The Lost Blog

Lost Blog Update: Slight Season 3 Posting Change

The "Lost" third season premiere is a mere week away and I'm gearing up for another season of recaps. However, I'm going to be making a small change in this season's update schedule. I've typically posted new reviews by noon the day after a new episode, but this year it'll be closer to 2 p.m.

My hope is that this isn't too big a deal. I hemmed and hawed about a schedule shift, and this is simply the best solution for me (alas, writing about "Lost" is not my full time job -- shocking, I know).

I cannot stress this next bit enough: The only thing that's changing is the update schedule, and even that is shifting by only a few hours. Everything else will remain the same: the reviews, my snarky writing style, my desperate and feeble attempts at humor ... all of it is comin' back atcha.

See you next week! -- Mac

sheesh...ya had me concerned there for a second. Noon, 1pm, 2pm, who cares... as long as you're doing it.
Bravo Mac

"we're gonna need a bigger boat"

#1. Posted by: thinng at September 28, 2006 4:32 AM

We're looking forward to more recaps. Yours are the best by far Mac.

#2. Posted by: Randy at September 28, 2006 8:48 AM

2pm eastern or pacific??

Just kidding, it will be good to have your reviews back again. It made working a lot more bearable on Thursdays.

Oh year it will be good to have the show back also :)

#3. Posted by: Kalico at September 28, 2006 2:26 PM

hey mac...can't wait for more of your comments and witticisms. Quick question though. As a big time LOST fan, but not a follower of the LOST Experience, I feel a little betrayed by the producers. By putting out all of these things (new Dharma video with ALvar Hanso? Are you *&%@%!# kidding!?!/!) that have to do with the show, outside of it, don't you feel it loses some of its magic and intrigue? I'd be interested to see how you feel about because it really bums me out. That being said, I still can't wait for the next season. Thanks!

#4. Posted by: mike v at September 28, 2006 3:40 PM

less than a week this summer has been the longest

#5. Posted by: maestr06 at September 28, 2006 4:03 PM

Mike -- I can definitely see where you're coming from re: the "extra" Lost stuff. However, it's been my understanding that all of the ancillary material is on the periphery; the real meat of the series still resides in the TV show. Nonetheless, I understand your frustration. I didn't pay much attention to the game or any of the extra stuff because I just didn't have the time -- I really hope it *doesn't* factor in significantly because I'm going to look pretty dumb if it does! -- mac

#6. Posted by: mac at September 28, 2006 4:18 PM

It'll be great to have you back doin' your thing Mac. Can't wait to read your wonderful reviews. I agree with what you said to Mike. Most of that stuff is on the periphery and it helps to answer some questions people may have had about DHARMA without having to take up valuable episodes. At least now we now exactly what DHARMA was and what it's core mission was. The bigger question now is why did it fail and what is going on now to replace those failed experiments. Why are they continuing. It was also good to get an explanation about the numbers origin and their meaning in the show and why they seemed to appear everywhere. I enjoyed the video - it gave me a nice little "LOST FIX" without giving away anything about the upcoming season.

#7. Posted by: Mr. Grimm at September 28, 2006 4:35 PM

You really didn't even have to tell us that you were changing the time!! I don't get to read it at twelve anyway!! I'm too grateful that you actually write your amazing recaps. Thanks all the same. Kat.

#8. Posted by: Kat at September 29, 2006 2:57 PM

Just wanted to say I am looking forward to your recaps almost as much as the show itself. I always check in the next day to help figure out what I missed. Too much detail for just one person! Thanks.

#9. Posted by: Margie at September 29, 2006 7:57 PM

And my question is...what time would it be in Spain?? 8 pm on thursday?? Geez, I'm on a jet-lag deja-vù!!!
Glad to see you back again...we're gonna need a bigger blog!

#10. Posted by: Mj at September 30, 2006 7:08 PM

Thanks for the update Mac, can't wait for the new season.
Hey, has anyone seen the 'spoiler' on re: season 2? Interesting stuff.....

#11. Posted by: Joss at September 30, 2006 10:52 PM

Just saw the season three premiere at the Sunset on the Beach event in Waikiki. Most of the series stars, and a few new faces where there as well. The "red carpet line" will probably be on the nightly entertainment shows Monday night. It's great to watch the premiere with 10,000 other lost fans outdoors on the beach. ABC volunteers were even were handing out DHARMA freeze dried ice cream packages at the end. I can't wait to watch again on Wednesday night! Sorry.... no spoilers!

#12. Posted by: Ken at October 1, 2006 6:20 AM

hi mac! dude, if that fits yoru schedule better, do it. i appreciate all the work you have done and the work you will be doing. i enjoy your recaps and i always read them. it does not matter if they appear somewhat later than before.

you're great! keep on going

#13. Posted by: Strifer at October 3, 2006 5:16 AM

Hey mac! no need to explain the time. I'm happy that you'll be here for season three. I read your recaps every week and thanks for carrying on writing them. thanks again.

#14. Posted by: Jo at October 3, 2006 3:26 PM

OMG it's finally here!! I can't believe we made it through the summer. I got my TiVo cued up and ready to go. 6 1/2 hours to go!!!!

#15. Posted by: Trinity at October 4, 2006 2:34 PM

Even though its been said, thanks again, Mac, for all you do for Lost fans everywhere. I'm sure we all think yours is the best Lost forum/blog/review anywhere. Keep up the great work! Looking forward to your review tomorrow.

#16. Posted by: Christina at October 4, 2006 7:59 PM

awww ... now I'm going to have to re-set my alarm clock ... sheesh!!

Lovely to have Lost back in the mix - it's been a boooring summer (baseball excepted ... go Dodgers!)


#17. Posted by: argonauta at October 5, 2006 1:23 AM


Glad to hear you're aboard for the next long hall. Couple hours won't be the end of the world. It's not like you're forgetting to puxh the button every 108 minutes... oh wait.

Can't wait to read your exploits manana. I never truly feel that I've absorbed a LOST episode until I read your review.

#18. Posted by: Callaway at October 5, 2006 1:24 AM

what time is that in Australian terms?!
Its 9pm on the 5th and i'm still waiting for the review.
Damn time difference!!!

Keep up the great work Mac

#19. Posted by: ellie at October 5, 2006 7:11 AM

I can't wait - the beginning of the show blew me away!

#20. Posted by: meg at October 5, 2006 9:30 AM

its 9.30 pm indian time on 5th oct i am dieing to read the review dam time difference... mac keep up the good work pleaseeeee... post it fast:)

#21. Posted by: abhi at October 5, 2006 11:52 AM

Mac! I'm feeing for your review big-time! Can't wait to read it, thought last night's episode was great, I'm super-psyched for new LOST!

#22. Posted by: Sarah at October 5, 2006 11:55 AM

1 More Hour. Help!! We are waiting with baited breath. Mac, You Are The Man!

#23. Posted by: Zeke at October 5, 2006 12:59 PM

12:00! Where's my review! My bit had been chomped through!

#24. Posted by: PiecesofArzt at October 5, 2006 1:01 PM

Hi guys!

The review is up!

-- mac

#25. Posted by: mac at October 5, 2006 1:47 PM

13 minutes early - you are spoiling us!


#26. Posted by: argonauta at October 5, 2006 2:47 PM


#27. Posted by: maestr06 at October 7, 2006 4:28 AM

Always, always look forward to your posts every Thursday! Please keep up the great (and funny) work!

#28. Posted by: DLS at October 12, 2006 12:36 PM