Sarah Palmer & the Case of the Living Map and Sudden Turkey Jerky

BY JOHN BERNARDY Dealing with PTSD has been a theme throughout The Return. Whether it’s Cooper somehow assuming Dougie’s life after being the lodge’s prisoner for 25 years, Carl and the Log Lady dealing with life after being abducted at age seven, Frank and Doris Truman and their son, or even Mickey’s friend Linda the …

The Alchemical Origin of Laura Palmer: Does She Have A Choice Or Is She A Chosen One?

BY JOHN BERNARDY Part Eight of The Return opened our eyes to so much, but witnessing the moment where the wall is torn between our reality and the lodge’s reality was not the most important thing to rock the foundation of what we know of Twin Peaks. No, that moment belongs to the revealed origin …

Bob vs Good Dale vs DoppelCooper, and how Theosophy might just make some sense out of this mess.

BY JOHN BERNARDY   It’s official: Bob is indeed still in DoppelCooper. It’s also official: It’s not as simple as an on/off switch duality where it’s either Doppelganger or Bob in full control. I don’t even think it’s just the Doppelganger we’re talking about. I think the Good identity is part of the equation too, …

A Second Look Into Doppelgänger Cooper and Bob, And What The Leland Palmer Days Say About That

BY JOHN BERNARDY   Something’s off about DoppelCoop when he’s in the prison being interviewed by Gordon, Albert and Tammy, and it’s not just his downpitched voice. You could make an easy case that DoppelCoop is run down. You can make a case that the garmonbozia he threw up while he was behind the wheel in Part Three could’ve …