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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.
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.
You know if I have to pick my favorite flower blooming plant, it will be the chrysanthemum and there is also two different chrysanthemums and this one is a very hardy chrysanthemum. This will take a couple of frost even a light freeze before it is done for the season. The color is absolutely fantastic, you know people come to my garden and they look at this and they think it is the middle of summer and actually it is actually the middle of October.
This particular variety is called Sheffield and the color is absolutely fantastic. It is this sort of samoni peach pink color. These are also great for bringing inside. I am coming this constantly for weeks on and until the plant stops blooming. And when you cut up flower like this you know you think about your vase, I have got a pretty big vase inside. So I want to go all the way down as far down as I can go and just cut this and I can bring this inside and what I will do is actually strip the bottom part of this plant of its leaves and its flowers.
And I will allow that; as I put this in the water it will not rot, so those leaves will not be underwater and then when I bring it inside let us give all of those snipping an angle just like that and I can put that in water and I can take a bunch of these. And this will go inside, this is going to go for one or maybe even two weeks depending on what I cut at least new blossoms will actually open up as well so this will look absolutely terrific.
You want this somewhere in the front of the garden because you definitely want to enjoy it and I actually have it outside the kitchen so I can be looking at this or I fall on and enjoying this beautiful color.