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The Cricket's Daily 3: Help for a dying 'Star Trek' fan

Published January 18, 2013 8:18 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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 being talked about in pop culture:

• Director J.J. Abrams showed an early copy of "Star Trek Into Darkness" to a fan dying of leukemia. It's a noble gesture, but one wonders if every "Star Trek" geek in America will now try to fake a cough. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will make her scripted TV debut on the series finale of "30 Rock," airing Jan. 31. [The Washington Post]

• Tom Selleck says he's up for another sequel to "Three Men and a Baby." The baby would be 26 now – so maybe "Three Men and a Wedding"? [Entertainment Weekly]