Linda HolmesLinda Holmes writes and edits NPR's entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See. She has several elaborate theories involving pop culture and monkeys, all of which are available on request.
NPR's Medal Of Fear, awarded by Stephen Colbert, has finally come home. It shows a man running with scissors -- TWO pairs of scissors! -- and the inscription at the bottom says, "CAVE NE CADMIUM SIT," meaning, "Warning: cadmium may be present."
Singer Patti Smith performs during Theatre Within's 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute Concert Benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation at the Beacon Theatre on November 12, 2010 in New York, City. Last night, she read from her book Just Kids, which is nominated for a National Book Award.
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