March 11, 2014
Resident Advisor has posted a guide to SXSW Music 2014.
BuzzFeed recommended books for fans of the television series House of Cards.
Singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.
Alexander Chee interviewed author Helen Oyeyemi at BuzzFeed.
Vanity Fair interviewed Rufus Wainwright about his music career and the state of the industry.
Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and cartoonist Roz Chast have collaborated on 101 Two-Letter Words, a book coming in October.
Waterstones interviewed author George Saunders.
R.I.P., author Joe McGinniss.
Humanities examined the "quiet greatness" of Eudora Welty.
The A.V. Club examined bow punk labels caused change in the '90s.
The Millions recommended five crime novels where women are the detectives.
Drowned in Sound profiled the band Slint.
Alison Bechdel discussed her zeal for accuracy in her memoirs at New Zealand Writers Week.
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 and 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)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)