Origins with James Andrew Miller
Origins with James Andrew Miller
Origins with James Andrew Miller
CATEGORY: Arts
Join award-winning journalist and best-selling author James Andrew Miller as he uncovers bold beginnings of success stories in the worlds of television, movies, sports, music, and business. Experience all the unpredictable moments, pivotal junctures, and strokes of luck that turn great ideas into formidable realities -- as told by the insiders who were there from the start.
  1. September 16, 2020
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    Introducing: It Was Said (w Jon Meacham)
    Welcome to It Was Said, a 10-episode limited documentary series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Join Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling autho…
  2. July 08, 2020
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    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 1: Casting, Casting, Casting
    “Almost Famous” was almost a very different movie. Can you imagine the film with Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, and Natalie Portman? Here’s the full story of the casting saga that took place before filming ever start…
  3. July 08, 2020
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    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 2: Cameron Crowe Unmasked
    Cameron Crowe's script for “Almost Famous” was semi-autobiographical; if you think that made it easier to write, consider its 10 year incubation. In Episode 2, we go back to Cameron’s real life upbringing, and…
  4. July 08, 2020
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    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 3: Rock School & Pre-Producti…
    Nancy Wilson and Peter Frampton tutor Billy Crudup, Jason Lee, and others on being rock stars, including how to figure out how to play the guitar in just six weeks — while the others start rehearsals and get to…
  5. July 08, 2020
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    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 4: On Set & On Location
    Come behind the camera and the scenes as the entire cast shares stories from their favorite and most difficult days during the long five month shoot of “Almost Famous.”Learn more about your ad choices. Visit po…
  6. July 08, 2020
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    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 5: 20 Years!
    Cameron Crowe and the cast of “Almost Famous” answer big 20th anniversary questions like, “Why are we still talking about this film now?” What is the legacy of “Almost Famous?” "How did the film change your car…
  7. May 13, 2020
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    Almost Famous Turns 20! TRAILER
    Origins is back! James Andrew Miller brings you behind the scenes of the Cameron Crowe classic that put us on the bus with Stillwater and taught us what life on the road with a Rock-n-Roll band was all about -…
  8. November 19, 2018
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    C5: Sex & the City / Ep3: 1, 2, & Out
    The series ends, the movies call, but the third is hardly the charm.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  9. November 16, 2018
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    C5: Sex & the City / Ep2: Brighter Lights, Bigger C…
    Come along for the complex climb of Sex and the City to cultural high status, and hear about the impact it had on those who made it: the trek and the series. Plus, we’ll discuss with cast and others how the sho…
  10. November 14, 2018
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    C5: Sex & the City / Ep1: Tutu’s, Tete-a-Tete’s, an…
    How did the creation of Sex and the City lead to a revolution about what could be said and done on television, and what was going on behind the camera that made it all possible? Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Da…
  11. November 12, 2018
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    C5: Sex & the City / BONUS: Sarah Jessica Parker Rev…
    In this Origins bonus interview, James Andrew Miller sits down with Sarah Jessica Parker for an in depth discussion on how she has turned her business ideas into gold.  Sponsored by the American Express Busines…
  12. September 27, 2018
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    C4: SNL / Ep3: An SNL Week
    What does a typical week look like at SNL? Hear from the producers, writers and cast to see how the show comes together from the first brainstorming sessions in the writer’s room on Monday, to the after party i…
  13. September 25, 2018
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    C4: SNL / Ep2: Goodbye Vacation; Hello Studio 8H
    How did SNL producers, writers, and cast recover after the end of last season, and how did they get themselves ready for Season 44? Cast members Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Chris Redd,…
  14. September 21, 2018
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    C4: SNL / Ep1: To Trump or Not To Trump
    Since its beginning, Saturday Night Live has tweaked and taunted presidents from both parties and of all shapes and sizes. It’s fair to say, however, that Donald Trump is a more challenging figure for the show…
  15. August 13, 2018
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    C3: Alabama / Ep3: When Failure Contributes to Succe…
    Why does Coach Nick Saban continually evolve a program already at its pinnacle? The answer is more complex than you may think.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  16. August 10, 2018
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    C3: Alabama / Ep2: Mind First; Body Second
    How much of Alabama’s success on the field is a product of their efforts off of it? Hear Coach Nick Saban go deep on “The Process” and why Alabama’s psychological game may just be the most important one on the…
  17. August 08, 2018
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    C3: Alabama / Ep1: House of Saban
    What makes a champion? Who makes a champion? Welcome to Tuscaloosa, Alabama and a front row seat looking at how Nick Saban keeps his Crimson Tide hungry for more…and more…National Championships. Learn more abou…
  18. February 07, 2018
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    C2: ESPN / Ep 6: SportsCenter: Stars Over Bristol
    It started on ESPN’s first night on the air, and remains a vital artery today, but in between there’s been a whole lot of action going on behind the scenes. Many of SportsCenter’s most notable anchors share the…
  19. January 18, 2018
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    C2: ESPN / Ep 5: 30 for 30: Dreams…Nightmares…Dreams…
    The continuation of 30for30: Dreams...Nightmares...Dreams. In today’s crowded content universe, how does a new idea break out to become a celebrated brand? What do filmmakers covet most? (Hint: It’s not money).…
  20. January 17, 2018
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    C2: ESPN / Ep 4: 30 for 30: Dreams…Nightmares…Dreams…
    In today’s crowded content universe, how does a new idea break out to become a celebrated brand? What do filmmakers covet most? (Hint: It’s not money). Discover the story behind all the stories care of Barry Le…

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