• Handout/Sun-Times
  • Liz Phair, post-Guyville

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

Hey, did you read:

• That President Obama has decided to try doing something about climate change? Mick Dumke

Glenn Greenwald’s response to David Gregory’s question: why should Greenwald not be charged with a crime? Tal Rosenberg

• This essay in the New York Review of Books on how austerity measures have failed Eurozone economies? Ben Sachs

• Or did you see the portraits of the recently laid-off Sun-Times photographers? —John Dunlevy

• This three-year-old but still interesting Seed magazine story about the art and science of musical improvisation? Tony Adler

“Not my God”: Violinist Rachel Barton Pine radiating resilience in the New York Times? Deanna Isaacs

• About Rufus Wainwright’s magic wand? (Not a double entendre. Also stick around for the correction at the end.) Aimee Levitt

• This oral history of Liz Phair’s Exile In Guyville? Leor Galil