First Click: The X-files and the age of wholesome conspiracy theories
We’ve all grown up a lot in the 13 years since The X-files ended. We’ve grown up both literally — because that’s how time works — but also figuratively, becoming more cynical, world-weary, and jaded as media-saturated millennials rise to become the buying class. With the announcement of a new mini-series re-uniting agents Mulder and Scully, can we actually go back to the kind of credulous conspiracy theories that filled the show’s nine-year run?
The ’90s seem like a simpler time now, where people could still wear dungarees without it being a whole thing and when people’s primary concern was whether the president engaged in some extra-marital activities and what time Friends was on. It was a world where governments could be trusted to…
Source:: The Verge