Do Your Demons Die With You? How Laura Palmer Sacrificed Herself & Saved Others Through Her Secret Diary

Here at 25YL, we love The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. Jennifer Lynch gave us a masterful glimpse into Laura’s inner life that enriches any viewing of the series and the prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Over the next few weeks, we will be doing a deep dive into the Secret Diary as part of our …

The With

  “This is what I want.”   Tulpa and BOB-orbs in Twin Peaks resemble placentas—secundines, the second birth—and this is interesting considering Indigenous American beliefs and rituals surrounding this strange organ (the only organ manufactured for a purpose and discharged once that purpose has been fulfilled), its biological role as “gatekeeper," and its critical role, according …

Jean Renault Was Right: How Cooper Brought the Nightmare

Before you came here, Twin Peaks was a simple place. My brothers deal dope to the teenagers and the truck drivers. One-Eyed Jack’s welcomed the businessmen and the tourists. Quiet people lived a quiet life. Then, a pretty girl die, and you arrive, and everything change […] Kidnapping. Death. Suddenly, the quiet people, they’re quiet …

The Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Valentine’s Day Special — Be My Valentine, Sonny Jim

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week in the Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Valentine's Day Special, Dougie buys into a timeshare unbeknownst to Janey-E, and Sonny Jim has a heart-to-heart with his special someone. The Joneses start the episode on vacation. You can tell with all …

Finding Laura First: The Secret Diary as an Alternate Entry Point to Twin Peaks

Here at 25YL, we love The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. Jennifer Lynch gives us a masterful glimpse into Laura’s inner life that enriches any viewing of the series and the prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Over the next few weeks, we will be doing a deep dive into the Secret Diary as part of our …