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October 27, 2015

Shorties (A Short Story Vending Machine, Carrie Brownstein on Her New Memoir, and more)

A short story vending machine.

Carrie Brownstein talked to Noisey and SPIN about her memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Stephen King.

Vulture shared a vocabulary list of the "$10 words" in Joanna Newsom's lyrics.

Hobart interviewed author Rachel B. Glaser.

BrooklynVegan interviewed Shirley Manson of Garbage.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Michael J. Seidlinger.

Noisey interviewed singer-songwriter Frank Turner.

Macleans interviewed author Rachel Cusk.

Relix and Planet Weekly profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Ursula K Le Guin's anarchist aesthetics.

Beauty Pill played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Mark Danielewski discussed "disturbing but beautiful" books at The A.V. Club.

Paste recommended songs about pumpkins.

Fresh Air interviewed Gloria Steinem about her new memoir My Life on the Road.

Stream a video from Grimes' forthcoming album.

Lauren Groff talked to Morning Edition about her novel Fates and Furies.

One of the things I was looking at when I was writing this book was the phenomenon of feminine rage — because this is not something that we as a society talk about all that often.

Drowned in Sound interviewed the National's Matt Berninger about his new musical project, El Vy.

Barack Obama wrapped up his interview with Marilynne Robinson.

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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