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Hey, did you read:
That Mayor Emanuel will no longer fight the release of the video
showing the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald last year by a Chicago police officer? (McDonald was shot 16 times; a judge yesterday ordered the dash-cam video released by November 25.) —Steve Bogira
About the Hollywood Reporter
, which addressed the racial imbalance of its cover head-on in the piece “Why Every Actress on The Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Cover Is White"
? (Short answer: there aren't any Oscar-contending parts for black women or other women of color.) —Kate Schmidt
About the Aloha poster
in Logan Square? —Brianna Wellen
That amid all the chaos in Syria the Kurds are doing pretty well
, relatively speaking? —Kate Schmidt
About the 20th-century rise and current decline
of the lower Great Lakes region's distinctive "Inland North" accent? —John Dunlevy
That high-tech brooms
are causing controversy within the world of curling? —Kate Schmidt
Or watch David Bowie's bonkers short film
for his new album? —Brianna Wellen
That Durex wants to make a condom emoji
? (Don't lie, you've all sexted with vegetables.) —Sue Kwong