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

Hey, did you read:

• About all the luxury gifts Chris Christie receives? Tal Rosenberg

• That Harper Lee is publishing a follow-up to To Kill a Mockingbird? Brianna Wellen

• That longtime WFMT and Sun-Times arts critic Andrew Patner has died? Mike Sula

• That Bay Area rapper the Jacka was shot and killed last night? Leor Galil

• That Illinois congressman Aaron Schock has an office inspired by Downton Abbey but is too ashamed to let the press know about it? Aimee Levitt

• That former PIL and Ministry drummer Martin Atkins has weighed in against the Daley dynasty in the 11th Ward? Mick Dumke

• About all the writing that disappears from the Internet? Tal Rosenberg

• About the best way to talk to anti-vaxers? Drew Hunt

• About the woman who hasn’t smiled in 40 years to prevent wrinkles? Brianna Wellen

• Neal Pollack’s hilarious spoof of Jonathan Chait‘s ridiculous “PC” article? Tal Rosenberg

• Or see the trailer for a new movie, Welcome to Me, by Shira Piven, of the same Evanston clan that includes Joyce, Byrne, and Jeremy Piven? Tony Adler