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

Hey, did you read:

Chicago mag’s story on former UNO head Juan Rangel—and charter schools more generally? (“Rangel’s Achilles’ heel may have been that he ‘thought charter schools don’t have to play by the same rules as public schools.’ The most troubling part: For several years, at least, they didn’t.”) Kate Schmidt

• That New Jersey Governor Chris Christie caused a traffic jam while denying that he was involved in causing traffic jams to punish political rivals? Tal Rosenberg

• About “Rocking in Ohio,” the “educational” program cosponsored by Disney and Ohio’s oil and gas industry, which has been spreading a profracking message across the state’s public schools? Ben Sachs

• About why websites keep recommending “for you” gross stories about celebrities’ sex lives? Aimee Levitt

• About the Coen brothers’ moral universe? Tal Rosenberg

• About the Broadway musical based on the music of 2Pac? Brianna Wellen