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Sean P. Means
Sean is the movie critic and columnist for The Salt Lake Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @moviecricket.

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Paul McRae, a native of New Zealand now living in Jacksonville, takes a photograph of an empty Boylston Avenue near the Boston Marathon finish line, in Boston, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Three people and more than 140 were injured when bombs exploded seconds apart close to the finish line on Monday. McRae finished the race before the explosions. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘The good will outnumber you, and we always will’

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

• One usually doesn’t go to celebrities for wisdom in times of crisis, but comedian Patton Oswalt’s much-circulated Facebook comment after Monday’s bomb attack at the Boston Marathon strike a chord of tenderness and resilience. [New York Daily News]

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• Adam Johnson’s novel "The Orphan Master’s Son" has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction — which is a welcome change from last year, when no book won the award. [Vulture]

• Former child actor Frank Bank, best known as best buddy "Lumpy" Rutherford on the TV series "Leave It to Beaver," has died at the age of 71. [The Hollywood Reporter]



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