The Cricket’s Daily 3: Getting irate over “Girls’” nudity
Published: January 10, 2014 07:21AM
Updated: January 13, 2014 07:11AM
FILE - This 2007 publicity photo supplied by the CW shows Kristen Bell, who plays the title role in "Veronica Mars" on The CW Network. “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas and stars of the TV show that aired from 2004-07 have launched an online fundraising campaign for a big-screen version. (AP Photo/CW, Michael Desmond, File)

Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture:

• The makers of HBO’s “Girls” got ticked off at a reporter who questioned the nudity on the comedy — setting the Internet on fire briefly. [Entertainment Weekly]

• The “Veronica Mars” movie will premiere at SXSW, causing a perfect storm of hipster cool that will envelop the universe. [The Huffington Post]

• Influential and controversial poet Amiri Baraka, who helped found the Black Arts movement of the 1960s, died at the age of 79. [Washington Post]