Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Zimbabwe's very own rust belt. The abandoned and decaying remains of what was once the country's economic backbone, manufacturing. It's hard to imagine now, but thanks to these factories, manufacturing used to account for a quarter of Zimbabwe's economy. Today it's just two percent. Economist Eric Bloch explains. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ERIC BLOCH, ECONOMIST SAYING: "In 2008 Zimbabwe underwent the greatest hyper-inflation ever experienced anywhere in the world at any time, and as a result, by the end of 2008 businesses needed trillions percent more capital, just to carry the same amount of stock, the same work in progress, and their operating costs had gone up by trillions, trillions percent." That inflation, and the economic crisis, has been blamed on the ZANU-PF party of Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe, in particular the seizure of commercial farms owned by whites. Mining companies are also under pressure to sell majority stakes to black Zimbabweans, in what are known as economic empowerment deals. Francis Nhema is a Zimbabwean government minister. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ZIMBABWE YOUTH, ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND INDIGENISATION MINISTER, FRANCIS NHEMA, SAYING: "There's no letting up because we are now moving in a broad based economic empowerment policy which involves everyone from the gardner up to the chief executive. So everyone has to be involved in the economic empowerment and the creation of wealth. So government is not letting up. In actual fact, government is even saying let all companies take care and know that all people are involved in the economy of the country." Zimbabwe's economy was once among the largest in Africa, but it's shrunk dramatically. An election in 2009 saw Mugabe forced to share power with arch-rival Morgan Tsvangirai. That helped the economy recovery a little, but business confidence has fallen once more, since Mugabe was reelected alone in July. But at businesses like this fridge factory, there's optimism. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ENTREPRENEUR, CALISTO JOKONYA, SAYING: "I am sure big things are coming, but that's a beginning, we were also on a sliding scale, but we have just turned a corner." Another glimmer of hope lies in tobacco farming. Production is expected to hit 200,000 tonnes a year, more than four times the level in 2008 at the height of the crisis. The mining of diamonds is also seen as a massive untapped resource, but only if Zimbabwe's governmentis able to address concerns over the industry.