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September 21, 2012

Shorties (The Greatest Metal Albums of All Time, The Essential Guide to Brooklyn Literature in 2012, and more)

Rolling Stone readers choose the greatest heavy metal albums of all time.

Brooklyn Magazine shares the essential guide to Brooklyn literature in 2012.

At the Guardian, writers of creative nonfiction discuss their craft.

Stereogum lists the top 10 Pixies songs.

Flavorwire lists 10 of the creepiest ghosts in literature.

NPR Music shares a recent concert by Grizzly Bear.

Grantland profiles Junot Diaz while barhopping with the author.

Noisey lists the worst television bands ever.

The Christian Science Monitor and Daily Express review Michael Chabon's new novel Telegraph Avenue.

The A.V. Club recommends entry points into the discography of singer-songwriter Lee Hazlewood.

The Picture Show profiles the Tumblr Fictitious Dishes, which mocks up and photographs meals from novels.

Conor Oberst visits The Current studio for a live performance and interview.

io9 examines the current state of book adaptations on television.

Paper Route band members discuss their new album The Peace Of Wild Things track-by-track with The Noisemaker.

Win Michael Chabon's new novel Telegraph Avenue and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Amazon MP3 has over 100 digital albums on sale for $5.

Amazon MP3 offers over 500 albums for sale for $2.99.

Amazon MP3 offers over 300 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.

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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)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
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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