Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
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.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Tags:How Disasters Are Made in Hollywood,effects,explosion,special,special effects,stunt
Grab video code:
I am Andrew Orloff, I am the visual effects supervisor from the select studios and today we are shooting this tank getting hit by this non existing train that is here. We are going to come around, reveal the train and we are going to extend the track all the way back this way. And in another shoot, we are going to shoot a miniature 1/8 scale trains all about this tall.
So here, we are at the miniature shoot, we are here at the L.A. Live Steamers with their steam locomotive miniature and this is all articulated so they run hydraulics in here and they make the wheels turn. So got on this left and we can turn and get all different angles to match up with the train tracks we shot. All right, I want to see what is on the camera motion. I want different angles get down the train this way towards us and after that, we are going over with this track over here, put the train on the track and then shoot it coming right towards us so we can get all the elements we need for the crash.
We are going to do some CG work and place this with a CG tank, I am tumbling towards the camera in and obliterate the frame. Right now, we are just trying to get all the plates together so that we can use these markers to recreate the camera and the computers that we can put the computer-generated elements into the scene and make it all look perfect.