November 16, 2012
Paste ranks and reviews the five Beatles films.
Despite his success, Cronin is averse to use of the word vampire, referring to those in his novels with many terms - mostly as ''virals'' - but seldom using the other V-word. He is, however, well versed in the history of vampire storytelling. ''It has the most interesting lore,'' he says, comparing the genre to tales of werewolves and zombies that he feels ''are simple by comparison''.
"Celebrating The Hobbit" is a three-day conference scheduled next year celebrating the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Flavorwire lists 10 great biographies and memoirs that feature right hand men.
MTV Geek interviews Denise Mina about adapting Stieg Larson's Girl with the Dragon Tattoo into a graphic novel.
The Guardian lists the top 10 books of the forest.
Riffraff lists the top 5 guitar riffs of the 1980s.
The shortlist for the 2012 Scottish First Book of the Year award has been named.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 digital holiday albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers over 500 albums for sale for $2.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 400 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.
Amazon MP3 offers over 33,000 free and legal mp3s.
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)
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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