Did you read about alt-weeklies, the new Ghostbusters, and Aphex Twin? | Bleader

Did you read about alt-weeklies, the new Ghostbusters, and Aphex Twin?

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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That the fundamentalist sect Boko Haram has now displaced hundreds of thousands of people and slain thousands of others in Nigeria? Mick Dumke

• Where not to fly drones? Qudsiya Siddiqui

• Or see this list of hateful messages that appeared in a single week on the Twitter feed of Anita Sarkeesian, creator of Feminist Frequency, a site that critiques sexism in video games? Aimee Levitt

• That Voice Media Group is exploring the sale of its newspapers (Village Voice, LA Weekly, Riverfront Times, et al)? J.R. Jones

• And the OC Weekly is already on the block? Aimee Levitt

• About why alt-weeklies and niche publications never go quietly? Tal Rosenberg

• That the new group of Ghostbusters will all be women? Mick Dumke

• About a treasure trove of unreleased Aphex Twin music that was just released on Soundcloud? Tal Rosenberg


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