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


Cats: taking our jobs one profession at a time. It started in train stations. Now, they’re in our libraries too.

James Franco is a popular American actor, you may have heard of him. Recently everyone was dismayed to see him on the cover of William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. But maybe this is not so bad? Maybe we should put him on all the book covers!

Sushi is delicious, but have you ever felt that it was missing something? Something like… art.

If you’ve been following the news lately you’re a masochist and I feel very sorry for you.

Disturbing yet totally freakin’ awesome body art by a 19 year old woman.

For the first time in the outdated and pointless event’s history, an Indian-American woman won the Miss America competition, causing allllll of the racist buffoons on Twitter to broadcast their awfulness to the world. Luckily Stephen Colbert exists to make fun of those buffoons.

Meet Gorgeous, the world’s biggest robot that also breathes fire. Awwww.

This is a sweet thing about the 20 Stages of Reading. Please, Mum. Read it again.

Everyone’s favourite guy Nicolas Cage has made a bold career move by probably having nothing to do with this hilarious spoof video of Miley Cyrus’s ‘Wrecking Ball’. Can’t. Stop. Watching.

It was Roald Dahl’s birthday last week. Here are some things we can learn from his books.

Are you a poet? Yes? Good. Don’t plagiarise anything, and fill out this poetry census.

The National Young Writers’ Festival is in two weeks! The program looks really good! See you there! B*Witched!