Here's a video of Jeff Tweedy performing "The Thanks I Get"
Here's an article about the Neko Case deprived New Pornographers
In the Guardian:
"Now, however, we have entered a golden age of rock lyricism, and precisely as those poetry sales dwindle, songwriters are filling the gap, drawing their influences as much from literature as from other musicians: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Bill Callahan (who records as Smog), John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats, Josh Ritter, Joanna Newsom, James Yorkston, M Ward."
Here's a Robyn Hitchcock article
The Scanner Darkly DVD supposedly has Jonathan Lethem commentary.
There's a "lost" Roald Dahl book being reissued: The Gremlins
Here's an article about Under Byen, a Danish band that everyone likes today