8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Aug 18 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge grew even more viral this weekend, with Carrie Underwood, Chris Pratt, Julianne Moore, Weird Al, the members of 'N SYNC, Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and Selena Gomez all joining the cause. Sadly, Corey Griffin — a friend of the man who inspired the challenge — drowned on Saturday while celebrating its success. (NBC News)
The Missouri National Guard is being deployed to Ferguson in the wake of violent clashes between protestors and police. (The Guardian)
We already know that Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne, and Karlie Kloss are on the cover of September Vogue, but that's not the whole story. The issue reportedly features a foldout with nine of today's most in-demand models. (Fashionista)
Max Gentleman may have been inspired by penis enlargement spam emails, but it just might be the next Angry Birds. (Yahoo! News)
Shopping while black: this is what it's really like.
SNL picked up five Creative Arts Emmys, including one for Jimmy Fallon's guest-hosting gig. (Hollywood Reporter)
Is One Direction breaking up? (ONTD!)
Finally, Craig Ferguson is in talks to host a syndicated comedy/talk show that will air at 7 p.m. on Tribune Media stations. (Deadline)
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