The Cricket's Daily 3: Ebert's fractured hip
Published: December 7, 2012 09:12AM
Updated: December 12, 2012 10:12AM
In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic Roger Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago. The Sundance Institute announced Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 that Ebert will be the recipient of the Vanguard Leadership Award in recognition of his advocacy of independent film. The award will be presented at the third annual "Celebrate Sundance Institute" benefit on June 5, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Here's what people are talking about today in pop culture:

• Film critic Roger Ebert, 70, fractured his hip — but, he reported on Twitter, he won't need surgery for it. [E! Online]

• David Mamet's new play, “The Anarchist,” won't last long on Broadway. It will close Dec. 16, after playing less than a month. One can imagine the four-letter words Mamet uttered when he heard the news. [The New York Times]

• Who's excited for next May's “Star Trek Into Darkness” after seeing the teaser trailer online? A show of hands, please. (If you raised your hands in the Spock salute, you're really excited.) [Entertainment Weekly]