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

Brainpickings marks four years since David Foster Wallace’s sad passing by taking another look at This Is Water.

On a much more trivial note, for a bit of Friday fun – delicious combination of food + fashion = wardrobevpantry.

Talking about food, ever wondered what its like to a cheesemonger? Well feast your eyes on this.

We’re looking forward to the The Mindy Kaling project, she’s one of our favourite funny ladies. Here, read about her ‘fashion-forward’ ways.

While waiting patiently for Season Three of GoT, why not have some target practice. Take aim at Joffrey’s smug face.

The wonderful writer Jo Case defends memoir.

Designer is turning photobooths into lending libraries in New York City. Cute stuff.

We’ll never say no to anything Bowie related – Open Culture take a look at the Story of Ziggy Stardust.

As you head into the weekend, how about learning some euphemisms for sex from the 1800s? Hope they help.

Check out The Hunger Games for maths nerds.

William Gibson put our minds at ease, discussingWilliam Gibson on ‘Why Sci-Fi Writers Are (Thankfully) Almost Always Wrong’.

And, as usual, to help us float into the weekend, let’s hit up the interwebs jukebox: Grizzly Bear’s new album is available for First Listen at NPR, check out these tunes from local music wizards Twerps and Bat For Lashes’ new track.