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New Podcast! The X-Cast – Episode 80 (Chris Carter’s “The After)

Just a quick link to a recent guest appearance on a lovely bonus episode of The X-Cast, a great X-Files podcast run by the prolific Tony Black.

Taking a quick break from the show’s coverage of the second season, I chatted with Tony about Chris Carter’s pilot for Amazon, The After. The After is an interesting addition to Carter’s filmography, and in many ways prefigures the direction in which he would take his six-episode revival of The X-Files. We got to talk about all sorts of fun things, from Irish stereotypes to dead bees to capitalising most effectively on the lack of broadcast standards and practices. Check it out the episode here, or click the link below.

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The After – Pilot (Review)

This June, we’re going to be taking a look at the current run of The X-Files, beginning with the IDW comic book revival and perhaps taking some detours along the way. Check back daily for the latest review.

And I to him: “Poet, I thee entreat, 

By that same God whom thou didst never know,  

So that I may escape this woe and worse, 


Thou wouldst conduct me there where thou hast said,  

That I may see the portal of Saint Peter,  

And those thou makest so disconsolate.”


Then he moved on, and I behind him followed.

Devil's in the details...

Devil’s in the details…

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