- Still not caring what people sayin’.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• How states have restricted voting access since a major Supreme Court decision last year? —Mick Dumke
• About the Metropolitan Planning Council’s recent analysis of the current state of the public transportation network in the Chicago area and how the region “underspends on transit operations and capital”? —John Dunlevy
• That Twitter is still difficult for regular people to understand, according to its CEO? —Steve Bogira
• Reader contributor Kari Lydersen, writing for In These Times about a group of Chicago teenagers who’ve taken their theater work beyond the political limits of a city youth program? —Tony Adler
• About EPV (“expected possession value”), a new data tool that determines the value of every single movement on the floor of an NBA game? —Tal Rosenberg
• That an Evanston activist organization issued an e-mail advising vigilance, because a proposed extended-stay hotel may attract the wrong kind of academics? —Tony Adler
• About Dude Chilling Park? —Drew Hunt
• That there’s a fund-raising campaign to produce a line of sex toys to be used in conjunction with a new social media platform? —Jessica Cohn
• This oral history of Kanye West’s The College Dropout on the occasion of its tenth anniversary? —Brianna Wellen