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2015: The Year Nerd Culture Gave Pop Culture Never-Ending Stories

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Endings have always been the most difficult part of a story to get right. Landing the proverbial plane smoothly, in a way that is satisfying and feels natural, takes foresight and planning, and it’s also undermined by questions like: Why can’t the story keep going? Why can’t we feel this way forever? The answer — as anyone who’s tried to write a book, record a video or even tell a joke can tell you — is that our stories are traditionally defined by a beginning, middle and end.
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‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Is TV’s Best Comic Book Adaptation, Period

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Television reviews can be prone to hyperbolic statements, but let me just get this all out anyway: Marvel’s Jessica Jones is the best Marvel-related television series, it is better than every single comic book adaptation on the air (including ratings smash The Walking Dead, the gritty and prestigeous Daredevil, and my beloved The Flash), and it will definitely end up on my list of the ten best shows of the year. And, if we’re being honest, I don’t believe any of these assertions to be hyperbolic in the least.
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Watch: Krysten Ritter Tries to Stifle a Bloody, Horrific Past in First Full ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer

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It looks like it may have been worth enduring the rounds of teasers, stills, clips, crumbs and molecules Netflix and Marvel bestowed upon us with very withholding generosity in the lead-up to the Krysten Ritter-starring Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Because, with the release of the first full trailer, it must be said: this show looks pretty phenomenal.
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