Wednesday lunchtime linkage

The 80s were way more boozy [NPR]
Student loan goons don’t care if you’re dead [ProPublica]
Trains: Too hot to run [Gothamist]
Get free tix to tonight’s Shakespeare in the Park [Brooklyn Based]
Brooklyn: A lesbian state of mind [FiPS]
Haters still gonna hate on Barclays [The Local]
Great Adventure is a horrible den of capitalism [The Billfold]
Republicans harshing your mellow AGAIN [Village Voice]