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August 27, 2010

Shorties (Lou Barlow, Golems in Literature, and more)

Lou Barlow of Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr. talks to the Montreal Mirror about how touring has changed over the years.

The Guardian Books Blog examines the recent history of golems in literature. lists 10 of fall's most anticipated albums.

Game Hunters lists the 83 songs included in the forthcoming video game Rock Band 3.

At The Book Lady's Blog, author Frederick Reiken lists books that "play with time in compelling ways and in most cases also happen to be amazing."

Author Tao Lin shares a music mixtape at Modular People.

Moviefone interviews Stan Lee about the future of comics.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn lists 10 musicians who would probably write good books.

Speakeasy interviews Matt Kindt about his graphic novel, Revolver.

Phosphorescent visits World Cafe for an interview and performance.

Monkey See smartly weighs in on the labeling of "chick lit" in an essay etitled, "Women Are Not Marshmallow Peeps, And Other Reasons There's No 'Chick Lit'."

Win a copy of the Arcade Fire's new album, The Suburbs, as well as the book Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records in this week's LHB contest.

Follow me on Twitter and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)

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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