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February 25, 2011

Shorties (Amanda Palmer, Benjamin Hale, and more)

Squid Ink interviews singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer about the challenges of eating while touring.

Westword interviews Benjamin Hale about his new novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore.

The Chicago Sun-Times reviews the book.

At the Daily Express, playwright Jeremy Dyson lists some of his favorite books.

PopMatters interviews the two members of Over the Rhine. interviews Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers about the band's new album, Go-Go Boots.

The Guardian lists 10 of the best fictional poets in literature.

The Midnight Cafe lists mp3 downloads from a variety of live music performances.

Bookscreening is a website devoted to sharing video trailers for books.

At NPR, Sarah Braunstein shares her love for Joy Williams' novel The Quick & the Dead.

NPR is streaming last night's performance by the Low Anthem.

Looks & Books pairs books with an outfit inspired by them.

McSweeney's Internet Tendency lists what your favorite classic rock bands say about you.

The Rumpus interviews author Wesley Stace.

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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