• This woman’s work

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

Hey, did you read:

• That we’re all doomed? Tal Rosenberg

• About how a little less supervision and more danger might be good for kids? (And also, the 70s were apparently a golden age of childhood.) Aimee Levitt

• That God-hates-fags preacher Fred Phelps is finally dead? Tony Adler

• That Turkey has blocked Twitter? John Dunlevy

• About South Korea’s kimchi crisis? Ben Sachs

• That Broadway is about to get its first African-American Phantom for Phantom of the Opera? Tony Adler

• About the Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks? Aimee Levitt

• That Kate Bush announced her first tour in 35 years, causing her website to go kaput? Kevin Warwick