Maybe there is something wrong with a little "Bump n' Grind." Credit: Nicholas Ballasy

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

Hey, did you read:

• “The Mystery of ISIS” by Anonymous, in the New York Review of Books? (An editors’ note identifies the author as a former official of a NATO country with wide experience of the Middle East.) Kate Schmidt

• Or this account from a journalist who interviewed imprisoned ISIS fighters on why they joined the organization in the first place? Ryan Smith

• Vulture dissecting the R. Kelly problem?Leor Galil

• That Packers QB Aaron Rodgers criticized Green Bay fans for shouting “Muslims suck!” during a moment of silence for Paris terrorism victims at Lambeau Field on Sunday? Ryan Smith

• This oral history on the space-vampire movie Lifeforce? Brianna Wellen

• About how the Tribune buyouts are going to affect its food coverage? Tal Rosenberg

• That Star Wars: The Force Awakens could be an Oscar contender? Brianna Wellen

• About Gawker Media’s problem with women? Tal Rosenberg