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Sean P. Means
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Lupita Nyong'o poses with the award for best supporting actress for "12 Years a Slave" in the press room at the 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: Big win for ‘12 Years a Slave’

Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture:

• The Critics’ Choice Awards gave top honors to "12 Years a Slave," but it’s that film’s young actress Lupita Nyong’o everyone is talking about for her emotional acceptance speech. [Vulture]

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• Actress/comedian Lena Dunham says it’s "ridiculous to engage" with a website’s offer of $10,000 for unretouched versions of her Vogue cover photo shoot. [The Huffington Post]

• Two figures familiar to fans of old sitcoms have died: Actor Russell Johnson, best known for his role as The Professor on "Gilligan’s Island," was 89; and Dave Madden, who played exasperated band manager Reuben Kincaid on "The Partridge Family," was 82. [CNN; Entertainment Weekly]

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