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Once the subject of endless internet scrutiny, American musician Amanda Palmer is now a bonafide New York Times best seller. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to Palmer about her 2014 memoir, “The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help.” Menendez also asks Palmer whether the public’s generous reaction to her “asking”—Palmer raised over a million dollars in a Kickstarter campaign for a new album—had anything to do with privilege.

Amanda Palmer says her white female privilege played a role in her success

Once the subject of endless internet scrutiny, American musician Amanda Palmer is now a bonafide New York Times best seller. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to Palmer about her 2014 memoir, “The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help.” Menendez also asks Palmer whether the public’s generous reaction to her “asking”—Palmer raised over a million dollars in a Kickstarter campaign for a new album—had anything to do with privilege.

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