The Cricket's Daily 3: The Fred Willard dilemma
Here's what's being talked about in the lighter corners of pop culture today:
• News of comic actor Fred Willard's arrest on lewd conduct charges in an L.A.-area porn theater generates tons of jokes on the Internet. [The Daily Beast]
• Viacom and DirecTV have reached a distribution deal, meaning DirecTV subscribers will soon be getting their MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other channels. [The Hollywood Reporter]
• Tom Davis, who was Al Franken's comedy and writing partner during their "Saturday Night Live" days, has died at age 59 after a battle with cancer. Davis helped create such sketches as the Coneheads and "Theodoric of York." [MSNBC]
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