Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier – A Deep Dive Review and Analysis (Part 2)

“Life is what it is, a gift that is given to us for a time—like a library book—that must eventually be returned. How should we treat this book? If we are able to remember that it is not ours to begin with—one that we’re entrusted with, to care for, to study and learn from—perhaps it …

Une Âme Solitaire: Fans in a Living Novel – Twin_Petes and Kim

In the spirit of Twin Peaks Season 3 and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier, my wife’s memories of our Twin Peaks life together (as a result of watching the series and immersing ourselves in nearly all that it has offered over the last 28 years!) differ from mine.  Not fundamentally, but enough for …

The Secret History of Twin Peaks: Project Sign, p. 125-153 (Secrets and Mysteries, Part 8)

Welcome back to our Secrets and Mysteries series, where it is our goal to offer in-depth looks into Mark Frost’s The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel section by section. As these each engage with the novel’s plot, giving close examination of its connections to the overall narrative of Twin Peaks, new readers should be aware that …

Defiant Mothers, Broken Mothers and Magic Motherfuckers: Return Rewatch Part 6

Don't die. It goes without saying that Part 6 of Twin Peaks: The Return is a tough watch, because two people do die, in truly shocking circumstances. Due to those scenes it is easy to forget the other huge things that happen in this episode; the revelation of a woman we had all been waiting …

I’ve Already Gone Places – The Abducted Children of Twin Peaks

There are those in Twin Peaks who seem to have been touched by the White Lodge, and to hold powers of healing and intuition that others don’t. The two people that most seem to be gifted in this way are Margaret Lanterman and Carl Rodd. Both are spiritual guardians within the town, with an otherworldly …

From Turkeys to Wedding Rings: Superstitions and Folklore in Twin Peaks Part 2

Welcome to my new column, Listening Post Alpha, which will be published every Wednesday evening. This week, I'm returning to the world of Superstition and Folklore for a Part 2 of what I intend to be a four part series. If you haven't seen Part 1, published before The Return, you can find that here. For the …