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March 12, 2011

Shorties (Jack White, Salmon Rushdie, and more)

The Current interviews Jack White about collaborating with Wanda Jackson and his record label, Third Man Records.

The Guardian reports that author Salmon Rushdie is scripting a television drama for Showtime.

Spoonfed interviews Ringo Deathstarr,

Walter Mosley discusses writing fiction with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

The National lists 10 overrated literary classics.

Pop & Hiss lists music stories to watch for at SXSW 2011.

On sale at Amazon MP3 for $3.99: The Hold Steady's Boys And Girls In America album.

Dead Caulfields is a website devoted to the life and works of author J.D. Salinger.

Pitchfork offers a guide to SXSW 2011.

On sale for $3.99 at Amazon MP3: The National's High Violet album (one of my favorite albums of 2010). helps you find the perfect music for your run.

Del Quentin Wilber talks to Morning Edition about his new book, Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan.

NPR is streaming last night's concert by Wye Oak and Lower Dens.

The National lists films that do justice to their literary originals.

Amazon MP3 has a new selection of 100 digital albums on sale for $5 this month.

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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