January 22, 2014
Mental Floss lists 10 pop culture adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."
Stereogum lists the best Grateful Dead songs.
32 "best books of 2013" lists were added to my master aggregation Sunday, including The Migrant Bookclub's best books for expats, immigrants, and other vagrants, January Magazine's best books, Paste Magazine's best fiction, and much more.
PopMatters interviews Sharon Jones about her new album and battle with cancer.
The Guardian lists the best crime novels in translation.
Salon profiles Frank Black of the Pixies.
Drowned in Sound interviews Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood.
BuzzFeed lists videogames based on classic literature.
The A.V. Club lists albums recorded by television characters.
The Guardian lists 10 of the best Jonathan Richman songs.
Toronto's Park Hyatt hotel features a rooftop bar with literary cocktails.
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