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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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Bethenny: Badgley Mischka is calling and giving me some clothes, I’m wearing it.
Mark: We’ve seen it a run again with the season. We have beautifully watch silk jumpsuits that are so comfortable and easy. There is a black little braiding tuxedo jacket over a big ball gown skirt that has thousands of little silk pebbles to choosing it.
Silhouette is a little closer to the body. It’s cleaned up a little bit. It’s a little bit more streamline, not tight but just most streamline. It’s more about the textures, you notice when huge amount of texture. The fabrics are washed so they have slightly just dressed underneath into them. It’s all about out embroideries as well. Stones are all wash so they look like they’ve been out in the attic for a few decades.
James: I think it’s back to some of those simpler time.
Mark: Very diluent, fresh a little bit in the design. Just kind—colors are black, white, spicy chewy pepper red and shocking of pink and we’re looking a while back.
Rachel: Oh he makes beautiful clothes and I just love them.
Brian: We really wanted to be American athletics sport event. And those pieces have all the color. The color is good and that prince is fantastic.
The fabrics lots of silk, silk twills, Japanese clothes, the hemlines were very supporting. We wanted her to be very natural and very, very fresh.
Romana: We’re both wearing silk and I think we both look pretty sensational.
Amy: Spring is very colorful in feminine and very minimal and clean. The Mischka fits abase of slip dress, a really easy sure dress and some one shoulder on—. Color that use this season that was in the mid for lot of pastels like apricot and lavenders with to make it feel bright for me. I really mix it with a lot of saturated colors like tea turquoise and dark greens and blacks and—. Makeup is we did very strong color on the eyes to sort kind of play up what's going in the pants, and then a little bit nude everywhere else.
Tia: I wanted to say something very elaps and very couture and very lady like at same time using innovative materials. So everything is really light and transparency and flowing on the body showing up the jaw lines, showing off the nape. And the shoes are also really pairs, as a strong gate statement. This collection is staying quite discipline although poetic and feminine but in a very discipline way precise.