The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 22, 2012

The 2012 Paralymipcs will be held in London’s Olympic Stadium this summer. Be sure to tune in to the live broadcast, including a closing performance from Coldplay. [Fit Perez]

With Kristen Wiig’s departure from Saturday Night Live, take a look back at 30 of her most memorable characters. [BuzzFeed]

Bill Murray narrates a tour of the new Wes Anderson film Moonrise Kingdom, which releases in theaters Friday, May 25. [via Deadline]

The Tonight Show sees Obama and Romney setting aside the politics to bust a move to “Call Me Maybe.” [BuzzFeed]

The Google doodlers have outdone themselves… last year it was a playable guitar on Les Paul’s birthday, now it’s a Moog synthesizer for Robert Moog, the inventor of the keyboard that changed electronic music. [Google AU]

NPR’s All Songs Considered folks are out to make a top ten list of great albums that everyone can agree on. With such a variety in music preferences, is this even possible?  Read more about the idea on the NPR Music page.


Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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