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December 26, 2008

Shorties (Eartha Kitt, Harold Pinter, and more)

Yesterday's additions to the "best of 2008" online book lists includes the Oregonian's favorite comics and graphic novels.

Yesterday's additions to the "best of 2008" online music lists include LA Weekly's favorite Americana albums and Deaf Indie Elephants' favorite songs of the year.

SheWired lists the hottest girls in music.

Murray Hammond talks to My San Antonio about the future of the Old 97's.

RIP, Eartha Kitt.

In the Wall Street Journal, Karl Rove shares George W. Bush's reading habits.

His reading this year included a heavy dose of history -- including David Halberstam's "The Coldest Winter," Rick Atkinson's "Day of Battle," Hugh Thomas's "Spanish Civil War," Stephen W. Sears's "Gettysburg" and David King's "Vienna 1814." There's also plenty of biography -- including U.S. Grant's "Personal Memoirs"; Jon Meacham's "American Lion"; James M. McPherson's "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief" and Jacobo Timerman's "Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number."

The Jewish Journal profiles cartoonist Art Spiegelman.

Daytrotter's Friday session features in-studio mp3s from Le Loup.

RIP, playwright Harold Pinter.

also at Largehearted Boy:

Online "best of 2008" music lists
Online "best of 2008" book lists
daily mp3 downloads
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists


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