The Cricket’s Daily 3: The aftermath of Newtown
Published: December 17, 2012 10:22AM
Updated: December 18, 2012 09:30AM
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Varinder Singh, of the Queens borough of New York, joins a group of Sikhs from around the Northeastern U.S., in a moment of prayer as a memorial service is broadcast over a loudspeaker outside Newtown High School for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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]