She Weaves a Pattern All Her Own: The Affair – Season 4 Episode 9

The story we were told last week was not entirely true. Not even in the ballpark of truth. And in a powerhouse hour of TV with more than a few twists and painful revelations, we learned what really happened to Alison the night she died. Last week belonged to Joshua Jackson, from beginning to end. This week …

Blue Roses, Green Gloves, and Who Is The Dreamer?: Return Rewatch Part 14

Part 14 of Showtime’s Limited Event Series titled “We are like the dreamer” aired on August 13, 2017. Part of fans' fun watching the series live that summer was in speculating on the meaning of the Parts' titles as they were released early on Showtime’s schedule. If Part 12, "Let's rock," had seemed to fans …

Favorites: The 25YL Staff Picks Their Top 5 Dream Acts for The Roadhouse In Our Dream Series 4 of Twin Peaks!

Here at 25YLSite, we handle a lot of heavy lifting. Analysis, interpretation, deep discussion, introspective interviews… you name it, we've got it. "Favorites" takes a lighter approach to the material we normally cover. Each week, we will take you through a list of favorites - whether it's moments, scenes, episodes, characters, lines of dialogue, whatever! …

The Surprising Quality of Canadian Comedy: A Primer for Americans

One of my favourite exchanges from The West Wing is a typically Aaron Sorkin back-and-forth between Amy Gardner and one Donatella Moss, who’s just been informed she was actually born in Canada, and was therefore endowed with certain inalienable rights. “Canadian, huh?” Amy asks. “Yeah,” Donna responds. “You feel funnier?” “No, but I am developing …

Why Diane and Laura are the Heroes of Twin Peaks – Electricity Nexus #21

Obscured as the narrative is, it took me a while to realize that Diane Evans and Laura Palmer are the heroes of Twin Peaks Season 3. But they absolutely are. How can I say that when clearly Kyle MacLachlan was present through the entire series? Because he (mostly) played the roll of the villain. The …

Lynch Night: Room to Dream: A Limited Edition Book Club Series: Part 7

Welcome back to 25YL’s series on the biography/memoir of David Lynch, Room to Dream. This series has been written by various staff writers, who looked at two chapters at a time to examine the highlights and insights of the book. Tonight, we are ending the series as we began it, a conversation between two 25YL …

As Seen on Twin Peaks: Matthew Lillard in Scream

As much as he'll be remembered for his impossibly uncanny live-action portrayal of Shaggy Rogers, Matthew Lillard has carved out a pretty successful career elsewhere, appearing in everything from cult classics like Hackers and SLC Punk! to Alexander Payne's Academy Award-winning drama, The Descendants. Welcome back to "As Seen on Twin Peaks" and this time …