Sitting With the Uncomfortable: David Lynch’s Art and OCD

The following is a deeply personal guest post by Sean W. Gallagher. You can -- and should! -- follow them on Twitter (@blackcoffee253). I was always intrigued by David Lynch’s work, but it wasn’t until I was recently diagnosed with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) that I understood why his art so enraptured me. On some level, …

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 & …

Bringing The Community Together: The Twin Peaks Unwrapped Community Rewatch

On Sunday April 28th, 1990, the pilot episode of Twin Peaks aired. ABC's promotional campaign hyped the mystery, the murder, the town and the appeal of filmmaker David Lynch entering the realm of television. The marketing paid off: the two hour Sunday night movie was viewed by 34.6 million people earning a 21.7 rating. The …

The Men Are Not What They Seem: Shattering Fragile Masculinity in Twin Peaks

The following is a guest post by Lee Stepien, an American freelance writer currently based in Paris. He has a Master’s degree from the Sorbonne, where he specialized in gender studies in American cinema.  Please leave a comment and let Lee know what you think! In both Twin Peaks: The Return and daily life in 2018, …