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The Cricket's Daily 3: Twitter attacks Colbert

Published March 28, 2014 7:32 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated.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:

• 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]