April 20, 2017
Literary Hub ranked fictional drugs.
Jawbreaker will play its first live show in 21 years.
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The Quietus interviewed Thurston Moore.
Stream a new Woods song.
The Independent recommended children's books to re-read as an adult.
Stereogum interviewed Feist.
The Guardian recommended books about trees.
Stream a new Afghan Whigs song.
Stream a new Okkervil River song.
The Global Archive is an online database of Alan Lomax recordings.
VICE interviewed author Matthew Desmond.
The Fader interviewed Augusta Koch of Cayetana.
Stream a new song by the band.
Slice interviewed poet Kaveh Akbar.
New York Tyrant shared a new poem by Leopoldine Core.
Morning Edition shared a conversation between George Clinton and Killer Mike.
Literary Hub interviewed authir David Grann.
Book Riot recommended children's books about non-traditional families.
Paste profiled the band Alex Napping.
Paste interviewed filmmaker John Waters.
Waters talked books and reading with the New York Times.
Bill Murray talked to the New York Times about his new music project.
Darcie Wilder talked to Vol. 1 Brooklyn about her debut novel literally show me a healthy person.
Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers discussed his favorite songs at the Washington Post.
WGN Radio interviewed author Jami Attenberg.
Bruce Springsteen shared an anti-Trump song.
Bookworm interviewed poet Talamantez Brolaski.
The New Pornographers visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Fresh Air interviewed lexicographer Kory Stamper about how words enter the dictionary.
The Last Magazine profiled poet Ocean Vuong.
“I see my work as not necessarily building a piece of art like a vase, but rather the vase having shattered through various modes of rupture,” he says, “and insisting that down here in the dirt, where the vase has been destroyed, the debris itself is art. Even within the pieces, one can still create a narrative that one does not have to be whole in order to have a life worthy of art and literature.”
Stream a new Perfume Genius song.
Jim Ruland on running his reading series since 2004.
Tidal interviewed the members of the band Potty Mouth.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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)
weekly music release lists