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September 28, 2013

Shorties (Literary Myths and Conspiracy Theories, How Film Music Shapes Narrative, and more)

Flavorwire lists literary myths and conspiracy theories.

The OUPblog explains how film music shapes narrative.

Comic Alliance recommends five noir graphic novels.

The band Hem played a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music.

The Irish Times notes the rise in popularity of flash fiction.

The New York Times singles out Bob Dylan lyrics that deserve literary praise.

Poet Paul Muldoon discusses T.S. Eliot with Weekend Edition.

Earache! recommends closing songs for the Breaking Bad finale.

The New Yorker shares a video of author Jhumpa Lahiri discussing her writing habits.

BuzzFeed Music interviews MacArthur grant winners Jeremy Denk and Vijay Iyer.

The Guardian shares a banned books quiz.

A new Stone Roses album in 2015?

The Oxford University Press blog compares the characters in Breaking Bad to those in Gothe's Faust.

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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

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