8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Feb 18 2015

HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for two more seasons, while The Miss American Organizationpumpkin spice, and New Year's Eve have gone into hiding. 

Fifty Shades of Grey gets the feminist and socialist retelling it deserves. Although, say what you want about Fifty Shades, but it does pass the Bechdel Test

Charli XCX, Tinashe, and Ty Dolla $ign dropped 2015's next big banger, "Drop That Kitty." 

Darren Criss will be the next star to pull the wig down from the shelf in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. He's got some big, gold boots to fill: Actor and creator John Cameron Mitchell will have just vacated the role when Criss steps into it on April 29. 

A Krispy Kreme store inadvertently created a KKK event when it decided to advertise its Krispy Kreme Klub on Facebook with a special "KKK Wednesday" promotion. 

Once upon a time, Oscar frontrunners Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne played an incestuous mother-son duo in a film called Savage Grace

A federal judge in Texas issued an injunction to block President Obama's proposed executive order to grant amnesty to millions of undocumented immigrants. 

Meet The Walking Dead's first openly gay character, Aaron. 

Photo: Eric Liebowitz/HBO.
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