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August 18, 2014

Shorties (Making Ulysses a Video Game, The Best Live Albums of All Time, and more)

PopMatters profiled a filmmaker who wants to adapt James Joyce's novel Ulysses into a video game.

Paste listed the best live albums of all time.

NPR Music is streaming the new J Mascis album Tied to a Star.

Lumina interviewed author David Connerly Nahm.

Pitchfork listed the best 200 tracks of the decade (2010-2014) so far.

The Observer interviewed author David Bezmogis on writing about the Ukraine.

NPR Music is streaming the new Ty Segall album Manipulator.

Entropy listed the best novels of 2014 (so far).

Weekend Edition interviewed Jess Row about his debut novel Your Face in Mine.

Flavorwire listed the greatest concert movies of all time.

Weekend Edition interviewed Rene Steinke about her new novel Friendswood.

The New York Times interviewed singer-songwriter Ryan Adams.

The Atlantic examined the allure of Haruki Murakami's novels.

Hype Machine is streaming the new Wand album, Ganglion Reef.

Short story writers discussed why they wrote a novel at BuzzFeed.

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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)

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