Also, everyone knows Temple of Doom is the best Indiana Jones movie. Credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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

Hey, did you read

• About the alien megastructure found way out there in space? Luca Cimarusti

• That Dennis Hastert has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors? Kate Schmidt

• About the freeing of another convict who’d alleged that a Chicago police detective beat a murder confession out of him? Steve Bogira

• That the show must go on for the Belarus Free Theatre, despite tyranny and exile? Tony Adler

• About why we can’t sit still anymore? Sue Kwong

• About how the books, movies, and bands that teen girls love are considered less valuable? Julia Thiel

• This (totally incorrect) ranking of all of Steven Spielberg’s movies? (Close Encounters is obviously number one.) Tal Rosenberg

• About the Cubs fan who used a smartphone app to make jukeboxes in bars all over Saint Louis play “Go, Cubs, Go” during Tuesday’s game? Aimee Levitt

• Or see Bernie Sanders dancing on Ellen? Gwynedd Stuart