The art of asking

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Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.

Aired March 1, 2013

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Amanda is amazing. Such a unique individual. Thank you for being true
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