breakthroughs

  • Zach Galifianakis

    A longtime beloved “alternative” comic, Galifianakis might finally earn deserved notoriety with upcoming high-profile projects, including the much-buzzed-about HBO series Bored To Death

  • Teyana Taylor

    A fiery little thing, the self-proclaimed “princess of Harlem” - whose album is slated to drop later this year - is the irresistibly cute and colorful protege of hip hop phenom Pharrell Williams.

  • Mike Birbiglia

    The youngest comedian to ever appear on Letterman, Mike Birbiglia’s Secret Public Journal has been picked up as a pilot by CBS.

  • IGF1R

    Scientists have linked a gene called “IGF1R” - often found in short women - to a long lifespan.