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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.
Major U.S. indices all finishing Monday in the red. But there was plenty of action after the closing bell. Shares of Netflix ...
rallying. Revenue met estimates as the streaming media company added over a million users in Q2, saying a price increase didn't keep customers away. That overshadowed earnings that were slightly below estimates. And shares of fast casual restaurant chain Chipotle soared after hours. The company announcing traffic jumped despite a rise in menu prices.
Major U.S. indices all finishing Monday in the red. But there was plenty of action after the closing bell. Shares of Netflix rallying. Revenue met estimates as the streaming media company added over a million users in Q2, saying a price increase didn't keep customers away. That overshadowed earnings that were slightly below estimates. And shares of fast casual restaurant chain Chipotle soared after hours. The company announcing traffic jumped despite a rise in menu prices. Profits were up 26%. Markets still on edge as geopolitical tensions - from Ukraine to Gaza - remain high. President Obama speaking out against Russia and Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine for blocking access to the crash site of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 last week. The U.S. is stepping up ceasefire efforts in Gaza as the death toll mounts from violence, which is has on for two weeks. Brian Singer of William Blair says investors are responding to uncertainty: SOUNDBITE: BRIAN SINGER, HEAD OF GLOBAL MACRO STRATEGIES, WILLIAM BLAIR (ENGLISH) SAYING: "We saw the liquidiation last week, some early liquidation, and now, I believe, what we're seeing is basically a little more of a wait-and-see. We're a little bit in the doldrums. We need to see, as a market, how things are evolving." Those tensions are weighing on European markets. Major indices there all ended the day lower. U.S. sanctions on Russia could impact upcoming projects planning by Halliburton. Shares hit an all-time high in the session after the oilfield services giant said second quarter revenue was up 10 percent, beating expectations. Halliburton also raised its share repurchase program by a billion dollars. The maker of My Little Pony, Hasbro, finished the day lower. The nation's second largest toymaker saw second quarter sales rise 8.2%. But those sales missed analyst estimates and net income also took a hit. A stunner from Yum! Brands and McDonald's in a key market: China. A Chinese TV crew found workers at a local unit of an American supplier to both, picking meat off a factory floor, and repackaging fresh meat together with expired meat. The scandal sent shares of both companies lower. Herbalife shares plunging after activist investor Bill Ackman said he will "expose incredible fraud" about the company. He said on CNBC that Tuesday he will present the internal video and documents from employees proving it is a pyramid scheme. Allergan shares rising after the company announced it's cutting 1500 jobs, part of a restructuring aimed at staving off a takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals.