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    This is an excerpt from a 2005 deposition given by entertainer Bill Cosby, released Monday, July 6, 2015, by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In these documents, Cosby admitted that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. He admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) One of Cosby’s victims responds to The Cricket column
    A columnist never knows how far a column will travel, or who will read it. This week’s The Cricket column centered on Bill Cosby and the many women wh...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 10:57 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012 file photo shows author J.K. Rowling at an appearance to promote her latest book The Cricket’s Daily 3: Happy birthday to J.K. Rowling (and Harry Potter)
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Happy 50th birthday to J.K. Rowling — and a happy 35th birthday to her creation, Harry Potter. [Time, Buzzf...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
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Power-pop band Fall Out Boy will co-headline the “Boys of Zummer” tour with rapper Wiz Khalifa, which arrives at Usana Amphitheatre on July 30. Plans for tonight: ‘Zummer’ show
    • Alt-rock band Fall Out Boy and rapper Wiz Khalifa co-headline on the “Boys of Zummer Tour,” at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley Ci...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this Nov. 7, 2014 photo, Jon Stewart poses for a portrait in promotion of his film, The Cricket’s Daily 3: No Trump on ‘Daily Show’ finale
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • One thing for sure about Jon Stewart’s final episode of “The Daily Show”: No Donald Trump. [Entertainment W...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 08:38 am   |     |   Share
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Alternative hip-hop performer K.Flay performs Thursday, Sept. 25, at Kilby Court, Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Lady A vs. The Crüe
    • Hip-hop artist K. Flay, who mixes hip-hop with electronic sound, performs at Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6:30. Tic...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this undated photo provided by Sony Pictures Television, talk show host, Queen Latifah, laughs on the set of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Big names joining ‘The Wiz’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah have signed on to NBC’s live version of “The Wiz,” coming in December. Lati...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 08:10 am   |     |   Share
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Mexican music icon Luis Miguel will perform his first concert in Utah, Friday, Sept. 11, at Usana Amphitheater. Mexican music icon Luis Miguel to play Usana Amphitheatre, Sept. 11
    El Sol de México, “The Son of Mexico,” is making his first appearance in Utah. Latin American music icon Luis Miguel, who has sold 100 million records...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 07:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this Oct. 13, 2014 photo from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Imagine Dragons and lead singer Dan Reynolds are recorded during a segment of a dual-purpose ad video - to promote both Las Vegas and indie-rock band Imagine Dragons and its upcoming as-yet-unnamed album, at the SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority) Plans for tonight: Imagine Dragons at ESA
    • Pop-rock band Parachute will perform an evening of acoustic music at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: ‘Full Effect’ on the dance floor
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project comes with a beat. Cameron Allen is a Salt Lake City music producer, DJ and composer who’s only 22, but already...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 11:36 am   |     |   Share
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    In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama talks with Jon Stewart during a taping of his appearance on The Cricket’s Daily 3: Big movies coming to Toronto
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The 40th annual Toronto International Film Festival will open with Jean-Marc Vallee’s “Demolition,” starrin...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 09:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Nerdist chief Chris Hardwick to play Kingsbury Hall, Nov. 6
    Some people are nerds, and some nerds are lucky enough to make a career out of it. Chris Hardwick is one of these nerds. Hardwick — comedian, TV host,...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 07:53 pm   |     |   Share
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Better Than Ezra performs on a bill of ‘90s hit makers — including Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker and Eve 6 — July 27 at Red Butte Garden. Plans for tonight: ‘90s music ‘Under the Sun’
    • Progressive-metal band Between the Buried and Me performs on the “Coma Ecliptic Tour,” at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: An...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
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Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata (8) and his teammates celebrate his second half penalty kick score during their match against Sporting Kansas City at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, UT on Friday, July 24, 2015. Real Salt Lake lead 1-0 at halftime. Study: Salt Lake City is top city for soccer fans
    If you’re a soccer fan in Salt Lake City, you’re in the right place. Salt Lake City has been rated the best city in the United States for soccer fans,...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 11:33 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne, Fla. A documentary filmmaker is drawing attention to comments Cosby made about rape and bullying during a 2011 interview, a small portion of which was posted by the website RadarOnline on Monday, June 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Cosby’s victims speak out
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • In a massive act of multimedia journalism, New York magazine has interviewed 35 women who have accused Bill...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 photo, British soul singer Sam Smith poses for a portrait in New York. Smith had a breakthrough year with his debut, Sam Smith’s Maverik Center concert postponed to Oct. 2
    Utah fans of Sam Smith will have to wait a little longer to hear his golden tones. The crooner’s scheduled Aug. 5 concert at Maverik Center in West Va...
    Updated Jul 24 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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The Turnpike Troubadours will perform July 24, 2015, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit  showclix.com/event/TurnpikeTroubadoursSLC/tag/cslc for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for the weekend: Pioneer spirit, and more
    • The Days of ‘47 Parade happens today, starting at 9 a.m., at South Temple and State Street — then runs east to 200 East, turns south to 900 South, a...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by The Weinstein Company shows, Rachel McAdams, left, as Maureen Hope and Jake Gyllenhaal as Billy Hope, in the film, Friday movie roundup: Fighting back
    Before the weekly rundown of what’s opening this weekend, a few words about the mass shooting at The Grand Theatre in Lafayette, La., last night: As s...
    Updated Jul 24 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Friday, July 10, 2015 file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs during her The Cricket’s Daily 3: Swift vs. Minaj ends peacefully
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Twitter feud between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj ended peacefully, with Swift making a gracious apolog...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 08:37 am   |     |   Share
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Postfontaine.com will present Say Anything & Saves The Day Dec. 13, 2014 at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Reggie and the Full Effect will open. Visit 24tix for information. Plans for tonight: The Pompatus of Love
    • Los Angeles rock band Say Anything performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hard Gi...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Getting ‘Slender’ to the screen
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is a horror show years in the making. Director/producer Joel Petrie has been working on “Slender,” a found-foot...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this July 10, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs during her The Cricket’s Daily 3: Swift and Lamar lead VMA nominations
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift lead the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards — which will be handed ...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 07:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Good Old War plays acoustic
    • Mexican-American rapper Snow Tha Product performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Audio Push, House of Lewis, D Top. Show...
    Updated Jul 20 2015 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney shows Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man in a scene from Marvel's The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Ant-Man’ marches to the top
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Marvel’s “Ant-Man” topped the weekend box-office with $58 million, beating out last week’s champ, “Minions....
    Updated Jul 21 2015 09:04 am   |     |   Share
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Rock superstars Van Halen - from left: David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen and Wolfgang Van Halen - will bring their tour to USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City, on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Plans for the weekend: Mavis, Van Halen and a passing Train
    • The Utah Symphony performs a program called “Disney’s Fantasia,” featuring classical works from both “Fantasia” and “Fantasia 2000,” tonight at Snow...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers, in the new film, ‘Captain America’ star Chris Evans slated for Salt Lake Comic Con
    Captain America is coming to Utah. Salt Lake Comic Con announced a big “get” this morning: Chris Evans, who plays Marvel Comics’ red-white-and-blue he...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 01:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney shows Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man in a scene from Marvel's Friday movie roundup: Little ‘Ant-Man’ vs. funny ‘Trainwreck’
    A tiny superhero and a big comic talent will duke it out at the box office this weekend. “Ant-Man” brings Marvel’s shrinking superhero to the big scre...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share
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    In this Sunday, June 28, 2015 photo, Amy Schumer poses for a portrait at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, Calif. In her rise to becoming one of the pre-eminent stand-ups in the country, Schumer has emerged as one of the sharpest, wittiest commentators on gender in America. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Amy Schumer creates a disturbance in The Force
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • LucasFilm wants everyone to know — surprise! — that the company did not give permission for Amy Schumer’s s...
    Updated Jul 20 2015 08:41 am   |     |   Share
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Darius Rucker's latest country music album is Plans for tonight:
    • Country singer Darius Rucker, also known as frontman for Hootie & The Blowfish, performs his solo act at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West...
    Updated Jul 16 2015 04:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Soccer player Abby Wambach, of the United States women's national soccer team, left, looks on as Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Caitlyn Jenner inspires
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • If you missed it last night, here is Caitlyn Jenner’s much-talked-about speech from the ESPY Awards. [Vultu...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Jason Segel, right, pose for a portrait Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in promotion of their new film “The End of the Tour The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘hyperbole’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Jesse Eisenberg has clarified that his comparison of his San Diego Comic-Con experience to “genocide” was h...
    Updated Jul 16 2015 08:01 am   |     |   Share