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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hall of Fame smells like Teen Spirit

First Published      Last Updated Oct 17 2013 07:14 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Nirvana, N.W.A., Kiss, Chic, Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt and The Replacements are among the 16 nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [CNN]

• Eleanor Catton's 19th-century gold rush mystery "The Luminaries" has won the Man Booker Prize, the most prestigious award for books from the British Commonwealth. At 28, Catton is the youngest winner ever, and the book's 832 pages make it the longest novel ever to win. [The Guardian]

• Want to see what Neil Patrick Harris looks like as an East German transsexual rock diva? He wants to show you, on the poster for his upcoming Broadway opening in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." [The Hollywood Reporter]