Vanity Fair covers "folk heroes" old and new
William Bowers on Vic Chesnutt and his new album
also: Independent Weekly has a song to download
The Carl Wilson book on Celine Dion is coming soon; for now, you can get a pdf excerpt by following these instructions. The introduction recalls Elliott Smith's Oscars performance (youtube) and leaves me intrigued for the rest of the book...
Tiny Showcase linked to Model Railroad Slums, which are kind of neat but maybe more terrible.