Twitter Facebook Tumblr Pinterest Instagram

« older | Main Largehearted Boy Page | newer »

August 11, 2013

Shorties (Fictional Characters Who Break Bad, The Best Fictional Libraries, and more)

Bookish lists fictional characters who "break bad."

Paste lists the best fictional libraries.

The Nervous Breakdown shares an excerpt from Wayne Koestenbaum's new essay collection My 1980s.

The Observer profiles the musical duo The Civil Wars.

The Observer interviews David Peace about his new book, Red Or Dead.

Rolling Stone lists the most '80s music videos from the 1980s.

The Guardian profiles singer-songwriter Eleanor Friedberger.

Weekend Edition interviews William Ferris about his book The Storied South, which collects oral histories from southern writers and artists.

Chris Thile of the Punch Brothers talks to Weekend Edition about his new Bach album.

Flavorwire shares vintage diet and beauty book covers.

Spin lists the 25 best albums by rappers over 40.

On sale for $5 today at Amazon MP3: The 15-track The Beastie Boys: Solid Gold Hits album.

Follow me on Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

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)
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

submit to reddit