August 3, 2013
Biographile lists August's best biographies and memoirs.
Weekend Edition interviews "the Bob Dylan of Iran," Mohsen Namjoo.
Word and Film lists seven novelists-turned-screenwriters who succeeded.
Stereogum is streaming a new song by the National. "Exile Vilify," from the Portal 2 soundtrack.
Stereogum ranks Drive-By Truckers albums from worst to best.
The New Inquiry examines what autistic perspectives in novels teach us about contemporary subjectivity.
The New York Times remembers Hoboken's music club Maxwell's.
Brian Raftery's book High-Status Characters, an oral history of the noted improv comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, is available as a free download through tomorrow.
Regina Spektor talks about the Orange Is the New Black theme song at Rolling Stone.
Flavorwire lists August's 10 must-read books.
The Oxford American remembers blues legend T Model Ford.
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)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
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