Nothing Important Happened Last Night : The X-Files Season 11 Finale “My Struggle IV”

Well, this is it. The finale. Was it a finale to end all finales? No. Was it a season finale or a series finale? One can only hope it was the latter, but well, the answer is uncertain. I spent most of the season being unreasonably nervous for the Season 11 Finale “My Struggle IV”, …

Believing isn’t Seeing, Seeing is Believing: The X-Files Season 11, “Ghouli”

“Ghouli” started out like your typical post-Slenderman storyline. As a Wisconsin resident, I’m more than passably familiar with the phenomenon. Internet stories convince scared, superstitious teenagers that a terrifying being really exists and it out to get you and can be literally anyone, etcetera, etcetera. It was such a classic The X-Files opening, that it …

The Truth is Still Out There: A Review of the Mythology of the X-Files

This evening, at 8/7central, The X-Files will return with its eleventh season. Over the 25 (!) years and soon to be 11 seasons that The X-Files has existed, the mythology has become somewhat of a twisted, winding, writhing mess. A bit like the honeysuckle vine on my pergola. Don't get me wrong, I love The X-Files …