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January 31, 2009

Shorties (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Daniel Johnston, and more)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance - Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! just sounds perfect.

Mania ranks the greatest science fiction writers of all time.

Metromix New York interviews Zach Condon of Beirut.

The ACL Blog profiles Daniel Johnston, who makes a guest appearance with the Swell Season this week on Austin City Limits.

Billboard has Flight of the Conchords spring North American tourdates.

TIME examines the current rage of authors podcasting their novels in their entirety.

The Guardian reviews Joseph O'Neill's novel, Netherland.

SF Signal's Mind Meld blog solicits writing advice from science fiction and fantasy writers.

The New York Times ArtsBeat blog interviews Watchmen director Zack Snyder.

Drowned in Sound recaps December and January's music releases. is a website dedicated to adolescent literacy.

Comics legend Harvey Pekar talks to NPR's Weekend Edition about the opera he wrote, Leave Me Alone.

"I've been a critic of jazz and of fiction for a real long time, and I'm always up on my soapbox," Pekar says. "So I went and sort of put down on paper one of my rants."

Daytrotter's Saturday session features in-studio mp3s from Soft.

John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats is auctioning a guest list spot (+1) for his entire solo tour with John Vanderslice to benefit Goner Records founder Zac Ives' daughter, Anna.

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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