I t is early May in the bar of Philadelphia railway station. The singer Amanda Palmer is quite loudly telling me that she's the sort of person who — when the fancy takes her — pulls out her tampon and flings it across the room at a party.
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Loading comments… Trouble loading? Back in the bar at the railway station, Amanda told me she had something to say that might "come out sounding megalomaniacal or wrong, so I trust you not to misinterpret it". She's doing 35 of these concerts across the US. It was, Gawker wrote, a "world-historically horrific poem" written by "a deluded and opportunistic narcissist".
She talked about how — in her subsequent life as a rock star — she has "become the hat", encouraging "torrenting, downloading, sharing". Topics Amanda Palmer.