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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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Sep 28, 2018

3x17 'Pusher' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 continues as Tony Black takes the hosting chair alongside returning X-Cast guest Darren Mooney to discuss this legendary game of cat and mouse...

Following the capture of a notorious criminal named 'Pusher', which leads to the death of a cop during his escape, Mulder & Scully are drafted in by local police to help catch a killer who Mulder swiftly comes to believe can 'push' his will onto others, and who quickly comes to consider Mulder a 'worthy adversary' in a deadly game...

Host

Tony Black

Guest

Darren Mooney

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (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), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Zach Moore hosts alongside guest Brandon Shea-Mutala return to discuss Season 3, Episode 18, 'Teso Dos Bichos'...

Sep 21, 2018

3x16 'Apocrypha' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 continues as Darren Mooney takes the hosting chair alongside brand new X-Cast guest Christopher Irish, one of the brains behind The X-Files Lexicon, to discuss the second of this two-parter...

With Alex Krycek now possessed by an alien entity, and partnered with Mulder on the search for the digital tape containing the Navajo alien intelligence files, they are drawn into the search for the same UFO the alien wants to get back to. Meanwhile, in the wake of Skinner's shooting, Scully attempts to find the culprit, who may also be Melissa's killer...

Host

Darren Mooney

Guest

Christopher Irish

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (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), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Paige Schector hosts alongside guest Carl Sweeney to discuss Fox Mulder across Season 1...

Sep 18, 2018

The X-Cast pays tribute to Burt Reynolds - 1936-2018

Following the sad passing of Burt Reynolds, aka 'Mr. Burt' from Chris Carter's bizarre Season 9 episode 'Improbable', Paige Schector & Marlene Stemme join forces to pay tribute to his long & varied career, and his contribution to The X-Files.

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Paige Schector

Guest

Marlene Stemme

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Marlene Stemme (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Donna Pirkle (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Katja Hillebrandt (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Martha Payne (Patron), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Calla Dreams (Patron), Wanda Vincent (Patron), Stephen Lovins (Patron), Maria Payan-Perkowski (Patron), Valerie Kelly (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Next time... Darren Mooney returns as host with guest Christopher Irish to talk episode 3x16 'Apocrypha'...

Sep 14, 2018

3x15 'Piper Maru' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 continues as Darren Mooney takes the hosting chair alongside brand new X-Cast guest Christopher Irish, one of the brains behind The X-Files Lexicon, to discuss the first of this two-parter...

When a French diving team uncovers the wreck of a WW2 fighter plane, Mulder is placed on the hunt for a UFO as it becomes apparent an alien lifeform may have also been pulled to the surface. Meanwhile, Scully's anger at how the FBI are investigating her sister's murder puts Skinner in mortal danger...

Darren also asks Chris the 5 Questions of X and we learn more about his role with the Lexicon...

Host

Darren Mooney

Guest

Christopher Irish

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (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), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Darren & Chris return to discuss the second part of this story - Season 3, Episode 17, 'Apocrypha'...

Sep 7, 2018

3x14 'Grotesque' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 continues as Tony Black takes the hosting chair alongside returning X-Cast guest Zach Moore to discuss this dark look into the human psyche...

Following the murder of an artists model, Mulder & Scully are drawn into a series of dark murders apparently committed by a demonic force. As Mulder faces a reunion with old Violent Crimes mentor Bill Paterson, Scully begins to worry her partner is growing too obsessed with catching the killer...

Host

Tony Black

Guest

Zach Moore

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (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), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Darren Mooney hosts alongside debut guest Christopher Irish to talk Season 3 Episode 15, 'Piper Maru'...

Sep 4, 2018

Interview with Frank Spotnitz - X-Files Producer (Seasons 2-IWTB)

We are delighted to present the X-Cast interview with Frank Spotnitz, X-Files legend, writer & Executive Producer, in conversation with Tony Black.

Frank discusses his career, his time working on The X-Files, plans for the movie franchise after Season 9, what he thinks of the revival seasons and where he sees the franchise going next, plus much more...

Host

Tony Black

Guest

Frank Spotnitz

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Marlene Stemme (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Donna Pirkle (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Katja Hillebrandt (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Martha Payne (Patron), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Calla Dreams (Patron), Wanda Vincent (Patron), Stephen Lovins (Patron), Maria Payan-Perkowski (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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Next time... Tony Black is joined by Zach Moore to discuss Season 3x14 'Grotesque'...

Sep 3, 2018

Hour 1 of The X-Cast Live

On September 1st 2018, Tony Black undertook a 24-hour live marathon podcast celebrating 25 years of The X-Files with a range of fellow podcasters and special celebrity guests, in order to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society and the fight against dementia.

In this first hour, Tony is joined by Sarah Blair to talk about how the X-Cast Live will work and their memories of The X-Files over the years.

To access the other 23 hours of The X-Cast Live, including exclusive interviews with X-Files writer/producer Glen Morgan, his wife actress/writer Kristen Cloke-Morgan, actress Karin Konoval, actor Scott Bellis, X-Files science advisor Dr. Anne Simon & IDW X-Files artist JJ Lendl, please subscribe and support The X-Cast at the $5 tier or above on Patreon here: patreon.com/thexcast

Please find more information on the Alzheimer's Society and their work at: www.alzheimers.org.uk

 

Host

Tony Black

Guest

Sarah Blair

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (Patron), Adam Silva (Patron), Michael John Petty (Patron), Cathy Glinski (Patron), Marlene Stemme (Patron), Deana Ferreri (Patron), Katie Doe (Patron), Donna Pirkle (Patron), Michael Little (Patron), Katja Hillebrandt (Patron), Isabelle Dubois (Patron), Andrew Brooker (Patron), Andrew Blaker (Patron), Cortlan Waters Bartley (Patron), Malcolm Crang (Patron), Martha Payne (Patron), Delta 51 (Patron), Clarissa de Becker (Patron), Maura Funchion Jaeger (Patron), Sarah Devicomte (Patron), Jeremy Daniels (Patron), Caredwen Foley (Patron), Daniela Marlitsis (Patron), Justin Bernstein (Patron), Calla Dreams (Patron), Wanda Vincent (Patron), Stephen Lovins (Patron), Maria Payan-Perkowski (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron)

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