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

Hey, did you read:

• About Freedom Summer in Greenwood, Mississippi? Steve Bogira

• That, for now at least, Insane Clown Posse has been blocked from suing the U.S. government over the FBI’s inclusion of Juggalos in a 2011 report on gangs? Kate Schmidt

• That the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has come into possession of profoundly precious artifacts and archaeological sites and seems inclined either to destroy them or sell them into black-market purgatory? Tony Adler

• That President Obama was greeted by marijuana activists in Denver—and then offered a toke in a bar? Mick Dumke

• That maybe the best way to read Proust is in solitary confinement? Aimee Levitt

• The blog post “The Heresy: Why Chicago Should Welcome the George Lucas Museum”? John Dunlevy

• That Dov Charney, the former American Apparel CEO who was ousted last month, was spotted at an NYC American Apparel store? Lucy Wang

• That Burzum’s Varg Vikernes has been found guilty of inciting racial hatred? Leor Galil

• About how Brazilians are responding to their team’s shocking defeat to Germany in the World Cup? (“The effects will be wide-ranging, for a whole host of reasons—political, economic and cultural—in a country where, despite everything, football remains so closely bound up with national identity.”) John Dunlevy