The Secret History of Twin Peaks: ‘The Archivist’ Major Garland Briggs (Secrets and Mysteries Part 10)

So we have reached the end of 25 Years Later's examining of Mark Frost's novel, The Secret History of Twin Peaks. I have been tasked with piecing together what is perhaps the most enigmatic and complex story---that of The Archivist himself; Major Garland Briggs. The big questions are why did he compile this Dossier? And …

Pod People: Twin Peaks The Return: A Season Three Podcast

In this edition of Pod People I will dive into Australia's premier Twin Peaks podcast, The Return: A Season Three Podcast. This show emanates from Melbourne, hosted by Andy Hazel and Hayley Inch and provides a lifeline for locals, allowing us to hear our own antipodean accents explore and analysis this material in intelligent and …

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 …

Author Scott Ryan discusses his new book: The Last Days of Letterman

For 33 years, David Letterman has been making audiences laugh with his irreverent  sense of humor and lunacy. In May, 2015, after 6000 episodes, more than twice as many guests, several hundred cans of SPAM given away, 150 Regis appearances, some of the most memorable (and contentious) celebrity interviews (Madonna, Joaquin, Farrah) of our time …

The Secret History of Twin Peaks: Dr. Jacoby (Secrets and Mysteries, Part 9)

When Mark Frost's Secret History of Twin Peaks was released almost exactly 2 years ago, I hoped it would bridge a gap between the epic finale of Season 2 of Twin Peaks and the new season that would be airing on Showtime. And although I loved so many aspects of the book when I first …

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 …

The Secret History of Twin Peaks: Project Sign, p. 125-153 (Secrets and Mysteries, Part 8)

Welcome back to our 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 that …