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[opening Lost theme]

Kris White: Hello guys, and welcome to a special surprise edition of the Official Lost Audio Podcast, hosted by abc.com. I say surprise because if you're a regular listener/viewer, you'll know that we didn't expect to have a podcast for you all until after our upcoming episode, "Ji Yeon." But, well, the guys invited us down for lunch, and one thing, you know, lead to another, and next thing you know, we were podcasting. So here we are with executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse to rehash "The Other Woman" and prehash "Ji Yeon," which of course airs this Thursday, March 13 at 9pm on ABC and is available the next day at abc.com. Also just a quick word, one of our fan questions is spoilish about the video game, Via Domus, so before that question we'll have a little break just in case you want to, you know, uh... play the video game yourself. Here now are Damon and Carlton.

[podcast theme music]

Carlton Cuse: Howdy Damon.

Damon Lindelof: Hi there Carlton. Wow, howdy, that's a new salutation for you.

Carlton Cuse: Well, you know, I kind of wanted to bust it up here on the range today.

Damon Lindelof: Hey if you're gonna wear boots with spurs on, you might as well say howdy. I was wondering why the spurs, but I decided not to ask.

Carlton Cuse: We've got a lot of writing to do, and we're gonna have to ride the writers hard.

Damon Lindelof: Wow already we're just... Hello ladies and gentlemen!

Carlton Cuse: What's going on with you Damon?

Damon Lindelof: Oh, you know, the same old, same old. We've got our heads down. We're in full on lean green story breaking machine modality, where we basically had to write five scripts in six weeks, and two of them are down pretty much. One of them is still having a little rewriting going on. We're almost--

Carlton Cuse: Like a (???)

Damon Lindelof: That's right. We're almost done breaking the third story, and we're sort of peeling into the two hour finale, which this year is gonna air separate hours because Grey's Anatomy, they get to do a two-hour finale, so we've gotta break ours in half in order to stay on Thursdays.

Carlton Cuse: Right, but--

Damon Lindelof: But we did that with the pilot so--

Carlton Cuse: Yeah. Well, good.

Damon Lindelof: It was cool to be on and see the Iron Man trailer. It was like--

Carlton Cuse: Oh, yeah.

Damon Lindelof: That's the Thursday night they put movies on.

Carlton Cuse: I know.

Damon Lindelof: It was like, you know, that's something that you actually don't Tivo through. That was kind of kickass.

Carlton Cuse: Right. Better than a lot of those kind of various body products that uh--

Damon Lindelof: Yes, exactly.

Carlton Cuse: --probably shouldn't even be discussed on the podcast.

Damon Lindelof: Yes. Unless they want to give us corporate sponsors, you know.

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles]

Damon Lindelof: Ladies E presents the Lost podcast. Carlton do you sometimes have that not so fresh feeling?

Carlton Cuse: Right now as a matter of fact.

Damon Lindelof: Excellent. All right, well, this seems like the perfect segue to talk about--

Both giggling: "The Other Woman"

Damon Lindelof: The episode that you guys saw last week.

Carlton Cuse: Yes, so let's talk about the newest station we were introduced--

Damon Lindelof: Heh.

Carlton Cuse: Introduced- that we introduced this episode.

Damon Lindelof: Carlton, how many times do we have to go over this--

Carlton Cuse: I don't know, Kris, I don't like the way Kris writes.

Damon Lindelof: Read it first and then-

Carlton Cuse: It's not conversational. It's written, you know, kind of like um...

Damon Lindelof: Is what you're asking-

Carlton Cuse: It's like those translations of things that like people do from like Belgrade.

Damon Lindelof: So you're asking about the Tempest. Is that what you're trying to say?

Carlton Cuse: What's up with the Tempest?

Damon Lindelof: Uh...

Carlton Cuse: Has it been in any of the maps or clues we've seen in past seasons? What would be the legitimate use for this station, other than killing everyone on the Island.

Damon Lindelof: Heh, well, do you need another use other than that? I mean, you got the station where you train animals, and the station where you push the button every 108 minutes, and the station where you kill everybody on the island.

Carlton Cuse: What do you suppose the purpose of the Arrow station was? I mean it was just a big like cave in the side of the mountain, and there was just somebody's eye and then-

Damon Lindelof: Yeah, glass eye storage, I think is-

Carlton Cuse: Glass eye storage.

Damon Lindelof: Maybe we'll be returning to the Arrow in a future season to be designated later, but uh--

Carlton Cuse: Definitely the zombie season.

Damon Lindelof: The Tempest station is in fact an important station. It is down there on Kelvin's map in the sliding blast door no longer existing in the hatch. And obviously this was sort of our attempt to, you know, go back and do a little island history. This season so much of the story telling is based on these flash forwards, but since Juliet is still in play, we felt we could be answering some questions about the Others in the story personally about her in terms of her relationship with Goodwin and Harper. We know that--

Carlton Cuse: Plus we like Goodwin.

Damon Lindelof: Yeah, we like Goodwin.

Carlton Cuse: Goodwin's (???)

Damon Lindelof: But we know there's this station that at some point the DHARMA Initiative was gassed, and we were wondering where that came from, and the idea that the DHARMA initiative was supposedly consisting of all these hippies also had a station that's primary manufacture was chemical weaponry we thought was an interesting story point fit to be set up for story telling later.

Carlton Cuse: Yeah, and I mean, I think, you know, you can interpret that several different ways. I mean one way might be that there was not- were not all entirely peaceful missions that were going on in the DHARMA stations. Another interpretation is that the DHARMA Initiative was aware that there were hostile forces on the island and created gas to protect themselves. Those might be two viable explanations.

Damon Lindelof: I should start telling my wife that the gas is to protect myself and that will probably make things a lot easier to explain around the house.

Carlton Cuse: Obviously we can't talk about Ben without discussing the video he showed Locke.

Damon Lindelof: Oh, right.

Carlton Cuse: Is Charles Widmore really--

Damon Lindelof: Oh, that video.

Carlton Cuse: --the person behind "Not Penny's Boat"? Isn't that Penny's father? How can it... not... be her boat--

Damon Lindelof: You are just... you really--

Carlton Cuse: I'm gonna actually-- I'm gonna give these rehashes to like Eddie and Adam to rewrite before we do our next podcast.

Damon Lindelof: You know those commercials they run during the NFL?

Carlton Cuse: Kris is actually-- now he's got a knife, and he's pointing it at my neck. I'm sorry Kris. No, this is really beautiful, thank you.

Damon Lindelof: I'm gonna read it. Obviously we can't talk about Ben without discussing the video he showed Locke. Is Charles Widmore really the person behind "Not Penny's Boat"? Isn't that Penny's father? How can it not be her boat? I mean, I'm not having a problem reading it at all.

Carlton Cuse: Well, maybe it was written for you. Maybe he just doesn't write it for me.

Damon Lindelof: Maybe you should take off that eyepatch.

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles]

Damon Lindelof: And you'd be able to read a little easier. First with the spurs, then with the eyepatch.

Carlton Cuse: They all go together.

Damon Lindelof: And of course, the lack of pants. Have we talked enough about "The Other Woman."

Carlton Cuse: I don't really have (???) to say about it.

Damon Lindelof: Oh wait, well I guess we have to answer that question.

Carlton Cuse: Yeah.

Damon Lindelof: Which is: we got a big reveal here. We have Ben basically saying--

Carlton Cuse: Saying, "Hey, it's Charles Widmore."

Damon Lindelof: "Charles Widmore sent the boat."

Carlton Cuse: Yeah.

Damon Lindelof: "And I don't know why he's looking for the island." Do you believe him?

Carlton Cuse: Uh, I think he does know why Charles Widmore is looking for the island.

Damon Lindelof: So you're saying Ben is lying.

Carlton Cuse: I think Ben is not telling the full truth, but that would not be first time, would it.

Damon Lindelof: Will we find out whether or not Ben is telling the truth by the end of this season Carlton?

Carlton Cuse: Yes.

Damon Lindelof: Wow.

Carlton Cuse: I think so.

Damon Lindelof: Definitive answers.

Carlton Cuse: Yes.

Damon Lindelof: I like it.

Carlton Cuse: Okay. Is this the last we've seen of Harper?

Damon Lindelof: No, she's an Other--

Carlton Cuse: Might be around.

Damon Lindelof: She's still on the island. We didn't kill her.

Carlton Cuse: Who's Ben's man on the boat?

Damon Lindelof: That's a good question Carlton. You'll find out next week on...

Carlton Cuse: Next time.

Damon Lindelof: ...episode 407, "Ji Yeon," which is gonna be a great episode. We don't want to tell you too much about it, other than for those of you who feel like you haven't been seeing enough of Sun and Jin--

Carlton Cuse: Would it be about Sun and Jin? Is that why it's called Ji Yeon?

Damon Lindelof: Ji Yeon is uh... That is why it is called that. It's a Sun and Jin episode. And hopefully by the end of that episode, many of your questions about the identities of the Oceanic 6 will be answered.

Carlton Cuse: All right, so let's--

Damon Lindelof: Let's get to questions.

Carlton Cuse: That's the fun part.

[fanfare]

Carlton Cuse: You go first this time.

Damon Lindelof: All right, Carlton, this is from SamFisherCell. It's a question of canon.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: Not the television show Cannon from the 70s.

Carlton Cuse: I loved that show. A Quinn Martin production.

Damon Lindelof: This is c-a-n-o-n. In terms of-- For those of you not familiar with the term canon -- I can't imagine there are any of you who listen to a podcast--

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles]

Damon Lindelof: --who don't know what that is. But canon is basically means like anything in the show that is actually of the show, and we refer to as being part of the show, as opposed to something that is tangential to the show. Um, here's the question: "Recently I read on Doc Jensen's EW column some rather confusing news regarding the canon of Lost. During an interview, Damon claimed that the only true Lost canon is the show itself, while Carlton added that the Orchid video and the mobisodes were canon, but the video game and Find 815," which was our ARG leading into the season, "are not. From my understanding, something being canon means that it is a legitimate piece of the overall mythology but doesn't necessarily mean that it's vital. I understand the reason why Find 815 isn't canon, but what are we to do with Find 815 events that cross over into the show? What about the Lost Experience or even information gleaned from the Lost jigsaw puzzles? Is all the ancillary information about the Apollo chocolate company, the Alvar Hanso video, or information about Magnus Hanso simply throwaway supposed information? Does this mean any revelations made during Via Domus," which is the new Lost game, "such as the room behind the concrete wall are not a true part of the overall Lost mythology? I agree that it's not fair to expect a normal viewer to seek out these auxiliary experiences, but I, along with many others, have enjoyed looking into them in order to give ourselves a better understanding of the world of Lost.

Carlton Cuse: You know, that's a very well-phrased and well-written question, um...

Damon Lindelof: Thank you.

Carlton and Kris chuckle

Carlton Cuse: And uh...

Damon Lindelof: Zing!

Carlton Cuse: We're gonna-- There's gonna be a throwdown after this podcast.

Damon Lindelof: Wait 'til you hear--

Carlton Cuse: I'm sorry we're not on video.

Damon Lindelof: Wait 'til you hear the last question I've got for you on the podcast this week, Carlton.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: You're just gonna be thrilled.

Carlton Cuse: All right, okay. Don't stick that pen in the back of my neck, by the way. Um, the issue of canon is a very tricky one because obviously our main job is to sort of shepherd and be stewards of the mother ship, and that is the-- I would reconcile the discrepancy by saying that the mothership is true canon. I mean obviously if it's in the show, by definition it is canon. We try hard to make the other things, you know, very much a part of the world of the show, and it just depends kind of frankly on how much time and how much influence we have as to whether we can kind of officially designate other things as canon. It's an immense job to run the show, as well as sort of oversee everything else that's part of the brand. We wrote the mobisodes. Our writers wrote them. We put a lot of time and energy into them. We produced them. Our directors directed them. So we felt that those qualified as canon. Same with the Orchid video, which actually will come into play. We also, as we have said before, really feel it's hugely important that people not have to seek out other stuff in order to appreciate or enjoy Lost. But yes, we put the time and effort in so that other people who dig into these ancillary products will find things that are rewarding. And most of Bad Twin is not really particularly relevant to the show, but there is a few things in there that are actually things that have become a big part of the show, like the relationship of the Widmores and Alvar Hanso -- that gets first detailed in Bad Twin. So there are nuggets of things that are canon, and things that are not fully canon, and, you know, there are other things where we give a lot of time and attention to them that we kind of will designate as canon, but the truth is as Damon said, the only thing you really need to follow to really know everything there is to know about Lost is the show.

Damon Lindelof: That being said, the podcast is not in canon.

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles] No.

Damon Lindelof: So you should disregard everything we're saying.

Carlton Cuse: Including what Damon just said.

Damon Lindelof: Including what I just said.

Carlton Cuse: 'Cause he was just lying when he said disregard everything he said. That's a lie.

Damon Lindelof: Now this is like those two guys where one always tells the truth, and one always lies, and, you know, and you have to ask which one is guarding the gate to heaven and hell.

Carlton Cuse: Is that why you have that pen in my neck?

Damon Lindelof: Sorry.

Carlton Cuse: Okay, Damon here we go.

Damon Lindelof: Yeah!

Carlton Cuse: Here's a few questions, and I'm gonna-- This kind of speed question time.

Damon Lindelof: Good.

Carlton Cuse: This is from LosterThanYou, and it's called "Lost and Gilligan's Island."

Damon Lindelof: Okay.

Carlton Cuse: "Hi Damon and Carlton. A few questions." Okay, here we go.

Damon Lindelof: Yep.

Carlton Cuse: "Will the Losties ever find the U.S.S. Minnow on the island?"

Damon Lindelof: No.

Carlton Cuse: "Who is the better engineer, Sayid or the Professor?"

Damon Lindelof: The Professor.

Carlton Cuse: "Would Sawyer prefer Ginger or Mary Ann if given the choice?"

Damon Lindelof: Ginger.

Carlton Cuse: "Would he prefer her to Kate?"

Damon Lindelof: No.

Carlton Cuse: "Would Hurley be amused when the Skipper hits Gilligan with his hat? Or would he respond with: Dude that's not cool."

Damon Lindelof: Dude that's not cool.

Carlton Cuse: "Who's richer: Hurley or the Howells?"

Damon Lindelof: Hurley.

Carlton Cuse: "If Gilligan did not join the cast, would Season 2 have ended with Gilligan asleep at the button?"

Damon Lindelof: No.

Carlton Cuse: Oh, I'm sorry, if Gilligan did join the cast.

Damon Lindelof: Oh.

Carlton Cuse: I'm sorry.

Damon Lindelof: Then yes.

Carlton Cuse: Yes. Okay. Then Gilligan would have been asleep at the button.

Damon Lindelof: Absolutely.

Carlton Cuse: "Did the Skipper borrow the Minnow from Libby?"

Damon Lindelof: Heh.

Carlton Cuse: [giggles]

Damon Lindelof: Yes. Bingo.

Carlton Cuse: And finally, "Was the Skipper a member of DHARMA or an Other, and did he intentionally shipwreck the Minnow?"

Damon Lindelof: Was he a member of DHARMA or an Other?

Carlton Cuse: Yes.

Damon Lindelof: ...Yes. But I won't tell you which.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: He's one of those.

Carlton Cuse: That was good. There was no beating around the bush.

Damon Lindelof: No.

Carlton Cuse: Those were direct answers, and I know that everyone out there appreciates that. What a fantastic question.

Damon Lindelof: We live in a time and age, Carlton, when the public wants answers.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: They don't have to be factual or true.

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles]

Damon Lindelof: But they have to be answers. Carlton, this one's from ILoveJackTheMost.

Carlton Cuse: Oh, I see where this is going.

Damon Lindelof: It's a question in three parts.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: "This is a serious question. I'm not trying to be cutesy here. In the Lost Missing Pieces," which we've now established as canon, "the final episode, Christian Shephard appears on the island and tells Vincent to go wake Jack up."

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: That's point 1. Point 2: "If you adjust the brightness on your TV in one of the newer episodes, the man in the rocking chair has Christian Shephard's distinct long forehead and nose." Point 3: "Back in Season 1, the episode White Rabbit, Jack finds his father's coffin empty. So where's Jack's dad? And will we see him more in the immediate future?"

Carlton Cuse: That is a very observant question. The answer is we will be seeing more of Jack's dad in the future. I think it's a really good question to ponder what exactly is Christian Shepard's role in the lives of Jack and the other survivors on the island. And it was a good observation also to say that was Christian Shephard indeed in the cabin.

Damon Lindelof: There you go.

Carlton Cuse: I'm--

Damon Lindelof: I like this new--

Carlton Cuse: I'm taking (???) [snaps fingers]

Damon Lindelof: It's good.

Carlton Cuse: Okay, Damon, hope you really get to my question. This is from LockesWheelchair, member since March 6, one post. "I'm desperate to know if we're gonna get to see the smoke monster again anytime soon. Really desperate to see it again, as I feel it is so integral to the island. Thanks so much if you get to this."

Damon Lindelof: The answer to that question is yes.

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: We like to do-- We like to unleash the monster once a season--

Carlton Cuse: It's been a while. At least once a season.

Damon Lindelof: --at least. We have a rule though, and the rule is every time that we show you the monster, that we evolve its mythology a little further so you learn something about it that you didn't know before, so it's not just a big black smoke thing flying through the air.

Carlton Cuse: Well, Damon's lying again now, and that's not in canon.

Damon Lindelof: Okay. Wait, that I'm lying, or that it's on the podcast, which is not in canon?

Carlton Cuse: Exactly.

Damon Lindelof: This is from Matt81881. My second favorite question of the week. I'm saving my favorite for the last question, so here we go. "Hi guys. Locke was probably my favorite and the most interesting character in Season 1. He was the miraculously walking, knife wielding, weather predicting, crib building, dog finding, goofy head-paste making dude who knew something was special about the island and was determined to find answers. But his actions over the past couple of seasons have made him tougher and tougher to defend to my friends and especially my wife. Will Locke's actions eventually be redeemed? Will we eventually see that his seemingly strange antics all serve the purpose of discovery of what makes this island so special? His search is one of many things that hooked me on Lost, so here's hoping he and I will be vindicated. Also, Carlton, please stop calling my house to tell me that my automobile warranty is expiring."

Carlton Cuse: [laughs]

Damon Lindelof: "Thanks."

Carlton Cuse: Well, Terry O'Quinn, thank you for your question.

Damon Lindelof: Heh, awesome.

Carlton Cuse: Um, Locke is a man who's on a journey, and that journey, like many biblical characters, is one that has periods of doubting and of uncertainty and--

Damon Lindelof: And frustration.

Carlton Cuse: And frustration.

Damon Lindelof: And the occasional Emmy win.

Carlton Cuse: And the occasional Emmy win.

Damon Lindelof: Right.

Carlton Cuse: Yes, exactly. So, uh, it is true Terry O'Quinn has asked us many of those same questions. You know, I think it would be less interesting to see the Locke that was only the Season 1 Locke. I think that the Season 1 Locke is cool and interesting when you get to see the other sides of this character and see him struggling to find what his purpose is, and there is a lot more about that to come, and I think you will see an energized and activated Locke even as soon as the rest of the season.

Damon Lindelof: I agree. There's always a paradigm in storytelling anytime like in a movie or television show or a novel that a priest is the central character, you know, someone who is a person of faith, it's always telling the story that they're having a crisis of faith.

Carlton Cuse: Right.

Damon Lindelof: You know, that something has happened in their life that makes them doubt, and then the story is all about how they again return back to, "Oh, now I have a deeper faith. I understand things better." It's not just, "I believed in the island because I could walk around." Now it's much more fundamental. But in order to get there, you have to doubt, and you have to throw knives into people's backs, and see taller ghost Walt, and push a button for a while. All those things are sort of along the way.

Kris White: This is your spoiler alert. Damon and Carlton will be talking about the video game Via Domus for the next 1 minute and 27 seconds. You have been warned.

Carlton Cuse: All right, here's my question for you Damon.

Damon Lindelof: I can't wait.

Carlton Cuse: "Lost Via Domus ending messed with my head." This is from KevinJohnson90.

Damon Lindelof: Right.

Carlton Cuse: Hello masculine Carlton and Damon. [giggles]

Damon Lindelof: I think I'm offended... I think. All right.

Carlton Cuse: I played through the Lost video game like a fiend and have a quick question about the ending, which I know Damon was intimately involved with. What on earth happened? Was it all a dream or a Desmond-like consciousness time travel? Thank you so much for answering the question and for the awesome podcasts. P.S. I anxiously await new banjo songs. I've listened to Borderland so much it's starting to skip." Kris?

Kris White: You're the one who plays the banjo.

Damon Lindelof: I think we probably should have offered up a little bit of a spoiler warning before that question, considering people probably who have yet to play Lost Via Domus don't want to play it knowing that that question is in play. So therefore I don't want to be too specific about saying what the ending means. All we can say is it wasn't all a dream. We're not interested in all a dream storytelling, so if something takes on the guise of--

Carlton Cuse: Only little parts are dreams.

Damon Lindelof: Yes.

Carlton Cuse: Little dreams within something that's not a dream.

Damon Lindelof: Right. You can have dreams on the show, but you will never find a character waking up and going--

Carlton Cuse: It was all in a snow globe.

Damon Lindelof: Yes, exactly. That being said, we can confirm that Lost Via Domus is not all a dream. But since it's outside canon, who cares?

Carlton Cuse: [chuckles]

Damon Lindelof: Moving on, my final question--

Carlton Cuse: Okay.

Damon Lindelof: --and favorite question of the week, from Konanok.

Carlton Cuse: Konanok?

Damon Lindelof: Konanok. "Does Kris White actually have a job on the show?"

Carlton Cuse: [laughs]

Damon Lindelof: "Or is he just some guy you found one day who you thought would make a good podcast host?"

Carlton Cuse: Well, the latter is actually true. We were just actually--

Damon Lindelof: He was selling tangerines at a freeway entrance, and we heard his mellifluous voice.

Carlton Cuse: We're helping him get his green card now.

Damon Lindelof: Yeah, exactly.

Carlton Cuse: And he's sending a lot of money from these podcasts home to his family in Romania. So for those of you who have-- White is not is real last name.

Damon Lindelof: His last name is unpronounceable and actually a curse word.

Carlton Cuse: It rhymes with Ceausescu.

Damon Lindelof: Yeah. [chuckles]

Kris White: I have (???) family history to live up to now.

Carlton Cuse: This is why he laughs so hard at all those Politburo jokes.

Kris White: [laughs]

Damon Lindelof: There he is. All right, well, I guess that answers that question. Kris actually has a job, um--

Carlton Cuse: He works at ABC, and he's going to Utah next week on a Disney film-- Disney Channel movie?

Kris White: Disney Channel movie

Carlton Cuse: Disney Channel movie. And I don't know what he does all day, but he does a lot of things over there to help promote, publicize, market, podcast, and extend the reach of the Lost empire and other Disney products to the far corners of the globe, including Romania.

Damon Lindelof: But his--

Carlton Cuse: Especially Romania.

Damon Lindelof: But his favorite part is Lost, we believe.

Carlton Cuse: So he lets us (???)

Damon Lindelof: And Hannah Montana.

Carlton Cuse: With that, I think it's time for us to--

Damon Lindelof: Not gonna get any better than that.

Carlton Cuse: --head on out of here and saddle up and ride off to the writers room, Damon.

Damon Lindelof: Wow. We, uh, we hope you enjoy--

Carlton Cuse: Can I put the saddle on you?

Damon Lindelof: Would you please? I hope you guys enjoy "Ji Yeon."

Carlton Cuse: Yeah.

Damon Lindelof: Um, there's-

Carlton Cuse: You just like saying that, don't you?

Damon Lindelof: I do.

Carlton Cuse: Ji Yeon

Damon Lindelof: Ji Yeon

Carlton Cuse: Okay, well, I'll trust your Korean pronunciation. I'm sure you'll get some--

Damon Lindelof: It's not a Korean word. It's a Korean name.

Carlton Cuse: Name. Uh, we'll be back after Kevin Johnson with yet another chapter in the, uh, ongoing saga of uh...

Damon Lindelof: After Kevin Johnson means nothing to these people. What does that even mean? After Kevin Johnson.

Carlton Cuse: Well... I'm sor-- oh, that's right.

Damon Lindelof: You mean after episode 8, which is entitled, "Meet Kevin Johnson"?

Carlton Cuse: Don't get snippy with me just because I want to put a saddle on your back. [giggles]

Damon Lindelof: First off, you're digging your spurs into my side unnecessarily. I know when to turn left and when to turn right. Secondly, who the hell is Kevin Johnson?

Carlton Cuse: Kevin Johnson, yes, well, I think he's an important character. We're gonna meet him at the uh...

Damon Lindelof: I would hope so--

Carlton Cuse: Sometime (???) soon

Damon Lindelof: --that's the title of the episode -- we're gonna be meeting him.

Carlton Cuse: That would be--

Damon Lindelof: And after we have met Kevin Johnson--

Carlton Cuse: If we didn't meet Kevin Johnson, I would think that would surpass "Eggtown" as probably the most questioned title on the show.

Damon Lindelof: Yeah, it's gonna be hard to surpass "Eggtown" as the most questioned title on the show.

Carlton Cuse: Okay, there's oats a callin'.

Damon Lindelof: Bye, Carlton.

Carlton Cuse: Bye, Damon.

Damon Lindelof: Oats a callin'?

Carlton Cuse: It's a grain.

Kris White: That's it for this surprise podcast. As the guys said, we'll be back for more audio podcasting after the episode on March 20. In the meantime you can catch all four seasons of Lost at our full episode player at abc.com. Lost "Ji Yeon" airs March 13 at 9pm on ABC and is available the next day at abc.com.

[closing Lost theme]

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