It’s that time of year – schools aren’t open, people are on vacation, the weather is kind of humid and downright terrible in some locations.
It’s almost the end of the so-called “dog days of summer,” a sleepy moment on the calendar, which is why Bill Maher can be forgiven for a somewhat meandering Real Time last night.Actor-director-author David Duchovny came on early to talk about his writing process in his new book, The Reservoir: A Novella.
He admitted the book is a thinly-disguised version of his life. More interesting was the former “X Files” star’s take on UFOs, which was then topped by Maher.Duchovny likened UFOs to the old “Ship of Fools” strategy, wherein a society would cast off its criminals and other unwanted on ships set to sea.Because most of earth’s alien encounters involve teeth drilling and anal probing, Duchovny posited that maybe, “Some alien civilization was fed up with their sex offenders and their dentists, and put them on an intergalactic ship, and sometimes they come around us.”Maher had a more ominous take.
He was disturbed that a lot of UFOs are most often seen by trained Navy pilots. His theory? “Because that’s who they are casing to attack.Read more on deadline.com