Love them or hate them, One Direction clearly did something right to be as successful as they are. From their days on The X Factor to Zayn's departure, to their hiatus, One Direction has made some endlessly catchy music and earned a ton of loving fans. So what's the deal? How did that happen? Listen along as Alex, Emily, and Levi talk through boy bands, the boy band apocalypse, and how we got where we are today.