Wrong again
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  • Wrong again

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

Hey, did you read:

• That after a painstaking review of the evidence, Justice Department lawyers have concluded that no charges should be brought against officer Darren Wilson? Steve Bogira

• That King Tut’s burial mask has been “irreversibly damaged” due to extreme incompetence on the part of Egyptian Museum curators? Julia Thiel

• That the history of doctoring footballs in the NFL didn’t start with the Patriots and Deflategate? Mick Dumke

• That Belgian painter Luc Tuymans has been convicted of plagiarism for basing a painting on a news photo? (That’s going to be a big problem for him since he’s known for his paintings based on news photos.) Tony Adler

• About Yakov Smirnoff‘s rise, fall, and attempted comeback? (“I need Putin to invade one more country, even just a little one, and I’ll be on [Dancing With the Stars] for sure.”) Gwynedd Stuart

• Lindy West on why Billy Crystal is wrong and there’s not nearly enough gayness on screen? (“I’m not interested in parity. I want overcompensation. I want new stories.”) Julia Thiel

• About the Radical Brownies, a troop of rogue Girl Scouts made up of girls of color who discuss social inequality and earn badges for participating in civil rights marches? Aimee Levitt

• This surprisingly in-depth profile of comedian and Chicago expat Kyle Kinane? Drew Hunt

• That the San Francisco Bay Guardian published one last commemorative issue? Tal Rosenberg