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February 10, 2015

Shorties (A History of Contested Manuscripts, Stream the New Phosphorescent Album, and more)

Biographile examined several of history's contested book manuscripts.

Paste interviewed Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck, and also offered a stream of the band's new album Live at the Music Hall.

VICE considered the novels of Rudy Wurlitzer.

Pitchfork interviewed Father John Misty's Josh Tillman.

Guernica features new short fiction from Alissa Nutting.

Consequence of Sound profiled the band Chavez.

Den of Geek interviewed cartoonist Jeff Lemire.

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rys played an in-studio set at Aquarium Drunkard.

VICE shared a story from Alejandro Zambra's new collection My Documents.

The Replacements are touring again this year.

Author Sarah Gerard answered questions from the Reddit community.

LA Music Blog shared a Relapse Records playlist to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary.

William Fiennes, chief judge of the Folio prize, discussed the award's shortlist and the state of fiction at the Guardian.

The A.V. Club interviewed Kathleen Hanna.

VIDA is expanding its count to include women of color.

The Beatles mashed up with 90s hip hop.

G. Willow Wilson and Marguerite K. Bennett discussed women in comics 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)

Essential and Interesting 2014 Year-End Music Lists
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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