Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer, sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer (AFP), is an American singer-songwriter who is the lead vocalist, pianist, and lyricist of the duo The Dresden Dolls.
“If you have a spiritual life, it is for you. It is not something you should inflict on other people.”Russell BrandWelcome to Part II of our 7th annual Best of the RRP Anthology — our way of taking a moment to reflect on the past twelve months by revisiting the year's most compelling podcast guests.It's been an honor to engage with so many extraordinary people over the course of 2019. Reviewing the year in conversation brought powerful new insights -- a reminder that these evergreen exchanges continue to inspire and inform.For long-time listeners, my intention is to launch you into 2020 with renewed vigor. If you're new to the show, my hope is that this anthology will stir you to peruse the back catalog and check out episodes you may have missed.Links to the full episodes excerpted in this anthology are listed in the below show notes.Thank you for taking this journey with me. I appreciate you. I love you.You can watch it all go down on YouTube. And as always, the conversation streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.Here's to an extraordinary 2020. Join me, and let's do this thing together.Peace + Plants,Listen, Watch & Subscribe             Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsThanks to this week’s sponsorsAthletic Greens: 75 Wholefood Sourced Ingredients, 5 Key Areas of Health, 10 years in development. The Delicious Daily Habit That Sets You Up For A Healthy Future. Healthy Daily Supplement. Invest In Your Health. No Compromises. Go to: athleticgreens.com/richroll and claim your special offer today: 20 FREE travel packs valued at $79 with your first purchase.On Running: Born in the Swiss Alps, On Running shoes feature the first patented cushioning system which is activated only when you need it – during the landing. To learn more about On go to on-running.com/richroll, pick your favorite shoe or apparel piece, and run in it for 30 days after which you can keep ‘em or return ‘em for a full refund no questions askedSeed: Stewarding the future of how we will use bacteria to restore and sustain human and planetary health, Seed’s Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically-verified, naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Head on over to seed.com/RICHROLL to learn more about their game-changing Daily Synbiotic.Note: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support the sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors".FULL EPISODES EXCERPTEDRRP #448: The Awakening Of Russell BrandRRP #459: Amanda Palmer On Radical Compassion & The Power Of VulnerabilityRRP #479: Edward Norton: Thoughts on Ego, Taking Big Swings & Speaking Truth To PowerRRP #467: Kelly Corrigan Is The Poet Laureate Of The OrdinaryRRP #447: Cal Newport On Digital MinimalismRRP #465: Keep Evolving: Julie Piatt ReturnsRRP #414: Zach Bush, MD On The Science & Spirituality Of Human And Planetary TransformationRRP #483: Ryland Engelhart's Philosophy Is GratitudeRRP #487: Kendra Little Is Becoming MoreRRP #471: The Craving Mind: Dr. Jud Brewer On Treating Addiction With MindfulnessRRP #470: Ryan Holiday: Stillness Is The Path To Everything We Want In LifeRRP #450: Rebecca Rusch Is The Queen Of PainRRP #473: We Can Solve Climate Change Now: Paul Hawken & IN-Q LIVEThanks to Jason Camiolo for production, audio engineering, interstitial music and show notes; Margo Lubin and Blake Curtis for video, editing and graphics. Theme music by Ana Leimma.*Disclosure: Books and products denoted with an asterisk are hyperlinked to an affiliate program. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.Save $20 on your Meal Planner subscription with promo code POWER20 at checkout (offer open between Dec. 29 - January 31) HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?Tell Your Friends & Share Online!Subscribe & Review:  iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Google PodcastsDonate: Check out our Patreon accountSupport The Sponsors: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support our sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors". See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What best advice from 2019 will help you create your own success in the New Year? We celebrate the end of the year with a roundup of important wisdom from some of our favorite conversations, including Morgan Harper Nichols, Emily McDowell, Howard Schultz, Colbie Caillat, Adam Grant, Gabby Bernstein, and many more. Use these key lessons to make 2020 the year when you overcome your perfectionism, take messy action, and serve the people who need your unique genius and gifts. - Join the 2020 Vision Challenge! bit.ly/2020cathychallenge - Thanks Honeybook! HoneyBook.com/dreamjob for 50% off your first year. - Thanks Buffy! Buffy.co, code DREAMJOB for $20 off
“We will stay crippled in the darkness if we cannot feel compassion for the heart that is the darkest.” Amanda PalmerToday's guest is many things. A fiercely independent singer, songwriter and musician. A bestselling author and blogger. A playwright and director. A riveting speaker and a viral TED Talk-er. A crowdfunding mom. An ardent feminist. And a fearless activist.Living and breathing at the cutting edge of expression in all forms, Amanda Palmer is an iconic, bold and sui generis performer constantly innovating what it means to be an artist in the modern age.Getting her start as a busking eight-foot bride statue in Harvard Square, she would go on to form one-half of the inventive, punk cabaret act The Dresden Dolls before launching one of the most successful crowd-funded solo careers in music history.Leaning into her devoted audience to support her seemingly endless fount of creativity, Amanda helped resuscitate the ancient art of artistic patronage, giving us all permission to ask. And more importantly perhaps, the encouragement to receive.Further to this idea, The Art of Asking, Amanda's sensational 2013 TED Talk, would go on to be viewed over 20 million times and led to her New York Times bestselling memoir, The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help*.Leveraging her legion of 15,000 Patreon supporters, Amanda’s career is wholly devoted to her adoring fans eager to support her creations. Her latest offering, There Will Be No Intermission, is a beautiful, haunting and powerful solo album and world tour that grapples with the very personal and social emotional landscape of abortion, miscarriage and death.This past May I had the good fortune to witness Amanda's epic 4 1/2 hour show at the Ace Theatre here in LA. I was extremely moved by it. And even more privileged to host this conversation with her the following day.This is a conversation about what it means to be radically compassionate — open-hearted to even those we deem undeserving — and why humanity depends on empathy for its survival.It's about the strength that can be gathered when we're courageous enough to be truly vulnerable.It's about the perniciousness of perfectionism — the true enemy of creative expression.Why asking help is so hard, but crucial — also welcome.And some uncomfortable truths about my hero Henry David Thoreau. Hint: it involves donuts.In the spirit of vulnerability, I'll freely admit I was a bit nervous and intimidated — I mean who wouldn't be?Nonetheless, it was an honor to spend an hour with one of the great creative voices of our time. I'm delighted to share the experience with you today.The visually inclined can watch our entire conversation on YouTube here: bit.ly/amandapalmer459 (please subscribe!) and the podcast is of course available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.Enjoy!Peace + Plants,Photos courtesy of Ali Rogers.Listen, Watch & Subscribe See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
An intimate conversation with one of the most unique voices in music today. Amanda Palmer shows us how the future of creative work means asking for what you want.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Apr 30th, 1976
Episode Count
9
Podcast Count
7
Total Airtime
12 hours, 14 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 109546