Morrissey: Heaven knows hes miserable now.
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  • Morrissey: Heaven knows he’s miserable now.

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

Hey, did you read:

• About the true story of the first Thanksgiving? Tal Rosenberg

• How Thanksgiving would be covered if it happened in another country? Mick Dumke

• Morrissey’s blistering critique of the annual presidential turkey pardon? Aimee Levitt

• That astronomers have been able to watch a galaxy being born? Aimee Levitt

• That Pakistan’s PTI Party claims to have identified the CIA’s station chief in Islamabad and wants him arrested in connection with a drone strike that killed five people? Kate Schmidt

• That the Pittsburgh museum honoring playwright August Wilson is going through foreclosure? Tony Adler

• About Simon Winchester’s job in a mortuary? Aimee Levitt

• About the ongoing mystery of the Max Headroom-masked madman who jammed Chicago’s TV signals in the 80s? Gwynedd Stuart

• About cockentrice, the 16th-century delicacy that could’ve been dreamed up by the mad doctor from The Human Centipede? Tony Adler

• That there’s more Black Flag drama? Luca Cimarusti