Questioning the nature of our (televisual) reality: Westworld and consciousness

This is a guest article by Hannah Searson who previously wrote Hysteria in Twin Peaks and Ghosts, Sympathy and bearing witness in Twin Peaks The Return We hope you enjoy! “Consciousness isn’t a journey upward, but a journey inward. Not a pyramid, but a maze”, or so Jeffrey Wright’s Arnold tells us in the final episode of Westworld season …

Defiant Mothers, Broken Mothers and Magic Motherfuckers: Return Rewatch Part 6

Don't die. It goes without saying that Part 6 of Twin Peaks: The Return is a tough watch, because two people do die, in truly shocking circumstances. Due to those scenes it is easy to forget the other huge things that happen in this episode; the revelation of a woman we had all been waiting …