Kumail Nanjiani is a standup comedian, the co-host of the comedy show The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail for Comedy Central, an actor (including a regular gig on HBO's Silicon Valley), and a popular Twitter presence. But the reason we sat down with him today is that he's also a podcaster, who has both a show about games called The Indoor Kids and a show called The X-Files Files.
As its name suggests, The X-Files Files is a show in which Nanjiani and guests — who have included at times X-Files writers and guest actors — break down episodes of the show in great detail. Who better, we thought, to comment on the news that The X-Files is returning to Fox for a handful of new episodes?
So this is a conversation about the new episodes, some of the old episodes, the importance of remaining hopeful, and how hard it is to be a werewolf.
We'll be back tomorrow with our regular full episode.
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