• Goodnight, Boston

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

Hey, did you read:

Charles P. Pierce’s eulogy for the Boston Phoenix? Tal Rosenberg

• Natalie Moore on the problem of “gang-related”? Sam Worley

• That birds used to have four wings? Steve Bogira

• About how and why dictionaries are getting all nosy about us? Kate Schmidt

• That CPS has apparently banned Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis from Lane Tech high school? —John Dunlevy

• The NY Times review of Hit the Wall, Ike Holter’s play about the Stonewall riots, which premiered at year’s Steppenwolf Garage Rep and has now been remounted at the Barrow Street Theater? Tony Adler