You're a Heineken dog now.

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

Hey, did you read:

• That Riot Fest is facing a lawsuit aiming to stop the festival just days before it’s supposed to take place? Brianna Wellen

• About the history of racial and economic segregation in Cincinnati? Tal Rosenberg

• That Harvard law prof and activist Larry Lessig has entered the suddenly expanding race for the Democratic presidential nomination? Deanna Isaacs

• About the diverse group of volunteer coders who are supporting the Sanders campaign with independent websites like and this interactive map of campaign events and volunteer opportunities? Kate Schmidt

• That Heineken is acquiring a 50 percent stake in Lagunitas? John Dunlevy

• About Speedy Ortiz’s hotline for fans who feel unsafe at their shows? Brianna Wellen

• This list of silly names, originally compiled by editors of the Paris Review in 1976? (There was, apparently, a mayor of Wilmette named Carborundum Petroleum Dobbs.) Aimee Levitt