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Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Apr 04, 2021 11:20

Follow the link for 20 exclusive behind the scenes photos from classic #TheXFiles make up artist Geoff Redknap, from 1996-1998! Lots of gore coming your way! From @[195561691234370:274:Sammensværgelsen – en dansk X-Files podcast].

The X-Files: 20 never before seen behind-the-scenes photos [Exclusive]

Apr 11, 2021 9:50

The interviews from @[1618472925051059:69:The X-Files Preservation Collection] continue! This one with the amazing Ken Hawryliw, aka @[100063719523246:2048:Sci Fi Props Guy], prop master for the Vancouver years of the show’s run — and writer for the season 6 episode Trevor!

Apr 16, 2021 20:27

More interviews from Denmark!



Apr 20, 2021 19:33

In the 1990s, the influence of #TheXFiles could be felt everywhere! In this example, the dark and gridded photography, the shots of hospital corridors, of government facilities, of typed documents and photographic “evidence”, everything points to TXF! The topic, remote viewing and its use by the US government, is very TXF-like as well, but some 25 years later it still hasn’t been properly proven using the scientific method.

Apr 23, 2021 9:43

A short interview with Bill Davis for the #TheXFiles Fan Retrospective (the documentary was going to be ready for the 25th anniversary of the show but it’s taking longer).

May 05, 2021 18:20

Happy 81st birthday, Lance Henriksen! #Millennium

Lance Henriksen on His Career: ‘Every Job I’ve Ever Gotten Was a Gift’

May 20, 2021 11:38

20 years ago today: the season 8 finale Existence aired! To many this is the most appropriate end for #TheXFiles as a whole. There’s so much in this episode to love (the feeling of the end of an era, the dealings & mind games of Knowle Rohrer, the final scene, yes I even like s8 New Age Reyes) but there’s so much I personally dislike too (apex New Testament soap opera meets Terminator, lots of running around in the FBI building padding for time, the directing is very made-for-TV especially in Krycek’s final moments, the tease with the threat to William that vanishes to nothingness). It’s the final the whole season was building up towards, a unique experiment in serialization that the series only attempted before during early season 2 for other pregnancy-related reasons!

…so yeah, I’m still Team Requiem!

Pictured: a young Jackson Van de Kamp meets his half-brother/half-father.

May 31, 2021 16:40

The Pentagon is about to release a big report on UFOs soon — an unprecedented event for government transparency! And many people are saying that finally after all these years #TheXFiles are being vindicated! But TXF is not only Mulder, it’s also Scully, and an aerial phenomenon is not synonymous with extraterrestrial intelligence. If close analysis of what has been released so far is any indication, it might not be as ground-breaking as it’s hyped up to be.

The linked article contains plenty of simple and short videos showing how easily explainable phenomena are behind the videos that have been making the rounds over the past year.

“The three videos that partly drove this wave were vaunted as prime examples of “official” UFOs. Claims were made that they showed impossible physics or evidence of advanced technology, possibly anti-gravity warp drives (hinting at aliens). However, close examination of the videos by myself and others over the three years since they were released has shown them to be far more mundane than first thought.”

The aliens haven’t landed: Why you should be skeptical of recent reports on UFO sightings

Jun 17, 2021 21:46

New beetle species discovered and named after iconic sci-fi heroines

“For example, the C. scully beetle was named after Dana Scully, Gillian Anderson’s character on “The X-Files.”
The character is also behind what’s known as the “Scully Effect.” By showing a successful female scientist on TV, the show helped raise awareness of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — or STEM — professions among young women.
In their paper, Smith and Cognato wrote, “We believe in the ‘Scully Effect’ and hope future female scientists, real and fictional, continue to inspire children and young adults to pursue STEM careers.”

New beetle species discovered and named after iconic sci-fi heroines

Jun 25, 2021 14:37

The Chris Carter speaks!

I Created ‘The X-Files.’ Here’s Why I’m Skeptical of the New U.F.O. Report.

Social media archive: 2021 (part 1)

Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Jan 13, 2021 17:51

“CIA unexpectedly releases all of its documents on UFOs – and you can read them now” https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/cia-ufo-documents-read-b1785918.html

“Trump’s covid bill includes 180-day countdown for updates on UFOs” https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-covid-bill-ufo-pentagon-180-days-b1780549.html

#TheXFiles & #FOIA vindicated!

“No government agency has jurisdiction over the truth” -Mulder, Fallen Angel

Jan 30, 2021 11:35

For no particular reason, this garage rock song is called José Chung’s “From Outer Space”! Love-torn teenagers? #TheXFiles
The band is Radiator Hospital, here’s their bandcamp: https://radiatorhospital.bandcamp.com/album/can-you-feel-my-heart-beating


Feb 04, 2021 16:19

All-new Mark Snow interview! #TheXFiles



Feb 19, 2021 18:14

R.I.P. Harry Bring! This is a big loss. He was a producer for the Los Angeles seasons of #TheXFiles (seasons 6-9). When he was not fully a producer, he was production manager and assistant director. He also played a mortician in GA’s episode “all things”!

Harry Bring Dies: ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘The X-Files’ Producer Was 77


Feb 24, 2021 20:45

One of the best and complete interviews with Frank Spotnitz out there! Lots of behind the scenes I never heard before, and details on specific episodes and ideas behind the mythology and stand-alones. Don’t miss it!

Direct link: https://sammensvaergelsen.libsyn.com/interview-frank-spotnitz


Mar 01, 2021 15:25

Congratulations Gillian Anderson for another award win!

Also, this:

“Asked whether there was more X-Files in her future, Anderson exclaimed, ‘Oh, gosh, No.’”

I am totally fine with this.

Also, #TheXFiles is streaming on Disney+ now.

Gillian Anderson On ‘X-Files’ Future, Playing Margaret Thatcher & When U.S. Will See First Female President – Golden Globes Backstage

Mar 20, 2021 19:14

All-new conversation with Chris Carter, with @[1618472925051059:69:The X-Files Preservation Collection]!


Mar 30, 2021 13:12

#TheXFiles tribute in this @[1440590182869450:274:Japanese Breakfast] music video! Season 1 callbacks!


Mar 31, 2021 12:14

#TheXFiles crew interviews by @[1618472925051059:69:The X-Files Preservation Collection] continue, it’s great to hear from the little-known players that contributed to our favourite show! Here’s Mark Kudra, set dresser in seasons 6-8.


Social media archive: 2020 (part 4)

Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Oct 10, 2020 17:42

The history of the Cigarette-Smoking Man’s favourite brand, Morleys – a prop with a long history!

Oct 13, 2020 9:09

Happy Ten Thirteen Day, happy birthday Chris Carter! In an all-new interview for @[195561691234370:274:Sammensværgelsen – en dansk X-Files podcast], Carter discusses #TheXFiles at length! He even touches upon the future of the franchise, which right now cannot be the Mulder & Scully format due to Anderson’s departure; the future as of now is the comedic animated series (his own involvement is to be determined), which was put in quick development due to Covid-19.



Oct 16, 2020 12:03

Flashback to right before #TheXFiles revival – everybody is eagerly awaiting the return. Power-rock band @[113750902278:274:Sunspot] releases “Don’t Mess This Up”, with some hilarious lyrics like “They’re using my nostalgia and they’re trying to make money on my youth” or “I’m looking at you, Chris Carter”! Ah, those innocent years…

Don’t Mess This Up from See You On The Other Side by Sunspot

Oct 24, 2020 10:02

Michael Lange audio commentary on #TheXFiles episode he directed, “Ascension”, from LA-based Brigade Radio One!
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQW6JvVV1UU
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24_lbD-iAnc


Oct 25, 2020 10:14

Recorded off a cassette tape! Dean Haglund (Langly) narrates an early #TheXFiles convention, with interviews of Chris Carter, Gillian Anderson and Haglund! It’s 1996 and War of the Coprophages just aired. William Gibson was writing an episode and Carter had talked with Richard Matheson and Harlan Ellison about the show. A movie is in preparation. Carter talks for the first time about his next series, tentatively titled Millennium!

* Warning: contains a gross sexist joke by CC, that was just the norm in the 1990s *


Oct 26, 2020 10:17

RIP James Randi the skeptical magician…

IFLScience: James Randi, Debunker Of Frauds, Psychics And Homeopathy, Dies Before Anyone Can Claim His $1,000,000 Prize

Nov 07, 2020 17:44

Flashback to the year 2000! “Well, just remember, boys, this is America. Just because you get more votes doesn’t mean you win.” – Mulder, #TheXFiles 8X18: Three Words, commenting on the win of G.W.Bush vs Al Gore despite Gore winning the popular vote. Thankfully history didn’t repeat itself.

Nov 11, 2020 21:57


There is more to THE X-FILES: THE OFFICIAL ARCHIVES than meets the eye…
Can you decipher what this means (on the back cover)? If so, perhaps some of The X-Files case numbers inside the book contain hidden messages too…

Nov 13, 2020 18:52

Highly recommended material – plus, features a handful of shots from #TheXFiles!



Nov 17, 2020 14:03

While doing press for #TheCrown, #GillianAnderson is also replying to #TheXFiles questions. Here it is revealed for the first time as far as I can remember what other actors were being considered for the role of Scully: can you imagine Jill Hennessy (Crossing Jordan, Law & Order) or Cynthia Nixon (Sex & the City) for the role?!…


NPR: In ‘The Crown,’ Gillian Anderson Explores Thatcher’s ‘Powerplay’ With The Queen

Nov 19, 2020 21:01

Soundtrack alert! There is a *high probability* that @[114444205294473:274:Mark Snow]’s #TheXFiles Volume 4 will be out for Black Friday this year! But it’s not a certainty yet – @[56031953754:274:La-La Land Records] might be releasing a different 4 CD set altogether. Stay tuned…

Nov 23, 2020 16:55

#TheXFiles revival mentions in the #Animaniacs revival!


Nov 25, 2020 20:55

The famous Arecibo radio telescope observatory will be shutting down. I didn’t want to believe it at first… The observatory was, of course, visited by Mulder in the very first #TheXFiles episode I saw 2X01: Little Green Men – and in Carl Sagan’s Contact!

Space.com: Arecibo radio telescope, damaged beyond repair, seen from space

Nov 27, 2020 9:17

YES! The 4th and final (?) volume of #TheXFiles soundtrack by @[114444205294473:274:Mark Snow] by La-La Land Records – some 9 years after Volume 1 was released! 4 CDs of lyrical mood and spookiness! To be available for purchase from Dec. 1.

Ice! Darkness Falls! Duane Barry/Ascension! Apocrypha! Never Again! Memento Mori! En Ami! And more music from already released episodes, like Deep Throat, Anasazi, Talitha Cumi!


Dec 01, 2020 23:01

#TheXFiles Volume 4 soundtrack can now be purchased, and audio samples are up. LAMP from Talitha Cumi!!! Base Camp from Firewalker! Scully’s Tattoo from Never Again! And more to discover…


Dec 21, 2020 11:16

Happy Winter Solstice, the true Earthly event of significance of the holiday season!

Here is “The Voyagers” – a beautiful video essay by Penny Lane (@[547043178665729:274:NUTS The Film]) about space exploration, the Voyagers’ Golden Record, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, and the chance of contact and of love in he face of eternity. Plenty of “Little Green Men” and Mulder-Scully #MSR vibes #TheXFiles


Dec 31, 2020 17:56

Happy 2021, with more hope than 2020 for a fairer and spookier world! Official Archives and more Mark Snow related content coming on the website early next year, stay tuned!

Interesting link: a review of the 1998 #TheXFiles game that even includes a mention of “eat the corn”, the graffiti and the website! For me, it was nothing more than a play on words with corn being so important in the movie and the mythology…


Social media archive: 2020 (part 3)

Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Jul 06, 2020 21:19

Tooms! #TheXFiles


Jul 09, 2020 18:02

#TheXFiles revival: “This is the darkest timeline?” A “fanon” attempt to put coherence in the mythology by connecting the revival to 4D and the IDW comics (Esp + Eng subs). Whatever puts more credence to the canon status of the Joe Harris comics vs the revival’s mismanaged twists is good for me!


Jul 13, 2020 20:22

More from the archives, coming September 15. Arcadia!


Jul 20, 2020 17:33

Once upon a time, The Internet was new and sexy and cringey! #GillianAnderson #TheXFiles


Jul 24, 2020 18:52

Interview with Kim Newton, staff writer in #TheXFiles season 3 and writer of Quagmire



Aug 20, 2020 18:00

Fun with the whole family! (more photos where that came from)

snappfinktoys on Instagram: Edit: SOLD….You can’t keep a Peacock down! Mrs. Peacock figure inspired by Neca’s Toony Terrors line!!

Aug 21, 2020 17:38

Lyrics to #TheXFiles theme, the whole thing organized by Frank Spotnitz! Better than “The X-Files is a show / With music by Mark Snow”?
Some faces here in the video I haven’t seen in a while, and many people having fun with the whole concept — were Nick Lea Rob Bowman going for a whole 1990s music video?


Aug 21, 2020 17:41

Rob Bowman did his own thing with the lyrics to #TheXFiles! This is really like a music video or something you would find as a hidden bonus in the DVD of “Fight the Future”!


Aug 25, 2020 7:57

Interview with the writer of the upcoming book, #TheXFiles “The Official Archives – Cryptids, Biological Anomalies, and Parapsychic Phenomena”, Paul Terry, out September 15 + sneak peeks into “El Mundo Gira”, “Tithonus” & “Agua Mala”! Nice to read that this involved taking photos of actual props created for the series and stored in the (mythical) FOX vaults, and includes feedback from Carter, Spotnitz and Gilligan.

io9: Peek Into The X-Files: The Official Archives for More Details on the Show’s Creepiest Cases

Aug 27, 2020 17:15

From @sammensværgelsen – en dansk x-files podcast – Clive Owen was almost John Doggett! #TheXFiles

Screenrant: Clive Owen Almost Starred In The X-Files [EXCLUSIVE]

Aug 29, 2020 2:11

#TheXFiles gets the “Star Trek: Lower Decks” treatment with an animated comedy spin off, “Albuquerque”, essentially on cases even Mulder and Scully considered unwanted! Carter-approved but he won’t be writing. I don’t know if this is the best or worst idea ever.

TVLine: The X-Files Animated Comedy Spinoff In Development at Fox

Aug 29, 2020 2:41

Clip from a previous adult animation show from “#TheXFiles: Albuquerque” project’s creators, Russo & Sosenko, and same animation studio (Fox’s Bento Box): “Brickleberry”… I’m not a fan. But weirder things have happened, quality-wise (see: Todd Phillips, The Hangover followed by Joker).


Sep 02, 2020 00:33

IDW Publishing still holds the license for #TheXFiles comics – there are plans for future comics, but no plans for when these would be published. As a reminder, sales were decreasing as IDW moved from Joe Harris’ excellent Season 10/11 in 2013-2016 to revival-set comics to one-offs, ending in 2018.


En su exposición en el marco del Salón Internacional de la Historieta del Bío Bío, Justin Eisinger, editor de IDW, explicó que la editorial no ha abandonado la idea de seguir editando los cómics de The X-Files, y que ahora la producción solo está en pausa. Las ventas no fueron las esperadas, y por eso decidieron darle un respiro a la franquicia, aunque aún conservan la licencia, y tienen planes para el futuro.

Sep 13, 2020 9:30

“The X-Files Lexicon” launches “The Lone Gunmen Chronicles”, promising deep information on the short lived series (2001)! The website is styled after the magazine that appeared in the show! I always thought the series had potential, but was better suited as a half-hour format instead of a full hour.


Sep 15, 2020 14:50

A truly amazing reimagination of #TheXFiles opening titles! With rich visuals, mood, editing, music, adapted to 2020.

Behance: The X-Files | Title Design (Unofficial)

Social media archive: 2020 (part 2)

Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Apr 08, 2020 11:16

“Try this to save your world”…

PSA: Of course the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolved naturally on Earth! Do not spread fake news. But the wink to #TheXFiles (and @[100140296694563:274:Ancient Aliens], with that “””History””” Channel logo) was too good to pass. Environmentalist food for thought. #sixthextinction

May 04, 2020 14:06

Nick “Ratboy/Krycek” Lea interview! #TheXFiles



May 05, 2020 9:31

Tempus fugit!


Happy 80th Birthday to Lance Henriksen!!

May 17, 2020 10:11

Anxious to get @[114444205294473:274:Mark Snow]’s #TheXFiles soundtrack Volume 4? Apparently, it’s “in the very final stages in production and will be released this year, hopefully by late summer”! Fingers crossed! And if you don’t have it yet, now is a good time to get Volume 2 from @[56031953754:274:La-La Land Records], now only 100 units left before it goes out of print… Support small record companies! https://lalalandrecords.com/low-stock-alert/

May 19, 2020 15:17

#TheXFiles Preservation Collection’s website is live, showcasing the items they have (partial?): wardrobe, props and more used in the making of the series! http://xfilespreservationcollection.com/ and @[1618472925051059:69:The X-Files Preservation Collection]

May 20, 2020 18:16

Happy #WorldBeeDay! #TheXFiles #FightTheFuture #FightTheFutureMinute


May 21, 2020 19:37

Today May 21 marks the *20th anniversary* of the airing of #TheXFiles season 7 finale, “Requiem”. After all these years, given what followed, I still see this as the most apt point to call it a *series* finale, even if nothing had followed — no season 8, no movies, nothing. There is value to ending something instead of having eternal sequels and revivals and reboots, in any work of art. Would you rather have more and more of something with some good in increasingly less dense proportions, or a short compact run that shines for the ages? Fade out from overexploitation or be remembered as short and sharp?

“Requiem” was not perfect and the mythology of season 7 as a whole was lacklustre, partly due to many behind the scenes issues. But there is a poetic quality to ending things here: coming full circle at the site of the Pilot (the kind of thing you do for a finale, not a middle chapter). Mulder “discovering his Truth/God” with that abduction, Scully getting the unexpected pregnancy (which is less problematic if the show had stopped there and we didn’t play the games of season 8 and beyond), the negative counter-balancing the positive. A tragic end where the heroes are separated worthy of a theatre play or a classic novel. An ending which leaves the door open to the imagination like classic X-Files (will Mulder return? is Scully’s pregnancy a miracle?), which is more satisfying than the developments writers came up with afterwards in order to continue the story endlessly. Ending with a “bang” instead of in season 8 ending with the heroes together but with the mythology in shambles.

20 years since the 1990s ended, since The X-Files ended with no “to be continued”.

May 27, 2020 15:37

Finally saw the Breaking Bad movie #ElCamino! Memory refresher: in Vince Gilligan’s #ΤheXFiles episode “Paper Hearts”, child serial killer John Lee Roche’s car was also a 1970s El Camino; Mulder finds clues hidden in the car’s camper shell (Alice in Wonderland book and cloth hearts). The car and the camper shell are also featured in Gilligan’s movie! (and, no spoilers, but I half-expected Jesse to find what he was looking for in the camper shell)

Bonus trivia: in “Paper Hearts” the car is in Hollyville; in “El Camino” it’s at the address Holly & Arroz (Rice). Gilligan inserts many references to his girlfriend Holly Rice in his works!

Jun 03, 2020 13:53

For the @[102308879819687:274:London Screenwriters Festival], @[324099084726810:274:Frank Spotnitz] analyzes the script and episode of #TheXFiles “Memento Mori”, which was nominated for an Emmy Award for best writing!

VIMEO.COM: The X-Files Script to Screen with Frank Spotnitz

Jun 17, 2020 21:46

[Spanish] Reseña muy completa de los cómics de #TheXFiles de la época de Topps, ediciones estadounidenses y chilenas! Recomiendo mucho los #1-12!

Jun 23, 2020 19:07

New release date: September 15. Can this #TheXFiles merchandising surpass the beauty of The Secret History of #TwinPeaks book?


Jun 23, 2020 21:35

Sneak peak into #TheXFiles: The Official Archives, coming September 15. 50 case files examined, from 1993 to 2018. It looks like a modern-looking FBI Agent discovered Mulder & Scully’s files and reads them through and takes handwritten notes. The sample pages are on the Wanshang dhole, from 6X16: Alpha! 50 cases and about 300 pages for about 150 stand alone episodes, that’s about 6 pages per case and 1/3 of the cases covered – a best of!

Saveca Art & Paper: The X-Files: The Official Archives

Jun 29, 2020 20:42

4 pages from the upcoming #TheXFiles : The Official Archives, coming September 15, from Nerdist.com. Featuring the Flukeman from “The Host” and the Stupendous Yappi from “Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose”!

Nerdist: The X-Files: The Official Archives Digs Into The Show’s Lore

Social media archive: 2020 (part 1)

Archived from the Eat The Corn Facebook page.

Jan 05, 2020 17:46

X-philes assemble! #TheXFiles Preservation Collection asks for your help to get a MUSEUM off the ground! New York state.

Indiegogo: The X-Files Preservation Collection

Feb 11, 2020 18:43

Wow, we have crossed 1121 “likes”! Thank you for your trust, X-philes! Like 1013, 1121 is one of those significant reoccurring numbers in #TheXFiles, corresponding to Chris Carter’s wife Dori Pierson’s birthday. It is Samantha Mulder’s birthday too. See a list of 1013 and 1121 mentions, beginning from the very pilot, here:


(photo from @[130063163678707:274:The X-Files])

Feb 13, 2020 12:10

Some great @[120589331375035:274:Brittania Mining Museum] photos with comparisons for where 3X02: Paper Clip was filmed #TheXFiles. Also, the diner scene with Skinner was filmed in the area opposite the mine and so was #Millennium 2×02: Beware of the Dog! #Vancouver


Feb 15, 2020 19:09

If Fox won’t do a #TheXFiles remake, it looks like NBC will! After “””History””” Channel’s Project Blue Book, here comes Debris:
“This new series follows two agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets. They must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft begins to have mysterious effects on humankind.”

Nerdist: NBC Orders DEBRIS, a Series About Destroyed Alien Spacecraft

Feb 24, 2020 21:51

February 23, night. Laura Palmer dies. February 24, 11.30 am. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper enters the town of Twin Peaks. Also: happy birthday Dana Scully! #TheXFiles #TwinPeaks

Feb 26, 2020 19:59

Sometimes good things come from unexpected places! “Conspiracy”, the Danish #TheXFiles podcast, has several interviews with cast and crew (in English!), notably with Bruce Harwood (Byers), Howard Gordon (s1-4 writer), Kim Newton (s3 writer), Larry Musser (guest, s2-5), and more! Check them out!



Mar 04, 2020 17:58

I am going to make a reference to #TheXFiles My Struggle II and it is NOT #Coronavirus-related! #Crispr-Cas9 has been used for the first time in a live, adult human! “We literally have the potential to take people who are essentially blind and make them see”

The Guardian: Doctors use gene editing tool Crispr inside body for first time

Mar 10, 2020 20:14

SETI@home shuts down! The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence program continues, but the analysis of radio signals distributed to your PC during its idle hours will be discontinued. Who else logged CPU time for this science project? #SETI #Contact #Cosmos #LittleGreenMen #Arecibo

Tech Xplore: SETI@Home ends its public phase, hunt for aliens continues

Mar 13, 2020 9:05

An interesting #thexfiles theme rendition with moody acoustics and saxophone!


Mar 14, 2020 22:39

Mark Snow’s #TheXFiles soundtrack Volume 4 from La La Land will be released “in the coming months”! For a while I thought this project would be in eternal limbo. It’s been a long wait, it will be worth it!