Locke has died. Locke has risen. Locke will live again. Don’t ask me how, but that seems to be the size of it. When Ilana said there was a man standing in the water in a suit, the first picture that popped into my mind was Locke’s casketed proxy, spooky old Christian Shephard. Although, the … Read more
Category: Lost Recaps
John Locke went tilting at windmills last night, and paid the price. The maybe-delusional/maybe-not/probably-both knight errant of Lost screwed on his Don Quixote and went on his greatest quest yet: convincing the world-weary, spiritually-defeated Oceanic 6 that they were special; that they were meant for greater adventures and grander purposes; that they belonged back on … Read more
“The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we’re passing one another without a look of recognition.” Henry Miller Super-Duper Brief Recap Season 5 Episode 7 “The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham”- Ben MURDERS John Locke. Other stuff happens, but seriously… … Read more
Doc Jensen digs into the story of Doubting Thomas and the real life of Jeremy Bentham for enlightenment on themes in this week’s episode. Plus: Teases galore, corrections about Narnia, and a new installment of ”Totally Lost”
Well, well, well…by Lost standards, we certainly seem to have had ourselves a pretty straightforward episode in “316.” Even the allusions were simple! John 3:16, the lamppost of Narnia, doubting (but brave!) Thomas the Apostle. And it looked like there were only a few unanswered questions, even having only a few possible explanations. Goodness knows … Read more
In the end, it wasn’t complicated at all. As we watched Jack’s butt sail off the cliff, in not one but two dying duck dives, the truth about Lost suddenly became stunningly clear…We’ve been waaaaaaaay overthinking this thing. After three years spent on the wrong side of the looking glass, three years of Sayid killing … Read more
lost untangled for the new episode 5×06 : “316”
“We are praying now for the repose of his soul. Hoping you’re well and not in hell. Nice change of air. Out of the frying pan of life into the fire of purgatory.” ~ James Joyce “Ulysses” Super-Duper Brief Recap Season 5 Episode 6 “316”- Jack hits the Island with his usual panache, and a … Read more
(Author’s Note: Please pardon your humble author’s tardiness as she fell into a bit of a time-loop herself in trying to make her thoughts about “This Place is Death” semi-coherent in the face of all that’s come before.) Well, that was a cheery name for a cheery episode, wasn’t it? Not that it wasn’t an … Read more
“Down, down, down. Would the fall NEVER come to an end! `I wonder how many miles I’ve fallen by this time?’ she said aloud. `I must be getting somewhere near the centre of the earth. “ – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland The theme of the week was HOLES. Holes in the head. Holes in the … Read more
Abc untangled for episode 5×05 : this place is death !
“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” ~ Oscar Wilde Super-Duper Brief Recap Season 5 Episode 5 “This Place is Death”- This ep opens with a Wild West-esque showdown on Pier 23, starring Sun as the Sergeant at Arms. Or some way-more-appropriate “Wild West” rhetorical expression. I find myself lusting … Read more
I loved this week’s episode of Lost. Great storyline, lots of intrigue, funny moments, both major plotlines hurtling toward one another, questions answered, new questions raised. And Old Smokey. All the things I love about Lost. (I saw DocArzt’s note the other day about how the season is already a quarter of the way done… … Read more
Here is an awesome video that congested put together stringing the events of Deus Ex Machina, Do No Harm, Live Together, Die Alone & The Little Prince to form a complete timeline of what happened on November 1st, 2004. Enjoy!
One of the perks of Lost Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is we frequently get the chance to bastardize works of great literature into our patchwork quilt of crazy clues. Now, normally this project falls way above my paygrade. I love this show, but I don’t have the leisure time to plow through masterworks like Foucault’s Pendulum … Read more
(Author’s Note: Before reading my piece below, read imfromthepast’s very well-written piece, “Time Travel for Dummies.” Then, read or re-read the Wikipedia article on Predestination Loops you should have read in a previous post of mine. I’ll wait.) Just when you thought things couldn’t get any stranger after “Jughead” and its potentially explosive reveals, the … Read more
“Faith: not wanting to know what is true.”~ Friedrich Nietzsche Super-Duper Brief Recap Season 5 Episode 4 “The Little Prince”- We are back on Penny’s rescue boat and Jack and Kate are having a discussion regarding Aaron. We learn that it was Kate’s idea to say the child was her spawn and Jack openly gets … Read more
Why do Others need to learn Latin and so very many other things just to be part of that society? Here’s one possible reason.
“If you say in the first chapter that there is a rifle hanging on the wall, in the second or third chapter it absolutely must go off. If it’s not going to be fired, it shouldn’t be hanging there.” – Anton Chekhov This episode was filled with satisfying little clicks of recognition. So many clues … Read more