Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Did you read about Larry "Sissy" Goodwin, the government shutdown, and the Affordable Care Act?

Posted By on 10.08.13 at 11:14 AM

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

Hey, did you read:

• About how the Affordable Care Act could end "job lock"? Tony Adler

• That a Colorado farmer has harvested a commercial crop of industrial hemp, the first time that's happened in the U.S. in 56 years because the plant is banned like its cousin cannabis? Mick Dumke

• John B. Judis on how the government shutdown is well on its way to being one of the worst crises in American history? Tal Rosenberg

• David Byrne on how the 1 percent is ruining the creative class in New York City? Tal Rosenberg

• That the MacArthur Foundation handed out grants to 18 Chicago arts organizations, for international projects? Among other things, this will lead to Theater Oobleck hooking up with a Puerto Rican circus troupe. Tony Adler

• About Larry "Sissy" Goodwin, a former Wyoming rodeo cowboy who prefers to wear frilly dresses? Aimee Levitt

• About the United Sports of America map, in which the team at Slate felt it worthwhile to play God and assign a sport to each of the 50 states? My home state of Ohio got the great sport of cornhole (or "Bags," I guess)—which I'm sure aggravated Buckeyes fans—and Illinois got 16-inch softball, which ain't too bad. Kevin Warwick

• About the blind concert photographer? Leor Galil

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