The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 4, 2012

Can great authors set aside the typewriter and pick up a paint brush? See for yourself in this collection of images from Henry Miller, E.E. Cummings, Flannery O’Connor, Zelda Fitzgerald and more. [Melville House]

“Ohm Sweet Ohm” is the name of a crafty cross stitching pattern to channel your inner electrician. [Laughing Squid]

English photographer Mark Mawson takes incredible images of colored ink billowing and swirling in water in a new series of photos called Aqueous Electro. [Colossal]

The creative minds at Improv Everywhere conduct a major feat with 100 cars in a Staten Island parking lot. See “Car Alarm Symphony” below. [Improv Everywhere]

Pulitzer-prize winning author Dave Eggers talks about his forthcoming novel, which centers on an IT salesman and Saudi Arabian royalty. [Read more via The Rumpus]

And in music you probably haven't heard of yet (but really should), give a listen to Young Jesus -- some vibrant, edgy, rock muisc from the Windy City. [via Bandcamp]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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