The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: July 26, 2012

Highlights from the 2012 Euro tournament have been animated entirely with string. Be sure to watch on YouTube to see the info on the six matches that are recreated. [via GOOD]

The Onion’s morning show features a story on a new ad campaign from Applebees, in which hipsters visit the restaurant for the sake of irony. [Laughing Squid]  

Recently, word got out that Bob Dylan’s upcoming record will feature a 14-minute song about the Titanic. So funny man Tim Heidecker penned his own a 15-minute song on the Titanic, in an attempt to beat the master to it. Take a listen for yourself, his Dylan impression is spot on. [via Paste]   

Eagle Scouts across the country are sending their hard earned medals back to Boy Scout Headquarters in Irving, Texas because of the groups’ recent reaffirmation to ban openly gay members. [Boing Boing]

Pizza Brain – the world’s first pizza restaurant and museum. Listen to an interview with Brian Dwyer, the world record holder for the largest collection of pizza memorabilia. [NPR]

Wilco powers-up a big performance of “Art of Almost” on Late Night. Follow the link to watch them a bonus web song. [The Daily Wilco]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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