25YL / Twin Peaks: Time & Time Again Missing Diary Page Contest Winners!

In the run-up to Twin Peaks Day, the staff at 25YL and the mod/admin team of the Facebook group "Twin Peaks: Time and Time Again" joined forces to host a contest to see who could write the most compelling "missing page" from Laura Palmer's diary. A second category asked fans to write a page from Carrie Page's …

The Autopsy of The Killing: Part 11 – “Missing”

The original main cast of The Killing

In the modern TV landscape, it seems almost commonplace to do a standalone episode every season. An episode that doesn't necessarily drive the plot forward, but instead slows things down and hopefully allows for much-needed character development. As with any narrative digression, this can produce both positive and negative outcomes. On the negative side, a …

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 …