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

Hey, did you read:

• An exchange between David Graeber and Thomas Piketty about “the deep shit we’re all in and what we might do about climbing out”? Tal Rosenberg

• That Bruce Rauner is among the nation’s top ten robocall offenders? Steve Bogira

• That Wrapports has finished the sale of its suburban newspapers to the Tribune? Mick Dumke

• About the invention of whiteness in 17th-century America? Aimee Levitt

• About how the Tylenol poisonings almost ruined Halloween ’82? Gwynedd Stuart

• About buying secondhand graves on Craigslist? Molly Raskin

• About Madison Bumgarner Country, which sits in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina? Kevin Warwick

• Gawker’s average salaries? (Look in the comments.) Tal Rosenberg

• That “the most famous Taiwanese rapper” recently debuted in the U.S.? Leor Galil

• About the call center employee who was suspended for talking in a robot voice to customers? Megan Thielking

• About the Satanic Temple’s coloring books for kids? Brianna Wellen