Amanda Palmer: Internet Rage Is Just Part of Being a Celeb

Amanda Palmer is an indie rock star who ran a record-breaking $1.2 million Kickstarter to fund her 2012 album Theatre Is Evil. That success, along with her high-profile marriage to bestselling fantasy author Neil Gaiman, catapulted her into the stratosphere of Internet celebrity, and she was soon the subject of intense scrutiny and no small amount of hatred. At the time she was devastated, but these days she’s more philosophical about it.

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“It’s just this thing that happens that’s part of the job,” Palmer says in Episode 139 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. “The way that if you decide to go into stand-up comedy, it’s just part of the job that people are going to come and heckle you, and you’re going to

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