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August 29, 2014

Shorties (Infinite Jest in LEGO, The 10th Anniversary of 33 1/3 Books, and more)

David Foster Wallace's novel Infinite Jest, recreated in LEGO.

The Los Angeles Times profiled the 33 1/3 series of books on seminal albums on its 10th anniversary.

Happy birthday, Mary Shelley.

Monoskoplisted over one hundred and fifty avant-garde and modernist magazines.

SPIN interviewed musicians Robyn and Royskopp.

PBS NewsHour interviewed author and book designer Peter Mendelsund.

Rene Steinke listed 10 great books about Texas at Huffington Post.

Domingo Martinez discussed the trouble writers face getting affordable healthcare at All Things Considered.

Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison discussed his admiration of Tom Petty's songwriting at The A.V. Club.

Miranda July has a new app.

Paste recommended North Dakota bands.

Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" posts.

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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