March 29, 2012
Author Adam Wilson is writing letters to Mad Men character Don Draper at the Paris Review.
Bookworm interviews author Moshe Kasher about his memoir Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16.
Exclaim! posted Octoberman's animated "Wind Up Bird" video for a song inspired by the work of author Haruki Murakami.
On sale today at Amazon MP3 for $3.99: Plants and Animals' The End of That album.
The Comics Journal interviews cartoonist Craig Thompson.
Fresh Air interviews Josh Luchs about his new book Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football.
Commentary ranks American writers by MLA citations.
Win copies of The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook by Emily Ansara Baines and The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook by Alan Kistler and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
Amazon MP3 has 100 digital albums on sale for $5.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics & graphic novels)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists