August 27, 2013
Singer-songwriter Neko Case makes borscht with Rookie.
Babble shares recipes inspired by summer's bestselling books.
The Quietus explores Elvis Costello's many collaborations over his career.
The OUPblog interviews author David Gilbert.
The New Yorker shares an appreciation for Linda Ronstadt's singing voice.
The Oregonian interviews author Chuck Palahniuk about film adaptations of his work.
Kurt Vile covers Nine Inch Nails' "Down In It" at The A.V. Club.
Vulture profiles reclusive author Thomas Pynchon.
Breaking More Waves examines the status of music blogging.
BuzzFeed lists 17 personal essays that will change your life.
Stream the entire Replacements Toronto reunion show.
Zola Jesus lists 13 albums by women who inspired her to sing at The Quietus.
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