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June 27, 2014

Shorties (The Expat Life of William S. Burroughs, An Illustrated History of Led Zeppelin Copyright Violations, and more)

Litro examined William S. Burroughs' life as an expat and how it affected his writing.

An illustrated history of Led Zeppelin's copyright violations.

The Daily Sizzle interviewed Mike Sacks about his new book, Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers.

PopMatters previewed July's music releases.

Author David Leavitt talked books with the New York Times.

Drowned in Sound and Dazed listed its favorite songs of 2014 so far.

Poet Wallace Stevens' house is for sale.

Mike D. of the Beastie Boys shared a song for each of NYC's five boroughs at Triple J.

The Washington Post listed the best books written by American presidents.

Rolling Stone, Nialler9, and Clash listed their top albums of 2014 so far.

The Telegraph listed the best lesser known literary heroines.

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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