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April 8, 2014

Shorties (Patton Oswalt on Reading Stephen King, Kim Deal on the Future of the Breeders, and more)

Patton Oswalt discussed a lifetime of reading the works of Stephen King at Vulture.

Stereogum interviewed Kim Deal about her solo 7" series and the future of the Breeders.

Tin House interviewed poet Rachel Zucker.

At Billboard musicians preview their favorite major league baseball team's 2014 season (in this case, Joan Jett and the Baltimore Orioles).

Liza Monroy interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

NPR Music is streaming the remastered and expanded edition of Slint's Spiderland album.

The Rumpus interviewed author Fred D'Aguiar.

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo played a Tiny Desk Concert as their band, The Both.

ARTery interviewed Emma Donoghue about her new novel, Frog Music.

Six Degrees of Black Sabbath links any two musical artists.

The shortlist for the 2014 Baileys women's prize for fiction has been named.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributor Hannah Kent and her novel, Burial Rites.

Tablet profiled composer Steve Reich.

The band Tinariwen visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

BuzzFeed interviewed author Kyle Minor.

Consequence of Sound examined the current modes of music discovery.

Flavorwire recommended 50 essential books of poetry.

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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)

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