The Cricket’s Daily 3: Break on through to the other side
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, Ray Manzarek of The Doors performs at the Sunset Strip Music Festival launch party celebrating The Doors at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, Calif. Manzarek, the keyboardist who was a founding member of The Doors, has died at 74. Publicist Heidi Robinson-Fitzgerald says in a news release that Manzarek died Monday, May 20, 2013, at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany, surrounded by his family. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture:
• Ray Manzarek, founding keyboardist for the seminal ‘60s band The Doors, died Monday of cancer. He was 74. [Washington Post]
• CBS yanked last night’s season finale of “Mike & Molly” in sensitivity to victims of the Oklahoma tornado, because the episode’s plot involved a tornado hitting Chicago. [The Hollywood Reporter]
• John Barrowman, who plays the omnisexual Capt. Jack Harkness on BBC’s “Doctor Who” spinoff “Torchwood” (and has made notable guest appearances this season on “Scandal” and “Arrow”), will host a celebrity singing competition on ABC. [Entertainment Weekly]
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