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- David Lynch's quinoa recipe doesn't include severed ears found on the side of the road.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• The latest episode in the continuing fight over charter schools in Chicago? —Steve Bogira
• This investigation into Japan's rising celibacy crisis? —Ben Sachs
• That Condé Nast is getting rid of its internship program to avoid legal troubles? —Brianna Wellen
• About 13 places on earth that were once believed to be the entrance to hell? —Aimee Levitt
• About the bizarre slavery joke tweeted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution? —Gwynedd Stuart
• That our friends at Thrillist have attempted to explain why different Chicago neighborhoods suck? (But only the trendy ones.) —Aimee Levitt
• This Spin profile of Omar Souleyman, a Syrian wedding singer who's making waves with Western audiences? —Tal Rosenberg
• Tom Carson on Errol Morris's new documentary, The Unknown Known, in which Donald Rumsfeld receives the Interrotron treatment? ("Over half a decade after he left office, Rummy's undiminished, chucklesome brio may remind you of that hand shooting out of the grave at the end of Brian de Palma's Carrie.") —Kate Schmidt
• About David Lynch's quinoa recipe? —Drew Hunt
• About TJ Webster, a 24-year-old Sacramento resident with dreams of making it at Rucker Park, "the jewel of New York basketball's summer circuit?" —Tal Rosenberg