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The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Flying Tomato' spends time in the can

Published September 18, 2012 9:20 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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

• Olympic snowboarder Shaun White, "The Flying Tomato," was arrested for vandalism and public intoxication after a Sunday morning incident at a Nashville hotel. [Washington Post]

• A plea from ace publicist (and Sundance friend of The Cricket) Jeremy Walker, in regards to "Innocence of Muslims": "Please stop calling this thing a film or a movie." [The Wrap]

• An aspiring stand-up comedian pranked the folks at "Fox and Friends," getting airtime by posing as a disillusioned Barack Obama supporter who's now voting for Mitt Romney. He says he did it to make the "fake news organization" look "stupid." [The Hollywood Reporter]