Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier – A Deep Dive Review and Analysis (Part 4)

In Part 3 of this Final Dossier Deep Dive series, I brought up the section from Pages 131 to the end the book where Tamara Preston experiences a reality where Dale Cooper travelled back in time to 1989 and “saved” Laura Palmer from the immediate events that resulted in her death. I suggest this is …

The Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Thanksgiving Special – The FrogBug That Came To Dinner

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week on the Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Thanksgiving Special, Janey-E goes into overdrive to save everything when the Jones house has to be fumigated days before the holiday. The show opens by moving through the Jones house, feasting …

Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier – A Deep Dive Review and Analysis (Part 3)

Just as it appears Dale Cooper is going through time loops in Season 3, restarting over and over with Phillip Gerard asking him "is it future or is it past" or Lodge Laura whispering in his ear, Mark Frost’s The Final Dossier presents us with a number of repeating cycles: of various inflicted traumas, of …

The Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Halloween Special – Something Phillip This Way Comes

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week on the Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Halloween Special, Janey- E plans a séance after she accidentally meets Phillip Gerard in her house. The lighting was a little darker this week on the set, and I suspect it's …

Twin Peaks: Las Vegas – Sonny Jim Finds Help in Episode 7

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week on Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, Sonny Jim starts a dog walking business to meet the neighbor girl, but gets help instead from the Polish Accountant. The episode begins with the now-classic mailbox shot, except Sonny Jim walks …

Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier – A Deep Dive Review and Analysis (Part 2)

“Life is what it is, a gift that is given to us for a time—like a library book—that must eventually be returned. How should we treat this book? If we are able to remember that it is not ours to begin with—one that we’re entrusted with, to care for, to study and learn from—perhaps it …

Counterpart or Contrast: Is Season 3 Still Twin Peaks, or Something Else?

“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: Brien Allen and Paul Billington The …

Twin Peaks: Las Vegas – Episode 6 Rubs Your Back and Feeds You Pie

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my "reviews" of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week on Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, Janey-E and the Pink Girls have a spa day while the boys try to function at home without them. The first shot is of Hairy, sitting on the floor, and the camera …

Twin Peaks: Las Vegas – Episode 5 Gets Janey-E a Little (a Lot!) Jealous

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom!  This week in Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, the Joneses have an accident on the road when Dougie accidentally rear-ends an old girlfriend. Look out, Jade!The show begins as Dougie is driving the whole family (dog included) to play Frisbee at …