The Cricket’s Daily 3: Is The Civil Wars on the verge of a breakup?
Published: November 7, 2012 10:44AM
Updated: November 8, 2012 09:56AM
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2012 file photo shows Joy Williams, left, and John Paul White of The Civil Wars at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Grammy-winning duo The Civil Wars are calling off their upcoming tour dates, citing irreconcilable differences. Folk-pop duo Joy Williams and John Paul White released a statement Tuesday announcing that they are "unable to continue as a touring entity at this time" due to "internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition." Williams and White are both married, but to other people. Williams recently had a baby with husband and manager Nate Yetten. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, file)

Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture – you know, besides the election:

• There’s a civil war brewing between the members of the folk-pop duo The Civil Wars — leading to cancellation of upcoming tour dates. [AP, via The Huffington Post]

• It looks like a “Top Gun” sequel isn’t happening now, after the suicide death of the original film’s director, Tony Scott. [The New York Times]

• Fantasy author Neil Gaiman is writing another episode of “Doctor Who” — this time with one of The Doctor’s arch-nemesis, the Cybermen. [BBC]