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Strung Out In Heaven: Amanda Palmer on Patronage vs. Commerce, Art as Non-Ownable Nourishment, and the Story Behind Her Bowie String Quartet Tribute
Strung Out In Heaven: Amanda Palmer on Patronage vs. Commerce, Art as Non-Ownable Nourishment, and the Story Behind Her Bowie String Quartet Tribute

“People don’t trust you without getting to know you and watching you work and seeing you make good on your word.”

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Amanda Palmer’s Extraordinary BBC Open Letter on the Choice to Have a Child as a Working Artist
Amanda Palmer’s Extraordinary BBC Open Letter on the Choice to Have a Child as a Working Artist

“We’re artists — not art factories.”

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Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Poem “Life While-You-Wait”
Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Poem “Life While-You-Wait”

Consolation for those moments when you feel “ill-prepared for the privilege of living.”

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The Art of Not-Having-to-Ask, from Buddhist Monks to Amanda Palmer by Way of Thoreau
The Art of Not-Having-to-Ask, from Buddhist Monks to Amanda Palmer by Way of Thoreau

How to unlearn everything our transactionalist culture has taught us about “the market” and relearn our natural open-handed generosity.

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Neil Gaiman’s Philosophical Dream, in a Whimsical Animation Narrated by Amanda Palmer
Neil Gaiman’s Philosophical Dream, in a Whimsical Animation Narrated by Amanda Palmer

A weird and wonderful journey into the woodland of the subconscious.

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Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Glorious Poem “Possibilities”
Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Glorious Poem “Possibilities”

“I prefer cunning kindness to the over-trustful kind.”

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