February 12, 2020
Stream a new song by Adult Mom.
eBook on sale for $3.99 today:
Mount Eerie and Julie Doiron played a Tiny Desk Concert.
Shannon Wheeler is sharing the origin story of Too Much Coffee Man in the forthcoming graphic novel, Too Much Coffee Man: The Before Years
Stream a new song by Coriky, Ian Mackaye's new band.
The Mary Sue recommended books queer women should read.
PopMatters recommended essential 1980s alternative rock albums.
Book Riot recommended horror books to read on Valentine's Day.
Far Out shared a playlist composed of favorites from Haruki Murakami's vinyl collection.
Refinery29 previewed February's best books.
Stream a new song by Mdou Moctar.
The Film Stage recommended new books on filmmaking.
Joseph Shabalala, founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has passed away.
The Oxford American interviewed poet Nickole Brown.
I’m constantly preoccupied with the idea of home—trying to understand where home is and if it’s safe, trying to suss out what it means when a home is put in danger or torn asunder, what it means to hide in the basement or in the closets, what it means to fling the windows wide, letting all that fresh air rush inside.
Stream a new song by Johanna Warren.
The Los Angeles Times shared an excerpt from Luis J. Rodriguez’s book From Our Land to Our Land: Essays, Journeys, and Imaginings from a Native Xicanx Writer.
Stream a new TOPS song.
Book Riot previewed spring's best new books.
Stream a new song by Nicole Atkins.
Book Riot recommended memoirs by Latinx authors.
Stream a new song by Anna Burch.
The Quietus interviewed Six Organs Of Admittance's Ben Chasny.
The Reading Women podcast interviewed author Kiley Reid.
Stream a new song by Deau Eyes.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed port Andrew Weatherhead.
Stream a new song by Heather Woods Broderick.
Neon Pajamas interviewed author Sasha Fletcher.
Stream a new Hot Snakes song.
Full Stop interviewed author Amina Cain.
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)
Flash Dancers (authors pair original flash fiction with a song
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