March 8, 2014
Shorties (Wes Anderson on Being Inspired by Stefan Zweig, The Handsome Family on the True Detective Theme, and more)
Wes Anderson talks to the Telegraph about author Stefan Zweig, the inspiration behind Anderson's latest film Grand Hotel Budapest.
The Washington Post interviewed The Handsome Family about the use of their song "Far From Any Road" as the theme for HBO's True Detective.
SPIN recommended 10 forthcoming albums to stream online.
John Banville discusses writing a Philip Marlowe novel at the Guardian.
The band Kins visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
The longlist for the 2014 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction has been announced.
Gazelle Amber Valentine of the band Jucifer discussed life on the road with The Record.
Airship Daily recommended 50 books to celebrate International Women's Day.
NPR Music offers a 100-song streaming mix of artists playing SXSW this year.
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)