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The X-Cast An X-Files Podcast

The Truth is In Here... Devoted X-Phile and podcast addict Tony Black, alongside a group of committed Philes, presents THE X-CAST: An X-FILES Podcast dedicated to exploring the series from its inception in 1993, up to the latest 2018 season and beyond. Supported by a legion of co-hosts and 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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Apr 27, 2018

Patron Roundtable #2: Season 11

Now that the final (?) season of The X-Files is over, we brought together some of our Patrons to discuss what they made of Season 11, having digested the entire season - plus we get into some extra feedback for 'My Struggle IV' we didn't get time for in the Mailbag episode.

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Carl Sweeney

Guests

Kurt North, Michelle Milbauer & Jenn Ferguson

Production

Carl Sweeney (Editor/Producer), Tony Black (Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Marlene Stemme (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Alexander Gates (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

 

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Apr 24, 2018

Benjamin Van Allen, writer of 'Familiar' - interview

Carl Sweeney steps into the hosting chair to talk with Benjamin Van Allen, writer of Season 11's eighth episode 'Familiar'. 

They discuss Benjamin's journey into becoming a Staff Writer on The X-Files, learning from Chris Carter, the inner workings of Season 11's writing process, and how he crafted 'Familiar' from idea to script, plus much more...

Host

Carl Sweeney

Guest

Benjamin Van Allen

Production

Carl Sweeney (Editor/Producer), Tony Black (Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Marlene Stemme (Patron), Martha Payne (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Alexander Gates (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Carl returns for our second Patrons Roundtable, concluding our Season 11 coverage by talking about the season as a whole...

 

Apr 20, 2018
Karen Nielsen, writer of 'Nothing Lasts Forever' - interview
 
Sarah Blair takes the hosting chair for this one as she talks to Karen Nielsen about writing 'Nothing Lasts Forever', the penultimate episode of Season 11.
 
They discuss Karen's journey from being an assistant through to writer, her mentoring by Glen Morgan, her success on writing internships, and how the episode came to be, plus much more...
 
Host
 
Sarah Blair
 
Guest
 
Karen Nielsen
 
Production
 
Carl Sweeney (Editor), Tony Black (Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron)
 
 
 
 
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Tony Black returns to interview Benjamin Van Allen, writer of 'Familiar'...
 
Apr 13, 2018
Holly Dale, director of 'Familiar' - interview
 
Paige Schector takes the hosting chair for this one as she talks to Holly Dale about directing 'Familiar', the eighth episode of Season 11.
 
They discuss Holly's X-fandom, her approach to directing the episode, her collaboration with writer Benjamin Van Allen, and much more...
Host
 
Paige Schector
 
Guest
 
Holly Dale
 
Production
 
Carl Sweeney (Editor), Tony Black (Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron)
 
 
 
 
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Sarah Blair returns to interview Karen Nielsen, writer of 'Nothing Lasts Forever'...
 
Apr 6, 2018
X-Fest 2018: The Lowdown
 
On March 3rd, X-Philes from across the globe gathered in Illinois to attend the first X-Fest convention hosted by This Con Life, filled with guest stars from the show, panels, screenings and more.
 
In this episode, guest host Matt Latham talks to Paige Schector about her experience attending X-Fest, and Paige regales him with anecdotes about meeting some of the most legendary actors in X-Files history, gives a run down of both days, and let's us know whether X-Fest 2019 will be worth attending...
 
Host     
 
Matt Latham
    
Guest     
 
Paige Schector     
 
Production     
 
Tony Black (Editor/Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron)
 
 
 
 
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Paige returns in the hosting chair as she interviews Holly Dale, director of Season 11 episode 'Familiar', about making the episode...
Apr 1, 2018
Listener Mailbag for 'My Struggle IV'.
 
We continue our coverage of the brand new Season 11 of The X-Files, by getting into listener feedback about 'My Struggle IV'.
 
Carl Sweeney is joined by Chris Knowles to talk about the episode and see what you all made of it!
 
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Carl Sweeney     
 
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Chris Knowles     
 
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Carl Sweeney (Editor/Producer), Tony Black (Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron)
 
 
 
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Matt Latham is joined by Paige Schector to get the low down from X-Fest 2018...
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