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November 14, 2014

Shorties (Matt Bell on Videogames, The Worst TV Biopics About Musicians, and more)

Boss Fight Books interviewed author Matt Bell about video games.

Flavorwire listed the worst made-for-TV biopics about musicians.

30 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Saturday, including many from Booklist, NBC News's to science and tech books, and much more.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Julia Elliott.

The Rumpus reviewed Elliott's new story collection The Wilds.

Paste interviewed musician and author John Darnielle.

PEN interviewed author Atticus Lish.

The Record profiled the band TV on the Radio.

The Paris Review interviewed Dick Cavett.

FACT listed the best 100 tracks of the decade so far.

The Rumpus interviewed author Damien Ober.

Drowned in Sound interviewed the musical duo April Towers.

Bookworm interviewed author Ben Lerner.

VICE listed the worst Beatles songs.

The London Yodeller the interviewed cartoonist Seth.

Are you listening to Serial? Stream and/or buy Nick Thornburn's soundtrack for the series.

Author Nuruddin Farah talked books with the New York Times.

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also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

List of Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

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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