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The X-Cast An X-Files Podcast

The Truth is In Here. Join your host, devoted X-Phile and podcast addict Tony Black, as he presents THE X-CAST - a brand new podcast dedicated to exploring The X-Files, from its inception in 1993 up to the present day 2016 revival mini-series. Supported by a legion of fellow X-Phile guests, Tony will be picking apart each X-File, exploring the stories, characters and of course monsters that made the show the seminal TV experience of the 1990's, and turned FBI Agents Fox Mulder & Dana Scully into iconic modern heroes. Go with them on the journey. Just remember one thing... TrustNo1
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 28, 2016

THE X-CAST takes a break from episodes this week as Tony Black interviews best-selling author and The X-Files expert, John Kenneth Muir, all about his 2015 tome, The X-Files FAQ.

In this conversation, John discusses his 5 Questions of X to gauge his fandom, and discusses with Tony the finer points of his book - how Chris Carter came to write the foreword, how the American political arena of the 1990's inspired the show's creation, the historical influences, and touchstones from TV and what The X-Files inspired, and more discussion on the world of Ten Thirteen.

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Next time on The X-Cast... join Tony & returning guest Darren Mooney to talk the legendary 'Duane Barry'...

Oct 21, 2016

THE X-CAST continues with host Tony Black looking back at THE X-FILES Season 2 episode 4 - 'Sleepless', written by Howard Gordon & directed by Rob Bowman.

After the mysterious death of a man in his apartment with no clear cause of death, Mulder--following a tip off from a new clandestine contact--begins investigating reluctantly with new FBI partner, Alex Krycek. With the aid of Scully at Quantico, Mulder & Krycek discover evidence of a decades-old secret experiment involving sleep deprivation... 

Joined by Failed Critics writer and podcaster, Andrew Brooker, Tony takes a look at an important blend of standalone and mytharc X-Files episode. Along the way, Brooker has another crack at the X-Quiz - can he equal his previous top score for 'Lazarus'?

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ARTWORK BY: J.J. Lendl

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Next time on The X-Cast... join Tony as he interviews best-selling film & TV author John Kenneth Muir on his book, The X-Files FAQ...

Oct 14, 2016

THE X-CAST continues with host Tony Black looking back at THE X-FILES Season 2 episode 3 - 'Blood', written by Glen Morgan & James Wong, with a story from Darin Morgan & directed by David Nutter.

Mulder arrives in Franklin, Pennsylvania, a small town where people seem to be indiscriminately killing. He soon begins to find a connection to crop dusting and a nefarious government experiment involving subliminal messaging, which is steadily sending local everyman Ed Funsch out of control...

Joined by Always Hold On to Smallville podcaster Zach Moore, Tony examines an unnerving, tense X-File. Along the way, Zach once again takes on X-Quiz - can he beat his previous score?

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Next time on The X-Cast... join Tony & guest Andrew Brooker to talk 'Sleepless'...

Oct 7, 2016

THE X-CAST continues with host Tony Black looking back at THE X-FILES Season 2 episode 2 - 'The Host', written by Chris Carter & directed by Daniel Sackheim.

Called off his stakeout to investigate what appears to be a suspicious death but he considers a punishment by the FBI, Mulder soon comes to realise, with Scully's help, that he may be dealing with a parasitic lifeform called 'the Flukeman' that is attempting to reproduce...

Joined by Awards Daily TV writer and podcaster, Clarence Moye, Tony takes a look at one of the most iconic monster episodes of The X-Files. Along the way, Clarence has another crack at the X-Quiz - can he beat his previous score?

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Next time on The X-Cast... join Tony & guest Zach Moore to talk 'Blood'...

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