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

Hey, did you read:

• That the bottom line on Jay Cutler, according to Rick Telander (speaking for many), is that he’s nothing special? Steve Bogira

• That law enforcement agencies around the country are seizing citizens’ money, cars, and other property even when they’re not charged with crimes? Mick Dumke

• That a member of Chicago’s Vaudezilla burlesque troupe, Alberto Ramon Gutierrez, is missing? Tony Adler

• About Georgia and Patterson Inman: 15-year-old twins, sole inheritors of the Duke tobacco fortune, and two people whose childhood has been a long, terrifying nightmare? Tal Rosenberg

• Blair McClendon in conversation with Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of The Act of Killing? Drew Hunt

• This cool map of the racial/ethnic identity of everyone in the United States? Mick Dumke

• That Prince is now on Twitter? Tal Rosenberg

• That a cousin of the piranha is loose in the waters off Sweden, and it likes to eat testicles? Tony Adler