The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 29, 2012

Folk musician Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy played “Not My Job” last weekend on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. Listen to Will Oldham evaluate R. Kelly lyrics and answer questions about Dorris Day. [NPR]

A new interactive poster “breweries of the United States” maps over 1,000 tasty breweries across the nation. [Pop Chart Lab]  

Oh, the bi-cycles of life … check out Grant Snider’s latest “incidental comic” depicting bicycles and the stages of life. [Incidental Comics]

The cassette tape coffee table looks incredible and is made of reclaimed wood. [Fresh Home]

The International Institute for Species Exploration has crafted a list of the top 10 new species of 2011, featuring a walking cactus and a sea sponge named after Sponge Bob Square Pants. [Grist]

Fred Armisen asks people to make a video where they’re serious for 30 seconds (and a few other conditions). [Huffington Post]

Six monkeys play with six synthesizers in an ad for Voltfestivalen – a Sweedish festival of electronic music and art. [Hakan Lidbo]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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