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Did you read about Uber, Sepp Blatter, and A Deadly Adoption?

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Sepp Blatter is also the name of a minor character in the next Star Wars movie
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  • Sepp Blatter is also the name of a minor character in the next Star Wars movie.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About convincing the GOP to get behind paid leave? Drew Hunt

• That newly reelected FIFA president Sepp Blatter yesterday announced his intention to resign—and that he is reportedly under investigation by U.S. authorities? John Dunlevy

• How French police have been cracking down on Uber? Evin Billington

• That Will Ferrell and Kristin Wiig's Lifetime movie, A Deadly Adoption, airs June 20? Brianna Wellen

• About visions of robots in art and history, from Homer to films like Ex Machina and Her? Drew Hunt

• Martha Bayne's interview with her college boyfriend Jon Fine, former Bitch Magnet guitarist and author of Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear), about "about the challenges of memoir, about Oberlin politics and Midwestern landscapes, and about long-lost loves for long-lost bands"? (John Dugan also interviewed Fine for the Reader.) John Dunlevy

• That Pedialyte, the baby medicine and popular remedy for hangovers, actually does nothing to cure hangovers? Evin Billington

• That the world's tallest cow has died? Brianna Wellen

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