The Smoke Monster doesn't want lemonade. The Smoke Monster wants blood!

A whole bunch of characters achieved their capital-D Destiny on Lost last night - which mostly seemed to involve reverting to being the people they'd started out as. You can run from the Smoke Monster, but not yourself. Spoilers below! » 5/19/10 2:32am 5/19/10 2:32am

Last Night's Lost Was Cheesy — And That's A Good Thing

Let's face it, if the big mythology episode of Lost hadn't been cheesy as all get-out, you'd have been disappointed. It's about time this show let its true over-the-top colors fly. But exactly whose fall from grace did we witness? » 5/12/10 3:05am 5/12/10 3:05am

Is It Still Called A God Complex If You Really Are The Messiah?

Last night's Lost was all about Jack's God complex, both in the Island and "flash-sideways" realities. Why won't people listen to Jack? He can save them all. Really, he can. Spoilers ahead... » 5/05/10 3:15am 5/05/10 3:15am

Lost At Its Best: Tearful Reunions, Backstabbing And Defining Choices

Last night on Lost, everybody made his/her move. Sawyer, Jack, Sayid and Claire all made defining choices... we just won't know for a while what exactly those choices were. And the two universes really started to sync up. Spoilers ahead. » 4/21/10 1:20am 4/21/10 1:20am

We'll Judge Lost By How It Treats Hurley And Desmond

Last night's Lost really underscored that there are two compelling characters remaining on the show: Hurley and Desmond. We're probably going to judge the show's ending based on how it handles these two characters. Are you with me? Spoilers ahead... » 4/14/10 12:52pm 4/14/10 12:52pm

15 Things We Learned In Last Night's Lost

So are you a bit more convinced now that Lost's final season is going someplace amazing? The Desmond-centric "Happily Ever After" recharged our faith in the "flash-sideways." Here are 15 cool things we learned last night. Spoilers ahead, brotha... » 4/07/10 3:02am 4/07/10 3:02am

Nobody Gets To Raise Their Kids On Lost

Lost's producers promised that season six would feel like season one all over again. Last night, I finally realized why that can never be true. We also discovered, yet again, that Lost hates love stories with happy endings. Spoilers ahead... » 3/31/10 1:12pm 3/31/10 1:12pm

Richard Alpert's Still A Slave, Man

Tonight we learned the story of Richard Alpert, Lost's most enigmatic character. And it turns out that Richard's arrival on the island was something of a turning point for everyone concerned. But what did it mean? Spoilers ahead... » 3/24/10 1:32am 3/24/10 1:32am

Sawyer Is The King Of Pain

Sawyer tells lots of different stories to different people in last night's Lost, but really the only thing he wants to share is delicious, wholesome pain. And we discover that mommy issues are the new daddy issues. Spoilers below. » 3/17/10 11:56am 3/17/10 11:56am

Please Don't Redeem Ben! We're Begging You.

Lost's Benjamin Linus has hit rock bottom, both morally and psychologically. So now is he going to have a miraculous transformation into the Island's noblest character? Please, no. Just no. Spoilers for last night's Lost ahead. » 3/10/10 2:33pm 3/10/10 2:33pm

What's So Bad About Being A Pawn Anyway?

Sayid used to be one of my favorite characters on Lost, but he took a few too many random turns — even before he shot a kid. Now it seems like even Sayid doesn't like Sayid any more. Spoilers ahead... » 3/03/10 3:00pm 3/03/10 3:00pm

Hurley And Jack's Somewhat Excellent Adventure

I kind of hope Jacob winds up being the big villain of Lost. He's just so smug and manipulative, as evidenced by last night's totally awesome episode. Spoilers ahead. » 2/24/10 11:21am 2/24/10 11:21am

Go Ahead And Tell Locke What He Can't Do. He Doesn't Mind.

Is it too soon to wonder if Lost's latest gimmick is falling a bit flat? At the very least, last night's episode was the second in a row that Sawyer stole, and that feels significant. Spoilers below. » 2/17/10 2:10pm 2/17/10 2:10pm

So Yeah... What Does Kate Care About?

Last night's Lost was much better than we'd expected from a Kate-centric episode. Partly, this was because Kate did a teeny bit of growing as a person. And partly it was because Jack and Sawyer stole the show. Spoilers avast... » 2/10/10 6:16pm 2/10/10 6:16pm

So, Two Guys Are Sitting On a Desert Island . . .

One's wearing a white shirt, the other black. Is it a smackdown between Good and Evil? Macs and PCs? Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? Nope, it's the big Lost season five finale, with tons of spoilers ahead. » 5/14/09 12:35pm 5/14/09 12:35pm

Lost's John Locke Has A New Social Contract

John Locke, Lost's spiritual-questing outdoorsman, finally lived up to his name last night, offering his people a new social contract. But as with most contracts, you really gotta read the fine print. Spoilers below! » 5/07/09 4:08pm 5/07/09 4:08pm

What Happened, Happened … Unless You Can Change the Past

Why did I read that huge Lost spoiler on io9 last week — and, more importantly, why did it turn out to be true? Spoilers and lamentation after the jump. More lethal spoilers, below. » 4/30/09 1:48pm 4/30/09 1:48pm

Hurley Can See for Miles and Miles

The dynamic duo of Hurley and Miles teamed up again on last night's Lost for some soul searching — literally and figuratively. Spoilers and a confession after the jump. » 4/16/09 12:34pm 4/16/09 12:34pm