Celebritology 2.0: Lost


Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 07/31/2012

‘The Lost Boys’ turns 25: A list of 25 great things about the ‘80s vampire flick

The Frog Brothers, Kiefer Sutherland with fangs and INXS soundtrack. “Twilight” has none of those things.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:40 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Lost Boys, Retro Nostalgia

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Trouble in ‘Lost’ land: Dominic Monaghan and his Matthew Fox allegation (Updated)

Charlie Pace said on Twitter that Jack Shephard is a serial woman beater. This is troubling for numerous reasons.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Lost, Dominic Monaghan, Matthew Fox

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Happy ‘Lost’ finale anniversary. Care for a few flashbacks?

On this day in history, Jack Shephard laid down to rest and a nation weeped and/or raged.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Lost

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 05/21/2010

UPDATED: 'Lost' revelation: Was Ilana Jacob's daughter?

UPDATE: I heard back from an ABC rep who says the information mentioned below about the Ilana/Jacob connection is "incorrect." So perhaps Robinson misunderstood or just flat-out misspoke? Another island mystery. ----------------------- A bit of breaking "Lost" news (well, as breaking as news can be about a character who died four episodes ago): Ilana Verdansky was Jacob's daughter. That's what Zuleikha Robinson, the actress who played the vest-wearing Ajira Airlines flight survivor, revealed at the Wednesday opening of a "Lost" gallery exhibit at the Vilcek Foundation in New York. She was chatting with me and another journalist when we asked if she could tell us anything more about her character's relevance to the broader narrative on the show. "I was supposed to be Jacob's daughter," she confirmed, adding that the writers ultimately decided they didn't have enough time to fully address that part of the "Lost" saga in the number...

By Jen Chaney  |  11:46 AM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost, Lost, Lost | Tags:  Lost

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2010

Profiles in 'Lost' Fandom: Danny Simonzad

Some "Lost" fans have been hardcore, Smoke Monster-obsessives from the minute the show debuted back in 2004. Others didn't fall head-over-Hurley heels until a little later in the game. Danny Simonzad, the man who made "Obsession." (Photo provided by Danny Simonzad) Such is the case for Danny Simonzad, the man responsible for "Obsession," the video entry in ABC's recent "Lost" promo contest that -- at least in my opinion -- did the best job of capturing the bittersweet feelings "Lost" followers feel as they approach the big farewell. Watch it below. (For the record, the winner -- "Convergence," which aired during Wednesday's episode -- also is quite well-done.) I spoke to Danny about he became a "Lost" fan and what inspired him to capture our collective sense of Sawyer mourning in Web video form; read all about it in the Q&A that follows....

By Jen Chaney  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pop Culture, Pop Culture, Pop Culture | Tags:  Lost

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 05/11/2010

Profiles in 'Lost' Fandom: Stuart Kizcek

Our salute to "Lost" fans continues with a profile of a guy whose loyalty to the island is unquestioned. No words are even required to describe it. I mean, for God's sake, just look at that picture. Stuart Kiczek and Jorge Garcia at Comic-Con 2006. (Photo provided by Stuart Kizcek) But since I like words -- and since I shared a long, thoroughly enjoyable conversation with our profile subject, Stuart Kizcek -- I invite you to get to know this Hurley doppelganger (and one of the most intense "Lost"-ophiles currently roaming the planet) via the Q&A below. Another profile in "Lost" fandom is coming later this week, but I continue to welcome suggestions. So if you know someone whose life will only be complete after they turn their basement into a replica of the Hatch, please drop us a line and let us know....

By Jen Chaney  |  02:53 PM ET, 05/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost, Lost, Lost | Tags:  Lost

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 05/10/2010

'Lost' Superlatives: Cast your votes!

With only two regular episodes and a two-and-a-half hour finale to go, we're in a valedictory mood. In that spirit, we want you -- our fellow students of all things "Lost" -- to vote for the Losties who deserve special recognition.

By Liz Kelly and Jen Chaney  |  12:38 PM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Lost, Lost Superlatives

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Profiles in 'Lost' Fandom: Meet Morgan McPhearson

We bring you Profiles in "Lost" Fandom, a series in which we chat up some of the more hardcore "Lost" obsessives on the planet in an effort to make you feel less ridiculous for Googling "Desmond Hume, time travel" or pausing the DVR to figure out the name of the Russian book Hurley snagged from Ilana.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pop Culture, Pop Culture, Pop Culture, Pop Culture | Tags:  Lost, Profiles in Lost Fandom