Why Major Briggs swallowed Dougie’s Wedding Ring – Electricity Nexus #20

Major Briggs had Dougie's wedding ring in his stomach. It has this inscription: "To Dougie, with love, Janey-E." Constance Talbot (who you know is a good soul because she and Albert hit it off) found the ring there during the autopsy. This is about all that's known about it. I went down this rabbit hole …

The Time Travel Trial: Should Cooper have gone back to 1989?

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the occasional 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: Caemeron Crain and Brien Allen The …

Coordinates (ft. the roving #6 Telephone Pole, Palmer Houses, 2 birds and a stone) – Electricity Nexus #18

There are differing opinions about the Coordinates that were so preciously desired by Mr. C in Season 3 of Twin Peaks. A Facebook post over the weekend got me thinking about exactly what we do and don't know about the coordinates, and it took me here, where I will go so far as to explore their purpose. Mr. C Wants the …

Favorites: Cartoons for grown-ups (and Peaks fans)

We’re branching out! Favorites isn’t just a Lynch and/or Twin Peaks column anymore, though there’s a lot of Peaks-like sensibilities in my list whether it’s in the storytelling style, mood-first focus, or immensely quotable dialog. This week we get cartoons made with grown-ups in mind, and boy is it a solid list. There’s a giant caveat …

The Unified Dream Theory of Chopping Wood Inside Podcast’s Murphy Hooker & Tom Wubker

A partial version of this theory was posted as part of this Black Lodge/White Lodge debate but this is the unabridged/expanded version that encompasses the authors’ complete idea.   The further we go down the Part 18 rabbit hole, the more we live inside a dream. Odessa is the dream Laura Palmer lives inside as …

Untangling the Upended Ending: Where do Richard and Carrie exist?

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the occasional 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: Caemeron Crain (alternate reality/timeline), Murphy Hooker …

“Is it Future, or is it Past?”: Pinning the final Season 3 scenes to time – Electricity Nexus #17

This time around, I’m looking at signs of Past and Future in the final RichardCooper and Carrie scenes of Season 3. I touched on it right at the end of my memory theory column where I suggested an angle for it being the future, which I'll expand on after making a case for placing it …