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September 3, 2010

Shorties (Wisconsin Bands Cover Summerteeth, Howl: A Graphic Novel, and more)

Muzzle of Bees shares Wisco: A Tribute To Wilco’s Summerteeth, a tribute album by Wisconsin artists that benefits the Wisconsin Humane Society.

Comics Alliance previews Howl: A Graphic Novel, a visual adaptation of Allen Ginsberg's poetry.

The Philadelphia Inquirer profiles the Pixies.

The Vine interviews music writer Michael Azerrad.

On sale today at Amazon MP3: Johnny Cash's 19-track Live at Folsom Prison album for $3.99.

GalleyCat lists the best authors on Facebook.

Cool Hunting shares several of Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard's collages.

io9 lists what science fiction writers can learn from the flood of SF lit novels.

Nick Cave talks to the Guardian about his band Grinderman.

The New Statesman analyzes the demise of Paste magazine's print edition.

Comics Alliance previews Howl: A Graphic Novel, a visual adaptation of Allen Ginsberg's poetry.

Drowned in Sound interviews Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino.

Entertainment Weekly lists 24 classic steamy books.

We Listen for You has created a music video for The Pass that gathers nods to several music blogs.

Flavorwire lists the top 10 bookstores in the US.

The Guardian explores pop music as branding.

In the Guardian, author Lionel Shriver explores how writers and readers are treated by the publishing industry from her personal perspective.

Spontaneous Wednesday is a website devoted to offering mp3 downloads of shows by Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings.

The Huffington Post lists the most anticipated books for the rest of 2010.

Win all three books in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series (The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay) 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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