publication date: Saturday, March 26, 2005 (part of Round XXV)
clue: This FBI agent embodied the zeitgeist of the nineties, with his New Age credulity and his distrust of government. The answer is out there.
explanation: Mulder was the central character of "The X-Files," a popular 1990s TV series with the tagline "The Truth is Out There." He battled an unjust shadow government and tended to believe in paranormalism and alternative religion. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Kelly Stokes, Lori S., Dave Stoppenhagen, Jeff Ball, Scott Baumann, Marc Kelley, and Scott Smart