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  • Obama says that it’s important to go forward with marijuana legalization.

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

Hey, did you read:

• Glenn Greenwald on Martin Luther King’s antimilitarist views? Ben Sachs

New Yorker editor David Remnick’s profile of President Obama? Tal Rosenberg

• That President Obama said he believes marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol and that it’s “important” to go forward with legalization? Mick Dumke

• About a controversial Grantland article that raises serious journalism ethics questions about transgender subjects and suicide? Tal Rosenberg

• About the 15 most depressing books in literary history? Aimee Levitt

• That Jane Austen was not a game theorist after all? Aimee Levitt

• Or see images of beaded weapons and costumed African vendors, from Ralph Ziman’s Los Angeles gallery show? Tony Adler

• That Paramount Pictures has become the first major movie studio to stop releasing 35-millimeter prints? J.R. Jones

This conversation between Kanye West and 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen? Drew Hunt

• Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s explanation of his much-discussed postgame interview from last night? Tal Rosenberg

• The hilarious spoof of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s Gmail account? Kevin Warwick