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Archive for the 'Hiatus' Category


Episode 024 - Our Predictions for Season 6

Friday, January 29th, 2010
Hiatus, Season 6 Analysis, Predictions, Theories | Comments

We close out the hiatus with our Season 6 Spoiler-Free (as always) predictions for the final season of LOST.

In this Episode of ReThinking LOST, Scott and Elton speculate on who we'll see in Season 6, who will survive to the end, what the first and last scenes of the season might be, what it all might be about, and more.

We'll be releasing new shows throughout the season (look for them each weekend) where we'll be analyzing the previous week's episode. Please stay with us.

And PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, Elton is watching from the UK and won't see the episodes until a few days after the US airing. We hope to make it through Season 6 spoiler-free, so please keep that in mind when tweeting, emailing, or posting on this site.

This episode was a lot of fun to make, and we hope you enjoy it.

Wondering if there's other bits that didn't make it into the podcast, why not check out the Things Scott Wonders about LOST blog.

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The music at the end of the show is a parody song by The Fine Brothers - available here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1PAB6Sgdp8

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Episode 023 - Lost in 8:15

Thursday, January 21st, 2010
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Welcome once again fellow LOST buddies to a Season 6 Spoiler-Free episode of Rethinking LOST .

This week Scott & Elton are joined by Ross (Creeping with Armstrong) to discuss the recently released 'Lost in 8:15' video and compare it with the original 'Seasons 1-3 Lost in 8:15 video'.

The videos are studied to see what is still relevant, what or who's been left out, and speculate as to why.  Hope you enjoy the show.

Want more LOST thoughts, why not check out the all new Things Scott Wonders about LOST blog.

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Episode 022 - Avoiding the Spoilers

Monday, January 18th, 2010
Hiatus, Rethinking 2007 | Comments

After a day in early January where spoilers trickled into the Twitter stream (including some direct from Damon and Carlton themselves) Scott and Elton invite Anna from the Jacob's Cabin podcast to talk about just how tough the next couple of weeks may be.

It's a Season 6 Spoiler-Free episode, and it always will be... but Scott, Elton, and Anna wonder just how long they'll be able to keep dodging bullets to keep their own LOST watching experince spoiler free.

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Episode 021 - Listener Thoughts

Monday, January 11th, 2010
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Welcome Losties to another edition of Rethinking LOST.

This week Scott and Elton dive into the electronic mail bag and pull out a couple of beauties.

A big thank you to everyone who has sent in mail or tweeted, please keep it coming as it's fantastic to see all of your thoughts as we move ever closer to the start of season 6.

A few links we hit upon.

TOMMY WESTPHALL'S MIND - A MULTIVERSE EXPLORED

http://www.thingsinoticed.com

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Episode 020 - Future Roles for LOST Females

Friday, December 18th, 2009
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In Episode 020 of Rethinking LOST, Scott and Elton turn their attention to the female cast of LOST and take a (Season 6 Spoiler-Free as always) look at what roles might await these women in the future. As promised, we do get around to talking about Ben.

We are getting your emails, and we'll be responding to many of them very soon.  In the interim, feel free to send more.

Enjoy the show and have a safe and happy holiday!

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Episode 019 - Future Roles for LOST Males

Sunday, December 6th, 2009
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In this episode of Rethinking LOST, Scott and Elton offer a (Season 6 Spoiler-Free) look at some of the men on LOST and wonder what will be in the future might hold for these actors and their careers once LOST ends. (We didn't forget Ben - episodes 019 and 020 were originally one single episode, so you'll hear us discuss Michael Emerson toward the end of Episode 020.)

Not long to go now.

If you are new to Rethinking LOST, take some time to explore the older episodes.

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Episode 018 - The Numbers

Monday, November 23rd, 2009
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Another Season 6 Spoiler-Free episode of Rethinking LOST brings you our analysis of THE NUMBERS.

Scott and Elton are joined by Ross from the Creeping with Armstrong podcast for a great discussion of the numbers and their place in ABC's LOST. Ross brings quite a bit to the table, including some great theories. We're proud of this episode, and we hope you enjoy it.

Be sure to dig through our earlier episodes and we welcome your feedback.

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Episode 017 - Which LOST Character is … Sayid?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
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In this (Season 6 Spoiler-Free, as always) episode of Rethinking LOST, Scott and Elton do some "character analysis" - the ReThinking LOST way. We take two "Which LOST character are you?" quizzes and use them to study and test our own understanding of the characters.

You can find the quizzes we used here: http://www.seabreezecomputers.com/lost/ and http://www.brainfall.com/quizzes/which-lost-character-are-you/ .

Enjoy Episode 017.  We do hope to do some more ReThinking LOST-style "character analysis" in future shows - we welcome you to join us next time. Let us know if you're interested, and please do send us some feedback.

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Episode 016 - Lostpedia’s Debunked Theories

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
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Welcome to another (Season 6 Spoiler-Free, as always) episode of Rethinking LOST. In Episode 16 the boys dig through the pages of Lostpedia, specifically the Debunked Theories and Persistent Rumors pages.

If you are new to ReThinking LOST, take some time to explore the older episodes. The podcast is formatted so that each episode is an independent show and they can be listened to in any order.

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Episode 015 - Theories from 2006

Monday, October 19th, 2009
Rethinking 2006, Hiatus | Comments

Welcome to another edition of Rethinking LOST

In this episode Scott & Elton share a theory about Zardoz from Ross of the Creeping With Armstrong podcast. Then they turn their attention to the top 5 theories of what's going on in LOST as published on EW.com back in 2006.

Let us know your thoughts @ rethinkinglost@gmail.com

As always, this is a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. So listen without worry. And if you are new to ReThinking LOST, take some time to explore the older episodes. The podcast is formatted so that each episode is an independent show and they can be listened to in any order.

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Enjoy.

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Episode 014 - Time Travel

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
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In Episode 14 of Rethinking LOST, Scott & Elton avoid nose bleeds, open pin holes, and quite frankly get lost in time travel.

They cover basic time travel, the Comic-Con videos, flashes and flashbacks to understand a little better one of the biggest story lines in Lost.  To start we answer a couple of emails and mention Spock Video.

Then we look at Lore Sjoberg's time travel

Station 6 The Orchid

Pierre Chang Pinhole video

This episode is Season 6 Spoiler Free (as always).

Bedding music is a custom mix (by Elton) of files found @ http://incompetech.com

Enjoy.

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Episode 013 - Mythology Episodes

Sunday, September 27th, 2009
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In this weeks episode of Rethinking LOST Scott & Elton run through an article from May 2008, Lost's Most Important Mythology Episodes, which covers focuses on Mythology impacting episodes from the first four seasons of Lost.

As part of our analysis, we re-write the third season finale 'Through The Looking Glass' and fit a season five episode into the list.

This episode is Season 6 Spoiler Free (as always).

Bedding music is a custom mix (by Elton) of files found @ http://incompetech.com

Enjoy.

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Episode 012 - JJ Abrams

Friday, September 18th, 2009
Hiatus | Comments

This week Scott asks the question, should JJ Abrams be getting so much of the credit for Lost?

This is brought up after a script from Jeffrey Leiber has turned up on the Dark UFO website.

Also Anthony Spinner, former producer on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Baretta, is said to be suing ABC.

So who's Lost is it?

This episode is not only Season 6 Spoiler Free (as always), it's COMPLETELY Spoiler-Free! So, no matter where you are in your LOST watching, you can listen without fear.

Let us know your thoughts & talk to us:

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Enjoy.

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Episode 011 - The Fillers

Friday, September 11th, 2009
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Welcome to another edition of Rethinking LOST

In this episode Scott & Elton are joined by Anna from the Jacobs Cabin Lost Podcast where we talk about the so-called 'Filler Episodes'. 

Are there any fillers?  If so, which ones and why?

We also talk Jacks' beard.

Let us know your thoughts @ rethinkinglost@gmail.com

A very big thank you to Anna for joining us.

As always, this is a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. So listen without worry. And if you are new to ReThinking LOST, take some time to explore the older episodes. The podcast is formatted so that each episode is an independent show and they can be listened to in any order.

Talk to us:

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Enjoy.

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Episode 010 - The Dead Part 4

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
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Scott and Elton spend one last episode (for now) exploring the dead characters on LOST. In part 4 they look at Matthew Abbadon, Shannon and Boone, Mr. Eko, Charlie, and John Locke.

The guys also take some time to respond to your feedback - PLEASE SEND MORE!

As always, this is a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. So listen without worry. And if you are new to ReThinking LOST, take some time to explore the older episodes. The podcast is formatted so that each episode is an independent show and they can be listened to in any order.

Talk to us:

Bedding music is a custom mix (by Elton) of files found @ http://incompetech.com

Enjoy.

ReThinking Lost is a proud member of the Lost Podcasting Network.

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Episode 009 - The Dead Part 3

Friday, August 28th, 2009
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Scott and Elton return to continue their study of characters who have died (or so we think) on LOST. Part 3, includes a look at the lives, death scenes, and significance of Christian Shepherd, Anthony Cooper, Nikki, Paulo, Goodwin, Nathan, and more. You do know who Nathan is, don't you?

Scott also reads from a 2006 Buddy TV post which analyzes the Season 2 DVD release party and suggests it may be a sign that ABC is losing faith in LOST.  (Beware of clicking the link, the margins of the site may have links and headlines for more current articles that are  Season 6 Spoilers)

We plan to spend one more show looking at some major deaths in LOST's first 5 seasons for now, and then we'll be spending time on other topics. If you have a suggestion of where to turn our 20/20 hindsight or if you know of old analysis you'd like to see us revisit - please let us know.

As always, this is a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. So listen without worry.

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Enjoy.

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Episode 008 - Where were you March 12, 2009?

Thursday, August 20th, 2009
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At the moment, both Elton and Scott are on family vacations (aka "holidays").  But don't worry, we have a special episode to share with you in our absence.

As many of you know, Scott and Elton produce another podcast, called "An Apotheosis of a Bombast."   During the one week break/hiatus in the middle of Season 5, the guys devoted an entire episode that podcast to a spoiler-free discussion of LOST. It was released on the Bombast feed on March 12, 2009, (Episode 008 of that podcast, ironically) and we are pleased to be able to share it with you here, in it's entirety.

So enjoy a break from our look at "The Dead" and listen in as Elton and Scott discuss how they each got into the show, their favorite characters, make their own (crazy? in hindsight, maybe they were) predictions about how Season 5 might end, and more.

This episode was then, and is still, a Season 6 Spoiler-Free podcast. So listen without worry.

We hope you enjoy this glimpse into the origins of ReThinking LOST and that you find the show as a whole to be a good listen. If you like it, please do check out An Apotheosis of a Bombast on ITunes or through podbean (link below).

We'll be back in plenty of time to bring you Episode 9 and more talk of the dead characters on LOST for next Thursday.

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Enjoy.

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Episode 007 - The Dead Part 2

Thursday, August 13th, 2009
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This week Scott and Elton continue to pick through the IMDB cast page for LOST and rethink the lives, deaths, and significance of the characters who have "passed on." In Part 2, we look at Carl, Alex, Danielle Rousseau, Michael, and many others.

As always, we are striving to present you a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. So listen without worry.

There are still many dead people to talk about (wow, that sounds cold, doesn't it?), but we will be going off on a 1 episode tangent in next week's episode. We are sure you will enjoy that episode, and don't worry - we will return to our study of the dead characters in LOST with Episode 9.

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Enjoy.

A very big thank you has to go to the Lost Podcasting Network for taking us under their wing.

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Episode 006 - The Dead Part 1

Thursday, August 6th, 2009
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This week Scott and Elton begin a (Season 6 Spoiler Free!) rethinking of characters who have died on LOST.

In the first of a multiple part study, we use the IMDB cast page for LOST and look at who's died, how they died, and how significant their characters were. There's no particular order, we just take them as we find them. Part 1 has us looking at the pilot  of 815 (Greg Grunberg again!), the marshall, Sun's love interest, and Montand (among others).

We also take a moment to respond to an audio comment from Anthony (aka @oriSTUDFARM), co-host of the Scutter Cast. If you're a fan of Red Dwarf - Scutter Cast is where you should be.

As always, we are striving to present you a Season 6 Spoiler-free podcast. We do not refer to or make use of anything from Comic-con.

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Enjoy.

A very big thank you has to go to the Lost Podcasting Network for taking us under their wing.

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Episode 005 - 2004 First Impressions

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Hiatus, Rethinking 2004 | Comments

 

Who is Greg Grunberg?

In this episode we talk about questions the posed about and around the pilot episode at the Ain't it Cool News website by their correspondant, "Hercules." (be careful, accessing the main AICN site, at  www.aintitcool.com, may lead to Season 6 spoilers, but the links provided below are SPOILER-FREE)

  • Lost 1.1 FAQ from 24th July 2004
  • Interview with Damon Lindelof from 21st August 2004 (did he really just say something else would be crashing on the island?)

We also look back at Entertainment Weekly's first impressions of the main characters from 5th October 2004: some good, some not so good.

Thank you once again to everyone for your great feedback, but please don't stop.

And seriously, who is Greg Grunberg?

Bedding music can be found @ http://incompetech.com

Enjoy.

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