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February 3, 2016

Shorties (The Popularity of Frank O'Hara's Poetry in the Modern World, New Jennifer O'Connor Music, and more)

Dazed Digital examined the popularity of Frank O'Hara's poetry in the modern world.

Stream a new Jennifer O'Connor song.

Alexander Chee talked to Vol. 1 Brooklyn and The Rumpus about his new novel The Queen of the Night.

Laibach's Ivan Novak discussed 13 albums that inspired the band's music at The Quietus.

Men's Journal interviewed Matt Gallagher about his debut novel Youngblood.

Rolling Stone interviewed John Cale about his new album M:FANS.

Vanity Fair examined the literary legend of Joan Didion.

The Guardian listed 10 of Belle and Sebastian's best songs.

Signature interviewed Juan F. Thompson about his book Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson.

Jenny Lewis talked to Noisey and amNewYork about the 10th anniversary of her solo debut album Rabbit Fur Coat.

The Literary Hub podcast continued its interview with Cheryl Strayed.

Newsweek examined how Bernie Sanders has effectively used music in his U.S. presidential campaign.

Signature shared a literary primer on the modern Middle East.

Paste profiled the band St. Lucia.

Han Kang discussed her new novel the Vegetarian with the New York Times.

The Smart Set reconsidered Malcolm McLaren's opera album Fans.

Salon interviewed Alexander Chee, John Wray, Ed Tarkington, Sara Majka, and Belinda McKeon about their new books.

The Guardian remembered the Ramones 40 years after the band recorded its debut album.

The New York Observer interviewed Lev Grossman about the television series adapted from his Magicians trilogy.

Flavorwire previewed February's music releases.

Yann Martel talked to All Things Considered about his new novel The High Mountains of Portugal.

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

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)
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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