One giant leap for SpaceX Credit: Jim Grossmann

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:

• About Elon Musk and his SpaceX team’s rocket landing? Sue Kwong

• About kosher bacon? (And just in time for Christmas, too.) Tony Adler

• That the Beatles will bring their catalog to streaming services tomorrow? Leor Galil

• About this brilliant Instagram account mocking haute cuisine with junk food? Robin Amer

• That Top-40 “superjock” Larry Lujack is dead? Tony Adler

• This list of justly overlooked Christmas books, starting with Buff Hitler Gets White Socks for ChristmasAimee Levitt

• That a group of Oberlin College students believe their cafeteria food is racistRyan Smith

• That Kit Duffy, the city’s first liaison to the LGBT community and tenacious liberal activist, has died? Steve Bogira

• That the suspect in the recent Jarvis Red Line attack turned himself in to Alderman Joe Moore?Deanna Isaacs

• That rapper Travis Scott pleaded guilty to charges of reckless conduct for inviting Lollapalooza attendees to crash the stage at this summer’s fest? Leor Galil