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- Spike Lee is looking for the next Jesus Shuttlesworth.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That police unions are back on their heels? —Steve Bogira
• The BBC’s guide to the UK’s 2015 election, the closest race in decades? —Tal Rosenberg
• Nate Silver on the why “diverse” almost never means “unsegregated”? —Aimee Levitt
• That there’s an open casting call in Chicago this Saturday for Spike Lee’s (tentatively titled) Chiraq? —Tony Adler
• Amanda Hess on looking through her Google search history from the last ten years and contemplating her fascination with animals’ sex organs? —Julia Thiel
• About why men interrupt? —Aimee Levitt
• Or see images of Frida Kahlo’s belongings, from sunglasses to a decorated prosthetic leg? —Tony Adler
• That Hold Still, the new memoir by photographer Sally Mann, “dials open the aperture on your own senses,” according to Dwight Garner’s NYT review? —Steve Bogira
• That Chicago has no love for Kanye West? —Drew Hunt
• That the Minneapolis Star-Tribune bought local alt-weekly City Pages from Voice Media Group? —Tal Rosenberg
• About how a PhD student discovered that the strange signals that had baffled Australian astrophysicists for 17 years weren’t coming from outer space but the microwave in the facility’s kitchen. —Ryan Smith