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February 11, 2015

Shorties (A Kurt Vonnegut Documentary, Michael Chabon on the New Kendrick Lamar Song, and more)

Help crowdfund a Kurt Vonnegut documentary.

Biographile interviewed the documentarian.

Michael Chabon annotated Kendrick Lamar's song "The Blacker the Berry."

The Millions interviewed author Kelly Link.

New York profiled Joni Mitchell.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Elisa Albert.

Hear Courtney Love's cover of Al Green's "Take Me to the River."

The Guardian listed the top books about addiction.

Paste reconsidered the Smiths' Meat Is Murder album 30 years after its release.

The Reddit community interviewed author Irvine Welsh.

Stream a new song from The Minus 5.

Electric Literature interviewed author Sarah Gerard.

The Daily Beast interviewed ghostwriter David Ritz, who has co-written many music memoirs.

The Guardian makes a case for reading the same book 100 times.

Stream a new Alabama Shakes song.

Scott McCloud talked to the Chicago Reader about his debut graphic novel The Sculptor.

BBC Radio 6 profiled the band Mogwai.

Tin House interviewed author Joyce Carol Oates.

The best Bjork videos of all time.

The Guardian shared a Black History Month reading list.

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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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