights into wallets, NFTs, and DEFI. This initiative was designed not just to entertain but to educate, offering attendees the tools and knowledge to confidently engage with the expanding world of blockchain technology.

You can download a PDF of these materials below:

DRMZ Web3 Presents Web3 Is a Joke.pdf (4.9 MB)


All in all, “Web3 Is a Joke” felt like a resounding success, marked by laughter, learning, and a strong sense of community. We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to our incredible sponsors for their generous support. Their efforts were instrumental in creating an engaging and informative experience for everyone involved.

Inspired by the positive feedback and the evident appetite for more events like this, we’re already in the planning stages for the next gathering. Our goal is to continue fostering a welcoming and educational environment, where both newcomers and seasoned enthusiasts can explore the potential of blockchain technology together. Stay tuned for more details, and we hope to see even more of you at our future events!


It looks like it was a fantastic event, well don @Rodrigo_Gomez and team :clap:

Can’t wait to see what’s coming next!