- Michael Brosilow
- The Steppenwolf production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which won three Tonys last night.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• All about the unveiling of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden? —Kevin Warwick
• And how he has fled the United States to seek asylum somewhere with strong civil liberties laws—like Iceland? —Mick Dumke
• About Detroit's mountains of petroleum coke, which are "dirtier than the dirtiest fuel"? —Tal Rosenberg
• About the impact of the sequester on Head Start? —Steve Bogira
• Jonathan Safran Foer on how technological "connectedness" is diminishing us? ("My daily use of technological communication has been shaping me into someone more likely to forget others.") —Steve Bogira
• About Cheerios and mixed-race marriages? —Steve Bogira
• Bill Savage's review of Thomas Dyja's The Third Coast, where he implicitly takes Rachel Shteir to school? —Kate Schmidt
• That the Broadway transfer of Steppenwolf Theatre's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won Tony Awards last night for best revival of a play, best direction of a play (Pam McKinnon), and best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play (Tracy Letts)? —Tony Adler
• That former Lyric Opera conductor and artistic director Bruno Bartoletti has died? —Deanna Isaacs
• That Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew was stopped by the TSA for carrying a cane that looks like a light saber? —Gwynedd Stuart
• About the death of Mott Green, anarchist chocolatier? —Aimee Levitt