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June 14, 2014

Shorties (Books Referenced in This Season's Orange Is the New Black, The Best Country Songs About Fathers, and more)

BuzzFeed listed all the books referenced on season two of Orange Is the New Black.

Rolling Stone shared the best country music songs about fathers.

The Rumpus interviewed author Geoff Dyer.

Jazz drummers remembered their percussionist fathers at A Blog Supreme.

Play the "How to be a writer" game at the Los Angeles Times.

SPIN listed essential Father's day songs.

The Wall Street Journal interviewed the publisher of Archipelago Books.

The Ottawa Citizen profiled the band Low.

TED speakers recommend summer reading.

SPIN recommends forthcoming albums available to stream online.

The Reddit community interviewed comics writer Frank Miller.

Paste listed disappointing solo album debuts.

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)

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