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Did you read about Darren Wilson, Run the Jewels, and BuzzFeed?

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

Hey, did you read:

• The New Yorker's profile of former Ferguson, Missouri, cop Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown last summer? —Mick Dumke

• And the Saint Louis Riverfront Times's profile of Dorian Johnson, Michael Brown's friend who witnessed the shooting and killing last summer? Aimee Levitt

• That we've officially reached the end of the old internet? —Drew Hunt

• How the "Ice Men," who sneaked their way into Lollapalooza 2014, did it again this year? Sue Kwong

• That BuzzFeed produced viral videos for Republican presidential candidates? Drew Hunt

• About Brooklyn artist Nona Faustine, who as part of her series "White Shoes" has been posing naked at the sites of former slave markets in New York City? Kate Schmidt

• That digital dance retailer Beatport has temporarily frozen payments to artists and labels as its parent company SFX (which owns local concert promotion company React Presents) goes private? Leor Galil

• That rap duo Run The Jewels said "riots work" while discussing the legacy of Ferguson on BBC? Tanner Howard

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