Posts Tagged: amanda palmer

Sound & Vision: Alice Bag

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Allyson McCabe talks with Alice Bag, one of LA punk’s first frontwomen in the mid-70s as the lead singer and co-founder of the Bags, and who has just released her self-titled debut solo album.

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The Last Book I Loved: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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I couldn’t wait to read it, but I was also infinitely patient. It’s that delayed gratification thing. I’m a sucker for it, and there are books that are worth the wait.

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Hachette Turns to Twitter

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Amazon and Hachette finally resolved their ongoing dispute last month, but the fracas served to illustrate the risk involved with relying on Amazon for such a huge portion of sales. As a result, Hachette is looking to diversify its digital sales by turning to Twitter as an alternative retail avenue. BusinessWeek reports its the first […]

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Did You Miss?

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It’s been a fascinating couple of weeks here at The Rumpus. Here’s a taste of what you might have missed. Join the conversation at The Blurb#10, especially if you’re a writer, or worse, an employer of writers. Sheera Talpaz makes with the funny in Funny Women #3, What Will You Do With That MFA in […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK: Note From Austin— How to Make Money in the Arts, Selling You Back Your Dreams, the Rise of the Middle Class Artist

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It occurred to me this morning, because the hottest party in Austin is the Fader/Levi’s party (that’s not really true, it depends on your measurements, it’s complicated), but it reminded me that the people making money in 1849 weren’t digging for gold, they were making pants. The people making pants were bigger even than the […]

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