The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb 29, 2012

Film director and writer extraordinaire Wes Anderson (Royal Tenenbaums) takes his hand at directing television ads. Take a look at his latest venture for Hyundai Azera, which ran during this year’s Academy Awards. [/Film]

Monkeys have an appetite for alcohol. This BBC documentary follows monkeys around the West Indies as they steal adult beverages from unsuspecting beach goers. [Tastefully Offensive]

Phone booth libraries spring up on some streets in New York. [Design Boom]

Metalworking + Creativity = Bike frame names. [Dirty Pretty Things]

MID WEEK MUSIC UPDATE
Sufjan Stevens has a new project in the works with the hip hop, electronic artists Son Lux and Serengeti. The trio known as s / s / s will release a collection of four songs titled “Beak and Claw” later this month. [Pitchfork]

New Album streams:
North Carolina folk duo Bowerbirds will release their third full-length The Clearing on March 6. Take a listen to it in its entirety. [Stereogum]

Chicago multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird offers his newest album Break it Yourself before it hits shelves next week. [NPR]

Joshua Witchger is an online assiatant at Sojourners. Read more from Joshua at hail fellow well met.

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