8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jan 30 2015

Just in case last night's Parenthood finale didn't rip you to pieces, creator Jason Katims' essay about the show's last day of filming will have you weeping at your desk.  

People are clamoring for an invite
to a new social network called This., which only allows you to share one link per day.

It's business time: Hilarious Kiwis Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie — a.k.a. Flight of the Conchords — are planning another tour of the States

Joss Whedon knows exactly why female superhero movies don't get made, and the reason is exactly as depressing as you think. 

Soon, every single person in New Jersey will be on a reality show. I wonder what they'll call the one about my parents.

A new study found that people who were lonely or depressed were more likely to binge-watch TV and used said binges to deal with negative emotions. 

There's now even more incentive to get your sweat on: Fitbit has launched FitForFood, an initiative that makes donations to Feeding America based on the number of calories users burn.

Finally, there are just a few days left to sign the petition to encourage the federal government to pass Leelah's Law, which would ban the use of conversion therapy.

Photo: Colleen Hayes/NBC.
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