8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Dec 19 2014

Abracadabra! Neil Patrick Harris' American Horror Story: Freak Show character has been revealed.
Don't believe the origin story you've been told about the popular board game Monopoly. It was actually conceptualized by a woman to help the 99% understand income inequality in early twentieth-century America.
Advertisement
After losing 1.3 million followers following Instagram's great bot purge, Ma$e up and quit IG altogether.
Gothamist confronted men who sit with their legs spread apart on the subway, and this is what they had to say for themselves.
The middle schooler who allegedly stabbed her classmate 19 times to appease Slender Man has been found competent to stand trial.
If one of your resolutions for next year is to travel more, check out the 15 most affordable destinations in the U.S.
Advertisement
This is the scene in The Interview that started the whole international kerfuffle.
Photo: Courtesy of FX.
Advertisement