May 21, 2014
The New York Times browsed the Tom Wolfe archive at the New York Public Library.
The New Yorker examined the depths of Bob Dylan fandom.
Low's Alan Sparhawk talked to the Chronicle Herald.
Gawker interviewed author Rivka Galchen.
Fresh Air interviewed author Edward St. Aubyn.
Stream a new track by The Muffs, who have a new album coming.
The Guardian Music blog lists the best and worst soccer and music collaborations.
The Paris Review interviewed author Joshua Ferris.
All Songs Considered interviewed Jack White about his forthcoming album.
Pitch Weekly recommended books for summer reading.
R.E.M.'s back catalog has been remastered for iTunes.
Esquire interviewed the band's bassist, Mike Mills.
Jessica Lea Mayfield visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Two Lines Press has put together a DVD playlist for its new book, Running through Beijing by Xu Zechen.
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)
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