Amanda Palmer

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 Connell (Paul Mescal) and Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones)     got us through Lockdown 1. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

We won’t have any trouble remembering this year; in fact we’ll probably be reminiscing and boring much younger people about it for the rest of our liv(...)

Writer and academic Emma Dabiri: “The difference with this [and other social media platforms] is that now the creator is getting paid as well as the platform. Maybe it’s a fairer model. It’s quite radical in some ways.”

2020 has been a time almost without precedent for people who make their livelihoods from the arts. Social media has been replete with tales of musicia(...)

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.Photograph: NBC

Any analysis of Donald Trump’s effect on US pop culture should begin with the story of how a Korean pop band disrupted the president’s now notorious r(...)

Sinéad O’Connor performing at the Cork Opera House the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival on Saturday night, guinnessjazzfestival.com. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It’s no accident that an enduring musician being on form, often coincides with a wider renewed appreciation. Their energy must send out something of a(...)

Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys of OMD aka Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are in Belfast on Wednesday 23rd and Dublin on Thursday 24th

Saturday October 19 SLIGO LIVE Various venues, Sligo You have to hand it Sligo Live – it is, essentially, a provincial festival yet this year it cele(...)

 Amanda Palmer:  Her Kickstarter campaign, entitled Theatre Is Evil: the Album, Art Book and Tour, became a huge success and generated more than  $1.2 million from 24,883 backers.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Online crowdfunding platforms offer a popular alternative to traditional structures by connecting those looking to raise money for a business directly(...)

Neil Gaiman. Photograph: Sasha Maslov/The New York Times

“Bigger and weirder” is how Neil Gaiman describes the evolution from American Gods, his 2001 dark twisted fantasy novel, to American Gods, his televis(...)

Ted Talk: Mark Pollock and Simone George at Ted2018 in April. Photograph: Ryan Lash/Ted

Three weeks ago today I experienced a moment that my mind can still only describe to me using the words of master lyricist Amanda Palmer as a moment w(...)

Irish couple Mark Pollock and Simone George speaking at Ted 2018 in Vancouver. Photograph: Ryan Lash/TED

A Ted Talk by an Irish couple – explorer Mark Pollock and human rights lawyer Simone George – about using acceptance and hope to deal with grief, from(...)

Amanda Palmer: “After going through a few years containing two abortions, the death of my best friend to cancer, a birth and a miscarriage, in that order, I was just done with fiction.” Photograph: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

Current favourite comedian? Michelle Wolf. America desperately needs people like her right now, to speak truth to power and be goddamn hilarious at t(...)

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