Understanding Season 3: How the Fireman “Brings Back Some Memories” – Electricity Nexus #14

There can be haunted selves just as easily as haunted houses, especially in Twin Peaks where memories are loaded with power. I am going to make a statement today on how memory itself drives Season 3 of Twin Peaks. To paraphrase T. Kyle King, what follows is intended not as the definitive answer to Season 3's mysteries, …

Lynch Night: David Lynch’s “10 Clues” to Unlocking Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive was the first Lynch film I watched after my first time getting through Twin Peaks nearly ten years ago. It was a hot July night and we had just moved into our new apartment -- lovely and spacious, in a brick building on a tree-lined street called Old Fort Road because it used …

Believing isn’t Seeing, Seeing is Believing: The X-Files Season 11, “Ghouli”

“Ghouli” started out like your typical post-Slenderman storyline. As a Wisconsin resident, I’m more than passably familiar with the phenomenon. Internet stories convince scared, superstitious teenagers that a terrifying being really exists and it out to get you and can be literally anyone, etcetera, etcetera. It was such a classic The X-Files opening, that it …