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The ''X-Files'' Expo

The ”X-Files” Expo — The two-day event drew crowds of true believers

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As far as fans were concerned, on May 9 and 10, the truth was at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center, where the X-Files Expo lured thousands of true believers. Inside, attendees — who shelled out up to $65 per ticket — posed for photos in a replica of Mulder’s office, rubbed elbows with ”X” (Steven Williams), got a glimpse of Mulder and Scully’s new movie wheels (an Oldsmobile Intrigue), and, of course, visited the gift shop (oddest items on sale: Titanic posters). But the main attraction was Scully herself — Gillian Anderson, who took part in an hour-long Q&A with X-Philes before signing autographs for those chosen from a lottery. ”This,” gushed one female fan, ”is like talking to God.”