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April 19, 2014

Shorties (Music Inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Aimee Mann and Billy Collins Interviewed About Each Other, and more)

Music Times lists musical compositions inspired by the writings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Musician Aimee Mann and poet Billy Collins are interviewed about each other.

Pitchfork explored the past, present, and future of streaming music.

Tin House interviewed author Ted Thompson.

The Guardian Books podcast interviewed author Emma Donoghue.

Metallica's bassist discussed his Jaco Pastorius documentary with A Blog Supreme.

Actor Chris O'Dowd discussed his new theater production of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men with Weekend Edition.

Paste recommends Record Store day releases to pick up today.

Flavorwire lists essential graphic novels.

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)

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)
musician/author interviews
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)s

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