Kyle Schwarber staring out into space, which is where it looked like the ball went. Credit: David Banks/Getty Images

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

Hey, did you read

• The Tribune editorial suggesting the James R. Thompson Center as the location for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art? (“Why build a weird homage to ‘Star Wars’ on the lakefront when we already have a weird homage to ‘Star Wars’ in the Loop?”) John Dunlevy

• That Kyle Schwarber’s seventh-inning blast yesterday that disappeared into the night may have landed on the right field video board? (A ball was still there this morning.) Steve Bogira

• About Shrimp Boy, a notorious underworld boss in San Francisco who’s trying to go straight? Tal Rosenberg

• About the dangers of pinkwashing during Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Brianna Wellen

• This brilliant takedown of Henry David Thoreau and Walden? Aimee Levitt

• That Santa Claus won a seat on the North Pole City Council? Brianna Wellen