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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.
A deflated end to the week with investors disappointed in the lack of progress on averting the fiscal cliff. Trading, however, ...
was subdued with investors following coverage of a deadly massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. So, Wall Street was mostly range bound, although the Nasdaq was weighed down by Apple. For the week: The Dow and Nasdaq shed a mere 0.2 percent.
A deflated end to the week with investors disappointed in the lack of progress on averting the fiscal cliff. Trading, however, was subdued with investors following coverage of a deadly massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. So, Wall Street was mostly range bound, although the Nasdaq was weighed down by Apple. For the week: The Dow and Nasdaq shed a mere 0.2 percent. The iPhone 5 made a less-than-stellar debut in China, sparking further concerns about sales and growth at the most valuable company in the U.S. stock market. Shares have been battered as of late, losing close to 4 percent on Friday. Best Buy Founder Richard Shulze gets an extension to make a bid to take the struggling retailer private. The new deadline gives him a chance to review Best Buy's full-year performance. But it also extends uncertainty around the company. The stock fell roughly 15 percent, one-day after surging as much as 17 percent. Economic news gave comfort. American wallets should feel a little heavier, according to the Labor Department. That's because consumer prices dropped 0.3 percent in November, the first decline in six months. The dip was largely because it was cheaper to fill-up at the pump, which offset a higher bill at the supermarket. Meanwhile, factory output showed its strongest numbers in about a year thanks to a rebound in auto production. One economist describes the economy as one with "a lot of slack and upside potential." In European action, markets were a bit directionless with signs the euro zone recession is deepening.