May 2, 2012
Shorties (Bill Clinton Reviews Robert Caro's new LBJ Biography, Mike Doughty's May Playlist, and more)
Soundcheck examines the evolution of dancing in the mosh pit.
At South of Houston, Lisa Brackmanm explains how a crime writer takes vacations.
To celebrate Woody Guthrie's centennial, Smithsonian Folkways is releasing the box set Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, which includes a 150-page large-format book and 3 CDs.
The bookshelves that Johnson has found add another dimension to the whole archaeology of books and their place in the home. The fact that so much creativity and thought has gone into thinking about a "home" for books shows that our love affair with books is far from over. "Books are part of who we are," says Johnson.
Flavorwire recommends must-read books published in May.
Frequency lists its five favorite websites to discover and download electronic dance music.
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