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February 19, 2016

Shorties (Lidia Yuknavitch's TED Speech, An Examination of Jazz Slang, and more)

Author Lidia Yuknavitch's TED speech.

Jazz Night in America examined the phenomenon of jazz slang.

Author Kristopher Jansma interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Diffuser ranked Death Cab for Cutie albums.

Vice interviewed Tony Tulathimutte about his debut novel Private Citizens.

John Ashbery on the poetry of Delmore Schwartz.

Autre hosted a conversation between musicians Lydia Lunch and Thurston Moore.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Alvaro Enrigue.

Filmmaker John Carpenter discussed his music with The Quietus.

Author Alana Massey discussed the current literary climate with Forbes.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed musician John Cale.

Chris Offutt talked to the National Post about his book My Father, the Pornographer.

Stream an unreleased J Dilla track.

Pairing cocktails with classic literature.

Stream a new Frightened Rabbit song.

Hazlitt interviewed Idra Novey about her debut novel How to Disappear.

NPR Music is streaming the new School of Seven Bells album SVIIB.

The Smart Set interviewed Tessa Hadley about her new novel The Past.

Quilt broke down its new album Plaza track-by-track at All Songs Considered.

Paste interviewed Michael DeForge about his new graphic novel Big Kids.

The Wall Street Journal examined the global appeal of heavy metal.

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music Lists

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
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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