Killings brings you our weekly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and
generally distracted us.

The Smithsonian take a look at ‘The Revolutionary effect of the Paperback Book’.

Young J.D. Salinger’s letters have been discovered. Read about it at The New York Times.

‘Watch Tilda Swinton Lead a Barry White Dance-Along at Ebertfest’ – you know you want to click it, it’s very sweet.

For a weekly dose of awesomeness and expletives, Michael Shannon reads the now infamous sorority girl email (you know about that email, right?).

In 1947, legendary experimental filmmaker Maya Deren and her husband Alexander Hammid made a film about cats. For real – here’s a 1940s experimental film about cats.

Another week, another Game of Thrones mash up. This week it’s GoT meets the Friends opening theme song – it’s worth a look.

Watch the history of breaking the fourth wall, supercut style.

Refinery29‘s Jam featuring Lana Del Rey, Savages and a new Kelis Track, Brainpickings celebrate the one and only Ella Fitzgerald on her birthday and NPR have some ‘Jittery Jams’ for the highly-caffeinated.