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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.
Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks ...
Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)
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July 26th, 1948:(AP Photos)President Harry Truman signs an executive order to effectively end racial segregation in the U.S. Military.It happens a year after Truman signs the National Security Act, which creates the Defense Department and the CIA.1953:(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)(NAT of Castro speech)Fidel Castro leads a group of rebels in a failed attack on the Moncada army barracks in eastern Cuba.More than five years later, Castro ousts Fulgencio Batista (ful-HEN-see-oh) from power ... and begins his own decades-long rule in Havana.1952:(AP Photos)Eva Peron --- Argentina's charismatic first lady, also known as "Evita" --- dies of cancer in Buenos Aires.She was 33.1856: (AP Photos) Playwright George Bernard Shaw is born in Dublin, Ireland.Shaw's work "Pygmalion" served as the basis for the Broadway musical "My Fair Lady."And, 1948:(AP Photos)(NAT of "You Can't Always Get What You Want")Mick Jagger --- frontman of the rock band The Rolling Stones --- is born Dartford, England.Today in History, July 26th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.