- It only got worse this year.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That the richest people in the world got richer this year? —Gwynedd Stuart
• That a judge ruled that Condé Nast must pay nearly $6 million to former interns? —Tal Rosenberg
• Art blog Hyperallergic's list of the "20 Most Powerless People in the Art World"? (Speaking of unpaid interns . . . ) —Kate Schmidt
• About the death of the artist and the birth of the creative entrepreneur? —Mara Shalhoup
• That this is Chicago's least snowy December in more than 100 years? —Tal Rosenberg
• The interview with Jay Wilds, the key witness in the murder trial investigated by the podcast Serial? —Kevin Warwick
• This obituary of Father Gleb Yakunin, who famously spoke out against the Soviet government's antireligious campaign of the 1960s? —Ben Sachs