January 14, 2013
Shorties (Conspiracy Theories About Classic Literary Characters, The 45th Anniversary of Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison Album, and more)
Flavorwire lists conspiracy theories about classic literary characters.
41 lists were added Thursday to the master aggregation of year-end online "best books of 2012" lists, including GeekDad's best books, LitChat's favorite books, and many more.
The Largehearted Boy books of the year (more lists to come):
The January edition of the Music Alliance Pact is online with 35 songs from 35 bloggers in 35 countries.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Showtime is producing Penny Dreadful, a television series that will feature literary characters including Dr. Frankenstein and Dorian Gray.
Newsweek lists Dublin's literary hot spots.
All Things Considered interviews Marjorie Senechal about her new book I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science.
Weekend Edition profiles the successful classical music record label Naxos Records.
"I had run other very successful businesses before I started the record companies," Heymann says. "So I looked at that with the cold eye of the businessman and I said, 'This is all crazy, how they run this business. Why don't we do it differently?' "
NPR Books remembers author Evan S. Connell.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers over 1,400 albums on sale for $3.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 600 albums for sale for $2.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 400 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.
Amazon MP3 offers over 56,000 free and legal mp3s.
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 & graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists