Mr. Fix-It Course Corrects Season Two, Finds Annie Blackburn, and Rebuilds Dale Cooper

BY JOHN BERNARDY In my explorations of Twin Peaks, I've found three plot points that could do with a little fixing: Audrey should've been the one Dale rescued from the lodge in Season Two Annie Blackburn is missing Cooper needs to pull it together As I tinker through them, I'm going to share how The …

Supernatural psychology – the inner made outer in Twin Peaks

If The Return has taught us one thing, it is that viewers' expectations and predictions are little more than play-dough to Lynch and Frost - material to be warped, inverted, exaggerated, mutated and flat-out ignored. I'm not complaining. The effect this has on the series is alchemical - giving us the solid gold television event …

The Surprising (Other) Reason for the Sunset Boulevard Allusion in Twin Peaks

Why is Billy Wilder's self-reflexive noir triumph, Sunset Boulevard (1950), the film chosen to serve as what may very well be the catalyst for Cooper's re-awakening in Twin Peaks: The Return? Aside from the obvious facts (e.g., that in Sunset Boulevard, film director Cecil B. DeMille utters a name shared by a major Twin Peaks …

We Are Still Not Really Going To Talk About Judy: Twin Peaks Part 15 Review

Strap yourselves in tight because there's just two weeks left and the action just accelerated into high gear! This episode had a little something for everyone. Romance, sci-fi surrealism, violence, and whatever the hell is going on with Audrey. Let's get started! THE CONVENIENCE STORE AT THE END OF THE WORLD: Is this taking place …

Judging Judy

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the 25 Years Later version of the popular point/counterpoint style of debating, wherein two sides take opposing views and hash it out on stage. Here, we’ll be debating the finer points of Twin Peaks lore, in writing, for your reading pleasure. Today’s (four-way!) debate is headed up by: Andrew Grevas, Brian James, Lindsay …

What Is Going On In This House?: The Palmer Residence As A Lodge-Adjacent Liminal Space

BY ALI SCIARABBA Of the many mysteries raised in The Return, the question of what exactly is happening with Sarah Palmer is the one I find the most fascinating. Sarah has always been one of the gifted and damned. She has always had supernatural visions and some connection with the Black Lodge. I don’t believe …