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Oh. Dear... http://www.the-fly.co.uk/news/article/1018156/amanda-palmer-sparks-controversy-over-boston-marathon-poem/
Maybe something Ed Vaizey can look into.
Also, big fan of the begging note for money just underneath the post (though I guess that's on every page).
god she is just so bad
but I have now. Mission accomplished, Amanda Palmer!
She's really captured the uncertainty of modern life - you don’t know how to dance but you give it a shot anyway - hot shit
full stop. she's just crap.
You can get away with the total arsehole thing if your work is of any value, but Amanda Palmer...nah. IRL Troll with even less charm.
Subject matter isn't so offensive
my first thought was how terrified he must have been, what with being 19 years old and bleeding and having just seen his brother shot/blown up. It was kind of hard to instantly remember that he's a bastard.
Shit songs, rampant begging bowl antics, turgid shock jock poems, a ukelele ...
She'd had a career for years with the Dresden Dolls before she married Neil Gaiman.
Obviously the reason for people liking someone's music are enormously subjective, but music aside, part of the reason she has such a dedicated fanbase is because of a kind of availability – the idea that she's not bound by label bullshit and there's no middleman between her and the fans. It's an illusion, IMO, and massively asymmetrical in terms of how much each side of the equation gets out of it, but that's it in a nutshell.
God he's sunk in my opinion.
Loud people like that always have a few fawning, wish-they-could-be-the-same, hangers on.
she's in the REALLY shit one, right?
go and listen to Blueberry Boat on repeat until you break
that were good
"you don’t know how to tell the girl in the chair next to you that you’ve been peeking at her dissertation draft and there’s a grammatical typo in the actual file name."
Sounds like a problem a DiSer would have.
what the fuck, yes you do, they come in twos. They're a starter. That's perfectly adequate
But it is an incredibly shit poem.
w/ something like this though, you'd think she would at least draft + redraft and not make it shit, especially. the fact that it's shit AND about how there might be other problems in this guys life AND it comes out like 24 hours later suggests she has just rushed to do something shitty and offensive (i.e. 'bold')
COPY COPY COPY
SHARE SHARE SHARE
Half expected a L@@K!!!! above the donation box
but hey if you don't want to give money to charity give it to me!
her sense of entitlement never fails to make my blood boil
I will value my phone's precious battery life even more now. Who knows when I'll next be running from the authorities without the benefit of a charger?