January 17, 2014
Shorties (An Oral History of Pavement's Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain; Hilary Mantel's Next Book; and more)
Hilary Mantel's next book will be a short story collection.
SB Nation shares an oral history of Kurtis Blows' "Basketball" video.
Spin interviews singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.
The Longform podcast interviews author George Saunders.
Rolling Stone interviews singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams.
Blouin Artinfo interviewed author Alain de Botton.
Dummy interviews Theresa Wayman of warpaint about the band's new album.
Vulture lists the five best punctuation marks in literature.
Pitchfork lists its 40 most anticipated albums of 2014.
PWxyz lists the best books that don't exist.
FACT lists Bjork's 10 best deep cuts and hidden gems.
The New York Times interviews author E.L. Doctorow.
The Atlantic explains the science behind why songs get stuck in your head.
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