“He’ll remember the Unofficial Version”: Gordon Cole and alternate events – Electricity Nexus #15

Phillip Jeffries famously says in Part 17 about Gordon Cole: "He'll remember the unofficial version." And that's great. That clears everything right up. But sarcasm aside, it CAN mean a number of plausible things, one of which I explained as a section of my previous column's memory theory: in a nutshell, I think this mentioned "unofficial version" is a lodge-adjacent "memory" …

Understanding Season 3: How the Fireman “Brings Back Some Memories” – Electricity Nexus #14

There can be haunted selves just as easily as haunted houses, especially in Twin Peaks where memories are loaded with power. I am going to make a statement today on how memory itself drives Season 3 of Twin Peaks. To paraphrase T. Kyle King, what follows is intended not as the definitive answer to Season 3's mysteries, …

True Men – The Protective Magic of the Twin Peaks Sheriff Station

‘What will be in the darkness that remains? The Truman brothers are both ‘true men.’ They are your brothers, and the others, the good ones who have been with you…’ - Margaret Lanterman to Deputy Hawk There has been a Truman running the Twin Peaks Sheriff Department for at least 70 years, ever since Frederick …

A Journey To The Underworld Of Twin Peaks

Symbols. Waterfalls. Basements. Mythology. The maps of Twin Peaks. The red curtains. Laura, Teresa and Maddy. The secretive work of Major Briggs. Alchemy. Rivers. Portals. Demons and entities. The sound at the Great Northern. Mountains. Caves. Visual analysis. The Black Lodge. Rivers. The palace of the Fireman and Señorita Dido. Mike. Time. And, maybe most …

Drama, Myths and Magical Connections – The Motels Of Twin Peaks

In the Twin Peaks universe, motels have been visited and revisited quite a few times over the years. Motels have been made locations of importance, huge and small, and places for happenings of strange, funny, mundane or even supernatural events. Some of the motels are only seen once or twice. Others, however, are fundamental to …

The Quantum Mechanics of The Return: Many Worlds Interpretation (Notes from the Bookhouse)

Co-authored by Eileen G. Mykkels and Lindsay Stamhuis Authors' Note: Increasingly these days, there is a certain amount of controversy about the application of concrete scientific theories to works of fiction. It's a curious development. We don't claim to be scientists and we aren't saying that anyone associated with the creative development of The Return sought …