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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.
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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.
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Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
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SHOTLIST:KRQE - Courtesy, Embargo Albuquerque, NMRoswell, NM - January 14, 2014All scripts must state: "USAGE OF THIS VIDEO IS LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF THE PERIOD OF THE DISPLAY RIGHTS IN YOUR CONTRACT WITH AP OR 60 DAYS"1. Wide of police mobile command center vehicle approaching school2. Various aerial shots of school, police vehicles and parking lotKAMC - Courtesy, Embargo Lubbock, TexasLubbock, Texas - January 14, 20143. Med of victim on gurney being wheeled into hospitalPool Video -- AP Clients OnlyRoswell, New Mexico - January 14, 20134. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Susana Martinez (R) New Mexico (Transcript Below)5. SOUNDBITE: Chief Pete Kassetas, New Mexico State Police (Transcribed Below)KRQE - Courtesy, Embargo Albuquerque, NMRoswell, NM - January 14, 20146. Various aerial shots of police at school7. Wide of rescue vehicle speeding away from school8. Med of crowd on concerned residents outsidePool Video -- AP Clients OnlyRoswell, New Mexico - January 14, 20139. SOUNDBITE: Tom Burris/ Roswell School Superintendent (Transcribed Below)KRQE - Courtesy, Embargo Albuquerque, NMRoswell, NM - January 14, 201410. Mid of police and vehicle outside school11.Wide of adults at mall picking up children12. Tight of adults outside short distance from school VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:POLICE DISPATCHED THEIR MOBILE COMMAND CENTER TO BERRENDO MIDDLE SCHOOL WHEN A 12 YEAR OLD STUDENT -- ARMED WITH A SHOTGUN -- WALKED INTO THE SCHOOL AND OPENED FIRE.THE INCIDENT HAPPENED IN THE SCHOOL'S GYM..WHERE STUDENTS WERE GATHERED AT THE START OF THE DAY.THE VICTIMS_AN 11 YEAR OLD BOY...AND A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL.SOUNDBITE: Gov. Susana Martinez, (R) New Mexico"the shooter was quickly stopped by one staff member who walked right up to him and asked him to set down the firearm...which he did."SOUNDBITE: Chief Pete Kassetas, New Mexico State Police "I commend the principal....and the people who work at this school for saving many more lives."AUTHORITIES HAVEN'T IDENTIFIED THE SHOOTER --- AND THEY HAVEN'T REVEALED THE MOTIVE.BUT THEY SAY THE SHOOTER PULLED THE SHOTGUN OUT OF A BAND INSTRUMENT CASE BEFORE HE OPENED FIRE -- AND HE IS CURRENTLY IN POLICE CUSTODY.SOUNDBITE: Tom Burris/ Roswell School Superintendent "Our hearts go out for our kids....who are injured and in the hospital....our hearts go out to all of those kids who have seen this in their school."AS POLICE INVESTIGATED, STUDENTS WERE BUSED TO A NEARBY MALL...WHERE SHAKEN PARENTS COULD PICK THEM UP.PRAYER SERVICES WERE SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY EVENING. Ross Simpson/Associated Press