Lost is on hiatus for a week. Here's how to cope
- March 11, 2009 2:37 PM |
- By Arts Online
Illustration by Jillian Tamaki
Fans of the highly addictive sci-fi drama Lost will be feeling at a loose end this week. The show, which is nearly halfway through season five, is on hiatus for a week starting tonight. Use the time wisely — and I don't mean spend the extra 60 minutes doing laundry, watching American Idol or hanging with family and friends. I mean bone up on your Lost theories at Entertainment Weekly writer Jeff Jensen's comprehensive/dangerously obsessed Lost blog.
Each week, Jensen attempts to untangle the show's notoriously elaborate narrative structure by unpacking allusions (Lost is the TV equivalent of T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland), breaking down the significance of various plot points and offering a few theories of his own.
Opportunities for Lost-theory cramming are endless on the Internet. My personal favourite, and one I read about on Jensen's site a while back, is here. Don't ever let it be said that Lost fans are lazy.
And, hey, did you know that Hurley has a blog?
-- Flannery Dean
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