The Common Good

Links of Awesomeness: October 2, 2012

Sufjan Stevens is back! And apparently so is his Christmas project. Hallelujah. Check out his LEGO stop motion video for a new Christmas song. [via Paste]

Bon Iver announced the winners of their Stems Project, a contest in which fans were given a chance to remix a song or songs from Bon Iver's second album. In addition to their song or songs being on the Stems Project album, winners would receive $1,000. [Via Paste]

Apparently it's banned books week. In honor of this momentous week in our nation's calendar year, check out this awesome comic. [via Laughing Squid]

The New Yorker has revised its famous magazine cover featuring a drawing of New York City. OK, well, MAD Magazine revised it. And they used Apple maps, which means the Champs-Elysees is now right next to the Sea of Galilee, which is directly in front of the equator, and so on and so forth. [via Laughing Squid]

Ever seen Dr. Strangelove? What about Dr. Strangelove with LEGOS? Apparently there are a lot of LEGO videos out there right now. [via Laughing Squid]

Dance and get a Coke! But the machine that prompts innocent bystanders to follow a dance number is only available in Korea. Come on, Coke! I want free stuff too! [Via Viral Viral Videos]

What the heck is a hexaflexagon? I'm not entirely sure, but it's awesome. [Via Viral Viral Videos]

Hipsters, musicals, and ... Disney Princesses? Yes, that's correct. Check out this video where Snow White, Belle, Cinderella, and Ariel revearl their inner Hipsters! According to the creators, "[the princesses] are so unique that they're all the same!" [Via Youtube]

Finally, a video that encapsulates how I feel every morning. Check out this English Mastiff trying to get out of bed.


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