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Writing is a little athletic for me. I get worked up a little bit when I do it. So I guess I’m a little bit…
When the surf is really good, it’s hard for me to concentrate on work. So I really have to watch when and where I surf…
There was a particularly good show on when I was in my early teens called ‘Kolchak: The Night Stalker,’ starring Darren McGavin. They were two…
There are things I’m doing with ‘The After’ that would’ve never flown on ‘The X-Files’ and on network television, so it’s more permissive. That’s not…
The real challenge in doing a TV show is in what I would call the maintenance energy. You take that creative energy and you use…
So many things for me are unfortunate in the commercialization of something that is special. It’s like when Led Zeppelin appears in Cadillac commercials. There’s…
‘The X-Files’ from the beginning was a very visual show, and with Bob Mandel directing the pilot and Dan Sackheim being involved in the production…
The experience of seeing a surf movie in the 1970s, as a teenager, and the energy in those theatres, was amazing. It was the only…
People thought the storyline and characters for ‘X-Files’ made it a ‘dark’ show, but I never saw it that way. I always thought Mulder and…
It’s so interesting that when I finished ‘The X-Files’ in 2002, the – call it the political and cultural climate in America – was one…
I’ve been asked to do surfing movies over the years and offered several opportunities. I just felt that if I were to do one, I’d…
It’s funny – I was a big fan of ‘The Sopranos.’ It became kind of a threat to ‘The X-Files’ in a way because they…
I’m a big fan of Barack Obama. I think he carries a heavier burden and is held to a greater and higher standard than other…
I got to do Disney Sunday movies. I got to do a TV pilot there. And it really helped me to realise that I needed…
Even if I see 300 ‘X-Files’ fans together, I can’t fathom – I cannot imagine – the audience itself. All I think about is the…
‘The X-Files’ was a hard sell because people didn’t know what it was. The network didn’t understand what it was that they were buying, and…
I grew up a child of Watergate. It gave me a good dose of skepticism about authority. One of my favorite movies is ‘All the…
You have these catch-phrases that you associate with ‘The X-Files’: ‘Trust No One,’ ‘Deny Everything.’ ‘Believe the Lie’ was one of them.
I admired shows like ‘Six Feet Under.’ That was an amazing show. Never boring, always inventive, smart. Loved the characters. Completely original. Those are shows…
My brother is a scientist. He’s a professor at MIT. He brought science fiction into my world.
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