While watching the Rachel Maddow show last night, I was blown away by their report of musician Amanda Palmer.  Amanda has been bypassing record labels and funding her own projects on Kickstarter.  Her lasted endeavor raised $579,599 within a week. Her goal was $100,000 and she achieved it in 7 hours.  Way to go Amanda!!!!  

You can check out the full video here

So, crafthaus community, when is this going to be one of us?

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Amanda Palmer raised $1,192,793 dollars for her latest Kickstarter project.  

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