Hopefully "New Bacon-ings" is available at Fountainhead.

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

Hey, did you read

• Wesley Morris on this year’s obsession with identity? Aimee Levitt

• That Facebook is supplementing the “like” button with additional emojis? Tal Rosenberg

• About Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarussian journalist and oral historian who just won the Nobel Prize in literature? Aimee Levitt

• About poet/prankster Kenneth Goldsmith, who says his books—which include an 836-page-long typed reappropriation of the New York Times for September 1, 2000—”are so boring even the copy editors can’t read them”? Kate Schmidt

• How Moo, the online retailer for custom-print business cards, is redesigning them for the digital age? Sue Kwong

• That you can try the weird burgers from Bob’s Burgers‘ menu at Lincoln Square’s Fountainhead? Brianna Wellen