December 2, 2009
NME lists the lamest puns in rock music history.
The Guardian offers is Christmas gift guide for music.
At the Guardian, CJ Box lists the top 10 U.S. crime novelists who "own their territory."
Coolhunting points out the impressive new book, Alex Steinweiss, The Inventor of the Modern Album Cover.
HTMLGIANT gathers reactions to Rick Moody's Twitter short story.
On sale at Amazon MP3: the 11-track Kings of Leon Only By the Night album for $3.99
Tintinologist.org is an unofficial fansite for Tintin comics.
Pitchfork lists the worst album covers of 2009.
The Skinny offers a bookish Christmas gift guide.
Too Much Joy shares the band's most recent Warner Records royalty statement.
Vote in the Pitchfork 2009 Readers Poll.
An odd holiday gift idea: a tie that holds an iPod Nano.
Amazon MP3 offers 128 free albums.
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