The Cricket's Daily 3: Arguing about Spider-Man's tech skills
Published: July 6, 2012 07:44AM
Updated: July 6, 2012 07:44AM
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In this film image released by Sony Pictures, Andrew Garfield portrays Peter Parker and Spider-Man in a scene from "The Amazing Spider-Man." (AP Photo/Columbia - Sony Pictures, Jaimie Trueblood)

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• How nitpicky is the criticism of "The Amazing Spider-Man"? Consider this: Some fans are calling it "unrealistic" that a brainy kid like Peter Parker would use Bing as his search engine. [The Huffington Post]

• The jacket art for J.K. Rowling's book, "The Casual Vacancy" -- her first book for adults, and her first non-"Harry Potter" novel -- has been released. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Oliver Stone believes America makes the best marijuana. U-S-A! U-S-A! [The Washington Post]