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June 8, 2014

Shorties (The Best Parents in Literature, The Arcade Fire Covered the Smiths, and more)

Mental Floss listed 30 of the best parents in literature.

The Arcade Fire covered "London" by the Smiths.

Slits guitarist Viv Albertine talked to The Quietus about her memoir Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys.

Singer-songwriter Marian McLaughlin played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Author Sheila Heti is interviewing her favorite people on Twitter at The Believer.

Noisey shared a mix of Brazilian music put together by DJ Gilles Peterson.

All Things Considered interviewed Brando Skyhorse about his new memoir Take This Man.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Jenny Lewis talked to Billboard about her forthcoming solo album.

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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
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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