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April 25, 2014

Shorties (The Best Films Adapted from Memoirs, Damon Albarn on His Solo Album and Britpop, and more)

DIY listed the best films adapted from memoirs.

Morning Edition interviewed Damon Albarn about Britpop and his new solo album, Everyday Robots.

The Rumpus book club interviewed author Leslie Jamison.

Roxane Gay and Jamison are interviewed at Salon.

Stereogum interviewed singer-songwriter Lykke Li.

The Chicago Tribune recommends literary podcasts.

The Drive-By Truckers visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Author and music blogger Sean Michaels discussed his writing group at the National Post.

Stereogum listed the best Verve songs.

All Things Considered interviewed Dinah Fried about her new book Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature's Most Memorable Meals.

Flavorwire listed the 50 best album openers in musical history.

BuzzFeed interviewed author Jonathan Lethem.

Temples visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner talked books with the New York Times.

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
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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