Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

Amanda Palmer, Kickstarter, and Everything

Today’s question from the mailbag: Any thoughts on the success of Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter drive? Unsurprisingly, I have several. First, as background: Musician, creative person and delightfully weird human being Amanda Palmer put up a Kickstarter page to fund/sell her upcoming musical album, her first full-length production in a few years. She had a goal […]

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The Big Idea: Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi has made a name from himself — and garnered a shelf full of awards including the Hugo, Nebula and Printz — by taking a hard and not always comfortable look at the logical progression of today’s conditions into the future of our planet. In The Drowned Cities, the follow-on to his award-winning YA […]

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