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Hey, did you read:
• About Broadway producer Ken Davenport (Kinky Boots among others), who’s using what he claims is the biggest Kickstarter campaign ever to help him build a new theater complex at the fringes of the Great White Way? (He’s projecting a cost of $113 million.) —Tony Adler
• About the recent Internet browsing history of the copilot who crashed the Germanwings airliner into the French Alps? (During the week before the crash, he’d searched for info on how to commit suicide, and about security measures for cockpit doors.) —Steve Bogira
• That Doctor Who will soon be legally downloadable from BitTorrent? —Lucy Wang