The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 8, 2012

Friend-of-Sojourners, singer-songwriter Jason Harrod, has recorded a new rendition of "This Land is Your Land." Have a listen HERE. And if you like it as much as we do, consider voting for Jason's version of "This Land is Your Land" — via TalentHouse.com HERE.


A reflection on the connections between the chaos theory and Muppets from Sesame Street. [Slate]

Take a virtual tour through the history of video games with this video. [The Daily Beast]

Regina Spektor talks with Stephen Colbert about immigration and Russia, and also plays a few songs. [Colbert Report]

Mrs. Doubtfire is reinterpreted as a thriller/suspense movie, in this newly edited trailer for Robin William’s beloved 90s film. [via Vimeo]

IFC compiles five bits from Portlandia to serve as a “Best Of” tribute to Fred Armisan, as the show gears up for a few summer specials. [IFC]

“Living Paintings” combines photography and painting into an engaging art form. Take a look at some of these images from the D.C. artist Alexa Meade. [NPR]

All weekend you can stream the Bonnaroo Music Festival live via Youtube. Click here to see the schedule and stream the feeds.

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and Carly Rae Jepson use some classic elementary school music class instruments to play Jespen’s hit song “Call Me Maybe.” [watch on YouTube]

Ever since Tu Pac’s hologram took the stage at Coachella, holograms have been on the rise. Take a look at Bill Murray’s hologram playing the banjo on the Late Show with David Letterman.




Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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