They say a picture is worth 1000 words. Here's a bunch of Instagram photos of what Boston's been up to the past 36 hours.
Via: amandapalmer: "HELP ME OBI-WAN KENOBI YOU'RE MY ONLY HOPE. #BraWars #StarWars #me"
Copley Square, via @BostonTweet
Gaslight Anthem at House of Blues, by Dropkick Murphys' @TimDKM
"I keep looking up and expecting to see snipers," she joked. As reported here first yesterday, AMANDA PALMER arrived at Occupy Boston yesteday afternoon dressed like an anarchist field general for a ninja gig on Dewey Square. After urging her fellow Boston musicians to join the Occupation -- and to bring their fans -- she played a short set that included Neutral Milk Hotel's "Two Headed Boy" (in homage to Jeff Mangum's serenading of #OccupyWallStreet), Rebecca Black's "Friday," and the olde English protest-folk "The World Turned Upside Down."
Just got an email from Amanda Palmer confirming that she'll be heading down to OccupyBoston today at 4 pm to perform a ninja ukulele gig. That is all.
Amanda Palmer = Stephen King?
Behold the Internet's latest triumph of cultural appropriation: I Write Like.
The website, founded by a 27-year-old Russian software programmer named
Dmitry Chestnykh, is basically every wanna-be literati's
morning-mirror-self-pep-talk session: Plug in a couple paragraphs of
your best wordsmithery, and I Write Like will tell you which esteemed
author your writing most resembles.