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March 20, 2014

Shorties (The Popularity of Absinthe with Writers Throughout the Years, Stream the New Hold Steady Album, and more)

The BBC explained how absinthe became popular with writers.

iTunes is streaming the new Hold Steady album, Teeth Dreams.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Kyle Minor.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright.

Bookworm interviewed T.C. Boyle about his new collection, Stories II.

The Guardian reports that one band is urging its fans to stream its album of silence on Spotify to generate revenue for the band.

Amazon is streaming the new Johnny Cash album Out Among the Stars.

Writers told Flavorwire how they deal with negative feedback and criticism.

Yahoo Music is streaming the Dandy Warhols album 13 Tales From Urban Bohemia Live at the Wonder.

The Two-Way interviewed Meg Wolitzer about her forthcoming young adult novel.

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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)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
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)