What Year Is This?: Looking Back At Parts 17 and 18 of Twin Peaks Season 3

June 10th, 1991: Twin Peaks Season 2 ends with its final 2 hours being shown back to back on ABC. The first hour features much more of the cast with the second hour being primarily focused on Agent Cooper, where he is reunited with Laura Palmer (in Doppelgänger form) in the Red Room. Cooper's journey in …

Shovels, Sunset Boulevards, and Sharp Dressed Men: The Return Part 15

"You asked about this shovel," Nadine says to Ed in the opening scene of Part 15 of The Return. "Well, I'm shoveling myself out of the shit!" "Have you been watching that show of Jacoby's?" Ed drawls. Nadine's grin says it all. "You know I have," she replies, before "freeing" Ed to pursue Norma, as they …

Making Every Genre Delicious…One Cake At A Time — An Interview With Sam of Cakes Cove

Between cherry pie, doughnuts, and damn fine coffee, it should surprise no one that Twin Peaks fans have a taste for the culinary good stuff. So it was with great interest that we stumbled upon Cakes Cove, a Toronto-area specialty bakery who just happened to make a Twin Peaks-themed cake! And we just had to find out more …

Unmasking the Unseen: What stopped Laura from going with Cooper?

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the occasional 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 debaters are: Brien Allen and Lindsay Stamhuis. The topic is: …

Twin Peaks Topics: Bickering Peaks Discuss Violence Towards Women In Twin Peaks (Part 2)

Welcome back to my new monthly feature, Topics, where each month I will have a guest on to discuss a Twin Peaks related topic of their choice. This month will be Part 2 of my conversation with Lindsay and Aidan, the hosts of Bickering Peaks. If you haven't read the first part of our conversation, …

“Don’t Take The Ring Laura” – Looking at the Fates of Both Laura Palmer & Agent Cooper

Agent Cooper surprised many with his actions at the end of Part 17, going back to the night that Laura Palmer died and attempting to alter the course of events that night. The question is why? Many very plausible explanations have been given by Twin Peaks theorists and scholars but none have completely convinced me. The …