Genetic Mirror Theory of Lost: Hoax

Yeah, I’m a sucker. A huge sucker.

It seems as though that whole Genetic Mirror Theory of Lost, which I blogged about last week, is nothing more than a hoax.

Get all the gory details here.

I should have been tipped off this morning when someone claiming to be this guy’s aunt emailed me telling me her nephew had created the meme himself.

Her email:

From: Susan McConnell
Date: Sep 29, 2005 11:44 AM

My nephew is the real creator of this theroy. I’ve never been more proud of him.

Congratulations, mattalcala. You got me to post, but I smelled a ruse early on. I just thought maybe the red herring came from someone actually working on the show, so kudos to you for beating their viral marketing machine to the punch.

[Via TV Squad]

UPDATE: All you Lost fans who need to show your geekiness/coolness, I’m selling Dharma Initiative T-shirts!

5 thoughts on “Genetic Mirror Theory of Lost: Hoax

  1. Genetic Mirror Theory of Lost

    The Rossau Genetic Mirror Theory (GMT) appears to be a rather cogent analysis of what is happening on the TV show Lost. Needless to say, the numbers are a big piece of the puzzle. The basic premise stipulates that your doppleganger exists somewhere o…

  2. Javi says:

    And what can you say about this?

    Go to, click on the barcode and enter the text “theislandiswaiting”. What you find seems to support this theory.

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