June 4, 2011
Broken Record will paint any artist's portrait on any vinyl LP.
Paste lists the five most influential college towns when it comes to music.
The Financial Times ponders the value of music in the digital age.
Amazon lists the most well-read cities in the United States.
The Montreal Gazette examines the positives and negatives of book-to-film adaptations.
Flavorwire lists the 10 songs that should never be covered again.
The Los Angeles Times interviews author Brando Skyhorse.
NPR reviews Jacob McMurray's new book Taking Punk To The Masses: From Nowhere To Nevermind.
In the Guardian, author Helen Oyeyemi explains why Emily Dickinson is her hero.
Dickinson is my hero because she was a joker, because she would never explain, because as a poet she confronted pain, dread and death, and because she was capable of speaking of those matters with both levity and seriousness. She's my hero because she was a metaphysical adventurer. Somehow she had this startling perspective that drew her out of an externally "small" life of house-keeping and gardening and cakes and conversation and enabled her to flirt with the infinite.
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