August 25, 2013
The Replacements - Live Archive Project is sharing the band's legendary live shows.
The band plays Toronto tonight, its first show in 22 years. Aquarium Drunkard shared its last live performance, from 1991.
Margaret Atwood talks to the Guardian about her biologist fans.
LitReactor lists five awesome literary podcasts.
Playboy profiles author Junot Diaz.
Whole Foods has opened vinyl record shops in five of its stores.
The Guardian examines American universities' reluctance to teach classic literature.
Time lists the best songs of 2013 (so far).
Win the new cookbook Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
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