5 Things To Know This AM — May 16 2012

The Kennedy Center announced the winner of the Mark Twain Prize yesterday. And the award goes to... funny lady Ellen DeGeneres. (ABC 7)
Celeb chef Mario Batali is taking the food stamp challenge (like our own Eleanor Holmes Norton) and, well, it's not going so well. (DCist)
If anyone could one-up the President in terms of showing support for gay marriage, it's Jay-Z. (The Root)
Mark your calendars for this crab-feast happy hour next week. (Brightest Young Things)
The Glossarie dishes a photoshoot-ready makeup routine, and we're taking notes. (The Glossarie)
Photo: Via The Glossarie

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