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

Okay, let’s start this thing appropriately this week, set the tone

…leading perfectly into 50 Things You Didn’t Know About The Simpsons. Don’t mind if I do.

Catch up with what all the cool kids are saying: check out what’s been added to the lexicon of late over at The Vine.

While you’re taking a look @ that article, make sure to tab this: ‘The Accidental History of the @ Symbol’

From symbols to idols: “If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoyevsky, all of us.” The Paris Review have 1956 interview with William Faulkner available for you.

We love a good vintage interview as much as we love a good vintage photo and a good library. Flavorwire look at some vintage photos from inside 10 libraries.

‘The Cost of Being A Kid In A Classic Adventure Novel’ – living isn’t cheap, y’all.

Lucille Bluth + Mitt Romney = Rich People Say The Darndest Things

…which is the perfect segue in this Clint Eastwood inspired look at grumpy old man movies.

Just in case you didn’t love Ron Swanson Nick Offerman enough, here he is performing a slam poem about, yes you guessed it, bacon.

The Hair Pin provide a ‘Safe For Work’ mixtape…it’s got Dolly Parton on it. There is nothing left to say.

Have a great weekend!