Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Thank Ronald Reagan and the Fed for your shitty pay and high rent [L.A. Review of Books]
What is was like to have Jon Stewart as a boss in The Daily Show‘s early days [Mic]
A Hellmouth opened in Sunset Park, but remain calm, citizens [CBS2]
Jimmy Kimmel to take his lion cryin’ show on the road to Brooklyn [Hollywood Reporter]
Might the Mets’ lineup finally actually be…good? [New York Post]
Andrew Cuomo’s throwback, 50s-style infrasturcture plan [Streetsblog]
The Columbia Waterfront Park got a big new check [DNA Info]
Are records on their way out after having fought their way back to the top? [Stereogum]