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February 10, 2010

Shorties (2010 Bonnaroo Lineup, Steve Almond, and more)

This year's Bonnaroo lineup has been announced.

At The Rumpus, Steve Almond discusses self-publishing his book, This Won't Take but a Minute, Honey.

At Paste, Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash lists his 10 favorite guitar riffs of all time.

The Daily Mail reviews the new Martin Amis novel, The Pregnant Widow.

The Times Online lists the 12 best music festivals this spring in the UK, Europe, and United States.

Speakers in Code interviews singer-songwriter Tift Merritt.

Guitarist Cassie Ramone and drummer Ali Koehler of Vivian Girls share the top songs on their iPods with the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Fortune examines the future of reading and how tablets will change the publishing industry and readers alike.

The Rumpus offers an oral history of the Circle Jerks vs. the Skinheads January 1, 1989 incident.

Creative Review lists its record sleeves of the month.

JamBase is counting down the 50 unsung albums of the 2000s.

Media Menu interviews author David Peace about the future of the mystery novel.

PopMatters examines the history of fangirls in pop music.

Wild Beasts' Tom Fleming shares his favorite things with Pitchfork.

GameLife lists 10 literary classics that should be videogames.

Flavorwire lists the reasons why indie film is dying while indie music thrives.

The Comics Journal lists its top 50 comics of 2009.

The Guardian Book Blog discusses fictional drugs found in literature.

The Atlantic examines the management secrets of the Grateful Dead.

At the Guardian, author Marcus Zuzak lists the top 10 boxing books.

Nine Bullets interviews Sean Moeller, the genius behind Daytrotter.

The Thermals are streaming a new song.

Win a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

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