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 …

Why Major Briggs swallowed Dougie’s Wedding Ring – Electricity Nexus #20

Major Briggs had Dougie's wedding ring in his stomach. It has this inscription: "To Dougie, with love, Janey-E." Constance Talbot (who you know is a good soul because she and Albert hit it off) found the ring there during the autopsy. This is about all that's known about it. I went down this rabbit hole …

The Men Are Not What They Seem: Shattering Fragile Masculinity in Twin Peaks

The following is a guest post by Lee Stepien, an American freelance writer currently based in Paris. He has a Master’s degree from the Sorbonne, where he specialized in gender studies in American cinema.  Please leave a comment and let Lee know what you think! In both Twin Peaks: The Return and daily life in 2018, …

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. …