Wednesday lunchtime linkage

New York is the most corrupt state in the union [Gothamist]
NYC is the world’s most wasteful megacity [Motherboard]
WFP’s Diana Richardson wins the 43rd District’s special election [DNA Info]
Did you leave this casket full of bones outside Evergreen Cemetery? [News 12]
The Knicks are trash, put convicted sexual harasser Isiah Thomas in charge of a WNBA team [NYT]
Subway catcaller slashes woman who dares to laugh at him [CBS]
Mayor Tall wants to keep rent regulated apartments regulated forever [Daily News]
The Mets were almost called The Avengers [Deadspin]