February 15, 2006

Relationships under review


In a recent Internet poll conducted by, fans voted for Kate Austen (Evangeline Lilly) to be with Dr Jack Shephard (Matthew Fox), over James ‘Sawyer’ Ford (Josh Holloway). But it was a close race with only a 4% difference between the two men. Read More
Ana Lucia safe on Lost
J.J. Abrams: "There's a lot of stuff that has happened that's extracurricular, and it's in the news. It becomes fodder for speculation. While we don't want to report on the fate of any of the characters in the show, I would say without question that any reports that anything that's going on with any of the actors as being problematic or certainly resulting in changing the storyline to sort of, you know, get rid of them is just erroneous and silliness."
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February 16, 2006

Science and faith a TV regular on “Lost”


Four people stranded on an unknown island stand in an underground shelter complete with a mid-’80s computer system. The eldest in the group — a middle-aged mountaineer-type — is trying to convince the other three — a rugged doctor, a handsome Iraqi soldier and a drop-dead gorgeous convict — that in order to survive, they must enter six numbers into the computer every 108 minutes.
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Lost quiz: Mulder and Scully would walk away from Lost, shaking their heads
Now we know why they call it Lost.

Every Wednesday night since the fall of 2004, we've sat transfixed, staring at the greatest TV-twister since Twin Peaks.
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February 17, 2006

TV Squad Lost Podcast: One of Them


Here it is. The long awaited podcast from last night's episode of Lost: One of them. Queue up the podcast alongside the show that you recorded or downloaded, and listen along as C.K. Sample III and I comment on all that is going on on the island.
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"Buffy" Scribe Gets "Lost"
After working on cult shows like "Alias" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," moving over to "Lost" shouldn't be too much of a stretch. Variety is reporting that writer Drew Goddard is doing just that, after signing a deal with Touchstone Television.
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February 20, 2006

Popular ‘Lost’ is a cultural phenomenon


The message boards were abuzz the morning after Sawyer and Charlie stole the guns. For those who watch the popular ABC serial drama "Lost"solely for entertainment purposes, the Feb. 8 episode — "The Long Con" — featured more of island bad boy Sawyer's backstory.
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The Buddhism of `Lost'
There's reason for Sluyter's wariness; he notes that the last time the word "dharma" was prominently mentioned on TV, "it turned out to mean a cute blond hippie girl married to an uptight yuppie named Greg."
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February 21, 2006

More about Lost and the Third Policeman


I was on the radio today - BBC Ulster suffered a plague of Wexfordmen, with Colm Toibin on talking about Truman Capote, and Anthony Cronin and I on talking about the connection between the TV series Lost and Flann O'Brien's novel The Third Policeman.
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Lost boosts interest in The Third Policeman
'Lost' stays adventurous; 'Housewives' becomes stuck in cul-de-sac'
By playing to its storytelling strengths, “Lost” continues to explore fertile entertainment territory, while the slickly predictable “Desperate Housewives” keeps tooling around the same old cul-de-sac.
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February 23, 2006

The Five: Reasons NOT to kill off Ana Lucia

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I wholeheartedly disagree with this editorial in the Toronto Star. The writer calls for Ana Lucia's character to be killed off on Lost. He'd like to see her get scurvy, mauled by a polar bear, "vanish into a black cloud", or get shot in a special guest appearance by Dick Cheney.
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'LOST stars get their Sony PSP'
No wonder Locke wanted to get into the hatch, there were a bunch of gadgets called the Sony PSP waiting for them!
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