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.
It's almost as if Spicemania had never left us ... and it was back with a bang on Tuesday night (December 11) at London's ...
Piccadilly Theatre. Along, of course, with those who created it in the first place. Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh reunited on stage to celebrate the debut of new West End musical "Viva Forever", which is based on the Spice Girls hits.
It's almost as if Spicemania had never left us ... and it was back with a bang on Tuesday night (December 11) at London's Piccadilly Theatre. Along, of course, with those who created it in the first place. Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh reunited on stage to celebrate the debut of new West End musical "Viva Forever", which is based on the Spice Girls hits. SOUNDBITE: Melanie Chisholm, saying (English): "Thank you all for being here but I think the people we'd like to thank is the wonderful cast. Thank you very much. An incredible, incredible job." Ahead of the show the girls arrived on the red carpet. Mel B, Mel C, Gerry and Emma came as a group, while Ms B was joined by her four men, husband David and the boys Romeo, Brooklyn, and Cruz . And if they were full of anticipation beforehand, the girls could hardly contain their excitement at the after party. SOUNDBITE: Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm, And Melanie Brown, saying (English): Emma Bunton: "Oh my god, the cast was amazing and our families loved it." Reporter: "Did it bring back memories?" Geri Halliwell: "It does and then the songs do and the energy is brilliant. Amazing." Emma Bunton: "It was such a good show that sometimes I just sat back and thought these are our songs but it didn't... it was amazing." "Absolutely Fabulous" actress Joanna Lumley seems to have caught the Spice bug, too. SOUNDBITE: Joanna Lumley, British actress, saying (English): "It was really really thrilling. I'm so proud, I'm so thrilled and so taken by it all. It was very touching and the reception at the end and the songs at the end. It was just fantastic. The pavements are still throbbing." While 'Viva Forever' isn't based on the story of The Spice Girls, writer Jennifer Saunders has used the group's music to build a narrative around a girl who enters a talent show contest, and ultimately has to choose between fame and her friends. Depite the cheers from the audience, critics on Wednesday, though, have been less kind.