Rethinking LOST

Avoiding The Spoilers

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……

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Listener Thoughts

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…

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Future Roles for LOST Females

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…

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Future Roles for LOST Males

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,…

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The Numbers

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…

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Which LOST Character is … Sayid?

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…

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Lostpedia’s Debunked Theories

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…

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Theories From 2006

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 @…

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Time Travel

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…

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Mythology Episodes

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…

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JJ Abrams

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…

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The Fillers

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…

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The Dead Part 4

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…

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The Dead Part 3

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…

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Where Were You March 12, 2009?

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…

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The Dead Part 2

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…

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The Dead Part 1

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…

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2004 First Impressions

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…

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Our Own Loose Ends

Welcome to another Rethinking LOST This episode Scott & Elton look at some of their own loose ends that they would like tied up which include Henry Gale, Aaron and Radzinsky. Their heads are then turned to an article of ‘Top 5 Predictions for Season 5’ from buddytv.com Thank you to everyone for your great feedback….

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LOST Loose Ends Part 3

Elton and Scott finish their rethinking of IGN’s Top 50 Lost Loose Ends, covering numbers 19-1.  The boys continue to compare their own conclusions to  IGN’s own pre-Season 5 rethink. In this, our third show, we take a look at: IGN’s Top 50 Lost Loose Ends (from November 2006) Numbers 19 – 1 and give our thoughts…

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LOST Loose Ends Part 2

Continuing on from last week, Scott and Elton discuss IGN’s Top 50 Lost Loose Ends Numbers 39-20. Our second show takes a look at The Black Rock, Libby and Christian Shepards body, and more. Some links you will want to check out: IGN’s Top 50 Lost Loose Ends (from November 2006) Numbers 39 – 20 and give our thoughts…

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LOST Loose Ends Part 1

Welcome to the first episode of Rethinking LOST. For our first show we take a look at: IGN’s Top 50 Lost Loose Ends (from November 2006) Numbers 50 – 40 and give our thoughts on which of these have been resolved and which remain loose ends. The rest of the Top 50 will be examined in…

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