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  • This man has no idea what a cosmological mess he’s made.

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

Hey, did you read:

• That Jeb Bush is on pace to raise $100 million by the end of May even though he hasn’t yet declared that he’s running for president? Mick Dumke

• About the two-way mirror in a women’s bathroom stall at the Berwyn bar Cigars and Stripes—and the owner’s slightly insane answers to questions about it? Julia Thiel

• Or hear information designer Nicholas Felton on whether data gives life meaning? Sue Kwong

• About a downside of police body cams? Steve Bogira

• About a possible successor to Hot Doug’s? Aimee Levitt

• How the NFL Draft is going to make driving around Grant Park difficult? Sue Kwong

• That the Jeff Awards folks had to take the Hypocrites theater company off their list of non-Equity nominees? (Turns out the troupe is Equity.) Tony Adler

• About the cancellation of some long-running community-based talk shows on WLUW in favor of more airtime for Loyola students? John Dunlevy

• This plea to revive the custom of serializing novels? (Hey, it worked for Dickens!) Aimee Levitt

• Stephen Hawking’s theory of the cosmological implications of Zayn Malik leaving One Direction? Aimee Levitt