Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
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.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
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.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
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.
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.
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.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
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.
The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar cost-cutting plan that will close nearly ...
250 mail processing centers, saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help. (May 17)
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V/O 00:50 'B' ROLL OF GRIMES, CALIF. POST OFFICE THERE ARE PLENTY OF PARKING SPACES IN FRONT OF POST OFFICES AROUND THE COUNTRY V/O AMERICANS AREN'T MAILING AS MANY LETTERS AS THEY USED TO FIRST CLASS MAIL IS DOWN 25 PERCENT SINCE 2006 ITS' PREDICTED TO DROP BY ALMOST HALF BY 2020. V/O POSTAL 'B' ROLL THE POSTAL SERVICE PLANS TO CLOSE MORE THAN 200 PROCESSING PLANTS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS-SAVING 2 BILLION DOLLARS-THE FIRST WILL SHUT DOWN THIS SUMMER V/O DC POSTAL UNION THE AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION SAYS IT WILL FIGHT: CLIFF GUFFEY, PRESIDENT, AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION 15:41:46: ''TO DETERIORATE THE SERVICE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, INDIVIDUALS, THE CITIZENS IN THIS COUNTRY,I THINK IS UNCONSCIONABLE WHEN THE POSTAL SERVICE IS MADE FOR THOSE PEOPLE.'' V/O POST OFFICE SIGN WITH FLOWERS IN FRONT THE MOVE COMES AFTER THE POSTAL SERVICE DECIDED TO SHORTEN THE HOURS OF RURAL POST OFFICES-RATHER THAN CLOSE THEM COMPLETELY: ROSE ANN ELLIS, RESIDENT OF GRIMES, CALIFORNIA "WE'RE RURAL AND WE'RE SO FAR AWAY FROM EVERYTHING. WE NEED TO KEEP EVERY SMALL POST OFFICE GOING. NOT SOMEWHERE ELSE. WE NEED THEM RIGHT HERE." V/O 'B' ROLL OF CAPITOL CONGRESSIONAL EFFORTS TO REFORM THE POSTAL SERVICE HAVE STALLED SOT: SENATOR TOM CARPER/D-DEL. THEY WANT TO BE ABLE TO DO A BUNCH OF THINGS WE HAVENT ALLOWED THEM TO DO HISTORICALLY--FOR EXAMPLE--SHIP WINE AND BEER--FED EX PEOPLE DO IT--UPS PEOPLE DO IT. V/O CAN LET CARPER RUN CARPER HELPED PUSH THROUGH A SENATE BILL TO DELAY THE POSTAL CLOSINGS V/O HOUSE FLOOR A PUSH IN THE HOUSE FOR MORE AGGRESSIVE CUTS HAS GONE NOWHERE. V/O 00:19 SHOT OF TRACTOR/AND SHOT OF BARN MEANWHILE IN THE SMALL FARMING TOWN OF GRIMES CALIFORNIA, POPULATION 700, RESIDENTS WORRY: SOT: BARBARA ESPOSITO - GRIMES RESIDENT "WE DON'T HAVE MUCH LEFT IN TOWN ANYMORE AND THE POST OFFICE IS A VITAL PART OF IT. IT REALLY, REALLY IS. I THINK IT NEEDS TO BE MAINTAINED." V/O WOMAN WALKS INTO POST OFFICE 1:45 INTO FILE JB AP WASHINGTON