Amanda Fucking Palmer

Amanda “F*cking” Palmer on cyber bullying

A blog post by Amanda “Fucking” Palmer “on internet hatred” has gone viral. The post is attracting a large number of personal stories of bullying and online abuse, and wisdom on how to cope.

It follows on form the tragic case of Amanda Todd…and the fact that at the same time Amanda Todd was making a video about ending her life

Amanda Palmer was making a very similar video in style but with different consequences.

Her blog post has had more than 1000 comments…people sharing and providing advice.

i made a joke that i should quit my day job and start an online course called “how to be hated with grace on and off the internet”

“what would the first class focus on?” someone asked.

“how everyone is afraid, not just you” i answered.

so for my next blog, or as soon as i can gather it all up, i’d like to start off by saying:

“dear amanda todd (RIP), dear phoebe prince (RIP), dear amy pond who beats me in the google search for ‘i hate am…’ by just a few notches, and dear every other person, young or old, who is out there dealing with hatred, bullying, and other forms of evil coming at you.

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Cool Video from Amanda Palmer, NSFW

Boing Boing

This stop motion video from Amanda “Fucking” Palmer is cool…though be warned it is NSFW (Nudity). It would have taken ages to film it…she outlines how long on her blog:

David Byrne & Amanda Palmer – “Burning Down the House”

I have been a Talking Heads fan for ever…here is Amanda Fucking Palmer and David Byrne performing “Burning Down the House.”