Its melange of conspiracies and supernaturalism, bringing incisive and often elegant thinking in the midst of frequently crackpot scenarios is certainly a match for this era of American history. Perhaps too much so.
Three minutes in, we witnessed two Muslim men meeting up, listening to Arabic music, and praying together. My immediate thought
Turns out the good shows stick with you, the characters (and the actors who played them, and the people who created it all) stay in your heart. I want to believe. For you, Chris Carter, I will believe.
"All these years we've been deceived."
A mysterious man told Chris Carter that his conspiracy-themed TV classic was too close to the truth.
"Stay tuned for Episode 6."
The series returns for six episodes in January 2016.
Food & Drink
"What unites everything they do is their commitment to bringing you organic humane meat you can feel good about buying and eating."
"This is no laughing matter, Scully! At this very moment, Christians are being rounded up, sent to re-education camps, and forced to participate in rainbow unicorn-themed gay marriage ceremonies."
"We have decided to not move forward with 'The After,'" Vice President of Amazon Studios Roy Price said. "We would like to
We must encourage men to have a voice in this discussion because while the majority of domestic violence victims are women, every year in the U.S., about 3.2 million men are the victims of an assault by an intimate partner.
Wake up: Data don't connect -- data are history at their best and a bet on the future at their weakest. But a good story -- a good story lives on and becomes a part of the fabric of life and culture.
n locking away my inner nerd in some proverbial closet, I denied myself years of pleasure for no other reason than to fit in. Never again will I try and change who I am to fit in with the "cool kids". I'm going to be who I am, unapologetically.
TV & Film
If a lot of people like "The After," when will more episodes get made? Will it dissipate any potential goodwill by not re-emerging from Amazon's vaults for months -- or longer? Why not just, you know, make a show you believe in?
The X-Files, like the conspiracy thrillers of the '70s, worked because there was a general atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust engendered by real-world events. What should be obvious now is that we live in a culture in which a show like The X-Files would flourish once again.
TV & Film
Happy Anniversary to all you Philes out there! Celebrate with a toast and a long look at the stars, and a prayer to the gods at Fox for a third feature film! We want to believe!