Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
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.”
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.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
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.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
A look at the fashion choices available to pregnant mums as the bump gets bigger. Two expectant mothers act as our models ...
and try on the clothes at one specialist store.
Tags:Choosing Maternity Wear,fashion during pregnancy,figure flattering maternity style,maternity wear,parenting tips,simplymediatv
Grab video code:
Jennifer Strom Simonte: The other dress we have that's real good.
I created this store because I saw a need for women who are getting pregnant in their mid 20s and over, complaining about having a sense of style and not being able to find the clothes that they wanted to wear.
A lot of the styles that we have in the store look like the type of clothing you'd wear when you are not pregnant.
Kellie Glascott: I still want to wear a large like --
Jennifer Strom Simonte: In the past, women have tended to wear larger clothing that hide their bellies and a lot of the styles that people offering now are more firm fitting and more figure flattering because woman really felt proud to be pregnant and these styles allow them to feel good and proud with what they are wearing.
Kellie Glascott: I think it might be a little tight, but everything is tight, but I like it.
Beth Wexler: And I love this. What do you think of this? I need shirts, so these look good. Everything is like very much showing off your pregnancy. It's not a hidden secret anymore, nothing big and tent like.
Female Speaker: As long as it is a little confining, then that's --
Beth Wexler: No, it's comfortable.
We want things that are a stylish now and I am a working mom. So you have to have something to go to work in as well as casual wear.
Female Speaker: It's great, it's perfect.
Female Speaker: Bring it up.
Beth Wexler: Well, I tried about 15 things and I am buying a bunch so I think I did pretty good.