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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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This image released by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. shows host Alex Trebek with contestant Arthur Chu in front of a total of his winnings at a taping of "Jeopardy," in Culver City, Calif. Chu, who won big money while taking heat for his renegade style, has been defeated. Chu finished in third place with zero dollars on the Wednesday, March 12, 2014, edition of the syndicated quiz show. He had reigned for 12 days. His total winnings were $297,200. (AP Photo/Jeopardy Productions, Inc.)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: 2 dead, 23 injured at SXSW

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

• A car plowed through a crowd at Austin’s SXSW festival early this morning, killing a couple on a moped and injuring 23 people. Police say a drunk driver was trying to evade police, and ran through the street barricades set up for the popular music festival. [CNN]

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• Arthur Chu, the "Jeopardy!" champ whose application of game theory angered traditional fans of the game, has been ousted after 12 victories. He racked up $297,200 in the game. [AP, via The Huffington Post]

• Director Garry Marshall is working on a Broadway musical of his 1990 hit "Pretty Woman." Can’t wait for the chorus line of hookers. [Entertainment Weekly]



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