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5 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Musicians

Simon Tam | Posted 03.05.2015 | Small Business
Simon Tam

In 2010, Lady Gaga tweeted a photo of herself standing in front of the marquee at Madison Square Garden. Later that night, she explained how she would dream that one day her name would be in lights at the venue.

Lost In The Crowd: Surviving Kickstarter's Emotional Rollercoaster

Scott Stabile | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts
Scott Stabile

I'm halfway into my first Kickstarter campaign for my latest book, and it's kind of kicking my ass, but in that worthwhile, good-for-you-in-the-long-run, Mr. Miyagi-to-the-Karate Kid kind of way.

The Heart of the Matter: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact
Sezin Koehler

Part artist manifesto, part confessional, part feminist memoir: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help is a thoughtful treatise on the spectrum of giving and receiving help from others, in whatever shape that may take.

The Big See: How Having Cancer Showed Me What Is Most Important

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

I clearly remember the day that I first heard those words that no one ever wants to hear: You have cancer. You never forget that moment you suddenly c...

The Art of Asking: Amanda Palmer Opens Her Heart to the World

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.13.2015 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Palmer has, not to put too fine a point on it, ripped open her chest and exposed her heart for all to see.

Neil Gaiman, Amanda F**king Palmer & Judy Blume Take to Red Carpet for Free Speech

Rocco Staino | Posted 01.10.2015 | Books
Rocco Staino

The National Coalition Against Censorship celebrated its 40th Anniversary of free speech advocacy at a gala event on November 3 in New York City.

The (He)art of Amanda Palmer

Scott Stabile | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Scott Stabile

She's not especially worthwhile only to artists but to anyone open to her way of being, anyone drawn to the power of rawness, anyone who's crackling to live their lives a bit more fearlessly, a bit more honestly.

On the Culture Front: Marina Abramovic, an Evening With Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman, Ibsen Reimagined and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's no one quite as original as Marina Abramovic, an artist who defies categorization and pushes the limits of what art can be and what the audience and performer can both endure.

'My Morning Coffee Is Part of My Job'

The European Magazine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
The European Magazine

Who needs a record company when you've got fans? With her crowdfunded album, Punk-Cabaret singer Amanda Palmer proved that the current music business is on its deathbed. She sat down with Max Tholl to talk.

Taking 'A Total Disruption' Open Source

Turnstyle | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Sundance winning documentarian Ondi Timoner isn't in the habit of doing things in half-measures. Her latest endeavor...

NYC-ARTS Top Five: NYC Fringe Festival, Sandcastle Competition in Rockaways

NYC-ARTS | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

WATCH: Amanda Palmer On 'F*cked Up' Reaction To Her Boston Bombing Poem

Eve Bridburg | Posted 07.16.2013 | Books
Eve Bridburg

In her first public appearance since the controversy surrounding her poem about the Boston bomber, Amanda made an impassioned plea for empathy, and the role artists play in keeping it alive.

Stop Forgiving The Boston Bombers

Elad Nehorai | Posted 06.23.2013 | Religion
Elad Nehorai

It's time we came together as a nation and acknowledged that murder of innocent people is wrong. Terror is wrong. Doing these things makes you a bad person, regardless of circumstance.

How Celebrities Are Observing Earth Day

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy

Today is Earth Day, and we assume you're celebrating accordingly. How, you may ask? Take some cues from these celebrities to find out the best way to ...

Singer Writes Poem For Marathon Bombing Suspect

Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer has sparked controversy after writing a poem for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected of being responsible ...

Kickstarting Over: Paula Cole Prepares Raven for Takeoff

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Paula Cole is a piano-playing poet and provocateur, a loving daughter and mother, a Grammy winner and seven-time nominee, a dramatic voice of afflicti...

The Power of Connecting in a High Tech World

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

Musician Amanda Palmer's TED 2013 talk, "The Art of Asking," resonated with me as a reminder that, even in today's seemingly impersonal digital age, human connection is still a powerful currency.

How the Internet Is Changing Music (Feat. Amanda Palmer on Vocals)

Rob Brooks | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment
Rob Brooks

Sometimes I think I can hear the internet as it relentlessly changes everything. But the sound of the internet changing everything grows most audible in and around the music industry.

Andrew Losowsky

11 Lessons Publishers Can Learn From Amanda Palmer | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 03.04.2013 | Books

This piece on Amanda Palmer's TED Talk is the first in a new series called Tough Love. I love publishing, but I believe that many traditional aspects ...

Voluntary Media

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.03.2013 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Two important but too-unsung women in media met at an idea this week: that media and advertising are becoming voluntary. Just as it becomes difficult to force people to pay for content, which is no longer scarce, it also becomes impossible to force them to see advertising.

Amanda Palmer Releases New Video

Posted 02.14.2013 | Arts

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra just released their newest video for "The Bed Song," a single off their Kickstarter-backed album, "Theatre...

Who Backs the Backers on Kickstarter?

Turnstyle | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

By Ike Sriskandarajah When it comes to raising money for the arts, Kickstarter has become the place to go. Since it launched in 2009, the crowd-fu...

WATCH: Dresden Dolls Singer Gives Advice To Indie Artists

Posted 01.16.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The creators of "South Park," Andrew Sullivan and comedian Louis C.K. defied conventions by going solo with their own media companies. But what does i...

My Top Five Concerts of the Year for 2012

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Looking back on 2012, I don't think any year in recent memory comes close to this one in how many times I went to see live music. Here's my view of the top musical experiences I had this past year -- in no particular order.

Cyborg Utopia: Downloading IQ, Uploading Apprehension

Jason Schmitt | Posted 02.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Jason Schmitt

If our most trusted digital leaders have tornado sirens going off in their heads regarding our current path between technology and its connection to the individual, what does that say about general society and our collective future?