When there is nothing left to do, but trust – and make art.Read More
What are you ready to smash?
Photo: Amanda PalmerRead More
shame is a four-letter word.Read More
Amanda Palmer has guts.
Photo by Kyle CassidyRead More
Just as there are times on a winding walk when you can not the see the road ahead, so too will you lose visibility on your soul’s unfolding. . . If you can find solace in your surrendering to that groundlessness, there is a pleasure possible in this depth of not-knowing, where creativity can use […]Read More
This is stunning. Fantastical beauty by Amanda Palmer and her father Jack (and friends). This video is a lush dreamscape. Just watch. I originally saw this video on Pitchfork.Read More
This moved me this morning. I miss David Bowie.Read More
Warning: Might not be “work friendly” – there’s some swearing in this video . . . The point is – do your creative work. The world needs it!Read More
“Life in its becoming is always shedding death, and on the point of death. The conquest of fear yields the courage of life. That is the cardinal initiation of every heroic adventure—fearlessness and achievement.” — Joseph Campbell A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of LivingRead More
Bicycles. Man, how could I forget about bicycles? Why is this not the first word on the list? I love my bike! My bike’s name even starts with B! It’s a Breezer by Specialized.Read More
I dreamed I was in a band last night. It’s been almost ten years since I’ve been on stage. I miss it a lot. I like group creative projects – I often need something larger than myself to continue, to finish work, and the group is more than “just me”. The dynamic is exhilarating, usually fun, sometimes frustrating – rarely boring. Though I haven’t been making music, I have been in a collaborative project for months now, and it is informing my solitary work in a good way (I’m painting again), and I am waking up with the desire to create almost over all else.Read More
I love how Neil Gaiman partners with Amanda Palmer. They are both willing to be vulnerable – and in public. He is one of my favorite writers (I was sad when American Gods ended – I got so used to the story and the places it took me as i was taking the story in).Read More