July 26, 2012
Hipsqueak interviews Chabon about his children's book, The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man.
Five Chapters is serializing a new short story by Molly Ringwald this week.
Rolling Stone readers poll of the favorite prog rock albums of all time.
The Los Angeles Review of Books reviews five books about author Walter Benjamin.
Media Decoder gauges indie record label reaction to the Universal-EMI merger.
At Paste, 12 acts playing this year's Newport Folk Festival name their favorite folk song.
Flavorwire lists 10 of the greatest YA fiction series of all time.
Freakonomics examines what hip hop/pop song mashups teach us.
The LSE Review of Books asks academics which books inspired them.
Amazon MP3 has 100 digital albums on sale for $5.
Amazon MP3 offers over 600 albums for sale for $2.99.
Also on sale at Amazon MP3 for $2.99: 25 "rock that goes to 11" albums.
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