8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Aug 20 2014

Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith are making a kick-ass comic-book movie where the superheroes are teenage girls. The film, Yoga Hosers, stars their daughters Lily-Rose Depp and Harley Quinn Smith. (Hollywood Reporter)
An American photojournalist who went missing in Syria over a year ago has reportedly been executed by the Islamic State, which was formerly known as ISIS. (Huffington Post)
Steve-O says the Ice Bucket Challenge is a "tragedy" and calls out specific celebs for omitting a call to action from their videos. Does he have a point?
A growing number of Thought Catalog writers are asking the site to remove their work. The reason? They don't want it appearing on a site willing to publish pieces containing racist commentary and attacks on the transgender community. (The Daily Dot)
The University of Alabama Chi Omega member who sent a racist Snapchat has been kicked out of her chapter. (Huffington Post)
Sales of celebrity perfumes have taken a serious nosedive, with Elizabeth Arden going so far as to blame Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift's fragrances for its poor financial performance last quarter. Need some help picking a more original signature scent? This is for you.
Theorem, a new e-commerce site, lets you pay what you want for high-end clothes. (Fast Co. Design)
Finally, Riccardo Tisci will be the guest of honor at Alicia Keys' Black Ball on October 30. Givenchy's artistic director will receive the KCO Humanitarian Award. (Keep a Child Alive)
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