The Cricket's Daily 3: A sad day on Sesame Street

Published November 13, 2012 10:06 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture – you know, besides the election:

• Color me sad: There's no silver lining in the news that puppeteer Kevin Clash, the man who makes Elmo talk, is under investigation for an inappropriate relationship with someone who may have been 16 at the time. [AP, via the Salt Lake Tribune]

• Strike J.J. Abrams and Guillermo Del Toro from your "Who will direct the new 'Star Wars' movie?' betting pool. [Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post]

• Hollywood is talking about making a "MacGyver" movie, with James Wan ("Saw") directing. Well, he is good with gadgets. [Vulture]