Amanda Palmer

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Name: Amanda Palmer
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

WATCH: Weird Al Yankovic Mocks First World Problems In Amazing New Video

Posted Monday, July 21st 2014 @ 12pmListen to "Weird Al" Yankovic Radio on iHeartRadio"Weird Al" Yankovic is doing his best Pixies impression on his new track "First World Problems."  He handles the Black Francis yowl on the tune from his Mandatory Fun ... [Published SCORE 690 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Four Success Strategies From Failed Business Models

If those who do not know history are destined to repeat it, then businesses who haven’t examined this decade’s failed business models are preparing to follow their example. 3-D printing is the next disruptive technology, and the coming tsunami will wipe ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Weird Al' Yankovic finishes '8Videos8Days' tomorrow

For a full week, “Weird Al” Yankovic has released a new music video everyday. His fans are eating it up. Let's recap day four through day seven.On the fourth day, he gave us “ Handy ,” a parody of Iggy Azalea's “ Fancy .” Whereas Iggy must have had fun ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Al Yankovic continues to keep it weird

Weird Al Yankovic released his new album “Mandatory Fun” today. The iconic cover photo features Weird Al in clothing resembling a soldier. This speaks to his use of the phrase “mandatory fun,” which is an oxymoron, unfortunately used sometimes by military ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dismissed as a joke, Twitter revolutionises the way we communicate

WHETHER you think Twitter is the greatest thing to happen to communications since Gutenberg or the worst, there's plenty of evidence to support your views. For the prosecution we have Charlie Sheen, who attracted 1 million followers in 25 hours and 17 ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The $40K Potato Salad Kickstarter

Man wants to make potato salad. Man creates Kickstarter page to make potato salad. Man raises $40,000 and counting. Have we hit peak crowdfunding?Forget its summer picnic appeal. The food that has crossed the lips of almost every person familiar with ... [Published Daily Beast - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Five celebs who've taken on the Mail

_ George ClooneyGeorge Clooney issued a damning statement about the Daily Mail this morning. Published in USA Today, Clooney denounces a piece that the Mail ran claiming that his fiancee's mother opposed the marriage. Clooney writes:"I want to speak to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth Gilbert: ‘Ask yourself if this sentence, paragraph, or chapter truly furthers the narrative. If not, chuck it.’

Author Elizabeth Gilbert achieved great success with her memoir Eat Pray Love. Since the publication of that book, she has delivered and written a second memoir entitled Committed and a novel called The Signature of All Things. Check out the highlights ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Seeger Fest July 17-21

Seeger Fest is a one-time festival created by Pete and Toshi Seeger’s grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, as a way for those who knew and admired Pete and Toshi to remember them, and for those who hadn't heard of them, to get inspired by their compassion ... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Mail Ripped Apart by Singer After Review of Her Breasts Published

  Amanda Palmer is a performer who has some very catchy songs. She was performing a concert recently that wound up being reviewed by the Daily Mail, the publication from Great Britain. The newspaper is more of a tabloid than anything else and Palmer ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jun 12 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

BEA 2014: Amanda Palmer: No Shame in Asking

Palmer’s success on Kickstarter led to an invitation to present a TED talk at TED’s 2013 conference. That talk, “The Art of Asking,” has since been viewed more than 10 million times worldwide. “It’s about the shame people feel around the art of asking ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

What exactly do we think we’re doing when we back a Kickstarter project?

While most of the tech industry was trying to fathom why Facebook would pay $2 billion for virtual-reality headset maker Oculus VR after the acquisition was announced, many of the 10,000 would-be users who backed the company on Kickstarter were busy ... [Published GigaOM - Mar 27 2014]

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Theatrical Reviews: The Snow Queen [Published School Library Journal - Jul 23 2014]
WATCH: Weird Al Yankovic Mocks First World Prob... [Published SCORE 690 - Jul 21 2014]
The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, July 21 [Published CBS New York - Jul 21 2014]
Four Success Strategies From Failed Business Mo... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
'Weird Al' Yankovic finishes '8Videos8Days' tom... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 20 2014]
Al Yankovic continues to keep it weird [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
Dismissed as a joke, Twitter revolutionises the... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 11 2014]
Smiling Into Summer: Cultural and Charitable Ca... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
The $40K Potato Salad Kickstarter [Published Daily Beast - Jul 10 2014]
Five celebs who've taken on the Mail [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
Librarian Preview: Harper Collins (Fall 2014) [Published School Library Journal - Jul 07 2014]
To Sign Or Not To Sign: Artists Big And Small F... [Published KLCC - Jul 06 2014]
Elizabeth Gilbert: ‘Ask yourself if this senten... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 03 2014]
Seeger Fest July 17-21 [Published WAMC.org - Jul 02 2014]
TECHNO FILE: Fuss about Facebook planting frien... [Published BDlive - Jul 02 2014]
This Week In Techdirt History [Published Techdirt - Jun 28 2014]
Historic Nashville RCA Studio A Threatened with... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Jun 28 2014]
June 26, 2014 Off the main drag Read more [Published Sydney Star Observer - Jun 26 2014]
Litbits, Canberra [Published Bayside Bulletin / Redland Times - Jun 25 2014]
Gloucester Road Primary School to get £30,000 g... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Jun 20 2014]
With 100 Million Bundles Delivered, BitTorrent ... [Published Encore - Jun 20 2014]
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Daily Mail Ripped Apart by Singer After Review ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jun 12 2014]
Sharing and celebrating your favorite authors... [Published Seth's Blog - Jun 02 2014]
Fall 2014 Audio [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 31 2014]
BEA 2014: Amanda Palmer: No Shame in Asking [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 30 2014]
Friday random ten – A my name is Aaron [Published Off the Kuff - May 23 2014]
13 Women Who Will Change The Way You View Body ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - May 12 2014]
Musician Frank Bell doesn’t miss a beat using S... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 29 2014]
20 Kickstarter campaigns that showed what crowd... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
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This Week In Techdirt History [Published Techdirt - Jun 28 2014]
Another week, another fifteen years to look back over. Five Years Ago : In the wake of the Jammie Thomas ruling, which we discussed in last week's look back, Moby said the RIAA should be disbanded and Richard Marx (whose music was included in the ...
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think ...
Daily Mail Ripped Apart by Singer After Review ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jun 12 2014]
  Amanda Palmer is a performer who has some very catchy songs. She was performing a concert recently that wound up being reviewed by the Daily Mail, the publication from Great Britain. The newspaper is more of a tabloid than anything else and Palmer ...
Sharing and celebrating your favorite authors... [Published Seth's Blog - Jun 02 2014]
One of the biggest benefits we've found in the way people use Hugdug is their ability to share the work of people they respect. Today more than ever, ideas spread horizontally, from person to person, not from the top down, not from an ad or from a talk ...
Friday random ten – A my name is Aaron [Published Off the Kuff - May 23 2014]
Remember how I did that list last week of artists whose names began with the letter I, and I mused that it might be a good idea to go through the alphabet like that? Yeah, so that’s a thing now. 1. Don’t Take Away My Heaven – Aaron Neville 2. Winner ...
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