June 11, 2010
BBC News interviews author Neil Gaiman.
"Like some kind of particularly tenacious vampire the short story refuses to die, and seems at this point in time to be a wonderful length for our generation. It's a perfect length to read on an iPad, your Kindle or your phone."
This year, Mancini and Lord decided to do something to combat the experiences they had as female rockers bumping up against invisibility or indifference. With the help of another friend, Nora Allen-Wiles, the women have launched Girls Rock Camp Boston, an instructional rock ’n’ roll day camp for girls and young women (ages 8 to 16) that’s aimed at celebrating the notion that girls can do anything — and, of course, making some noise in the process.
Korea Times examines the surge in popularity of science fiction and fantasy novels in South Korea.
The Atlantic wonders if technology has changed the experience of music.
ArtsBeat previews this year's Bonnaroo music festival.
Autostraddle recommends book, music, and more for long distance plane trips.
The Guardian wonders if the internet has killed local music scenes.
Two Louisville Courier-Journal journalists examine the New Yorker's list of the top 20 writers under 40.
Morning Edition interviews the producers of the Jock Jams album compilation series about sports and music.
also at Largehearted Boy:
Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's comics & graphic novel releases)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
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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