- "Marty, where we're going, we don't need roads. But we do need lots of rehearsals and a great choreographer."
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• About the quest to provide scientific proof that bisexuality exists? (Featuring Northwestern's very own Michael Bailey.) —Aimee Levitt
• About Thomas Piketty, a French economist who has been studying economic inequality for the past two decades? (His recently released book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, was hailed by Branko Milanovic—a former senior economist at the World Bank—as "one of the watershed books in economic thinking.") —Tal Rosenberg
• About the "pacification campaign" in Rio's favelas ahead of this year's World Cup in Brazil? —John Dunlevy
• That Qatar's 2022 World Cup preparation will reportedly claim more lives than 9/11? —Drew Hunt
• That there's going to be a stage-musical version of Back to the Future? —Tony Adler
• That if you want to understand pop music, you have to understand Sweden? (Whet Moser reports in Pacific Standard on the Swedish pop mafia.) —Steve Bogira
• That Gwar singer Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, was found dead last night at age 50? —Luca Cimarusti
• About the time the NCAA Tournament inadvertently put the spotlight on Atlanta's hot new dance, the Nae Nae? —Leor Galil