The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 31, 2012

Read tweets that politicians shared and then promptly deleted from Twitter, with the new site Politwoops.

The Walkmen’s new album Heaven (the band’s seventh album in 10 years) released this week and is being hailed for its mature and refined rock styling. Read a review of the record at Paste and take a look at their new video “Heaven” on Youtube.

Watch over 8 minutes of bloopers and outtakes from The Muppets. [Buzz Feed]

Rainn Wilson writes a wonderful article for a inflight magazine, titled “Skywords!” [McSweeny’s]

The Portland-based artist Jo Hamilton crochets massive artistic portraits and films the work in progress. Check out the yarn portrait of Arthur Cheesman below, and see more of Hamilton's work via Laughing Squid.  

Take a look at "40 of the most powerful photos ever taken." [Buzz Feed]

Men in Black III meets Wes Anderson’s directorial style in Moonrise in Black. [Movie Clips Trailers]

Bruce Springsteen performs with Mumford & Sons in an encore performance at a Dutch music festival. [Paste]

Reggie Watts and Michael Cera improvise a soulful song about friendship and pie. [Huffington Post]


Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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