"The truth is out there" was the tagline for the X-Files, TV's longest running sci-fi television series and to get to the truth about the appeal of the series, the Arizona Republic quoted Saint Mary's Communication Professor Ellen Rigsby. In an article about the 20th anniversary of the series, Rigsby, whose research includes depictions of race, gender and society in comic books, offers some thoughts on how the show's creators used conspiracy theories to help the series connect with audiences. Read the article.
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013