The Secret History of Twin Peaks: “Next Stop, Rocket Science!”: Marvel (a.k.a. Jack) of The Babylon Working, p. 239-271. (Secrets and Mysteries, Part 6)

Welcome back to our monthly Secrets and Mysteries series, where it is our goal to offer in-depth looks into Mark Frost’s The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel section by section. As these each engage with the novel's plot, giving close examination of its connections to the overall narrative of Twin Peaks, new readers should be aware …

Touring the Southwest Terrain of Twin Peaks: The Return

With Mark Frost’s The Secret History of Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier, and The Return, the narrative world surrounding the death of Laura Palmer expanded beyond the fictional town of Twin Peaks to include, show-wise: the fictional town of Buckhorn, South Dakota, then the very real locations of the Trinity Test Site & …

Lynch Night: The 60-Cycle Alternating Noir Narrative of Ronnie Rocket

David Lynch’s as-yet-to-be-produced Ronnie Rocket: The Absurd Mystery of the Strange Forces of Existence has been covered many times before, usually couched under the question “will David Lynch ever make it?” It has also likely been covered at length in forums, but I have not consulted those sources. Of course, this is the screenplay he …

Interview: Stephen Graham Jones: A Discussion on Lost Highway and Mapping the Interior

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of no less than sixteen novels and two hundred and fifty short stories. His novel, Mongrels, was nominated for Bram Stoker and Shirley Jackson Awards as well as being named a best book of 2016 by Book Riot. He received this year’s Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in …

“MTV’s Oddities Part 2: The Maxx: Julie’s Pangea, Laura’s Ghostwood”

As Mr. Gone, antagonist in The Maxx, welcomes us to the next iteration of MTV's Oddities, it feels appropriate to begin with his opening monologue to set the stage for this article's topic. “Most of us inhabit at least two worlds, the real world, where we’re at the mercy of circumstance, and the world within, the …

The Secret History of Twin Peaks: UFOs, Conspiracy, and the Players, p. 86-123 (Secrets and Mysteries, Part 3)

It is the goal of 25 Years Later: A Site Both Wonderful and Strange to offer in-depth looks into Mark Frost’s The Secret History of Twin Peaks section by section. In this article, I will look at the portion covered from pages 86-123 of the first edition hardback. Thematically, it is the portion covering early …

Sarah Ruth Alexander Discusses Her Experience Performing at the Dallas, TX Damn Fine Music Festival at Three Links Deep Ellum

I recently had to opportunity to reach out to a performer for the Damn Fine Music Festival that occurred in Dallas, Texas in Deep Ellum. The Damn Fine Music Festival was directly inspired by Mark Frost and David Lynch's Twin Peaks and was formed as an homage. Sarah Ruth Alexander is a musician who performs …

Lynch Night: Dumbfounded: Viewing David Lynch’s Dumbland

Dumbland was released in 2002 as part of David Lynch’s subscription website DavidLynch.com. The series of experimental shorts was recently covered by our partner podcast Twin Peaks Unwrapped. For my part in our Lynch Night series of articles, I will not explore the show episode by episode as Ben Durant and Bryon Kozaczka did for …