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December 27, 2013

Shorties (Wikipedia Brown, A Pogues Musical Written by David Simon, and more)

Wikipedia Brown is a parody of the children's book series Encyclopedia Brown.

Rolling Stone reports that David Simon is writing a musical based on the Pogues' music.

20 online year-end "best books of 2013" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including Book Riot's favorite book covers, Co.Design's best design books, and World Literature Today's notable translations.

Lists added yesterday to my list of online year-end music lists include Paste's top album covers, and more.

Stereogum lists the best film soundtrack moments of 2013.

Morning Edition profiles singer-songwriter Josh Garrels.

The Telegraph profiles poet Geoffrey Hill.

All Things Considered examines how women dominated the country msuic charts in 2013.

Tell Me More interviews Frank X. Walker about his new poetry collection Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers.

Flavorwire lists the most anticipated albums of 2014.

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
2013 Year-End Online Music 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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