December 31, 2014
Shorties (Chip Kidd on Illustrating the New Haruki Murakami Novella, An Interview with Perfume Genius, and more)
Paper interviewed Mike Hadreas of Perfume Genius.
45 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 1,231), including the Boston Globe's top cookbooks, PBS's cookbooks of the year, and io9's best comics and graphic novels.
Poet Anthony McCann interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.
Filmmaker John Carpenter discussed scoring his own films with All Things Considered.
Fresh Air interviewed New Yorker cartoonist Bob Mankoff about his memoir How About Never — Is Never Good For You?: My Life in Cartoons.
Rolling Stone listed the year's best avant albums.
The New Yorker recapped its year in poetry.
Flavorwire listed 2014's must-read music essays.
Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
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)
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)