February 2, 2016
Shorties (The Introduction to the 20th Anniversary Edition of Infinite Jest, Presidential Candidates' Musical Favorites, and more)
Rolling Stone broke down U.S. presidential candidates' musical favorites.
Pitchfork interviewed Jhenny Beth of Savages.
Stephen Elliott's film adaptation of his novel Happy Baby is now available for streaming.
Stream a new Animal Collective song.
The New Yorker features a new George Saunders short story.
Literary Hub recommended new books by African writers.
A new music video from PJ Harvey.
amNewYork interviewed Craig Finn of the Hold Steady.
Cantor also interviewed herself at the site.
LA Music Blog shared a playlist of songs about Los Angeles.
The PEN American Center has announced the finalists for its 2016 PEN Literary Awards.
SPIN profiled the band Twin Peaks.
Help fund a documentary about author Ursula K. L Guin.
Flavorwire interviewed actress and singer Jane Birkin.
The Memphis Flyer interviewed singer-songwriter David Bazan.
Some bands are creating their own adult coloring books.
Publishers Weekly listed spring 2016's most anticipated books.
NPR Music is streaming a recent Palehound concert.
Paste recapped January's best new music.
The Smart Set examined the legacy of author Gore Vidal.
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)
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)