The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Malarkey’ takes off
Published: October 13, 2012 12:07PM
Updated: October 15, 2012 09:09AM
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Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin watches as Vice President Joe Biden answers a question during the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Danville, Ky. (AP Photo/Pool-Rick Wilking)

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

• Your new vocabulary word of the day, courtesy of Joe Biden: “Malarkey.” [New York Daily News]

• Political genius Donald Trump gets to match wits again with Gary Busey, Dennis Rodman, LaToya Jackson and 11 other “all-star” contestants in the next edition of “Celebrity Apprentice.” [Entertainment Weekly]

• Cinematographer Harris Savides — whose eye illuminated works by such directors as Gus Van Sant (“Elephant,” “Last Days,” “Milk”), David Fincher (“Zodiac”), Noah Baumbach (“Greenberg,” “Margot at the Wedding”) and Sofia Coppola (“Somewhere” and next year’s “The Bling Ring”) — has died at the age of 55. [Los Angeles Times]