Did you read about Megabus, Rick Santorum, and Whole Foods?

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Rick Santorum, now a documentary filmmaker
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  • Rick Santorum, now a documentary filmmaker
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That autocorrect can curb language evolution? Lucy Wang

• About Chicago's emergence as a top market for vinyl-record sales? Tal Rosenberg

• That Megabus continues to grow despite being a dreadful way to travel? (You want stories? I got stories.) Kevin Warwick

• That conservative Christian and former presidential candidate Rick Santorum is making a documentary about the Hobby Lobby court case? Mick Dumke

• About the groundbreaking ceremony for Whole Foods at 63rd and Halsted? Steve Bogira

• About Porcupine Festival, the "libertarian version of Burning Man"? Leor Galil

• That a group of British dermatologists have published a paper blaming Shakespeare for the near-universal obsession with zits? Aimee Levitt

Dwight Garner's review of Virtual Unreality, which targets the contagion of Internet truthiness? ("Like the mythical oozlum bird, Wikipedia seems to have the ability to fly around in ever decreasing circles until it flies right up its own rectum," author Charles Seife writes.) Steve Bogira

• About why you should have a physicist speak at your funeral? Aimee Levitt

• British critic A.A. Gill on life at 60? ("And please, can we stop this '60 is the new 40' thing? No one is saying 20 is the new 10. And who wants to be 40 anyway? An insipid, insecure age.") Kate Schmidt

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