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

Hey, did you read:

• That the FBI is reexamining dozens of old killings in the pre-civil rights south . . . sort of? Mick Dumke

• That the Philadelphia magazine story “Being White in Philadelphia”—an airing of grievances by anonymous white residents—has prompted the city’s mayor to call for a municipal investigation? (He says the article is tantamount to yelling “Fire!” in a crowded theater.) Gwynedd Stuart

• About why Groupon is probably screwed and how they got there? Tal Rosenberg

• About the lost art of handwriting? (It’s discussed in this review of a new book called The Missing Ink.) Steve Bogira

• This Flavorwire list of great books about wandering around the city? Tal Rosenberg

• Veronique Greenwood’s essay about her futurist childhood? Ben Sachs

• About the pair of reporters who observed 16 hours of goings-on at Boston’s popular Black Rose bar on Saint Patrick’s Day? Kevin Warwick

• That Deadspin is seriously fucking with us? Kate Schmidt