The world's best-kept secret Credit: garethwiscombe

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

Hey, did you read:  

• About what the hell a producer actually does? Brianna Wellen

• That the best guide to the series of events that led to the resignation of the Mizzou president is in the school’s college newspaper? Ryan Smith

• That Rapid Transit is closing both its Wicker Park and University Village bike shops? Kevin Warwick

• About what recent discoveries have revealed about Stonehenge? Kate Schmidt 

• That the great New Orleans pianist, singer, songwriter, and arranger Allen Toussaint died? Tal Rosenberg

• That Jem and the Holograms was so bad the studio pulled the movie from theaters after only two weeks? Brianna Wellen