Lunch Break Links: J.D. Salinger R.I.P.

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Columbus Alive

The Onion's J.D. Salinger obituary is too awesome. The revered, reclusive author died Wednesday at age 91. Slate tracks his influence on Hollywood.

So this is Jay Leno's idea of damage control? Deadline has a complete transcript of Leno's appearance on Oprah.

One network Conan O'Brien won't be going to: Spike TV.

Pitchfork has an interview with The National about their new album in the works.

The Knife is streaming their experimental opera Tomorrow In a Year at their official site.

AV Club interviewed author Joshua Ferris.

Want to hear an unreleased Jimi Hendrix song?

Disney shuttered independent film pioneer Miramax yesterday, but other companies are showing interest in keeping the name alive.

The Wall Street Journal reveals "the man behind Lady Gaga."

Lastly, the debut video from Broken Bells, the partnership between Danger Mouse and The Shins' James Mercer. It's called "The High Road."