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- Joe Dante has a plan.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That the murders in Charleston "were not random or merely tragic; they were pointedly racist"? —Steve Bogira
• That the Supreme Court can't kill Obamacare? —Drew Hunt
• Justice Anthony Kennedy—usually the swing vote on the Supreme Court—condemning solitary confinement with references to Kalief Browder and Fyodor Dostoyevsky? —Mick Dumke
• What this Silicon Valley school, focused on alternative personalized education through technology, could mean to public schools, including those in Chicago? —Sue Kwong
• About why South Carolina's confederate flag isn't flying at half staff? —Gwynedd Stuart
• Newt Gingrich's slightly bizarre review of the Apple Watch in which he—spoiler alert—discovers the conveniences of the calendar app and the inconveniences of using the device to check in at the airport? —Evin Billington
• About the hallucinatory images generated by Google's "image recognition neural network"? —Tony Adler
• About the interdisciplinary artist whose latest show is a demonstration of his ongoing project to download, print, and bind all of Wikipedia? —Aimee Levitt
• Joe Dante's plan for keeping genre movies relevant? —Drew Hunt
• That North Korea claims to have found a cure to Ebola, AIDS, MERS, and SARS? —Tyler Daswick
• Or see Fred Armisen making journalists—including Serial's Sarah Koenig—dance at the Peabody Awards? —Evin Billington