Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Did you read about charter schools, sucky Chicago neighborhoods, and David Lynch's quinoa recipe?

Posted By on 10.23.13 at 11:23 AM

David Lynchs quinoa recipe doesnt include severed ears found on the side of the road.
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  • David Lynch's quinoa recipe doesn't include severed ears found on the side of the road.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• The latest episode in the continuing fight over charter schools in Chicago? Steve Bogira

• This investigation into Japan's rising celibacy crisis? Ben Sachs

• That Condé Nast is getting rid of its internship program to avoid legal troubles? Brianna Wellen

• About 13 places on earth that were once believed to be the entrance to hell? Aimee Levitt

• About the bizarre slavery joke tweeted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution? Gwynedd Stuart

• That our friends at Thrillist have attempted to explain why different Chicago neighborhoods suck? (But only the trendy ones.) Aimee Levitt

• This Spin profile of Omar Souleyman, a Syrian wedding singer who's making waves with Western audiences? Tal Rosenberg

• Tom Carson on Errol Morris's new documentary, The Unknown Known, in which Donald Rumsfeld receives the Interrotron treatment? ("Over half a decade after he left office, Rummy's undiminished, chucklesome brio may remind you of that hand shooting out of the grave at the end of Brian de Palma's Carrie.") Kate Schmidt

• About David Lynch's quinoa recipe? Drew Hunt

• About TJ Webster, a 24-year-old Sacramento resident with dreams of making it at Rucker Park, "the jewel of New York basketball's summer circuit?" Tal Rosenberg

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