Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
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.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Wall Street marched in place one day after stocks surged to levels never seen before. The Dow and S&P 500 trended lower, while the Nasdaq crept slightly higher. Economic signals pointing to incremental improvement: Business activity in the Mid-Atlantic states expanded this month at the fastest pace in over two years, sales of previously owned homes unexpectedly surged in August to a peak not reached since early 2007, and a separate gauge of future economic activity strengthened more than forecast. The only questionable piece of data - weekly jobless claims, which continue to be impacted by a switch to new software. Gold is sending its own signal. The precious metal had its biggest rally in 15 months as investors bet the Fed's buying strategy will ultimately heat up inflation. It's settlement day at JP Morgan Chase. The bank agreed to two different groups of fines or settlements totaling 1.3 billion dollars. The biggest chunk is tied to bad trades now known as the London Whale, which the bank originally tried to pass off as no big deal, but now admits to making "mistakes." The smaller amount relates to unfair credit card billing practices. Shares were under pressure with the bank's legal and regulatory problems far from over. From one bank to another - Wells Fargo sending out 1,800 pink slips to workers in its mortgage unit. The largest mortgage lender in the U.S. cutting back on staff as demand for home loans cool. Tesla could beat expectations for how much money it makes on each electric car it sells; that's the view of Deutsche Bank, which raised its price target on the stock. The upbeat forecast send shares of Tesla to a record high. In Europe, investors were less jubilant about Fed strategy but stocks were up nonetheless.