Posts tagged Chris Carter

The X-Files: Why I Choose to Be Optimistic

At this very moment, we are all getting bombarded with nostalgic marketing. All our favorites have been rebooted or are getting a reboot. They won’t stop putting Batman on the big screen and people are ready to sell their first-born for a Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie ticket… admit it, you considered it amidst yesterday’s advance-ticket-pocalypse. Even Gilmore Girls is getting a renewal via Netflix (don’t ask me why).

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Meanwhile, I am sitting here and eating up anything and everything that has to do with the new X-Files season that will premiere in January 2016. Six whole new episodes of my favorite show ever and ever? I need it. I want it.

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X-Files Reunion: Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny Raise Money For Charity

When IBG Inc. announced that Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny (with special guest, Chris Carter) were having a “reunion” in order to raise money for charity, I was besides myself with excitement. The X-Files was my childhood sci-fi/geek love and I still consider it my most favorite television series of all time. Unfortunately, I was too young to venture off to the conventions during the mid-90s and thus, missed out on all the fandom fun. There was no question that I would attend this event and the fact that all the money went to charity just made it better.

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IBG Inc. is a non-profit campaign that raises money for various charities through the arts. This particular conversation series held on July 30, 2011, with the X-Files stars benefited SA-YES and raised over $30,000+!

We were allowed to take non-flash photos during the panel but the room was so ridiculously dimly lighted that there was no way to take proper photos. I did end up just taking notes while Anderson, Duchovny and Carter were on stage. Here are some of the highlights from their conversations.

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