Wednesday lunchtime linkage

Yakkin’ about midsize music venues and gentrification [Billboard]
Rather than paying interns, Conde Nast discontinues its internship program [Women’s Wear Daily]
Actual socialists don’t care for de Blasio [Liberation]
Potential tallest skyscraper in New York gets go-ahead [YIMBY]
Is this the scariest bathroom in Brooklyn? Yes, probably [Gothamist]
An interview with the BK couple who adopted the subway kittens [New York Mag]
A Ja Rule cookbook [Page Six]
Mayoral candidates argue about mayors from 20 years ago [Capital]
Is Banksy the cure for Bloomberg’s New York? [Slate]