How LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL Nails The Origin Story Retcon
LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL is a beautiful, personal story about family, that also shows how to properly retcon a character's origin.
What's Your Superhero Origin Story?
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Venom’s origin story is not what you think
Toy plans, retconned mythology, and a $220 check brought the latest big-screen antihero to life
10 fascinating origin stories of iconic American foods
Every local dish has a history, and those histories are heaping helpings of innovation, triumph and – sometimes – drama.
The Origin Stories of 10 Cool Cosplay Terms
It’s that time of year again when fanboys and girls from around the world transform into superheroes, aliens, or maybe just George Lucas. That’s right: It’s New York Comic Con.
The Order of the Dolphin: SETI’s Secret Origin Story
In 1961, when UFOs were all the rage, a group of top scientific minds met in secret at a rural observatory in West Virginia. At the time, the Green Bank Observatory was the biggest, baddest telescope in the burgeoning practice of radio astronomy. While the list of meeting attendees now reads like a who’s who …
How does water change the Moon’s origin story?
The Moon formed when an object collided with the proto-Earth. For years, scientists thought that in the aftermath, hydrogen and other so-called “volatile elements” escaped and were lost to space. This would have led to a dry and volatile element-depleted Moon, which seemed to be consistent with previous analyses of lunar samples. But ongoing research about the Moon’s chemistry is revealing that it may be wetter than initially thought, raising questions about this origin story.
Why Shazam! Is a Unique DCEU Origin Story
We are about to be seven movies into the ongoing and ever-expanding DC Extended Universe, an on-screen world that launched with MAN OF STEEL back in 2013 and has seen the introduction of multiple...
The Origin Stories of 20 Fast-Food Restaurants
How well do you really know your favorite chains? These fast-food origin stories are almost as good as the food itself. (Almost.)
Why the Term “Redneck” Defies Simplistic Origin Stories
Dolly Parton’s America provided the most recent example of a mistake that sacrifices complexity for a good leftist yarn.
Origin Stories: How Fritz and Stockholm came to us
Rescue Dog He was just a pup. A ball of black fur, hardly bigger than my hand. But he knew his way around Kabul, and way better than we did. "No
Why The Joker's Origin Story Doesn't Need to Be Told
In an insightful video essay about the upcoming film Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, host Jared Bauer of Wisecrack opines on the need for The Joker, a
What Is This Place? My GHY Origin Story.
Since 1901 GHY International has pioneered customs broker and international trade solutions through Canada and USA borders while providing trade compliance solutions in meeting the trade needs of our clients. Since 1901, the depth and breadth of our services at GHY have expanded to create one of the most successful, knowledgeable, and experienced customs brokers and trade compliance specialists in Canada and USA.
What Part of a Character's Origin Story Really Matters?
Greetings, denizens of the pre-apocalypse! My apologies that your mail is a little late today, but rest assured it’s just as non-existent as ever. This week: The new Who, if trailers can be spoiled, and what part of an origin story is completely essential.
10 Great Punk Band Name Origin Stories
Do you ever wonder how bands come up with their names? What does MxPx stand for? What the hell is a Mustard Plug? What was the inspiration behind the moniker Hot Water Music? Below are 10 interesti…
Chicken and Waffles: The Surprising Origin Story of a Classic Southern Dish
Fried chicken and waffles shouldn’t work together. Fried chicken is a juicy, crunchy, savory dish best served for Sunday dinner. And waffles…waffles are a breakfast delight,...
What does the origin story of the robot tell us about our future?
The first robot wasn't built in a workshop or a lab. It was the subject of a disturbing play — about the downfall of humans.
Learn the origin story of Avatar in "The King Welcomes You to Avatar Country" video
Avatar has premiered the video for "The King Welcomes You to Avatar Country," a track from the band's new album, Avatar Country . The clip tells the fantastical and fictional origin story of the Swedish metal band and how guitarist Jonas Jarlsby , aka "The King," put the band together. The story involves a jealous janitor, a str...
Why Did We Do This? Origin Stories from Guatemala
Join local coffee roaster barismo for an evening of Origin Stories from Guatemala. The owners of local Cambridge Coffeeshops: Voltage, Simon's, and Dwelltime, have just returned from a trip visting producers in Guatemala hear some of their experiences in person! As a local coffee roaster barismo is committed to promoting the quality partners that they work with, connecting independant local cafes with the small farms that…
Why ‘Room 104’ Waited 3 Seasons to Reveal Its Origin Story
Mark Duplass reveals the episode he'll never make, Season 4's status, and more.