January 17, 2011
All Things Considered interviews the band's frontman Colin Meloy.
Music Ruined My Life shares a soviet punk anthology covering the years 1981-1990.
AbeBooks lists rare JFK books.
The Silver Tongue lists 10 cover songs better than the original.
Earth911 lists five DIY craft projects for used books.
Stereoboard lists the 10 worst cover songs of all time.
Dan Powell lists the best writers' beards.
Flavorwire shares a "hip-hop recipe book," with recipes drawn from lyrics.
52 Tapes shares a new streaming themed mixtape every week.
Paste lists six graphic novels that should be adapted into movies.
The Bend Bulletin's Frequency blog shares a two-disc mp3 compilation of 2010's best songs.
Flavorwire shares photos of celebrities' home libraries.
My own "best of 2010" book & music lists:
Coming later this month: my favorite free and legal mp3 downloads and favorite debut novels of the year.
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