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September 14, 2010

Shorties (Superchunk, William S. Burroughs on Led Zeppelin, and more)

The Washington Post profiles Superchunk's Mac McCaughan.

Arthur magazine shares an essay by William S. Burroughs on Led Zeppelin.

Black Mountain bassist Matt Camirand talks to the Vancouver Sun about the band's new album, Wilderness Heart (out today).

PopMatters interviews author Tao Lin.

Five reasons County Grind is glad Surfer Blood signed to Warner Brothers Records.

Papa Funny is the website of Ernest Hemingway, humor writer.

Sound on the Sound shares a September mixtape.

The New York Times goes shopping for stylish and functional bookends.

Drowned in Sound interviews former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins.

Nashville Public Television lists thirteen novels every American should read.

The A.V. Club interviews Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo about the band's new album, Hurley.

Gawker previews fall's book releases.

Dinner Party Download interviews Noah Lennox, aka Panda Bear.

Kele visits The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

In the Telegraph, Philip Pullman and Philip Hensher criticize the Booker Prize for including present tense novels in its shortlist.

The Darien Times profiles author Rosecrans Baldwin.

Win the new Robert Plant album, Band of Joy, as well as Low's The Great Destroyer album in this week's Largehearted Boy 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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