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Origin Stories

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    Don’t Get It Twisted: The Ultimate Guide to the Joker’s Origin StoriesTwo words: CHEMICAL VAT.
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    A List of Every Part of Han Solo’s Backstory That Gets Explained in SoloFrom how he got his name to how he met Lando.
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    How Truth or Dare Came From an Actual DareDirector Jeff Wadlow accepted the challenge of making a movie based on nothing but a title.
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    Star Wars Logo Designer Discusses Its Nazi RootsGeorge Lucas asked for something “intimidating.”
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    Chance the Rapper Was Cursed by His Grandma, But in the Good WayThe prayer that forged a modern superhero.
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    Civil War Smartly Eschews Origin StoriesIf only more superhero movies followed its lead.
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    A Pair of X-Files Origin Stories Are Coming to You in Book FormAgent of Chaos and Devil’s Advocate will follow Mulder and Scully as teens.
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    Emma Stone Might Be Disney’s Next Cruella de VilThe studio’s forthcoming live-action movie is slated to be an origin story.
  9. so that's how that happened
    Here’s How the Fresh Prince Carlton Dance Came to BeAlfonso Ribeiro explains his inspiration.
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    This Is the Email That Spawned Run the Jewels’ Iconic LogoThere were a couple of options.
  11. comic-book movies
    Thankfully, the New Spider-Man Movie Won’t Be an Origin StoryIf you were hoping to play a radioactive spider, you’re out of luck.
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    The Legacy of X-Men’s ‘Days of Future Past’The origins of a revolutionary story arc.
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    Watch Carrie Meet Samantha for the First TimeIn season two of The Carrie Diaries.
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    Inside Gob’s Arrested Development Chicken Dance“Picture three grown men hopping around, working out what it would be … “
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    Django Started As a New Yorker–Style Essay?About the film Birth of a Nation.
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    Bryan Cranston, Witness to Human MiseryHe watched a man die in the street, at 71st Street and Central Park West.
  17. Richard Ayoade Explains Becoming a Comedian at Law School“When I was at university, they had a club that does comedy that I became involved in. I was in a very privileged position in that they got to […]
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    How Harvey Weinstein Learned to Be a BullyThe French taught him how.
  19. The Origin and Early Programs of Comedy CentralTV is usually a tightly-controlled, highly-regulated corporate appendage, except during the loose, early days of a new network, when everybody […]
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    Jon Hamm Wasn’t Always Don Draper, You KnowHe was one of Lorelei Gilmore’s gentleman callers on ‘The Gilmore Girls,’ too.
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    Steve Martin and Paul Simon, the Act That Almost WasStupid creative differences, we curse thee!
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    Wilco’s New LP to Feature ‘Wilco (The Song)’We hope it’s as catchy as “Hey Hey, We’re the Monkees”!
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    Joaquin Phoenix’s Rap Roots RevealedI’ll blow up your face like Louis Armstrong!
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    So How Come David Fincher Got a Special Thanks in the Credits of Wall-E, Anyway?We hope it had nothing to do with the Old-Man Baby.