The Cricket’s Daily 3: A sad day on Sesame Street
Published: November 13, 2012 10:06AM
Updated: November 15, 2012 09:32AM
Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune Puppeteer Kevin Clash is shown with Elmo in Park City on Jan. 23 before the screening of "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey."

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

• Color me sad: There’s no silver lining in the news that puppeteer Kevin Clash, the man who makes Elmo talk, is under investigation for an inappropriate relationship with someone who may have been 16 at the time. [AP, via the Salt Lake Tribune]

• Strike J.J. Abrams and Guillermo Del Toro from your “Who will direct the new ‘Star Wars’ movie?’ betting pool. [Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post]

• Hollywood is talking about making a “MacGyver” movie, with James Wan (“Saw”) directing. Well, he is good with gadgets. [Vulture]