The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘The good will outnumber you, and we always will’
Published: April 16, 2013 09:21AM
Updated: April 17, 2013 09:08AM
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This Book cover image released by Random House shows "The Orphan Master's Son," by Adam Johnson. Johnson, was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for "The Orphan Master’s Son," on Monday, April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Random House)

Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture:

• One usually doesn’t go to celebrities for wisdom in times of crisis, but comedian Patton Oswalt’s much-circulated Facebook comment after Monday’s bomb attack at the Boston Marathon strike a chord of tenderness and resilience. [New York Daily News]

• Adam Johnson’s novel “The Orphan Master’s Son” has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction — which is a welcome change from last year, when no book won the award. [Vulture]

• Former child actor Frank Bank, best known as best buddy “Lumpy” Rutherford on the TV series “Leave It to Beaver,” has died at the age of 71. [The Hollywood Reporter]