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The Cricket's Daily 3: The aftermath of Newtown

Published December 17, 2012 10:22 am

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Here's what people are talking about over the weekend in pop culture — and this weekend, it was all about the ways pop culture has intersected with Friday's tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn.:

• Did you catch the classy opening of "Saturday Night Live" — with a children's choir singing "Silent Night," in a touching tribute to the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary? [Rolling Stone]

• All the networks cut away to President Barack Obama's remarks at Sunday's memorial service in Newtown — and some fans of "Sunday Night Football" got really angry — and racist — about it. [Deadspin]

• Mike Huckabee can please shut his cakehole now. [The Huffington Post]