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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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Nov 16, 2018

3x24 'Talitha Cumi' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 concludes as Tony Black takes the hosting chair alongside returning X-Cast guest Darren Mooney to discuss the Season 3 finale...

After a shooting in a fast-food restaurant leads to the shooter being healed by a man with the palm of his hand, Mulder and Scully are drawn into a hunt for the mysterious Jeremiah Smith. Meanwhile, the Cigarette-Smoking Man approaches Mulder's mother seeking something very important, perhaps to the fate of Mulder's entire quest...

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), 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), Karen McKenna (Patron), Stephanie Carey (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Next time... Tony Black is joined by X-Cast Patrons for the third annual X-Quiz 2018...

Nov 13, 2018

Character Profile: Walter Skinner - Seasons 1-3 (Pt 2)

Our supplemental episode this week is our first in-depth character profile, looking at a particular X-Files character at a point in the show - in this case Skinner in S1-S3.

Sarah Blair hosts, alongside guests Paige Schector & Clara Cook, to discuss Skinner's best moments from these seasons, his loyalty to M&S, and just what did happen to Sharon Skinner?

This is the second of a two-part episode filled with Skinman goodness..

Host

Sarah Blair

Guests

Paige Schector / Clara Cook

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... Tony Black hosts alongside guest Darren Mooney to discuss episode 3x24, the S3 finale, 'Talitha Cumi'...

Nov 10, 2018

X-Fest II: talking the show with organisers Jay & JC

Paige Schector invites back onto the show the organisers & promoters of the upcoming X-Fest II in June next year - Jay Repsel & JC Costelli.
 
Not only do they discuss the show, with the lowdown on everything you can expect, but we EXCLUSIVELY reveal a guest from The X-Files, a star from the show, who will be making their first convention appearance *ever* at X-Fest II...
 
Host
 
Paige Schector
 
Guests
 
Jay Repsel & JC Costelli

Production

Tony Black (Editor/Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (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), Karen McKenna (Patron), Stephanie Carey (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Nov 9, 2018

3x23 'Wetwired' - 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 paranoid thriller...

When a man kills his wife believing she was a mass murderer he had seen in news footage, Mulder & Scully investigate a pattern of deaths which could link to subliminal messaging in TV broadcasts. As Mulder falls deeper into conspiracy, Scully grows more paranoid that her partner may be secretly the enemy...

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), 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), Karen McKenna (Patron), Stephanie Carey (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Next time... Sarah Blair is joined by Clara Cook & Paige Schector for their look at Walter Skinner in Seasons 1 to 3, Part 2...

Nov 6, 2018

Monsters of the Week: The Complete Critical Companion to The X-Files

In an exclusive conversation, Darren Mooney talks to authors Zack Handlen & Todd Van Der Werff about their new book all about The X-Files...
 
Host
 
Darren Mooney
 
Guests
 
Todd Van Der Werff & Zack Handlen

Production

Darren Mooney (Editor/Producer), Tony Black (Executive Producer), Kurt North (Patron), Michelle Milbauer (Patron), Jenn Ferguson (Patron), Astrid Klosterkoetter (Patron), Naomi Miller (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), Karen McKenna (Patron), Stephanie Carey (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Next time... Tony Black is joined by Darren Mooney to discuss episode 3x23, 'Wetwired'...

Nov 2, 2018

3x22 'Quagmire' - Episode Analysis

Our coverage of Season 3 continues as Carl Sweeney takes the hosting chair alongside returning X-Cast guests Sarah Blair & Zach Moore to discuss this tasty comedy...

After the gruesome death of a biologist near a lake in Georgia, Mulder and Scully head to investigate what Scully believes are alligator attacks and Mulder ascribes to Big Blue, the name of a mythical, Loch Ness-esque sea creature legend says lives in the lake...

Host

Carl Sweeney

Guests

Sarah Blair / Zach Moore

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), 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), Karen McKenna (Patron), Michael Gehrmann (Patron), Russell Hugo (Patron), Kelsey L Mayer (Patron), Bethany Good (Patron), Ana Afloarei (Patron)

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Next time... Clara Cook hosts the next Patron Roundtable discussing the Music of the X-Files...

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