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November 8, 2009

Shorties (Lad Lit, Pavement, and more)

The Guardian questions pigeonholing of "chick lit" women authors when there is no "lad lit" label for men.

Pop & Hiss reports that Pavement will headline next year's Sasquatch Festival.

Michael Lavine discusses some of the shots in his photography book, Grunge with the Seattle Times.

The Times Online examines the trend of bands playing concerts in alternative venues.

Paul Shaffer talks to the Chicago Sun-Times about his memoir, We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives: A Swingin' Show-biz Saga.

N Frank Daniels lists his top 11 films about writing.

Literary pet drawings include Kurt Vonemutt, Jack Russell Kerouac, Edgar Allen Pug, and more.

The Miami Herald interviews Sid Jacobson, author of the graphic novel Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who Was Dracula.

Slicing Up Eyeballs is a music blog dedicated to '80s college rock.

Apartment Therapy DC seeks suggestions for the ultimate cocktail party playlist.

Follow me on Twitter for links that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

online "best of 2009" book lists
online "best of 2009" music lists
best of the decade (2000-2009) online music 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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