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November 15, 2013

Shorties (A New Rilo Kiley Music Video, Alison Bechdel on Fun Home: The Musical, and more)

Watch a new Rilo Kiley video.

Alison Bechdel discusses the musical adaptation of her graphic novel memoir Fun Home with the Atlantic.

Stereogum reconsiders Jay-Z's The Black Album 10 years after its release.

BrooklynVegan interviews former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.

Author Ben Tanzer interviews himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

The Record recaps the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival.

The Believer interviews author and filmmaker Stephen Elliott.

An expanded edition of Uncle Tupelo's debut album No Depression will be released in January.

Roald Dahl's daughter discusses the author's Matilda books with All Things Considered.

The A.V. Club suggests entry points into the discography of Sonic Youth.

The New York Times interviews author Amy tan.

Win three of my favorite 2013 books in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, 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)

Online "Best of 2013" Book Lists

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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