CBGB is back! Sorta. Credit: Adam Di Carlo

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:

• That CBGB is reopening as a restaurant at Newark Airport? Robin Amer

• Or watch R. Kelly’s contentious interview with HuffPost Live? Jake Malooley

• That Chief Keef’s label, FilmOn, filed a lawsuit against Keef’s associates? Leor Galil

• Or see the New York Times‘s year in pictures? Robin Amer

• Flavorwire’s picks for the best literary criticism of 2015Kate Schmidt

• This analysis of the icky fanboy celebrity profileAimee Levitt

• That Nicolas Cage has agreed to return a stolen dinosaur skull to Mongolia? He’d bought it off the black market for $276,000, outbidding Leonardo DiCaprio. (Yes, this is a real story.) Ryan Smith

• About “the first quasi-experimental evidence that air pollution affects violent criminal activity” presented by a study of Chicago crime data in combination with meteorological data to compare “neighborhoods with themselves, on days when they are and aren’t downwind” from major roadways? John Dunlevy