Last Week in Twin Peaks Podcasts, Week of August 13th to August 19th

Part Fourteen knocked it out of the park. Very little disagreement out and about in podcast land. Even the most frustrated podcasts had to give Grace Zabriskie props on her performance. Most podcasts think Cole should've mentioned Janey-E by name when he called the FBI Vegas office, mentioned the international pilot being referenced in James' …

We Long To See The Wizard, The Wonderful Wizard Of Lodge

BY JOHN BERNARDY In my previous article, Dale Cooper's Yellow Brick Road, I made some humerous-with-hindsight guesses of which characters could be compared to characters in Wizard of Oz, though I did settle on Cooper being all the yellow brick road travellers in one. I'm not going to reassess my picks even though Part Fourteen made …

Come On, Hero, Do SOMETHING! (Or, Evil Will Always Triumph Because Good Is Dumb)

BY JOHN BERNARDY It's been fourteen Parts of Twin Peaks The Return and we just want Our Cooper to do something. We want him to wake up from this odd Dougie Jones phase of his existence and take action. ANY action, at this point. Our "hero", our "protagonist", joined a conga line once, is that …

Evil Times Complicate Cooper’s Lovably Ridiculous Perfection

Times have always been troubled in America--but they seem particularly so as of late. Hate and violence seem to stalk us, largely because of our (perhaps willful) refusal to confront the demons of our own national past. Now would seem to be a good time for a fully empowered FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle …

Deceptive Diane

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the 25 Years Later version of the popular point/counterpoint style of debating, wherein two sides take opposing views and hash it out on stage. Here, we’ll be debating the finer points of Twin Peaks lore, in writing, for your reading pleasure.Today’s debaters are: Mat Gost and Eileen MykkelsThe topic is: Was Diane telling …

Lost in the woods – The connection between Sycamores and portals, part 2

Glastonbury Grove, Twin Peaks. 2440 Sycamore Street, Buckhorn. Sycamore Street, Ranco Rosa, Las Vegas. Three places. One of them, of course, long known to all Twin Peaks fans: Glastonbury Grove and its 12 Sycamore trees in the Ghostwood forest outside of town. The other two are new ones seen in Twin Peaks: The Return. What's …