Population: 815 — The Quirky Townspeople of Northern Exposure

In the first two seasons of Northern Exposure, the quirky supporting cast of characters largely play second-fiddle to the goings on in the doctor’s office. Often, these supporting characters and their pratfalls ended up being more interesting, more endearing, and they definitely help flesh out the general setting of the story, as we learn not …

Lynch Night: Finding Out About Life on David Lynch’s Lost Highway

It's difficult, now that Twin Peaks: The Return exists, to not look at all of David Lynch's output as one cohesive stream of artistic development. The Return proved to be a shining jewel on the crown of David Lynch's career as a filmmaker, incorporating themes and imagery that he has explored since he began to …

MTV’s Oddities Part 2: The Maxx: Julie’s Pangea, Laura’s Ghostwood

As Mr. Gone, antagonist in The Maxx, welcomes us to the next iteration of MTV's Oddities, it feels appropriate to begin with his opening monologue to set the stage for this article's topic. “Most of us inhabit at least two worlds, the real world, where we’re at the mercy of circumstance, and the world within, the …

My Twin Peaks Marathon Re-watch – From 1989 to 2017 in Five Days 

DAY ONE Pilot - Season 1 - Season 2 Episodes 1-7 I wanted to do this re-watch for a long time. I hadn’t watched a thing since September in preparation for this—5 whole months already since the season finale! I wanted to wait until I had a week off so the experience could be completely immersive. …