Saturday, March 01, 2008

Ten Thirteen: Masonic Medusa

Read part one of this article here

To recap, a green contagion has emanated forth from Clay Street Station, in the Boston subway system. The actual Boston subway is known as the "T", but in this episode it's known as the "M"- which is the 13th letter of the alphabet.


Friday, February 29, 2008

Ten Thirteen: The Secret Identity of Isis

Paying tribute to pop culture influences - especially old TV shows -was common practice for The X Files. The Night Stalker himself, Darren McGavin, appeared on an episode as the agent who first discovered the X Files.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Ten Thirteen: Medusa, or Hiram Abiff Takes the T

The larger part of the Delta Cycle retelling in The X-Files began with the episode "Per Manum' and then took off with "This is Not Happening," which I think is the greatest single episode in the series' history. But immediately before "Per Manum" was "Medusa," which I never could wrap my head around.

Monday, February 25, 2008

Ten Thirteen: "The Search for God"

This past weekend, Chris Carter reiterated that The X-Files was "about the search for God." Interesting statement for a show about the search for extraterrestrial life. What did Chris Carter happen to discover about God in this search? 

"The Green Oscars"

I was wondering why I put in my observation about the hidden 33 in the Bank of America logo in my Oscar sync post, but it turned out to be quite prescient; the entire stage set was filled with pairs and sets of threes. 

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Synch Log: Oscar/Osiris

I'm sure many of you will be tuning into the Oscars (aka the Ausurs) tonight, but perhaps after my recent post you can use your secret ritual decoder ring during the proceedings. My prediction for Best Actor is none other than Chris Kelvin himself.