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David Wong aka Jason Pargin returns to discuss cultural bias with Jack O’Brien on this week’s episode of Cracked. They’ll get into why we overlook major plot points from real world origin stories of many cultural figures ranging from Bill Gates to Prince, why the mentor character always has to die in a story, and why Disney characters are usually orphans.