The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 15. 2012

Happy Father’s Day weekend! Here’s a few tips from children on being a great dad, from the podcasting dynamos “How to Do Everything.” [HTDE]

And for a little more Father’s Day cheer, take a look at Jimmy Fallon reading the best “That’s my Dad,” hashtags. [Huffington Post]

David Byrne and St. Vincent have announced they will collaborate on a new album titled Love This Giant, releasing Sept. 11. Take a listen to one of the songs and read about the collaboration. [Pitchfork]

An emergency dance technician drives around New York City in a “dancebulance,” busting moves in various locations to promote the city’s Governors Ball Music Festival. [Laughing Squid]

You probably remember the 90s television show Saved By the Bell, but did you know Zach had his own line of Saved By the Bell bathroom products? [I’m Remembering]

Rejoice, all you bacon lovers … this week, Burger King announced it will be debuting bacon sundaes as part of its summer menu. There’s nothing like relaxing on the beach with this new 510 calorie dessert. [KATC]

Jon Brion’s scored numerous soundtracks (I Heart Huckabees) and produced albums (Kanye West), check out part of his conversation with WBEZ’s Sound Opinions, reworked on 99% Invisible's radio episode, “Frozen Music.” [99% Invisible]

TastemakerX is a sweet new social gaming app for you to discover new music. Like the stock market, you can trade and claim up-and-coming bands, and be rewarded if they succeed. [Laughing Squid]

Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson could see a silver screen adaptation of their hilarious, cancelled television show Bored to Death. [Paste]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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