Review: The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

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The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Part autobiography, part business insider, part long-form blog post, The Art of Asking is an insightful slice into Amanda Palmer’s mind and her relationship with the fans.

While inspired by her TED talk on the same topic, this book is (thankfully) not really a business model. Unlike those self-help books that try to translate life experiences … (Read more) “Review: The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help”

You should believe in your frakking song

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So, since I don’t watch Glee and I rarely listen to the radio, I found out only the other day that Cee Lo Green’s “Fuck you!” has a pg-13 version under the more subdued title of “Forget you”; they call it a ‘radio edit’ but, where a radio edit is usually edited for length, this one is just edited for language.
I’m not one who usually thinks it’s particularly interesting or challenging to put a ‘fuck’ right there in the … (Read more) “You should believe in your frakking song”

Rapportino musicale

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Recensioni rapide tra gli ultimi acquisti:

Dan Mangan, “Nice, nice, very nice” – Perché anche i robot hanno bisogno d’amore, e chi riesce a mettere insieme Kurt Vonnegut e gli animaletti disegnati sulla slipcase del suo Cd merita rispetto.

Christopher Tin, “Calling all dawns” – Unico difetto: troppo corto (a parte Rassemblons Nous, che poteva durare mezz’ora di meno; ma mi sa che son solo io che non sopporto il francese).

The Dresden Dolls, “A is for accident”(Read more) “Rapportino musicale”