The X-Files Really Fumbled Its 'Trans Narrative'

The third episode of the rebooted X-Files, “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster,” was a welcome bit of awareness for a season that started out so self-seriously it was high camp. Written by Darin Morgan, a longtime X-Files contributor who was responsible for a handful of its most beloved episodes, “Were-Monster”…

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B.o.B.'s Conspiracy Tweets Semi-Predicted the Plot of Last Night's Revamp of The X-Files

Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated musician B.o.B. spent Sunday tweeting about how NASA has spent its entire existence tricking the world into believing that earth is round when, in fact, it is flat. The government conspiracy, he asserted by way of several very intense .jpgs, dates back to the Freemasons (including…

Breaking Up Mulder and Scully Is a Dumb Idea That Will Make The New X-Files Worse

Mulder and Scully on The X-Files are the couple who literally made “shipping” a thing, and they finally got together after years of romantic tension. But now, the new X-Files revival, airing next year, is going to break them up again. We’ve known for a while that this was happening—but yesterday, Chris Carter gave his…

The Truth Is, Mulder & Scully Are Just “Two 40-Something Adults With Trust Issues”

The X-Files: I Want to Believe premieres today, shrouded in its own set of Clintonian conspiracy theories. Can Agent Scully rekindle our fangirldom? Are our two special agents still an item? Who's the casting director that saw rapper Xzibit and thought "FBI agent?" Oh, and about that plot: it sounds like a mediocre…