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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Twitter attacks Colbert

First Published      Last Updated Mar 31 2014 07:33 am

FILE - In this May 21, 2012 file photo, TV personality and author Stephen Colbert attends the 71st Annual Peabody Awards in New York. Stephen Colbert says he loves the Roman Catholic Church no matter its human flaws. The host of "The Colbert Report" talked about his faith Friday night, Sept. 14, 2012 at an event at Fordham University in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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

• Angry people took to Twitter to demand "The Colbert Report" be canceled, after an out-of-context joke about Asians appeared on a Comedy Central-run Twitter account. [Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter]

• The University of Iowa won't let HBO's "Girls" film on campus, even though Lena Dunham's character was just accepted in the school's prestigious Iowa Writers Workshop. [Variety]

• A movie theater in Brooklyn's Park Slope called the cops to remove a patron (who is a type II diabetic) who tried to bring a container of strawberries into the theater. [Village Voice]



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