The Common Good

Links of Awesomeness: October 22, 2012

Halloween: a holiday that just begs for a party. One with attentive French maids. Special nurses. And Potato Jesus. So here are five places you can rent out for such an event.

Sonya Yu / Laughing Squid
Trotter is one fashionable pooch. Sonya Yu

One of the oddest sentences you will ever hear: In an interview with Playboy, Stephen Colbert "all but confirms he will make a cameo in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit." [via Paste]

Check out some sweet handmade glass anatomical models. The full-size set sells for $25,000. [Via Laughing Squid]

Let's be real. Some dogs are just more fashionable than others. Trotter, a French bulldog, is one such dog. [Via Laughing Squid]

Everyone will be watching the presidential debate tonight. Well, maybe not quite everyone. Monday Night Football and game seven of the NLCS might steal some of tonight's debate's thunder. But, for what it's worth, the debate will at least take place in a building that is considered environmentally friendly. That's pretty awesome. [via GOOD]

Photo: Sonya Yu

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